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Southern elephant seals as subjects for physiological research

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posted on 2023-11-02, 05:31 authored by MM Bryden
Anatomical and physiological studies of southern elephant seals (Miroullga leonina), particularly in the post-natal period, raise questions of relative musculature growth, control of metabolism, circulation and temperature regulation, which could be important in our understanding of these processes in mammals and of their contribution to adaptation to environmental extremes.

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Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania

Volume

122

Pagination

153-155

ISSN

0080-4703

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