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Bryden, MM 1988 , 'Southern elephant seals as subjects for physiological research' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 122, no. 1 , pp. 153-155 , doi: 10.26749/rstpp.122.1.153.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Bryden, MM
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
ISSN: 0080-4703
DOI / ID Number: 10.26749/rstpp.122.1.153
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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