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Fish

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...
Dates: 1887

Notes about fish and crabs, 24 June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/141
Scope and Contents Notes about fish and crabs collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann including that 'An Clabciochrain' is 'iasg gran[n]da' [an ugly fish]; 'A Ghibneach = Fion Musg[an]'; that the crab 'An Cleireach' 'is on sentry while she is in the hole while casting' and 'An Deiseag [velvet crab] = Thin legs + venomous for grip[pin]g'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 24 June 1887

Notes about fish and snakes, 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/119
Scope and Contents Notes about fish and snakes collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] including that the skate has no roe, snakes have eggs like hens and the dogfish has no ribs, only a spine. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 24 June 1887

Notes about the muasgan [razor fish] and other fishing bait, 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/125
Scope and Contents Notes about the fish muasgan [or musgan or razor fish] and other fishing bait collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] describing how the muasgan is 'Best of all bait for long lines' and that 'suil-an-toin' [sùil-an-tòin or cuttle-fish] grows out of muasgan. Also notes that the black part of muasgan is used as ink; that both it and sùil-an-tòin spout ink; and that sùil-an-tòin is big enough to bait...
Dates: 24 June 1887

Story about a drowned puppy, 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/127
Scope and Contents Story about a drowned puppy collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann]. The story tells how boys used to make ceallagan [strings of hooks] for fishermen. One boy drowned a puppy and the next morning a trosg [cod] was caught on his ceallag [string of hooks] and when it was opened up the drowned puppy was found inside it. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 24 June 1887

Story and notes about eels and dog-fish, 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/118
Scope and Contents Story and notes about eels and dog-fish collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann]. MacAulay states that morgan [dog-fish] stick to rocks like muc-creige [wrasse] and that an eel once caught a man at Lochdibaig [Loch Diabaig, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but he killed it and found it was full of goll-luachair [reeds] which are used by coopers for barrels. It was thought that the eels had eaten the...
Dates: 24 June 1887

Vocabulary note for types of fish, 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/128
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note for types of fish collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] including that the donnag [ling] is like the 'mùgach' and that they are 'Claoidheag = Wriggles like eels' [cloitheag or shrimp].
Dates: 24 June 1887