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by the steam dredger working about the new pier of the Fish Commission at Wood's Holl, from Mr. Vinal N. Edwards.

The following donations from the Gloucester Fisheries were also received through the Fish Commission: Specimens of sponges and corals from the fishing grounds off the Provincial Coast. Specimen of cup sponge and several Bryozoan corals from the fishing grounds north of Iceland, collected and donated by Capt. J. A. Iago, of the schooner Concord. A lobster from near Gloucester, Mass., of which one side is of the normal color, and the other red, or similar to the color produced by boiling.  On this interesting specimen the two colors are equally distributed and meet along the median line of both the dorsal and ventral surfaces. In no place does either color encroach upon the other, but their line of demarkation is as distinctly marked as though the specimen had been 

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