Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Volume 4

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Smithsonian Institution Press, 1882 - Science
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Page 7 - That, in proportion as suitable arrangements can be made for their reception, all objects of art and of foreign and curious research, and all objects of natural history, plants, and geological and mineralogical specimens, belonging or hereafter to belong, to the United States...
Page 8 - States as ex-officio members, three members of the Senate, three members of the House of Representatives, and six citizens, two of whom shall be resident in the City of Washington and the other four shall be inhabitants of some state, but no two of them of the same state.
Page 128 - ... as long as the distance from the tip of the snout to the end of the occipital prominences.
Page 130 - Japan, and other naval expeditious. 3. The collections of the scientific officers of the Pacific Railroad Survey, the Mexican Boundary Survey, and of the surveys carried on by the Engineer Corps of the Army. 4. The collections of the...
Page 147 - List of species of Middle and South American birds not contained in the United States National Museum.
Page 139 - Catalogue of the collection to illustrate the animal resources and the fisheries of the United States, exhibited at Philadelphia in 1876 by the Smithsonian Institution and the United States Fish Commission, and forming a part of the United States National Museum.
Page 147 - List of fishes collected by Lieut. Henry E. Nichols, USN, in the Gulf of California and on the west coast of Lower California, with descriptions of four new species.
Page 139 - A. — On the distribution of the fishes of the Alleghany region of South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee, with descriptions of new or little known species.
Page 131 - The collections given by the Governments of the several foreign nations, thirty in number, which participated in the exhibition at Philadelphia. 9. The industrial collections given by numerous manufacturing and commercial houses of Europe and America, at the time of the Philadelphia Exhibition and subsequently.
Page 67 - Eopsetta jordani (Lockington). Not abundant in Puget Sound. It reaches a length of 18 inches and a weight of 3 to 5 pounds. A fine food fish. Not seen by us. 131. Hippoglossoides elassodon Jordan & Gilbert. Common. The types of this species were first obtained at Seattle and Tacoma, where it was taken with hook and line from the wharves. Length about a foot. 132. Lyopsetta exilis (Jordan & Gilbert). A small flounder; not...

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