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Southern elephant seals as subjects for physiological research
Bryden, MM (1988) Southern elephant seals as subjects for physiological research. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 122 (1). pp. 153-155. ISSN 0080-4703
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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.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 153-155|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||24 May 2012 02:05|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:35|
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