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6. WHAT EXPLORATIONS (1) BY THE MUSEUM AND (2) UNDER OTHER AUSPICES, HAVE RESULTED IN ENRICHING THE COLLECTIONS UNDER YOUR CARE.
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Explorations in the North Pacific by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer Albatross, and in the Western States and Territories by agents of the U. S. Fish Commission, result in valuable additions to the collections of this department.

Explorations in Mexico by Nelson and Goldman of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, and by A. L. Herrera and A. Duges, and of Dr. E. A. Mearns of the U. S. & Mex. Bd. Survey may be mentioned.

J. H. Camp is west Central Africa contributed some fishes.

Fishes collected by Leonard Fea of Genoa, during explorations in Burma, were acquired by purchase.
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