NZCS Maratakka-Nickerie River Expedition 1988/1989
This expedition took place in two parts. The Maratakka River was visited in July 1988 and July 1989, while the Nickerie River, Arawarra and Wayambo rivers were visited in October 1988. The Nickerie River was visited a second time in March 1989. The team consisted of Paul Ouboter, Jan Mol, Frank van der Lugt and Jan Toto. The group traveled from Wageningen upstream the Nickerie River till the Stondansi Rapid. After that they visited the Arawarra and Wayambo rivers. The main goal of the expedition was to study caiman ecology in the area. On the way a few amphibians and Arachnida were collected.