Foraging behaviour of Antarctic fur seals during periods of contrasting prey abundance

@inproceedings{Boyd1994ForagingBO,
  title={Foraging behaviour of Antarctic fur seals during periods of contrasting prey abundance},
  author={Ian L. Boyd and John P. Y. Arnould and T. Barton and John P. Croxall},
  year={1994}
}
1. Foraging behaviour of Antarctic fur seals rearing pups at Bird Island, South Georgia, was assessed using at-sea activity patterns measured by electronic time-depth recorders. Information was obtained for a total of 75 individuals and 191 foraging trips to sea over five reproductive seasons from 1988/89 to 1992/93; this included one season (1990/91) of low prey abundance. A method was developed to divide the diving record up into logical units or bouts which differed from past methods used… CONTINUE READING

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