Refining instrument attachment on phocid seals.
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Nico de Bruyn, P. J.
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This document briefly presents information on the performance of three different, widely used, epoxies to determine whether any of them might cause burns in Weddell and southern elephant seals via exothermic chemical reactions when the glue cures under common fieldwork conditions in subantarctic and polar deployments; and reviews injury rates for 454 southern elephant seals and 54 Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) that have been resighted after instruments have been deployed. Animal Tracking is a facility under Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)......
JournalMarine Mammal Science
Page Rangepp. E325-E332
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
Spatial CoverageSouthern Ocean
CitationField, I.C., Harcourt, R.G., Boehme, L., Bruyn, P.J.N.d., Charrassin, J.-B., McMahon, C.R., Bester, M.N., Fedak, M.A. and Hindell, M.A. (2012) Refining instrument attachment on phocid seals. Marine Mammal Science, 28 (3), pp.E325-E332. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00519.x
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