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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (8): jeb243766.
Published: 28 April 2022
... attributed. Summary: Harbour seals are vocal learners that can escape acoustic allometry despite complying with anatomical allometric constraints. Advanced neural control over their vocal organs may allow them to break acoustic allometry. Pinniped Harbour seal Vocal anatomy Acoustic...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (17): jeb227736.
Published: 11 September 2020
..., cardiorespiratory system and other attributes of diving physiology for pinnipeds and cetaceans to assess how physiological immaturity makes young marine mammals vulnerable to disturbance. Generally, the duration required for body oxygen stores to mature varies across species in accordance with the maternal...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (12): jeb200246.
Published: 25 June 2019
.... ( 2011 ). Aerobic dive limit does not decline in an aging pinniped . J. Exp. Zool. Part A Ecol. Genet. Physiol.   315 , 544 - 552 . 10.1002/jez.703 Holloszy , J. O. , Chen , M. , Cartee , G. D. and Young , J. C. ( 1991 ). Skeletal muscle atrophy in old rats: differential...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (5): jeb194985.
Published: 4 March 2019
...://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Hawaiian monk seals use biting and suction feeding, and these strategies are behaviorally and kinematically distinct. Prey size and shape affect how frequently each feeding strategy is used. Suction Biting Foraging Feeding Pinniped Kinematics...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (15): jeb179424.
Published: 6 August 2018
... strategy for these species, indicating that skull morphology alone does not capture the true diversity of feeding behaviors used by pinnipeds. The ability of all four species to use more than one feeding strategy is likely advantageous for foraging in spatially and temporally dynamic marine ecosystems...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (13): jeb178491.
Published: 9 July 2018
.../ Highlighted Article: Anti-inflammatory properties in the serum of seals could protect these deep divers from negative downstream effects of lung collapse and bubble formation. Innate immunity Cytokine IL6 Endotoxin Pinniped Marine mammals such as pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) are highly...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (Suppl_1): jeb161554.
Published: 7 March 2018
... ). Fasting physiology of the pinnipeds: the challeneges of fasting while maintaining high energy expenditure and nutrient delivery for lactation . In Comparative Physiology of Fasting Starvation and Food Limitation (ed. M. D. Mccue ), pp. 309-336. Berlin : Spinger-Verlag . Chen , X...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (13): 2364–2371.
Published: 1 July 2017
... breathing current velocity at efficient swim speeds. Vibrissae Sensory system Benthic fish Hydrodynamic stimulus Pinniped Signal-to-noise ratio Harbour seals possess prominent vibrissae which function as a hydrodynamic sensory system. To assess the sensitivity of this system, absolute...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (2): 174–185.
Published: 15 January 2017
... a source of sensory information for seals (Pinnipedia) in the detection of prey fish. KEY WORDS: Vibrissae Pinniped Benthic prey Foraging Hydrodynamic sensory system Harbour seals are food generalists and feed on pelagic as well as benthic prey fish ( Bowen et al., 2002 ; Sharples et al...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (15): 2320–2330.
Published: 1 August 2016
... with other species of pinnipeds and seabirds. For instance, crabeater seals, Lobodon carcinophaga , the most numerous species of pinniped in the world, feed almost exclusively on Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba ( Hückstädt et al., 2012 ), despite the relatively low energetic content of this prey item...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (13): 2239–2243.
Published: 1 July 2014
...Kristina S. Ydesen; Danuta M. Wisniewska; Janni D. Hansen; Kristian Beedholm; Mark Johnson; Peter T. Madsen A key component in understanding the ecological role of marine mammal predators is to identify how and where they capture prey in time and space. Satellite and archival tags on pinnipeds...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (9): 1525–1534.
Published: 1 May 2014
... behavior of pinnipeds . PhD dissertation , University of California , Santa Cruz, CA, USA . Lin   Y.-C. , Matsuura   D. T. , Whittow   G. C. ( 1972 ). Respiratory variation of heart rate in the California sea lion . Am. J. Physiol.   222 , 260 - 264 . McDonald   B. I...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (15): 2637–2645.
Published: 1 August 2012
.... * Author for correspondence ( crocker@sonoma.edu ) 29 11 2011 5 4 2012 © 2012. 2012 sexual dimorphism fasting body composition field metabolic rate pinniped Energy used for reproduction comes from body reserves in ‘capital breeding’ animals. Body reserves available...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (7): 1138–1147.
Published: 1 April 2011
... to pinnipeds, ASSRs elicited by single and multiple simultaneous tones were used to measure aerial hearing thresholds in several California sea lions ( Zalophus californianus ) and Steller sea lions ( Eumetopias jubatus ). There were no significant differences between thresholds measured using the single...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (15): 2665–2672.
Published: 1 August 2010
... are discussed in the light of pinniped sensory biology and potential biomimetic applications. * Author for correspondence ( guido.dehnhardt@uni-rostock.de ) 26 4 2010 © 2010. 2010 harbor seal pinniped vibrissae hydrodynamics PIV CFD Whiskers, also known as vibrissae or sinus...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (2): 278–289.
Published: 15 January 2007
... stores aerobic dive limit pinniped Zalophus californianus For air-breathing vertebrates, an individual's ability to acquire food resources in the marine environment results from the interaction between an animal's behavior and its physiological capability, both of which may vary by age, body...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (22): 4105–4111.
Published: 15 November 2003
...Rebecca R. Watson; Todd A. Miller; Randall W. Davis SUMMARY There is strong evidence that pinnipeds maintain a lipid-based, aerobic metabolism during diving. However, the few fiber-typing studies performed on pinniped skeletal muscles are not consistent with an aerobic physiological profile...