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Te Vega Cruise #2

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Dates Fall Oct-Dec 1963
Chief Scientist Rolf Bolin
Senior Scientists L. H. Colinvaux, Joseph Rosewater, Alan J. Kohn, Richard H. Rosenblatt, Klaus Rutzler, Frank Gill
Junior Scientists Burdette E. Barrett, Louis DiSalvo, John T. Brunson, Michael T. Ghiselin, Larry J. Kelts, James Nybakken, Clark S. Olson, Elsie Louise Williams
Teaching Assistants
Captain E. Burton Olsen
Ports of call Singapore to Colombo, Ceylon

Narrative by Bolin (pdf)

Installment 6, Oct 25 Singapore to Nov. 9 Port Swettenham, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Phuket, Thailand
Installment 7,  Nov. 9 Phuket via Penang, Malaysia to Nov 28 Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia.
Installment 8, Nov. 28-29 to Dec 13 Starting from and back to Padang.
Installment 9, Dec. 17 Padang to Jan 12, 1964 Colombo, Ceylon.

Te Vega Cruise #2 Binder (pdf)

Cruise itinerary, cruise map, Molluscs Collected During  Auxiliary Cruise “A”, general narrative, station reports =biological data.

Alan Kohn (pdf)


PDF of map locations

Larger red circle is the last point from Cruise #1


Dickinson, E. C. (1966) Notes upon a collection of birds made by Frank Gill Esq. of the West coast of Peninsula Thailand. Nat. Hist. Bull. Siam. Soc. 21:243-249  SOE CRUISE 2

DiSalvo, Louis H. (1969)  On the existence of a coral reef regenerative sediment. Pacific Science 23(1) 129. SOE CRUISE 2

Kohn, A. J. and Waters, V. (1966) Escape responses of three herbivorous gastropods to the predatory gastropod Conus textile. Animal Behaviour 14(2):340-345 SOE CRUISE 2

Kohn, A. J. (1971) lnshore marine habitats of  some continental islands in the eastern Indian Ocean. - Atoll Res. Bull. 140: 1-29. SOE CRUISE 2

Kohn, A. J and Lloyd, M. C. (1973) Polychaetes of Truncated Reef Limestone Substrates on Eastern Indian Ocean Coral Reefs : Diversity, Abundance, and Taxonomy.  Hydrobiology 58 (3) 569-400 SOE CRUISE 2

Kohn, A. J. and Nybakken, J.W  (1975) Ecology of Conus on Eastern Indian Ocean Fringing Reefs: Diversity of Species and Resource Utilization. Marine Biology 29, 211-234. SOE CRUISE 2

Rosewater, J. (1965) The family Tridacnidae in the Indo-Pacific. Mollusc Res 1: 347–396. SOE CRUISE 2
Rutzler, Klaus (1964) Aspects Of Littoral Life In The Indian Ocean. Atti del Seminario di Studii Biologici (Bari, Italy), 1: 1-17. SOE CRUISE 2