Original logbooks of the "Fish Hawk" United States Fish Commission station numbers, yr 1903, 7496 to 7545

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Abstract

Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, 12 March to 11 August 1903, station record numbers 7496 to 7545. "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: Vernon C. West. Locality: Vineyard Sound, Gulf Stream off of Cape Florida, Hawk Channel, Biscayne Bay and, Soldier Key Lake.

Date Range

1903

Start Date

Mar 12, 1903

End Date

Aug 11, 1903

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • United States
  • Hawk Channel
  • Biscayne Bay
  • Massachusetts
  • Vineyard Sound
  • Florida

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 31