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Keywords: tufted duck
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (24): 3945–3954.
Published: 15 December 2002
...Roland Parkes; Lewis G. Halsey; Anthony J. Woakes; Roger L. Holder; Patrick J. Butler SUMMARY The rate of oxygen uptake at the surface between dives was measured for four tufted ducks, Aythya fuligula , during bouts of foraging dives to a depth of 1.8 m. The ducks surfaced into a respirometer box...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 168 (1): 199–217.
Published: 1 July 1992
...R. M. BEVAN; P. J. BUTLER Cardiac output ( V b) and blood flow distribution were continuously measured in the tufted duck when diving voluntarily. Blood flows through pulmonary, ischiadic, carotid and brachiocephalic arteries were recorded using miniature pulsed Doppler flow probes. By measuring...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 141 (1): 265–275.
Published: 1 January 1989
...R. STEPHENSON; D.L. TURNER; P.J. BUTLER For a period of 6 months, a group of eight tufted ducks (‘control’ ducks) were kept on a shallow outdoor pond and performed short dives to obtain food (maximum depth, 0.65 m; observed mean duration, 10.9 ± 0.54s). At the same time, a group of seven tufted...