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Keywords: Enhydra lutrisClose
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (18): jeb181347.
Published: 17 September 2018
...Sarah McKay Strobel; Jillian M. Sills; M. Tim Tinker; Colleen J. Reichmuth ABSTRACT Sea otters ( Enhydra lutris ) are marine predators that forage on a wide array of cryptic, benthic invertebrates. Observational studies and anatomical investigations of the sea otter somatosensory cortex suggest...
Includes: Supplementary data
J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (15): 2260–2264.
Published: 1 August 2016
... reproductive stages. Enhydra lutris Gestation Lactation Resting metabolic rate Energetics Parental investment Sea otters ( Enhydra lutris ) are extreme income breeders ( Stearns, 1992 ; Thometz et al., 2014 ). High baseline energy demands and minimal energy reserves require females...
J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (12): 2053–2061.
Published: 15 June 2014
...N. M. Thometz; M. T. Tinker; M. M. Staedler; K. A. Mayer; T. M. Williams Sea otters ( Enhydra lutris ) have the highest mass-specific metabolic rate of any marine mammal, which is superimposed on the inherently high costs of reproduction and lactation in adult females. These combined energetic...