2654 to 2696, 1000 to 1059
Original logbooks of the Albatross
United States Bureau of Fisheries, Records, circa 1877-1948
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Original logbook of the Albatross covering station numbers 2654 to 2696, 1000 to 1059, recorded 1 May to 12 August 1886. Data recorded include station number (no.), date, machine, turns, correction, depth, shot or lead, bottom, bottom temperature, number of thermometer, correction, corrected temperature, air temperature, surface temperature, drift, trawl or dredge, sounding wire readings, dredge rope readings, serial temperatures, and general remarks. A list of abbreviations is pasted to the title page. Remarks sometimes record types of specimens caught (e.g. fish, mollusks, coral, sea urchins, squids, crustaceans). Localities are not listed in this volume, but they were possibly traveling in the Bahamas in the earlier part of 1886 (based on the history of the ship's activities).
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