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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (9): 1536–1548.
Published: 1 May 2010
... in phocid seals ( Halichoerus grypus and Phoca vitulina ). We compared behavioural responses of seals to playbacks of sounds based on a model of sensory unpleasantness for humans, sounds from acoustic deterrent devices and sounds with assumed neutral properties in different contexts of food motivation...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (20): 3315–3322.
Published: 15 October 2008
... -224. Crognale, M. A., Levenson, D. H., Ponganis, P. J., Deegan, J. F., 2nd and Jacobs, G. H. ( 1998 ). Cone spectral sensitivity in the harbour seal ( Phoca vitulina ) and implications for colour vision. Can. J. Zool. 76 , 2114 -2118. Fasick, J. I. and Robinson, P. R. ( 2000 ). Spectral...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (22): 3891–3898.
Published: 15 October 2004
.... This study focused on the ontogenetic changes in cardiac responses to respiration in quietly resting, pre-weaned harbour seal pups ( Phoca vitulina ). During periods of quiet rest, breathing became episodic,eupnoea interspersed with periods of apnoea. Little change was observed in respiration (∼35 breaths...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (22): 4105–4111.
Published: 15 November 2003
.... The objective of this study was to reexamine the fiber type distribution throughout the primary locomotory muscles of the harbor seal Phoca vitulina . Results from immunohistochemical (IHC) fiber typing indicated that harbor seal swimming muscles (the epaxial muscles) are composed of 47.4% type I (slow twitch...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1727–1738.
Published: 15 May 2003
... ) 27 2 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 thermoregulation thermal window heat dissipation evaporation seal Phoca groenlandica Phoca vitulina Halichoerus grypus Due to the high heat capacity and thermal conductivity of water, the heat transfer...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3993–4004.
Published: 15 November 2001
...Christian Jørgensen; Christian Lydersen; Ole Brix; Kit M. Kovacs SUMMARY This study investigated physiological and behavioural aspects of diving development in pups of the harbour seal Phoca vitulina . Behavioural data (4280 h, 6027 dives) from time/depth recorders ( N =13) deployed on pups aged 0...
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J Exp Biol (1998) 201 (22): 3023–3029.
Published: 1 November 1998
... 18 8 1998 26 10 1998 © The Company of Biologists Limited 1998 vibrissae temperature regulation infrared thermography texture discrimination difference threshold harbour seal Phoca vitulina In cold-acclimated mammals, vasoconstriction in the periphery results...
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