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Translocation and disease monitoring of wild laysan ducks

June 8, 2015

The Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis), also known as the Laysan teal because of its small size, is a critically endangered waterfowl species that once occurred widely across the Hawaiian Archipelago. For the past 150 years, however, it was restricted to a single population on Laysan, a 4-square-kilometer (1.5-square-mile) island with a hypersaline shallow lake. Laysan is part of the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. 

Citation Information

Publication Year 2007
Title Translocation and disease monitoring of wild laysan ducks
Authors Michelle H. Reynolds, Thierry M. Work
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Endangered Species Bulletin
Series Number
Index ID 70159652
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Wildlife Health Center