Chain, cruise 17, research notes, Atlantic Ocean, 1961-1962

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This folder contains research notes and other documents related to fish collections made from cruise 17 of the research vessel Chain on the Atlantic Ocean in 1961. Included are lists of fishes collected at stations IKT [Isaacs-Kidd midwater trawl?] 4-9, and RHB [Richard H. Backus?] 800-813. Collections were made between 2 April and 11 May 1961. Stomiatoid identifications were by R.H. Gibbs, Jr. Also in the folder are a map of station locations and a letter dated 15 October 1962 regarding species determinations and manuscript preparation.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 02, 1961

End Date

Oct 15, 1962

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.




Atlantic Ocean


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Research 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