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20. On the ecology of hypersaline lagoons on Laysan Atoll and Kauai Island, Hawaii, with special reference to the Laysan duck, Anas laysanensis Rothschild

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Caspers, H. 20. On the ecology of hypersaline lagoons on Laysan Atoll and Kauai Island, Hawaii, with special reference to the Laysan duck, Anas laysanensis Rothschild. Hydrobiologia 81, 261–270 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00048720

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