Pearl and Hermes Reef, 1967

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The black and white photographs document field work completed for Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Pearl and Hermes Atoll, August 28, 1967. The captions list location, description, date, photographer, and negative number. Photographs are by D. I. Hoff, R. B. Clapp, C. D. Hackman. Subject matter covers terrain (coastline, beaches), Hawaiian Monk Seals, flocks and individual birds of various types and ages (Brown Boobies, Great Frigatebirds, Red-tailed Tropicbird, Wedge-tailed Shearwaters, Black Noddies, Red-footed Boobies, Sooty Tern Petrel) in habitat, vegetation, eggs and nests, and campsites.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Seals (Animals)
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Pearl and Hermes Atoll
  • Hawaii


  • 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

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 224 Folder 22