Sand Island/Johnston Atoll, 1964-1969, part 2

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Creator

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Maze, Richard L.
  • Amerman, Kenneth E.

Abstract

This volume is a catalog of bird and rodent specimens collected on Sand Island of Johnston Atoll from 1 January to 30 December 1966 for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program. Fields include species, field no., date, measurements, weight, collector + cat. no., location, age, sex, and remarks. Field numbers span from 25938 to 26202. Bird species include Sterna fuscata [Onychoprion fuscatus] and others. In addition to records of birds specimens, there are many records for Mus musculus. Remarks for bird species include how bird was collected and USFWS band number. Remarks for M. musculus records includes notes on size of testes and notes that eyes were collected. Collectors include R. Maze, K. Amerman, and others.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Jan 01, 1966

End Date

Dec 30, 1966

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Rodents
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Johnston Atoll
  • United States

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 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 199 Folder 7