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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) 11, SOSC ref. no. 269. A handwritten table and typewritten transcription list field number, species, date, and location for specimens sent to SOSC. The tables list individuals collected from the Pacific Ocean, Sand Island of Johnston Atoll, islands and reefs of Hawaii, and other Pacific Ocean islands and atolls. Specimens were collected from March 14, 1964 through March 14, 1966. A table with heading "SOSC ref. no. 269 POBSP no. 11" is a compilation of stomach content data from the data sheets. Each data sheet records the stomach contents of an individual bird. Data sheets were completed from September 26 through October 13, 1966, by P. Grisham. 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


Start Date

Sep 26, 1966

End Date

Oct 13, 1966

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • 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 207 Folder 2