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Food Consumption and Foraging Success of Free-ranging Southern Elephant Seals
Entry ID: ASAC_769

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Summary
Abstract: Elephant seals use a suite of physiological and behavioural mechanisms to maximise the time they can be submerged. Of these hypo-metabolism is one of the most important, so this study quantified maximum O2 consumptions relative to dove depth and swim speed.

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The ability of air-breathing marine predators to forage successfully depends on their ability to ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
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  N: -50.0   S: -70.0   E: -150.0   W: 90.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hindell, M.A.
Dataset Title: Food Consumption and Foraging Success of Free-ranging Southern Elephant Seals
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2004-10-20
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-09-01
Stop Date: 1996-03-31
Access Constraints The data are publicly available for download from theprovided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 9266 kb
Distribution Format: hexadecimal
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6226 2645
Fax: +61 3 6226 2745
Email: mark.hindell at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
ANTARCTIC WILDLIFE R'SRCH UNIT
Department of Zoology
University of Tasmania
GPO BOX 252-05
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-01-26
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