- Maintenance of neutral buoyancy by depth selection in the loggerhead turtle Caretta carettaS 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...