Elephant Seals: Population Ecology, Behavior, and Physiology
by B. J. Le Beouf , R. M. Laws
Publisher: University of California Press 1994
Number of pages: 414
The largest of all seals, elephant seals rank among the most impressive of marine mammals. This first book-length discussion of elephant seals brings together worldwide expertise from scientists who describe and debate recent research, including the history and status of various populations, their life-history tactics, and other findings obtained with the help of modern microcomputer diving instruments attached to free-ranging seals.
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