Child, Book 1, Stations 1967-1973, 001-119

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Abstract

The field data sheets document the field work of Child for stations 001 to 119 for 1967 -1973. Specimens collected were marine invertebrates. Most sheets include: date, field no., time, sta. no., coll. by, latitude and longitude, locality, dist. shore, area sampled, method capture, and general notes. This relates to accession number 270703 at Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History. General notes includes information about types of fauna present, about specimens including appearance and identifiers, habitat, collecting conditions, and personal observations. Some general notes are extensive in length. There is also an itinerary for July – August 1972 and miscellaneous inserts with contact information. Locations are in but not limited to: the United States (North Carolina, Massachusetts); Caribbean Sea; Atlantic Ocean; and Eniwetok [Enewetak] Atoll. Some collecting was part of the Eniwetok Atoll Driving Expedition.

Date Range

1967-1973

Start Date

1967

End Date

1973

Access Information

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Topic

Marine Invertebrates

Place

  • North Carolina
  • United States
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Massachusetts
  • Enewetak Atoll
  • Caribbean Sea

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-289

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records, 1967-1982

Physical Description

field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives