sea bottom sampler, "mud snapper"

sea bottom sampler, "mud snapper"

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Description
This type of "mud snapper" was used to collect material from the sea bottom. This example was used by Waldo Schmitt (1887-1977), a curator of marine biology at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
Ref: Lee M. Hunt and Donald G. Groves (eds.), A Glossary of Ocean Science & Undersea Technology Terms (1965), p. 79.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sea bottom sampler
Measurements
overall: 9.3 cm x 13.5 cm x 36.5 cm; 3 21/32 in x 5 5/16 in x 14 3/8 in
overall: 3 3/4 in x 14 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 37.465 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
PH.314644
accession number
208321
catalog number
314644
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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