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In collection:Comparative biomechanics of movement
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (18): jeb180117.
Published: 21 September 2018
...Kelsey A. Tennett; Daniel P. Costa; Anthony J. Nicastro; Frank E. Fish ABSTRACT The aquatic specializations of phocid seals have restricted their ability to locomote on land. The amphibious northern elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris , is the second largest phocid seal in the world, with males...
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (Suppl_1): jeb161554.
Published: 07 March 2018
...Melinda Fowler; Cory Champagne; Daniel Crocker; Raul K. Suarez; Hans H. Hoppeler ABSTRACT Animals that fast depend on mobilizing lipid stores to power metabolism. Northern elephant seals ( Mirounga angustirostris ) incorporate extended fasting into several life-history stages: development, molting...
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (21): 4283–4294.
Published: 01 November 2006
...) as the primary sources of water for these species( Costa, 2002 ; Ortiz, 2001 ; Storeheier and Nordøy,2001 ). The challenge of maintaining water balance becomes even more severe in those species of marine mammals, such as the northern elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris (Gill), that endure prolonged...
Includes: Supplementary data
Sheila J. Thornton, Peter W. Hochachka, Daniel E. Crocker, Daniel P. Costa, Burney J. LeBoeuf, Daniel M. Spielman, Norbert J. Pelc
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (19): 3637–3643.
Published: 01 October 2005
... Imaging and phase contrast flow analysis to obtain accurate flow measurements from the base of the aorta. Heart rate ( f h )and cardiac output ( Q̇ ) were measured before, during and after dives in four restrained juvenile northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris , and stroke volume( V s...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (16): 2795–2802.
Published: 15 August 2003
...Rudy M. Ortiz; Charles E. Wade; C. Leo Ortiz; Frank Talamantes SUMMARY The physiological actions of vasopressin (VP) in marine mammals are not well defined. To help elucidate its hormonal and renal effects in this group of mammals, northern elephant seal ( Mirounga angustirostris ) pups( N =7; 99±4...