MARINE MAMMAL RESEARCH – WHAT’S NEW?
Calculating the limits of diving
Open water research provides clues to behavior in wild populations
Basic research into Steller sea lion physiology can help to answer important questions in the field. A recent Consortium study offers new insights into the physiological limits of diving, and could help researchers to better understand the behavior of sea lions in the wild. November 25, 2013. See full story >
A multidisciplinary team of scientists tracked the foraging patterns of northern fur seals to understand how they interact with walleye pollock, an important fish stock. What the researchers discovered may have significant implications for how the commercial pollock fishery is managed, and how declining populations of northern fur seals are protected.July 29, 2013. See full story >
MARINE MAMMAL RESEARCH NEWSLETTER October 2013 (Issue 8)
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DNA diets, fur seal thermometers, seismic testing bowhead whales, forage fish energy densities, and energy hungry white-sided dolphins. Check out our latest peer reviewed publications….[more]