A description of the gross pathology of drowning and other causes of mortality in seabirds

Abstract Background Mortality of seabirds due to anthropogenic causes, especially entrapment in fishing gear, is a matter of increasing international concern. This study aimed at characterising the gross pathology of seabirds that drowned in fishing nets and comparing it with that in other common ca...

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Main Authors: Victor R. Simpson, David N. Fisher
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-10-01
Series:BMC Veterinary Research
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12917-017-1214-1