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This folder contains tables and photocopies of data sheets reporting results from the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center (SOSC) of stomach content analysis for Pacific Oceanographic Biological Survey Program (POBSP) 7, SOSC ref. no. 187. A handwritten table and typewritten transcription list field number, species, date, and location for bird stomachs sent to SOSC. The tables list individuals collected from the Pacific Ocean and islands in Hawaii, the Line Islands, Green Island of Kure Atoll, Sand Island of Johnston Atoll, and other Pacific Ocean islands and atolls. Specimens were collected from 26 April 1964 through 18 March 1965. A table with heading "SOSC ref. no. 187 POBSP no. 7" summarizes data from the data sheets. Each data sheet records the stomach contents of an individual bird. Stomach contents were recorded September through November 15, 1965. Fields include sta. no., species, SOSC ref. no., POBSP. no., lat. & long., date, time caught, squid, squid beaks, fish, fish remains, parasitic animals, Crustacea, other animals, parasitic animals, notes on squid, notes on fish, and general notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 21, 1965

End Date

Nov 15, 1965

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Line Islands
  • Kure Atoll
  • United States
  • Sand Island
  • Hawaii
  • Pacific Ocean


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 206 Folder 11