1849 to 1898, July 10-93 to Aug 23 1894

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, 10 July 1893 to 23 August 1894, station record numbers 1849 to 1898. "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?] and C. H. Cleaveland. Locality: Block Island Sound, Vineyard Sound, Buzzard Bay, Chesapeake Bay, and Long Island Sound.

Date Range

1893-1894

Start Date

Jul 10, 1893

End Date

Aug 23, 1894

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Long Island Sound
  • 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 10 Folder 22