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Estimation of total body water in pinnipeds using hydrogen-isotope dilution
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Variation in milk production and lactation performance in grey seals and consequences for pup growth and weaning characteristics
Phocid seals are one of the few groups of mammals capable of sustaining the energetic demands of lactation entirely through body nutrient stores while fasting. Lactation performance of the female in turn influences the ...
The energetics of male reproduction in an acquatically mating pinniped, the harbour seal
The energy expenditure of breeding male harbour seals, Phoca vitulina, on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, was investigated by measuring changes in body mass, body composition, and water flux using isotope dilution. Seals lost ...