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portion of the results of Prof. Verrills' studies  on the Echinoderms and Anthozoa, and of those of Prof. S. I. Smith on the Crustacea, made at New Haven during the year. The collection of deep sea barnacles stored at New Haven has also been turned over to the Museum by Prof. Smith for transmission to Dr. P.P.C. Hoek, of Leiden, a competent authority, who has offered to examine and report upon this group. 

Several smaller collections were sent in by or through the Fish Commission as follows: Specimens of various kinds obtained at the mouth of St. Mary's river, Fla., in March, by the steamer Fish Hawk; Crustaceans and Radiates collected by Dr. T. H. Bean, at Fire Island Beach and Patchogue, Long Island, during the summer; numerous Crustaceans from Mr. E. G. Blackford of New York; specimen of crustacean fish parasites from Vineyard Sound, Mass., and of rare crustaceans obtained

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