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Dispersal of Fresh-Water Algae by Migratory Water Birds

Vernon W. Proctor
Science
New Series, Vol. 130, No. 3376 (Sep. 11, 1959), pp. 623-624
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1756899
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Abstract

Many migratory water birds killed in Texas and Oklahoma contained viable fresh-water algae in the lower digestive tracts. Such birds are thought to play a significant role in the long-range dispersal of certain algae, particularly those species easily killed by desiccation.

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