Binder 4: Photographs and Images

 

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Alternate Title

Chelonia - R/V Alpha Helix

Creation Date

11-1-1977

Description

Photograph of the dissected head of a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) on a laboratory workstation aboard the Research Vessel Alpha Helix. Research scientists purchased the green sea turtle from indigenous Miskito fisherman in the area of the Miskito Cays, Nicaragua to perform a scientific dissection upon it. This photograph was taken near the Miskito Cays, Nicaragua during the research expedition of Dr. John C. Ogden and his colleagues to Miskito Bank, Nicaragua aboard the R/V Alpha Helix from October 13, 1977 to November 18, 1977 where their research included studies on seagrasses, fish, sea urchins, and the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas).

Keywords

Marine biology--Research, Miskito Coast (Nicaragua and Honduras), Green sea turtle, Green sea turtle--Head--Dissection, Marine laboratories

Extent

2 x 2 inches cardboard projector slide with Kodachrome 35mm color photographic film

Geographic Location

Cayos Miskitos (Nicaragua)

Box

Binder 4

Digital Date

2023

Media Type

Color slides

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Physical Collection

Dr. John Ogden Caribbean and Coral Reef collection

Keywords

Marine biology--Research, Miskito Coast (Nicaragua and Honduras), Green sea turtle, Green sea turtle--Head--Dissection, Marine laboratories

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