Similar to the Ballard Locks, the Bonneville Dam acts as a barrier for the passing salmonids, which when congregated at the base of the dam are especially susceptible to pinniped
In addition, no annual trend was detected for balaenopterids, pygmy sperm whales, dwarf sperm whales, non-Kogia pelagic odontocetes, or non-Phoca pinnipeds
5-7,9,17,19,28,35-37) This, however, would be the first recorded influenza epizootic affecting both pinnipeds
and cetaceans and could indicate either an independent, yet simultaneous, introduction of novel influenza virus into both species or an important cross-species transmission.
Like all marine mammals, pinnipeds
produce milk that is rich in fat and protein, which is important for rapid tissue growth.
Almost all the large species of cetaceans and many smaller ones, many species of pinnipeds
, and all sirenians were reduced to very small numbers.
diet analyses through identification of multiple skeletal structures in fecal samples.
population dynamics in central California: correlations with sea surface temperature and upwelling indices.
The energetics of male reproduction in an aquatically mating pinniped
, the harbour seal.
As the majority of our planet's commercial fisheries approach crisis or collapse, some industry spokespersons have called for a quick-fix solution -- the culling (slaughter) of cetaceans and pinnipeds
As sea lions return to the Channel Islands, rangers are keeping an eye out for the bull, whose Goliath proportions and lady-killing tendencies make him the pinniped
equivalent of King Henry VIII.
The reports by Federova (1985) and Veniaminov (1840) are important for the general understanding of the settlement of Alaska by Russian hunters and fur traders, the structure of pinniped
and sea otter harvests, the number of vessels, types of transportation used by the indigenous people, and the administration of the huge region concerned.
Sharks can see as well as humans, including colors, so they're unlikely to mistake a surfer on a board for a pinniped