No. 7, Jan'y 16th 1889, Jan'y 26th 1889, dr 2919 to 2934, hyd 1622 to 1706

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Albatross covering station numbers Dr 2919 to 2934, Hyd 1622 to 1706, recorded 16 to 26 January 1889. Data recorded include station number (no.), date, machine, turns, correction, depth, shot or lead, bottom, bottom temperature, number of thermometer, correction, corrected temperature, air temperature, surface temperature, drift, trawl or dredge, sounding wire readings, dredge rope readings, serial temperatures, and general remarks. Some notes on specimens caught are included (type and quantities of fish or other marine life). Table of abbreviations on cover verso and title page; correction table in back. Localities are not listed in this volume, but the albatross was probably in the Gulf of California (based on the history of the ship's activities).

Date Range

1889

Start Date

Jan 16, 1889

End Date

Jan 26, 1889

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

California, Golfo de

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA RU007184

Collection name

United States Bureau of Fisheries, Records, circa 1877-1948

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 3