Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Note probably collected on Ìle/Islay about a crooked headed fish similar to a gurnet. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Note about 'Cra-rionnach' or red mackerel which reads 'Bones of head hard scales sharp and prickly. Scales come off whole when boiled. When plentiful no herrings are got on the west coast'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Note about insects that they are 'complicated'; that 'The gorgeous drag[on]fly being the bloodyiest (sic) thing in all creation'; that 'Cobhar na Cuthaig is an insect' and that 'Little fleas have lesser fleas upon their legs'.
Scope and Contents Note about pouches on fish collected on Ìle/Islay that 'Crag-dhu has pouch on each side large...Sporan faolin in Murlach [dogfish].' Text has been scored through as if transcribed alsewhere.
Scope and Contents Note about shellfish and creature which eats shellfish which reads 'An Grianan bet[ween] the Maorach – mor. A Chiochag thraghat [polypus] red on the rocks with pimples eats maorach.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Note about the animal 'Neas' [weasel] on An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye describing it as all white 'except point of tail which is black with hair like tail of a cow'.
Scope and Contents Note about the fish 'siolag' [sand-eel] probably collected on Ìle/Islay that it has a long mouth of about eight or nine inches in circumference.