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Table 2.

Capture distances and durations from onset of feeding cycle for two Kogia species and Kogia pooled data, pooledTursiops, and Tursiops open gape and closed gape approaches

Distance (cm)
Predatortcapture (ms)Predator-preySuctionRamRSI
Kogia sima 482±145 8.80±5.24 4.45±3.00 0.54±1.68 -0.71±0.34 
Kogia breviceps 447±136 15±6.24 5.93±2.73 1.78±0.55 -0.60±0.17 
Kogia (pooled) 470±139 11±5.88 4.89±2.86 0.90±1.52 -0.67±0.29 
Tursiops truncatus (pooled) 863±337 42±21 -2.45±6.87 46±21 0.94±0.11 
Tursiops truncatus (OGA) 1211±207 66±8.21 -1.81±7.51 71±8.49 0.95±0.08 
Tursiops truncatus (CGA) 662±207 29±12 -2.79±6.69 33±10 0.93±0.12 
Distance (cm)
Predatortcapture (ms)Predator-preySuctionRamRSI
Kogia sima 482±145 8.80±5.24 4.45±3.00 0.54±1.68 -0.71±0.34 
Kogia breviceps 447±136 15±6.24 5.93±2.73 1.78±0.55 -0.60±0.17 
Kogia (pooled) 470±139 11±5.88 4.89±2.86 0.90±1.52 -0.67±0.29 
Tursiops truncatus (pooled) 863±337 42±21 -2.45±6.87 46±21 0.94±0.11 
Tursiops truncatus (OGA) 1211±207 66±8.21 -1.81±7.51 71±8.49 0.95±0.08 
Tursiops truncatus (CGA) 662±207 29±12 -2.79±6.69 33±10 0.93±0.12 

tcapture represents feeding cycle duration; RSI,Ram-Suction Index.

Values are means ± s.d.; N=16 (Kogia),30 (Tursiops).

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