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Estimates of carrying capacity for sea otters in Washington state

January 1, 2002

Analyses of eggs of three species of North American accipitrine hawks for organochlorines and heavy metals indicate that contamination with DDE may be the primary cause of recent population declines of two of the species, Cooper's hawk and sharp-shinned hawk.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2002
Title Estimates of carrying capacity for sea otters in Washington state
DOI
Authors K.L. Laidre, R.J. Jameson, S.J. Jeffries, R.C. Hobbs, C.E. Bowlby, G.R. VanBlaricom
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Wildlife Society Bulletin
Series Number
Index ID 1008187
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Western Ecological Research Center