Resource Equivalency Analysis for Auklets & Ancient MurreletNew Carissa Spill, February 1999

Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus) Science Article 3


The New Carissa oil spill killed approximately 588 Auklets and Ancient Murrelets in February 1999.Resource equivalency analysis (REA) is used to evaluate the direct loss (birds killed) and indirect loss(two generations of lost reproduction) over time.

Kristin E. Skrabis, US Fish & Wildlife Service, 2005

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