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On Partida Island, there are least and black storm petrels Oceanodroma microsoma and O. melania and the locally endemic yellow-footed gull Larus livens.
There were signs of its having been recently occupied, the walls and roof were blackened with smoke, and numerous shells of the common fresh-water melania were lying about.
(Hemichromis letourneuxi) and freshwater snails such as the red-rimmed melania (Melanoides tuberculata).
Important breeding colonies include more then 90% of Heerman’s gull Larus heermanni, 70% of the world population of black stormy petrel Oceanodroma melania, the world’s fourth largest population of blue-footed booby Sula nebouxii, on I. San Pedro Mártir and large colonies of elegant tern Sterna elegans on Rasa Island.
Portions of lucinae, echinus, spatangi, and turritella or melania, were comprised in specimens from a softer stratum which was the lowest.)
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