Extreme physiological adaptations as predictors of climate‐change sensitivity in the narwhal, Monodon monoceros

@article{Williams2011ExtremePA,
  title={Extreme physiological adaptations as predictors of climate‐change sensitivity in the narwhal, Monodon monoceros},
  author={T. Williams and S. Noren and Mascaraque Glenn},
  journal={Marine Mammal Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={27},
  pages={334-349}
}
  • T. Williams, S. Noren, Mascaraque Glenn
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Marine Mammal Science
  • Rapid changes in sea ice cover associated with global warming are poised to have marked impacts on polar marine mammals. [...] Key Result We found that extreme morphological and physiological adaptations enabling year-round Arctic residency by narwhals limit behavioral flexibility for responding to alternations in sea ice.Expand Abstract
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