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Egg Membrane Thickness in 13 Waterbird Species

February 20, 2024

Eggshells of 13 waterbird species were divided in half longitudinally and the outer eggshell membrane was removed from one of the halves. Eggshell thickness was measured for both eggshell halves, both with and without the outer eggshell membrane. The eggshell membrane thickness was calculated by taking the difference between the two thickness measurements.

Publication Year 2024
Title Egg Membrane Thickness in 13 Waterbird Species
DOI 10.5066/P9HJJ07G
Authors Sarah E H Peterson, Gary Santolo, Josh T Ackerman
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Western Ecological Research Center - Headquarters