Spheniscidae

Known as: Penguin, Penguins 
The sole family in the order Sphenisciformes, comprised of 17 species of penguins in six genera. They are flightless seabirds of the Southern… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Studies have reported important effects of recent climate change on Antarctic species, but there has been to our knowledge no… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The marine ecosystem of the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) extends from the Bellingshausen Sea to the northern tip of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Stable carbon isotope signatures (δ13C) are increasingly being used to determine the foraging habitats of consumers in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
1. Climatic variation outside the breeding season affects fluctuations in population numbers of seabirds and marine mammals. A… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
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Climate warming and associated sea ice reductions in Antarctica have modified habitat conditions for some species. These include… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Well-preserved subfossil bones of Adélie penguins, Pygoscelis adeliae, underlie existing and abandoned nesting colonies in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Using a newly developed data logger to measure acceleration, we demonstrate that free-ranging king and Adélie penguins only beat… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Variations in ocean–atmosphere coupling over time in the Southern Ocean have dominant effects on sea-ice extent and ecosystem… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Wind tunnel and water tank experiments were carried out on a penguin model in order to optimise the shape and attachment of a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1958
Highly Cited
1958
Myoglobin is a typical globular protein, and is found in many animal cells. Like hæmoglobin, it combines reversibly with… (More)
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