Restoration of oiled African penguins Spheniscus demersus a decade after the Apollo Sea spill

@article{Wolfaardt2008RestorationOO,
  title={Restoration of oiled African penguins Spheniscus demersus a decade after the Apollo Sea spill},
  author={A. Wolfaardt and L. Underhill and R. Altwegg and J. Visagie},
  journal={African Journal of Marine Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={421 - 436}
}
The bulk ore carrier Apollo Sea sank south-west of Dassen Island off western South Africa in June 1994, oiling approximately 10 000 African penguins Spheniscus demersus, most of which were collected from Dassen Island. A total of 4 076 de-oiled penguins was released with flipper bands. From 1994 to 2005, follow-up research using re-sighting and capture-mark-recapture methods indicated that about 73% of the de-oiled penguins observed back at Dassen Island attempted to breed, and were thus… Expand
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