The timing of pupping by pack-ice seals in East Antarctica

@article{Southwell2003TheTO,
  title={The timing of pupping by pack-ice seals in East Antarctica},
  author={Colin Southwell and Knowles R. Kerry and P. H. Ensor and Eric J. Woehler and Tracey L. Rogers},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={26},
  pages={648-652}
}
Data on the timing of pupping by the three species of phocid that breed on the Antarctic pack-ice (crabeater, Ross and leopard seals) are limited. Better information would improve our understanding of these species' population and reproductive ecologies, and could facilitate planning and design of population surveys. Observations of the presence or absence of pups with adults during numerous voyages of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions to East Antarctica during spring and… Expand

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