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Fish

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

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

Note describing the 'Gearran cruacach', June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/67
Scope and Contents Note probably collected on Ìle/Islay, describing the 'Gearran cruacach' as 'narrow tail large wide mouth some as large as trosg' [cod].
Dates: June 1887

Note entitled 'Splang', 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/47
Scope and Contents Note written by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Splang' which reads ' A portion, division share for example the spawn of fish before it separates is generally termed splang, splang also means the hald of a liver of fish or animal.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1894

Note of places on Benbecula for 'Soll', 18 January 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/138
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Places where holes for Soll (soul) [sole] on east side of bun L[och] ephort Ruheva[?) at B[ali]vanaich below Nunton & out at the baigh on east side B[en]becula' [Locheport, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist, Ruabhal/Rueval, Baile Mhanaich/Balivanich, Baile nan Cailleach/Nunton all Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: 18 January 1871

Note which reads 'Calamor = Falmair H. Kake.', June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/81
Scope and Contents Note collected on Ìle/Islay which reads 'Calamor = Falmair H. Kake.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed alsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

Notebook No.53, May 1834- May 1834

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/53
Scope and Contents Red leather notebook, cover reads "Sweden, May 1834". The contents include lists of books, packing lists, geological observations with small and large sketches. p.23 - List of clothing to pack; p.105 - Strata in Taleren Notes are made in pencil with some ink edits or additions and are notes often only on one side of a page. The index is pasted to the back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index",...
Dates: May 1834- May 1834

Notes about a purchase and vocabulary, 23 March 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/23
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] about a purchase made by James MacNeill mac Ghilleaspaig Neill in Ireland. Also, Gaelic names for turbot and halibut, which have been scored out.
Dates: 23 March 1877

Notes about fish, June 1887

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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.
Dates: June 1887

Notes about fish and crabs, 24 June 1887

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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 fish, shellfish and crustaceans, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/88
Scope and Contents Notes about fish, shellfish and crustaceans collected on Ìle/Islay, including that 'Abhain Chul Davach Co[unty] Donegal [is] paved with siolag.' and listing differnt types of fish and their English name equivalent. Also notes that 'Long shells - fan-like got off Coll on one bank. On House Bank - 11 in[ches] long.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887