Mammal photographs, 1964-1966 and undated

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Abstract

The photographs 12 black-and-white, 7 color) were taken as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1964-1966. They depict sea mammals such as whales and Hawaiian monk seals. Color photographs in Folder 5 depict a dead sea mammal, possibly Goose-beaked whale. Some photographs of birds are also included in this folder; the reason for this is unclear. Brief captions are present on the reverse of many of the photographs. Photographs were taken on French Frigate Shoals, Lisianski Island, and Pearl and Hermes Reef. The photographs are attributed to A. B. Amerson, R. Clapp, and R. Maze.

Date Range

1964-1966

Start Date

1964

End Date

1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Lisianski Island
  • French Frigate Shoals
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Pearl and Hermes Reef

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • 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 231 Folders 4-5