WINTER FEEDING INTENSITY OF NARWHALS (MONODON MONOCEROS)

@inproceedings{Laidre2005WINTERFI,
  title={WINTER FEEDING INTENSITY OF NARWHALS (MONODON MONOCEROS)},
  author={Kristin L. Laidre and Mads Peter Heide-J{\o}rgensen},
  year={2005}
}
Stomach contents from 121 narwhals (Monondon monoceros) harvested in the eastern Canadian High Arctic and West Greenland were used to quantify seasonal changes in feeding activity and prey selection. Stomachs collected from summer harvests were mostly empty with little evidence of recent feeding. Stomachs collected in late fall and winter harvests had considerable amounts of undigested material with evidence of recent feeding. In summer, Arctic cod (Arctogadus glacialis), polar cod (Boreogadus… CONTINUE READING

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