Dataset: seals_predicted mass
Deployment: LMG0104

Seal predicted mass
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Jennifer Burns (University of Alaska, Anchorage, UAA)
Daniel P. Costa (University of California-Santa Cruz, UCSC)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Ms Dicky Allison (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Deployment Synonyms:
Coordinated Deployments:

Seal Studies, Southern Ocean GLOBEC,
Predicted Mass & Age Data

Reference: Laws, R. M., Baird A., Bryden M. M., 2003. Size and growth of the crabeater seal Lobodon carcinophagus (Mammalia: Carnivora). Journal of Zoology (London) 259, 103-108.

For additional details on sampling and analytical methods see:
Burns, Jennifer M., Daniel P. Costa, Michael A. Fedak, Mark A. Hindell, Corey J.A. Bradshaw, Nicholas C. Gales, Birgitte McDonald, Stephan J. Trumble, Daniel E. Crocker, 2004. Winter habitat use and foraging behavior of crabeater seals along the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Deep-Sea Research II vol 51, pp 2279-2303.

Links to companion seal files:
General Seal Background Information
Seal Physiology
Seal Morphometrics
Seal Tracking Locations From Satellite Tags


Contact Information:
Jennifer Burns, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alaska
Anchorage, AK 99508

Daniel P. Costa Ph.D.
Long Marine Laboratory
University of California
100 Shaffer Rd
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Office: 831 459-2786
FAX: 831 459-3383

Last updated April 25, 2006

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