I N V A R I O U S P A P E R S , Dane, Miles and Stoker (1948-5 3) havedescribed a virus disease, puffinosis, which causes epizootics (animal epidemics) among Manx Shearwaters Procellaria (=T?ußnH$) puffinus on Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire, I n the past, isoiated instances of the disease have been noted in the large shearwater colonies three miles away on Skokholm, but no epizootics were recorde...

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