Adaptations to deep and prolonged diving in phocid seals

@article{Blix2018AdaptationsTD,
  title={Adaptations to deep and prolonged diving in phocid seals},
  author={Arnoldus Schytte Blix},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={221}
}
  • A. S. Blix
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
ABSTRACT This Review focuses on the original papers that have made a difference to our thinking and were first in describing an adaptation to diving, and less on those that later repeated the findings with better equipment. It describes some important anatomical peculiarities of phocid seals, as well as their many physiological responses to diving. In so doing, it is argued that the persistent discussions on the relevance and differences between responses seen in forced dives in the laboratory… Expand
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