Crabeater seal diving behaviour in eastern Antarctica

  title={Crabeater seal diving behaviour in eastern Antarctica},
  author={Stephen M. Wall and Corey J. A. Bradshaw and Colin J. Southwell and Nicholas J. Gales and Mark A Hindell},
Southern Ocean waters are highly productive and contain important food resources for many indigenous predators, including humans. Management of these resources has fallen under the regulation of the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), which has identified a suite of predators as indicator species for monitoring ecosystem fluctuations, including crabeater seals. For crabeater seals to fulfil this role, however, they must respond predictably to… CONTINUE READING