Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors; BWTE) are the
second most abundant duck (family Anatidae)
species in North America and are widely distributed
(Rowher et al. 2002). Its breeding range stretches from the southern high-plains of New Mexico
Seagrass beds have come to be known as extremely productive and valuable coastal wetland resources. They are critical nursery areas for a number of fish, shrimp, and crab species, and support the adults of these and other species that forage...
Seagrass meadows are recognized today as one of the most important communities in shallow coastal waters. Rapidly growing seagrass leaves serve as the basis of a productive grazing and detrital food web, while the canopy structure formed by these...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
Seventy-five years of successful
wildlife management is the
remarkable legacy of the
Restoration Act, and the cause
of our 75th celebration. Along
with the Dingell-Johnson Sport
Fish Restoration Act, it is the