Zalophus

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Zalophus

one of the sealion genera; see seal.
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The positive results of our experiment showing that a nonhuman nonverbal animal, that is, a California sea lion, can pass tests of symmetry, transitivity, and equivalence provide strong evidence that language is not necessary for the formation of equivalence relations.
1983) show that sea lions rarely interact with fishing activities in and near Santa Monica Bay while, in later investigations, California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) are reported to negatively affect sport fishing (Beeson and Hanan 1996).
Ecological factors that determine distribution and abundance of the California sea lion Zalophus californianus in the Gulf of California.
Fry (1939) speculated that the very high California sea lion counts in California in 1939 could have resulted from individuals moving north to escape those Baja California hunts.
In the kelp forest project, Professor Dinsdale and her students will explore how microbes and California sea lions interact and influence kelp forest dynamics and health.
1996b) suggested two explanations for the higher lipid content that they found in Antarctic fur seal pups in comparison to California sea lion pups (Oftedal et al.
Existing methods of population assessment have been based on pup counts obtained at California sea lion rookeries near the end of the breeding season and total population has been estimated by extrapolating data from a life history model (Barlow and Boveng, 1991; Boveng (5); Barlow et al.
After giving the delicious dishes a big thumbs up, the families move on to the highlight of Connor's day: the Sea Lion Display, where California sea lions Biffo, Arthur, Reggie and Roger show off the incredible way they use their whiskers for sensing touch and texture, and judging size.
These findings show that an animal without specialized adaptation for vocal learning or mimicry, a California sea lion, is able to learn to entrain a motoric behavior to regular rhythmic auditory stimuli," the authors wrote.
California sea lion Callum at West Midland Safari Park.
Pathology and preliminary characterization of a parapoxvirus isolated from a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).
Steller sea lions in the Channel Island rookeries in California experienced a similar situation in the late 1950s as California sea lion populations increased and potentially out-competed Steller sea lions for food and habitat (Bartholomew and Boolootian, 1960).

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