Walcott, Charles D.
Biological survey of the Panama Canal Zone.
Annual Report of the Board of Regents of The Smithsonian Institution, 1910,
exhaustive biological survey of the Panama Canal Zone-will be undertaken in the winter of 1910-11.
A part of the fresh-water streams of the Isthmus of Panama empty into the Atlantic Ocean and others into the Pacific Ocean. It is known that a certain number of animals and plants in the streams on the Atlantic side are different from those of the Pacific side, but as no exact biological survey has ever been undertaken the extent and magnitude of these differences have yet to be learned. When the canal is completed the organisms of the various watersheds will be offered a ready means of mingling together, the natural distinctions now existing will be obliterated....
||Biological survey of the Panama Canal Zone
|Walcott, Charles D.|
|Journal or Publication Title:
||Annual Report of the Board of Regents of The Smithsonian Institution, 1910
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||Government Printing Office
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||SAIL Panama Canal Zone Project 2008
||Contributed by: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science - CBL
||Panama; Canal Zone; Isthmus; fauna; flora; Gatun dam; birds; mollusks
||10 Apr 2009 16:43
||29 Sep 2011 19:49
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