Mar Chiquita


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Mar Chiquita

 

a saline lake in the northwestern Pampas in Argentina; the lake has no outlet and is drying up. Area, approximately 2,000 sq km; depths reach 3-4 m, and salinity is \15%c (parts per thousand). The lake is located in a vast, shallow, marshy depression east of the Sierra de Cordoba, from which the Rio Primero and Rio Segundo flow into the lake. The largest river entering the lake is the Rio Dulce, which flows into it from the northwest. The banks of the lake are primarily low and often marshy.

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From 2005-2008, we documented the agonistic interactions of diurnal raptors in Mar Chiquita County, southeast Buenos Aires Province, Argentina (37[degrees] 32'-37[degrees] 45' S; 57[degrees]' 19'-57[degrees] 26' W).
Kleptoparasitism by the Caracara Chimango (Milvago chimango) on the American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) at Mar Chiquita Lagoon, Argentina.
Anti-WNV antibody titers ranged from 40 to 2,560 in birds collected as early as January 2005 in Cordoba City and as late as June 2006 in Mar Chiquita (Table).
plebeius were collected at Mar Chiquita coastal lagoon (37[degrees]46'S, 57[degrees]27'W) (n = 104 dissected under stereomicroscope, n = 28 histologically sectioned and microscopically examined) and from the mouth of the Quequen Salado River (38[degrees]56'S, 60[degrees]33'W) (n = 14 dissected under stereomicroscope).
Specimens of Tagelus plebeius (Lightfoot, 1786) (Psammobiidae) (n = 104) were collected from May 1996 to July 1997 at the intertidal of Mar Chiquita coastal lagoon (37[degrees]46'S, 57[degrees]27'W), Argentina by excavating the sediment with a shovel.
Ecologia alimentaria del ostrero pardo, Haematopus palliatus, en la albufera Mar Chiquita, Tesis de la Universidad Nacional Mar del Plata.
Visitors also can explore one of the area's highlights, Parque Atlantico Mar Chiquita, a spectacular UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
Winter surveys carried out at lowland sites in Argentina reported the presence of James's Flamingos at Laguna Mar Chiquita in Cordoba province (Bucher 2006, Torres and Michelutti 2006).
Mar Chiquita, an important site used by James's Flamingos in winter, is located 350 km north of Laguna Melincue (Caziani et al.
However, it should be noted that very few James's Flamingos were recorded for the first time at Mar Chiquita in 1990 (Bucher 1992, Michelutti 1994).
ABSTRACT A population of the dioecious euryhaline bivalve, Tagelus plebeius, living in the Mar Chiquita Lagoon (37[degrees]40'S, 57[degrees]26'W) exhibits an annual gonad cycle.
Here we present a study of the reproductive cycle of a population in Mar Chiquita Lagoon (Buenos Aires, Argentina).