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

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1972-1973

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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The 3 of 3 folders contaisn notes documenting M. Moynihan's observations of Cephalopoda (Squid) August 1972 - August 1973. Includes some typed materials. Pages are numbered as well as entries. Entries are headed with date, location, and type. Entries detail appearance and behavior of individual and groups of squid. Observations include quantity, sex, size, interactions, time of day, depth of water, spatial orientation, habitat, additional location information (island name), references to photographs taken, and reactions to observer. Entries about Panama bay include water temperature, salinity, and local fishing industry. Includes illustrations of squid relating to the text. Locations include San Blas, Panama-- islands of Nalunega, tiatupo, Ogopukip, Panetupo, Panama bay.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 24, 1972

End Date

Aug 09, 1973

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  • Squids
  • Ethology
  • Animal behavior


  • Panama
  • San Blas, Archipiélago de


  • 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


Box 4 Folder 5