Original logbooks of the Fish Hawk, station numbers 7595 to 7627, 7521a to 7547a

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Fish Hawk covers September 1, 1903 - July 29, 1904, station record numbers 7595 to 7627, 7521a to 7547a. These include data relating to temperature and density recorded during dredging. Data recorded includes date, time of day, tide, locality, exact location, depth, nature of bottom, dredging instrument used, direction of drift, distance, temperature (of air, surface water, bottom), number of salinometer, barometer reading, state of sky, direction of wind, and name of observer. Includes notes on the reverse side of page listing type of marine life found and notes on abundance. Observer was Vernon E. West. Locality: Vineyard Sound and Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts.

Date Range

1903-1904

Start Date

Sep 01, 1903

End Date

Jul 29, 1904

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Vineyard Sound
  • Buzzards Bay

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 11 Folder 6