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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (6): jeb242773.
Published: 23 March 2022
... range of RMR for phocid pups ( Worthy and Lavigne, 1987 ), and similar to results of a previous study on Weddell seal pups (i.e. Elsner et al. (1977) reported RMR 1.5–2 times higher than predicted). MR A scaled with mass with a coefficient of 0.67, which follows the 2/3 scaling coefficient for basal...
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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...