Rats, Kure Atoll, 1964

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Abstract

The 20 black and white photographs document field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Kure Atoll, 1964. Photographs have captions on the reverse side that vary in content, including roll number, image number, and description, noting a combination of information about type and sex of rate or details about litter number and number of days or weeks. Subject matter include individual rats usually with ruler to indicate size, rats cleaning a Laysan's remains, evidence of vegetation cut by rats.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

1964

End Date

1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Rodents
  • Mammalogy

Place

  • Kure Atoll
  • United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

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

20 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 223 Folder 2