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