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Creator

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program

Abstract

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) 8, SOSC ref. no. 204. 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, the Marshall Islands, Green Island of Kure Atoll, Sand Island of Johnston Atoll, and other Pacific Ocean islands and atolls. Specimens were collected from August 15, 1964 through May 25, 1965. A table with heading "SOSC ref. no. 204 POBSP no. 8" summarizes data from the data sheets. Each data sheet records the stomach contents of an individual bird. Stomach contents were recorded from December 8, 1965 through March 3, 1966. 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, [notes on] parasitic animals, notes on squid, notes on fish, and general notes.

Date Range

1965-1966

Start Date

Dec 08, 1965

End Date

Mar 03, 1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 206 Folder 12