Front affecting the distribution of seabirds in the northern Bering Sea

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Harrison, Nancy M.; L Hunt Jr., George; Cooney, Robert T.;
(1990)

We observed seabirds aggregated at a front marking the boundary between two water masses in the Bering Sea. Least Auklets (Aethia pusilla) were most abundant at the front; surface-feeding species including Northern Fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis), Black-legged Kittiwakes (... View more
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