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Dietary composition and fatty acid content of giant salmonflies (Pteronarcys californica) in two Rocky Mountain rivers

Dietary composition and fatty acid content of giant salmonflies (Pteronarcys californica) in two Rocky Mountain rivers

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ALBERTSON, Lindsey K., Michelle A. BRIGGS, Zachary MAGUIRE, Sophia SWART, Wyatt F. CROSS, Cornelia W. TWINING, Jeff S. WESNER, Colden V. BAXTER, David M. WALTERS, 2022. Dietary composition and fatty acid content of giant salmonflies (Pteronarcys californica) in two Rocky Mountain rivers. In: Ecosphere. Wiley-Blackwell. 13(1), e3904. eISSN 2150-8925. Available under: doi: 10.1002/ecs2.3904

@article{Albertson2022-01-27Dieta-56474, title={Dietary composition and fatty acid content of giant salmonflies (Pteronarcys californica) in two Rocky Mountain rivers}, year={2022}, doi={10.1002/ecs2.3904}, number={1}, volume={13}, journal={Ecosphere}, author={Albertson, Lindsey K. and Briggs, Michelle A. and Maguire, Zachary and Swart, Sophia and Cross, Wyatt F. and Twining, Cornelia W. and Wesner, Jeff S. and Baxter, Colden V. and Walters, David M.}, note={Article Number: e3904} }

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