Binder 7: Photographs and Images

 

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Creation Date

12-1-1981

Keywords

Biology, Marine Biology--Research, Coral reefs and islands--Caribbean Sea, Parrotfishes--Behavior, Scuba diving, Fish handling

Type

Image

Date

December 1981

Abstract

Photograph of divers with a rainbow parrotfish (Scarus guacamaia) in a net bag preparing to transfer the fish into the PUTS (Portable Underwater Talking Station) where an acoustical transmitter surgically implanted underneath the fish's dorsal fin. The PUTS is a small house-like structure next to Hydrolab which has a pocket of trapped air that allowed divers to swim in and talk with one another without having to reenter Hydrolab. Hydrolab was an underwater laboratory located on the seafloor which allowed scientists to live and work underwater for extended periods of time. At the time of the photograph, Hydrolab was located at a depth of approximately 50 feet in Salt River submarine canyon, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Description

2 x 2 inches cardboard projector slide with Kodachrome 35mm photographic film in the center of the slide to produce an image

Subject: geographic

Virgin Islands of the United States -- Saint Croix

Genre

Slides (Photography)

Format

jpeg

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Physical Collection

Dr. John Ogden Caribbean and Coral Reef collection

Keywords

Biology, Marine Biology--Research, Coral reefs and islands--Caribbean Sea, Parrotfishes--Behavior, Scuba diving, Fish handling

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