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Abstract

Second copy of logbook of the Fish Hawk, 16 July to 26 August 1881, station record numbers 917-960. Data recorded include instrument used, current number of observation, date, locality, bearings, time of day and tide, state of sky, temperature of (air, surface of water, at depth of, of bottom), depth, nature of bottom, direction of, force of, name of vessel, to what service attached, name and rank of commanding officer, name and position of observer, and remarks. Remarks include lists of common and scientific names of specimens collected and sometimes include quantity and sex. Locality: Martha's Vineyard, Menemsha Bight, Buzzards Bay, and other localities in New England. Title page contains a list of professor and captain names.

Date Range

1881

Start Date

Jul 16, 1881

End Date

Aug 26, 1881

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • Menemsha Bight
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Martha's Vineyard
  • 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 10 Folder 4