Mammal record, undated

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Abstract

This volume is a log of marine mammal sightings at sea. Year information and locality information are not provided. Fields include date [day and month], time, #, dir., identification, and remarks. Entries are dated from 4 August to 18 July, with a line for each observation. There are 32 sightings recorded. Mammals recorded include whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Some identifications include question marks, and most are not identified to species. Remarks include notes on appearance, behavior, length, and other observations.

Date Range

1963-1969

Start Date

1963

End Date

1969

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Zoological surveys
  • Animals
  • Mammalogy
  • Mammals
  • Marine mammals

Place

Pacific Ocean

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 153 Folder 5