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Collection Alton Tainter Collection
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 1988
Permission of use Donation
Catalog Number 2012.4.004
Accession number 2012.4
Caption Swan's Island Survey
Catalog date 2013-04-15
Cataloged by Webber, Kate
Classification Fishing
Business & Commerce
Description Swan's Island Survey for daily lobster catch. These were filled out by the fishermen and sent to the state prior to 1988. Swan's Island was the first area to use these sheets, and was the 'test zone.'

Asks for: Month, year, Captain's name, Boat Number, Date fished, Number of traps hauled, Number of Nights set-over, Weight of catch, Number of berried Females (eggers)-distinguished into under 2 lb, 2 lb and over, and v-notch with eggs- Number of "v" notched females (no eggs), Number of oversize lobsters-distingushed into males and females-
Dimension type 1
Imagefile 004\201204004.JPG
Number of images 1
Search Terms lobster fishermen
Source Alton Tainter
Title Swan's Island Survey