S Minamikawa

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of neutral buoyancy by depth selection in the loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta
    S Minamikawa
    National Institute of Polar Research, Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8515, Japan
    J Exp Biol 203:2967-75. 2000

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Publications1

  1. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of neutral buoyancy by depth selection in the loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta
    S Minamikawa
    National Institute of Polar Research, Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8515, Japan
    J Exp Biol 203:2967-75. 2000
    ..Lung volume was estimated from the change in depth of weighted animals to be 50-150 ml kg(-1). The resulting residence depth of all turtles was within the range at which they maintained the neutral buoyancy...