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Keywords: Leptonychotes weddellii
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (6): jeb242773.
Published: 23 March 2022
...Linnea E. Pearson; Emma L. Weitzner; Lars Tomanek; Heather E. M. Liwanag ABSTRACT Allocation of energy to thermoregulation greatly contributes to the metabolic cost of endothermy, especially in extreme ambient conditions. Weddell seal ( Leptonychotes weddellii ) pups born in Antarctica must survive...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (13): 2576–2585.
Published: 1 July 2006
... that simulated aerobic dives in a Weddell seal( Leptonychotes weddellii ) and ran it for four Mb concentrations: 5,27, 54 and 108 g Mb kg –1 muscle representing 7%, 50%, 100%and 200%, respectively, of the normal Mb concentration in Weddell seal skeletal muscle. The model was run at increasing levels of muscular...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (6): 973–982.
Published: 22 February 2004
... Leptonychotes weddellii dive oxygen consumption locomotor cost plasma lactate stroke frequency foraging energetics Foraging by large predators comprises complex, potentially energetically demanding behaviors, depending on the type of prey involved( Stephens and Krebs, 1986 ). Activities...
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J Exp Biol (1993) 183 (1): 341–346.
Published: 1 October 1993
... and after prolonged dives are not indicative of whole-body temperature changes, and that muscle temperature, even during dives as long as 45min, remains near 37°C. 28 6 1993 © 1993 by Company of Biologists 1993 thermoregulation metabolic rate blood flow seal Leptonychotes weddellii...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 165 (1): 181–194.
Published: 1 April 1992
...: Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA. 30 12 1991 © 1992 by Company of Biologists 1992 marine mammals diving metabolism seals Leptonychotes weddellii Antarctica To construct reasonable models of the metabolism and the physiological...