Catalina and Santa Cruz Data, 1978-1980

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The folder documents the work of William Osman regarding benthic marine life in the vicinity of Catalina and Santa Cruz during 1978-1980. The first sheet lists materials left behind, a list of specific predators, additions to the hard benthos species list, notes on sampling dates, followed with data sheets. Data sheets are headed with station ID (e.g. 31), date exposed, station (e.g. CAT1), size, number (e.g. A1-4), followed with a table containing species name, species number, with twelve dates and counts. Data sheets are organized with tabs: tube racks, crete, photo notes, Santa Cruz, plates, and data sheets.

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  • Marine Biology
  • Benthic animals
  • Marine biology


  • United States
  • California
  • Santa Cruz
  • Catalina


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-326

Collection name

Richard William Osman Papers, 1977-1981

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 15