Report on the Crustacea (Brachyura and Anomura) Collected by the North Pacific Explorin

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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections PART OF VOLUME XLIX Report on the Crustacea (Brachyura and Anomura) Collected by the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, 1853-1856 BY WILLIAM STIMPSON "^MW Nil 1717 CITY OF WASHINGTON rrnusuKD r.v the s:\nTrisoNTAN iNsTirrrioN l'.)07 WASHINGTON, D C, PRESS OF JUDD & DETWEILER, JNC 1907 INTRODUCTORY NOTE The North Pacific Exploring Expedition was sent out by the Navy Department under an appropriation from Congress in 1852, for "building or purchase of suitable vessels, and for prosecuting a survey and reconnaissance, for naval and commercial purposes, of such parts of Behring Straits, of the North Pacific Ocean, and the China seas, as are frequented by American whale-ships, and by trading vessels in their routes between the United States and China." The expedition set sail in June, 1853, and returned in 1856 Captain U S N., was placed in command, but, being recalled to the United States in 1854, he w^as superseded by Captain John Rodgers, U S N William Stimpson acted as zoologist After leaving Norfolk the five vessels in service touched at Madeira, and then proceeded to Hongkong via the Cape of Good Hope On this C Ringgold, passage the sloop "Vincennes"" and the brig "Porpoise" took the more southerl}' route to Van Diemens Land, thence through the Coral Seas, and by the Caroline, Uadrone, and Bashee Islands, while the steamer "John Hancock" and the other two vessels of the fleet Sunda and Caspar, the Carimata and Billeton and the Sooloo Sea Subsequently the expedition ad- traversed the straits of passages, vanced northward, continuing work along the coasts of Japan and Kamchatka, in Bering Strait, on the coast of California, and at -';-
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