Photographs : Hawaiian Monk Seal from Laysan 1968 (no negatives)

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Abstract

The color photographs document field work on Laysan Island for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1968. There are captions on the reverse side of the photographs listing description and tagging information. Images show a Hawaiian Monk Seal at Johnston Island. Description notes that the seal was a resident August 2, 1968 at least into October. It was tagged (A-306) by Gene Kridler at Laysan, as a pup, Spring 1968.

Date Range

1968

Start Date

1968

End Date

1968

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Seals (Animals)

Place

  • Laysan Island
  • United States
  • Hawaii

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Color 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

Sublocation

Box 227 Folder 8