1898, 1928 to 1977


1898, 1928 to 1977

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Alternative: Original logbooks of the "Fish Hawk" United States Fish Commission station records

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Contained In: United States Bureau of Fisheries, Records, circa 1877-1948

Series: SIA RU007184

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history


United States. Bureau of Fisheries.




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Original logbook of the Fish Hawk, 26 October to 4 November 1898, station record numbers 1928 to 1977. "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. D. Milligan. Locality: Narragansett Bay, Block Island Sound, and Sakonnet River.


Block Island Sound , Field notes , Fish Hawk (Steamer) , Ichthyology , Logbooks , Marine biology , Marine invertebrates , Narragansett Bay , Rhode Island , Sakonnet River , United States

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Smithsonian Field Books collection


DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.98440


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