USGS - science for a changing world

Science Topics

Maps, Imagery, and Publications Hazards Newsroom Education Jobs Partnerships Library About USGS Podcasts/RSS

Hawaiian duck's future threatened by feral mallards

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2007/3047/

The greatest threat to the future of the Koloa maoli as a unique species is cross-breeding with the introduced Mallard duck. This type of threat is termed genetic extinction.

by Uyehara, Kimberly J.; Engilis, Andrew Jr.; and Reynolds, Michelle H.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3047
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Birds, Extinction and extirpation, Genetics, Nonindigenous species, Ornithology, Wildlife population management
States or counties
Hawaii

Metadata as [FGDC] - [XML] - [ISO]

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://www.usgs.gov/science//science/cite-view.php?cite=2635
Page Contact Information: Ask USGS