Cephalopoda (Squid) 1971-1973, 1975-1979, 1981-1982 (2 of 3)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1971-1972

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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Abstract

The 2 of 3 folders contains notes documenting M. Moynihan's observations of Cephalopoda (Squid) 1971-1972. Pages are numbered, as well as entries. Entries are headed with date, location, and type. Observations relate the appearance and behavior of individual and groups of squid. Details include time of day, water depth, quantity, sex, spatial organization (with illustrations), color and pattern of appearance, habitat, additional location information (island name), release of ink, presence of other wildlife, and observations of feeding. Includes illustrations of squid, relating to text. Locations are throughout the San Blas archipelago of Panama.

Date Range

1971-1972

Start Date

1971

End Date

1972

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Topic

  • Squids
  • Ethology
  • Animal behavior

Place

  • Panama
  • San Blas, Archipiélago de

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 4