Fishes -- Catalogs and collections
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Oceanographic expeditions. Antares and Hardi Biaou records
Abstract The New York Zoological Society's Department of Tropical Research collected data on marine life among the Leeward and Grenadine Islands from the yacht Antares during 1932. The following year, DTR Director William Beebe and other staff returned to the West Indies aboard the Antares. In 1936, the DTR gathered material during a West Indian cruise aboard the yacht Hardi Biaou. The records in this...
Dates: 1932 - 1936
New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Oceanographic expeditions. General records
This collection derives from many of the oceanographic expeditions of the Department of Tropical Research, between 1923 and 1957, led by William Beebe. It includes records created during the DTR's explorations in the depth of the sea with the submersible diving bell, the bathysphere. Documentation and disposition of marine specimens is a major topic. Study materials and miscellaneous correspondence are also included, with pediculates and other deep-sea fishes among the prominent subjects.