Techniques used in measuring diving capacities of Weddell Seals

@inproceedings{Kooyman1965TechniquesUI,
  title={Techniques used in measuring diving capacities of Weddell Seals},
  author={Gerald L Kooyman},
  year={1965}
}
During the austral summer of 1963–64 an investigation was started near “Mc-Murdo” on the diving habits of the Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) . The Weddell Seal was selected for this investigation because of some unique characteristics of its behaviour and because of the environment in which it occurs at McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. For eight to ten months of each year the sea ice provides a solid cover except for tidal cracks along the coast, pressure cracks between old and new ice, and… CONTINUE READING

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