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dc.contributor.author Howorth, Peter C.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-10T19:50:18Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-10T19:50:18Z
dc.date.issued 1993
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_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10139/3174
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_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher National Park Service en_US
dc.subject harbor seals en_US
dc.subject California sea lions en_US
dc.subject capture en_US
dc.subject California Islands en_US
dc.subject Channel Islands en_US
dc.title Commercial Collection of Pinnipeds in the California Channel Islands,1877-1981 en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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