Ifaluk Atoll, field data and photograph record

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Creator

Bayer, Frederick M.

Abstract

This notebook contains field data and a record of photographs Bayer took during a field trip to the Ifaluk [Ifalik] Atoll in 1953. The nine pages of field notes include lists of specimens collected or observed. The lists seem to correspond with sections of beach or ocean in roughly sketched diagrams. Diadems, crustaceans, gastropods, sponges, and other invertebrates are listed. Specimens were noted on the beach, in the Heliopora Zone, Western Reef, and other areas. The list of photographs is at the back of the book.

Date Range

1953

Start Date

1953

End Date

1953

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine biology
  • Invertebrates

Place

  • Ifalik
  • Micronesia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 07-194

Collection name

Correspondence, 1937-2005

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 15