Fish Hawk, Chesapeake Bay, 1892-1893, 1809 to 1828

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, 8 November 1892 to 24 March 1893, station record numbers 1809 to 1828. "Record of dredging, temperature and density" data include station number, date, time of day, time of tide, locality, exact position, depth, nature of bottom, dredging instrument used, direction of (drift, distance), temperature of (air, surface water, at depth of, at bottom), density at (surface water, at depth of, at bottom), number of salinometer, barameter reading, state of sky, direction of (wind and force), rain, direction of (surface current and force, bottom and force), name of vessel, service to which attached, name and rank of commanding officer, name and position of observer, and notes relating to station number. Notes sometimes include lists of specimens collected including quantities. Observers: [J. M. Creighton?]. Locality: Chesapeake Bay and Mobjack Bay.

Date Range

1892-1893

Start Date

Nov 08, 1892

End Date

Mar 24, 1893

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • United States
  • Chesapeake Bay
  • Mobjack Bay
  • Virginia

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 20