Oyster Investigation No. 1 1888 1-33

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Creator

United States. Bureau of Fisheries

Alternate Title

Logbooks of the Fish Hawk, labeled "Oyster Investigation, Narragansett Bay and Long Island Sound, 1888" (1 of 7)

Abstract

This is the first of seven logbooks of the Fish Hawk, labeled "Oyster Investigation, Narragansett Bay and Long Island Sound, 1888". It documents observations 1-33, gathered September 10 -13, 1888. Readings were collected approximately every 10 to 15 minutes. Data recorded includes numbers of observations, date, locality, bearings, time of day, sky, air temperature, surface and bottom temperature, depth temperature, depth, nature of bottom surface density, depth and bottom densities and commanding officer.

Date Range

1888

Start Date

Sep 10, 1888

End Date

Sep 13, 1888

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ostreidae
  • Oysters

Place

  • United States
  • Narragansett Bay
  • Rhode Island
  • Long Island 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 logbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 16 Folder 18