Albatross III, cruise data, Cape Hatteras area, 1950

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This binder contains a record of station data for cruises 31-A, 31-B, 31-C, and 31-D of the Albatross III from 16 January to 19 February 1950. Fields include station [number], tow no., date, start position, finish position, depth, and tag nos. Positions are in the vicinity of 34° N, 76° W, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina. Stations on cruises 31-A and 31-B were dredged with a 1.5" Iceland trawl. Stations are numbered 1-24 for cruise 31-A; 1-22 for cruise 31-B; A,B, and 1-13 for cruise 31-C; and A and 1-6 for cruise 31-D. Tag numbers are approximately in the range of 14499 to 14624.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 16, 1950

End Date

Feb 19, 1950

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Fishes at (301) 238-1736 to make an appointment.


  • Dredging
  • Ichthyology


  • North Carolina
  • United States
  • Atlantic Ocean


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA RU007220

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), collected notes, lists, catalogs, illustrations, and records on fishes, circa 1835-1974 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Fishes