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Anas platyrhynchos
(Anatidae)

 
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Species description or overview

Anas platyrhynchos (mallard) species summary: Hawaii View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format  important item 
Information about Anas platyrhynchos (Anatidae) (mallard) in Hawaii is provided by Bishop Museum (Honolulu) based on the studies of Robert L. Pyle and Peter Pyle.

Anas platyrhynchos description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Anas platyrhynchos as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

Anas platyrhynchos information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Anas platyrhynchos, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Impacts

Anas platyrhynchos impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Anas platyrhynchos as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Anas platyrhynchos management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Anas platyrhynchos as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Anas platyrhynchos (mallard) images
Images of Anas platyrhynchos (Anatidae) (mallard) are provided by Bishop Museum (Honolulu) from Robert L. Pyle and Peter Pyle.

Images of Anas platyrhynchos (mallard duck) from Hawaii
Online images of Anas platyrhynchos (mallard duck) from Hawaii are made available by Forest & Kim Starr.


Distribution

Anas platyrhynchos worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Anas platyrhynchos is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


Full-text articles

Hawaiian duck's future threatened by feral mallards
The Koloa maoli is threatened by "genetic extinction" from hybridization with invasive Mallard ducks. Biologists are acting to prevent the loss of Hawaii's unique native fowl (USGS fact sheet, 2007).

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


Experts

Anas platyrhynchos contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Anas platyrhynchos as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Anas platyrhynchos references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Anas platyrhynchos as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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