Accessions 172586 and 176603, Marshall & Mariana Islands, 1946-1947

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Abstract

This item refers to field data collected by Leonard P. Schultz on the Marshall and Mariana Islands, as part of Operation Crossroads, 1946-1947. A title page states that field data is for an accession of "38,706 fishes, crustaceans, reptiles, echinoderms, mollusca, corals, annelids, worms, coelenterates, and algae" collected by Schultz and Capt. Earl S. Herald. The contents of this binder include field data record forms issued by the Division of Fishes, U. S. National Museum. The forms have handwritten entries for tag number, location, locality, date, distance from shore, depth of capture, depth of water, method of capture, collector, list of species or kinds. Includes tallies of specimens measured and wrapped, lists of fishes tagged. Some pages include longer narrative notes on specimens and method of collection.

Date Range

1946-1947

Start Date

1946

End Date

1947

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.

Topic

Ichthyology

Place

  • Marshall Islands
  • Mariana Islands

Form/Genre

  • 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 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Series 2, Schultz 11