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Notes about fish, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/64

Scope and Contents

Notes about fish probably collected on Ìle/Islay, including that 'Bodach rua [is] son of Trosg' [cod]; lists of fish which are similar to each other; names for juvenile and adult types of fish; descriptions such as 'Braga 2 spots like had[dock] or S[malag]. P[iocach]. fish. 3 fins on S[malag]. P[iocach]. fish sun shape'; and comparisons of places to find particular types of fish.


  • Creation: June 1887

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 15r, line 13 to folio 15v, line 11

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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