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AuthorH.L. Strack
TitleResults of the Rumphius Biohistorical Expedition to Ambon (1990). Part 1. General Account and List of Stations
JournalZoologische Verhandelingen
KeywordsIndonesia; Moluccas; Ambon; Rumphius; history of biology; marine invertebrates; expedition.
AbstractThis report gives a general account of the Rumphius Biohistorical Expedition to Ambon (Moluccas, Indonesia) held in 1990. The primary objective of the expedition was to collect marine invertebrates on the localities mentioned by Rumphius (1627-1702) in his book "D'Amboinsche Rariteitkamer" (1705). Apart from a list and descriptions of stations, a journal, the preliminary results and other expedition related matters, the present paper gives some background information on the life and works of Rumphius, and a brief survey of previous marine biological work conducted on the island of Ambon.
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