aerobic dive limit

aerobic dive limit

The diving duration—in air-breathing animals (e.g., humans, penguins)—beyond which post-dive blood lactate levels increase above resting values; this increase is secondary to muscle-O2 store depletion.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Belugas in Barrow Strait, where maximum depths range between 150 and 350 m, dove to the bottom and probably did not exceed their aerobic dive limits.