- Resource partitioning through oceanic segregation of foraging juvenile southern elephant seals ( Mirounga leonina)Iain C Field
Antarctic Wildlife Research Unit, School of Zoology, Private Bag 05, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
Oecologia 142:127-35. 2005..Such modifications of haul-out timing and behavior enable them to exploit a patchy and unpredictable environment...
- Juvenile southern elephant seals exhibit seasonal differences in energetic requirements and use of lipids and protein storesIain C Field
Antarctic Wildlife Research Unit, School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 05, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
Physiol Biochem Zool 78:491-504. 2005..These differences are most likely related to haul-out function and behavior, growth, and earlier development of females toward sexual maturity...
- Spatially explicit estimates of prey consumption reveal a new krill predator in the Southern OceanAndrea Walters
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
PLoS ONE 9:e86452. 2014..Isotopic assessment and concurrent tracking of seals are successfully used here to identify ontogenetic shifts in broad-scale foraging habitat use and diet preferences in a highly migratory predator. ..