Sea Otters, 1964-1968

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Abstract

The materials include reports, memoranda,and copies of news clippings documenting work on sea otters in British Columbia, 1967. They include surveys of habitat relating to possible experimental transportation of sea otter from Amchitka to St. Paul Island. Reports discuss sea otter mortality, breeding behavior and season, as well as distribution and numbers. Additionally there are graphs relating to sea otter population, sometimes organized by month, age, and sex. Some materials relate to fur industry.

Date Range

1964-1968

Start Date

1964

End Date

1968

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Canada
  • Saint Paul Island
  • Soviet Union
  • Amchitka Island
  • Russia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Reports

Accession #

SIA RU007407

Collection name

United States Fish and Wildlife Service Bird and Mammal Laboratories, Records, 1945-1970

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 10