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United States Bureau of Fisheries, Spiny Lobster Investigation, 1918 : Reports on investigation by Waldo LaSalle Schmitt

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Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
3 letters
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 76 Folder 11
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
La Jolla Bay
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The report written by Waldo Schmitt documents the progress of his work on the United States Bureau of Fisheries, Spiny Lobster Investigation, 1918. Includes a "Life History of the Spiny Lobster" and "Early Stages of the Spiny Lobster Taken by the Boat 'Albacore'". The investigation (August-October 1918) was to study the life and history of the west coast spiny lobster with use of the Scripps Institution for Biological Research laboratories. Report indicates that some collecting was done in area of La Jolla, California.
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Accession #:
SIA RU007231
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Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
See more records associated with this person:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project