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dc.contributor.author Howorth, Peter C. en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-10T19:50:18Z en
dc.date.available 2011-02-10T19:50:18Z en
dc.date.issued 1993 en
dc.identifier.citation Howorth, Peter C. "Commercial Collection of Pinnipeds in the California Channel Islands, 1877-1981." In: 3rd California Islands Symposium. 1987. 579- 590. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10139/3174 en
dc.description.abstract From at least 1877 to 1981, Santa Barbara, California was the center for collecting-pinnipeds for zoos, circuses, oceanaria and research institutions worldwide. Three primary collectors, with numerous assistants, dominated this trade for a century. Their methods and equipment were trade secrets handed down from each collector to his successor. This paper reviews the commercial collection of pinnipeds at the northern Channel Islands both for historical interest and for researchers interested in various collection techniques. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher National Park Service en
dc.subject harbor seals en
dc.subject California sea lions en
dc.subject capture en
dc.subject California Islands en
dc.subject Channel Islands en
dc.title Commercial Collection of Pinnipeds in the California Channel Islands,1877-1981 en
dc.type Article en


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