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Research Article

Studying Seabird Diet through Genetic Analysis of Faeces: A Case Study on Macaroni Penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus)

  • Bruce E. Deagle mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bedeagle@utas.edu.au

    Affiliations: School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Australian Government Antarctic Division, Channel Highway, Kingston, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Nick J. Gales,

    Affiliation: Australian Government Antarctic Division, Channel Highway, Kingston, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Karen Evans,

    Affiliation: School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Simon N. Jarman,

    Affiliation: Australian Government Antarctic Division, Channel Highway, Kingston, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Sarah Robinson,

    Affiliation: Australian Government Antarctic Division, Channel Highway, Kingston, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Rowan Trebilco,

    Affiliation: School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Mark A. Hindell

    Affiliation: School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Published: September 05, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000831
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Bruce E. Deagle, Karen Evans, Rowan Trebilco, Mark A. Hindell
School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Bruce E. Deagle, Nick J. Gales, Simon N. Jarman, Sarah Robinson
Australian Government Antarctic Division, Channel Highway, Kingston, Tasmania, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: bedeagle@utas.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MH NG BD SJ. Performed the experiments: BD RT KE SR. Analyzed the data: BD. Wrote the paper: BD.