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Collaborative Research: Hunting in Darkness: Behavioral and Energetic Strategies of Weddell Seals in Winter
Entry ID: NSF-ANT07-39390


Summary
Abstract: Intellectual merit: Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) locate and capture sparsely distributed and mobile prey under shore-fast ice throughout the year, including the austral winter when ambient light levels are very low and access to breathing holes is highly limited. This is one of the most challenging environments occupied by an aquatic mammalian predator, and it presents unique ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0739390
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.55   S: -77.87   E: 166.98   W: 166.09

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-09-01
Stop Date: 2013-12-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2014-01-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12


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