Sargasso Sea eel expedition, field notes, station data, 1979

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This folder includes field notes and station data related to a cruise of the Anton Dohrn on the Sargasso Sea in 1979. The cruise appears to have taken place from 19 March to 9 May 1979, from Bermuda to Bremerhaven. Field notes are recorded on Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center field data record sheets and date from 21 March to 6 May 1979. Field numbers span from 5527 to 5901 and station numbers from AD 23-I/79 to AD 398/79. Fields completed on most sheets include date, field number, time, sta. no., coll. by , lat., long., locality, depth capture, and method capture, along with a list of names, numbers, and measurements of specimens collected. Also in the folder is a station list which includes the fields stat. [number], date, position, depth, and gear, as well as a July 1979 letter between two cruise participants, Alfred Post and Janet Gomon, about station data.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 28, 1979

End Date


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.




  • Sargasso Sea
  • Atlantic Ocean


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 folder

Physical Location

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