Sea Otter Research, 1962

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Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports that document sea otter research in the Bering Sea along Alaska. Items discuss history of research in the area; work of Karl W. Kenyon; preparations and planning for field work trips including Amichtka Island, Commander Islands [Komandorskije ostrova]; condition of island facilities; partnerships with institutions; wildlife tagging (sea otters); types of data collected, especially from specimens; and logistical support of US Navy.

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  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Komandorskije ostrova
  • Amchitka Island
  • Russia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Reports

Accession #

SIA RU007407

Collection name

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

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1 folder

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3