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In collection:Comparative biomechanics of movement
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (18): jeb180117.
Published: 21 September 2018
...Kelsey A. Tennett; Daniel P. Costa; Anthony J. Nicastro; Frank E. Fish ABSTRACT The aquatic specializations of phocid seals have restricted their ability to locomote on land. The amphibious northern elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris , is the second largest phocid seal in the world, with males...
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (Suppl_1): jeb161554.
Published: 7 March 2018
...Melinda Fowler; Cory Champagne; Daniel Crocker; Raul K. Suarez; Hans H. Hoppeler ABSTRACT Animals that fast depend on mobilizing lipid stores to power metabolism. Northern elephant seals ( Mirounga angustirostris ) incorporate extended fasting into several life-history stages: development, molting...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (21): 4283–4294.
Published: 1 November 2006
... Limited 2006 2006 fasting physiology Mirounga angustirostris Pinnipedia respiratory evaporative water loss water conservation For those vertebrates that have secondarily returned from a terrestrial existence to the marine environment, one of the primary challenges has been...
Includes: Supplementary data
Sheila J. Thornton, Peter W. Hochachka, Daniel E. Crocker, Daniel P. Costa, Burney J. LeBoeuf, Daniel M. Spielman, Norbert J. Pelc
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (19): 3637–3643.
Published: 1 October 2005
... Imaging and phase contrast flow analysis to obtain accurate flow measurements from the base of the aorta. Heart rate ( f h )and cardiac output ( Q̇ ) were measured before, during and after dives in four restrained juvenile northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris , and stroke volume( V s...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (16): 2795–2802.
Published: 15 August 2003
...Rudy M. Ortiz; Charles E. Wade; C. Leo Ortiz; Frank Talamantes SUMMARY The physiological actions of vasopressin (VP) in marine mammals are not well defined. To help elucidate its hormonal and renal effects in this group of mammals, northern elephant seal ( Mirounga angustirostris ) pups( N =7; 99±4...
J Exp Biol (2000) 203 (21): 3265–3274.
Published: 1 November 2000
... dives in free-ranging northern elephant seals Mirounga angustirostris . We recorded f B and f H acoustically in six translocated juveniles, 1.8–2.4 years old, and three migrating adult males from the rookery at Año Nuevo, California, USA. To each seal, we attached a diving instrument to record...
J Exp Biol (1998) 201 (16): 2349–2358.
Published: 15 August 1998
... in buoyancy and diving behavior in northern elephant seals Mirounga angustirostris . This was achieved by modifying the buoyancy of 13 juvenile elephant seals translocated from Año Nuevo State Reserve, CA, USA, and released at various sites in Monterey Bay, CA, USA. The buoyancy of each seal was calculated...
R. D. Andrews, D. R. Jones, J. D. Williams, P. H. Thorson, G. W. Oliver, D. P. Costa, B. J. Le Boeuf
J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (15): 2083–2095.
Published: 1 August 1997
...The Company of Biologists Limited 1997 diving apnoea heart rate bradycardia elephant seal Mirounga angustirostris data logger translocation The breath-holding ability of elephant seals (genus Mirounga ) appears to be unequalled in the class Mammalia. While at sea during...