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David Grémillet, Grégoire Kuntz, Anthony J. Woakes, Caroline Gilbert, Jean-Patrice Robin, Yvon Le Maho, Patrick J. Butler
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (22): 4231–4241.
Published: 15 November 2005
... contrast to other marine mammals and seabirds living at high latitudes, Arctic great cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo have very limited thermal insulation because of their partly permeable plumage. They nonetheless winter in Greenland, where they are exposed to very low air and water temperatures...
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (20): 3835–3849.
Published: 15 October 2005
... of the flow and were not performing swimming motions. Great cormorants are shallow divers, mostly diving to depths <11 m( Grèmillet et al., 1999 ; Johansgard, 1993 ). Therefore,a method to estimate the drag during active paddling while taking into account the influence of buoyancy at shallow depths...
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (5): 833–841.
Published: 1 March 2003
...Gadi Katzir; Howard C. Howland SUMMARY In great cormorants ( Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis ), corneal refractive powers, determined by photokeratometry, ranged between 52.1 diopters (52.1 D) and 63.2 D. Photorefractive reflexes, determined by infrared video photorefraction, indicated...