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Mots cles : Alaska; comportement; collision; eider; attirance vers la lumiere; migration; risque; Somateria Traduit pour la revue Arctic par Nicole Giguere.
Size selection of common mussels, Mytilus edulis, by common elders, Somateria mollissima: energy maximization or shell weight minimization?
affinis 751 20% 488 Common Eider Somateria 2288 1487 moliissima v-nigrum * King Eider 5.
Here we study complex behavioural interactions between eiders Somateria mollissima and hunters in motorboats in marine areas.
maenas; starfish (Rivara (3)); northern puffers, Sphoeroides maculates (Rivara (3)); tautog, Tautoga onitis; eider ducks, Somateria mollissima (Whittaker (4)); and scup, Stenotomus chrysops (Whittaker (4)) and, along shallow shores, gulls (Family Laridae) (Fig.
Yna roeddem ni wrth ochr ddeheuol yr ynys, a'r cwch wedi arafu er mwyn i ni weld yr hwyaden fwythblu (eider, Somateria mollisima) oedd ar draethell graean bras ar yr ynys.
However, although raft mussels are protected from eider ducks Somateria mollissima by nets, both the subtidal and intertidal mussel beds, and the associated fauna, are accessible to eiders, which may have contributed to differences in the associated communities.
Potential predators of adult whelks in the Mingan Islands are numerous and include the asteroids Leptasterias polaris and Asterias vulgaris (see Dutil, 1988); the common eider, Somateria mollissima (see Guillemette et al.
Coulson (1984) noted that as many as 60-80% of experienced female Common Eiders Somateria mollissima did not breed in some seasons, and a similar level of nonbreeding ([approximately]50%) has been described in the Blue Petrel Halobaena caerulea in poor breeding seasons (Chastel et al.
In southwest Finland, arrival dates of common eiders Somateria mollissima to the breeding areas were more tightly connected with the local ice conditions than large-scale climate pattern (NAO-index), but breeding dates were not associated with climatic variables (Lehikoinen et al.
2006) found that there were no significant relationships between lipid levels and hunting disturbance of northern common eiders Somateria mollissima borealis wintering in southwest Greenland.
fuligula 18 Common eider Somateria mollissima 15 Long-tailed duck Clangula hyemalis 1 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 3 Red-breasted merganser Mergus serrator 4 Total 1,477 3,323 Common name Total No.
1992), Common Eider, Somateria mollissima (Coulson 1984), and Large Cactus Finch, Geospiza conirostris (Grant and Grant 1989).
Ten polymorphic autosomal microsatellite loci for the Eider Duck Somateria mollissima and their cross-species applicability among waterfowl species (Anatidae).