USNM Curators Annual Reports - Department of Fishes: Annual Report, 1883
About the Project
Did a new specimen of fish from your state make its way into the Smithsonian collections in 1883? The Smithsonian Department of Fishes accessioned 108 specimens in its collections, and the highest number was 8 fishes from New York. One discovery from Long Island, New York was a never-before-seen species in the United States. Help transcribe Tarleton H. Bean’s curators' report to see if the Smithsonian acquired anything from your home state!