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Morphology and density of mussels on natural and aquaculture structure habitats: implications for sea duck predators
We compared density and morphology of wild mussels Mytilus trossulus growing natu- rally on shellfish farming structures to that of mussels from nearby intertidal areas, and considered the relevanceExpand
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INFERRING BREEDING SUCCESS THROUGH RADIOTELEMETRY IN THE MARBLED MURRELET
Abstract Demographic parameter estimates are essential for understanding population ecology and developing management plans for species of concern. We inferred measures of breeding success usingExpand
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Temporary vegetation disturbance as an explanation for permanent loss of tidal wetlands
[1] Coastal ecosystems respond to sea level and sediment supply change according to complex, three-way interactions between vegetation, hydrology, and sediment transport. While biogeomorphicExpand
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Comparison of the Effects and Performance of Four Types of Radiotransmitters for Use With Scoters
Abstract Radiotransmitters are widely used in wildlife ecology, often providing data that cannot be collected using other methods. However, negative effects have been associated with the use ofExpand
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Movements of wintering surf scoters: predator responses to different prey landscapes
The distribution of predators is widely recognized to be intimately linked to the distribution of their prey. Foraging theory suggests that predators will modify their behaviors, including movements,Expand
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Massive Collapse and Rapid Rebound: Population Dynamics of Eared Grebes (Podiceps nigricollis) During an ENSO Event
Abstract In autumn, >99% of North American Eared Grebes (Podiceps nigricollis) stage at Mono Lake, California, and Great Salt Lake, Utah, creating an exceptional opportunity to measure populationExpand
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NOCTURNAL FORAGING BEHAVIOR OF WINTERING SURF SCOTERS AND WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS
Abstract We studied the nocturnal foraging behavior of Surf Scoters (Melanitta perspicillata) and White-winged Scoters (Melanitta fusca) during winter in coastal British Columbia, Canada. Using radioExpand
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Effects of off‐bottom shellfish aquaculture on winter habitat use by molluscivorous sea ducks
1. Shellfish farming is an expanding segment of marine aquaculture, but environmental effects of this industry are only beginning to be considered. 2. The interaction between off-bottom,Expand
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Variation in Marine Distributions of Cassin's auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) Breeding at Triangle Island, British Columbia
Abstract Approximately 55% of the world's population of Cassin's Auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus) nests at Triangle Island, British Columbia. To improve our understanding of the biology of theseExpand
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