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Weathered petroleum: Effects on mallard egg hatchability

Journal of Wildlife Management

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Abstract

Comparison of the effects of fresh and weathered No. 2 fuel oil and Prudhoe Bay crude oil on mallard embryos. Artificially-incubated eggs exposed by eggshell application to 1-50 ul of fresh or weathered oil on day 8 of incubation. Measured hatching success.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Weathered petroleum: Effects on mallard egg hatchability
Series title:
Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume
44
Issue:
3
Year Published:
1980
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
709-713
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Journal of Wildlife Management
First page:
709
Last page:
713
Number of Pages:
5