Original logbooks of the Fish Hawk, station numbers 7724 to 7766

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Fish Hawk covers August 8 - 22, 1905, station record numbers 7724 to 7766. These include data relating to temperature and density recorded during dredging. Data recorded includes date, time of day, tide, locality, exact location (latitude and longitude), depth, nature of bottom, dredging instrument used, direction of drift, distance, temperature (of air, surface water, bottom), density of surface and bottom, number of salinometer, barometer reading, state of sky, direction of wind, name of observer, and sometimes position of observer. Includes notes on the reverse side of page listing type of marine life found and notes on abundance. Observer was not clearly recorded. Locality: Vineyard Sound in Massachusetts.

Date Range

1905

Start Date

Aug 08, 1905

End Date

Aug 22, 1905

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Vineyard Sound

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 10