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Keywords: forced divingClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (1986) 120 (1): 351–367.
Published: 1 January 1986
...Dennis M. Hudson; David R. Jones ABSTRACT Pekin ducks, ranging in mass from 0·05 to 3·5 kg, were force-dived to determine the maximum tolerance to diving asphyxia. The size of the respiratory and blood oxygen storage compartments and oxygen utilization during the dive were also measured. By the end...