Northern grid, 1966-1967

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This volume is a catalog of bird specimens collected on the Northern Grid Cruise on the Pacific Ocean in December 1966 and January 1967 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Fields for December 1966 records include species, cat. no., date, position, sex data, weight & fat cod., age, and prep. & no.Catalog numbers for December 1966 span from 15069 to 15075. Fields for January 1967 records include catalogue number, species, date, locality, weight, sex and breeding condition, general notes, fat condition, and recorder. January 1967 catalogue numbers span from 110051 to 110056. For December 1966 and January 1967, species include Pterodroma spp., Puffinus pacificus, and others. Positions are in an area of the Pacific Ocean approximately bounded by 13° to 20° N and 161° to 175° W. Preparators/recorders include F. Smith, W. Bulmer, B. Harrington, J. Lewis, and J. Fitch.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 02, 1966

End Date

Jan 18, 1967

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


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 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 199 Folder 5