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in Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, Colorado, Utah and Kansas during the summer of 1889, and as a result of this work the museum has received from the Fish Commission a large series of fishes.

The U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross carried on explorations in Alaska and British Columbia, collecting many new and interesting fishes, mainly in deep water.

Dr. & Mrs. C.H. Eigenmann collected in San Diego Bay, Cortez Banks & Temecula River, California, obtaining seventeen new forms of fishes.

The U.S. Eclipse Expedition to West Africa brought a large collection of fishes from the Azores, St. Vincent, Free Town, Elmina, St. Paul de Loando, Angola,
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