Binder 7: Photographs and Images

 

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Creation Date

12-1-1981

Keywords

Marine Biology--Research, Coral reefs and islands--Caribbean Sea, Coral reef ecology, Coral reef fishes--Behavior, Parrotfishes--Behavior, Fishes--Radio tracking, Fishes--Surgery

Type

Image

Date

December 1981

Abstract

Photograph of, from left to right, Dr. Phil Lobel and Dr. Clarendon Bowman with a rainbow parrotfish (Scarus guacamaia) in the PUTS (Portable Underwater Talking Station). Dr. Lobel holds the rainbow parrotfish just below the water while Dr. Bowman surgically implants an acoustical transmitter underneath the dorsal fin of the fish. The acoustical transmitter will be used to track the rainbow parrotfish. 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.

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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

Marine Biology--Research, Coral reefs and islands--Caribbean Sea, Coral reef ecology, Coral reef fishes--Behavior, Parrotfishes--Behavior, Fishes--Radio tracking, Fishes--Surgery

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