Since passage of the MMPA in 1972, most pinniped
populations in New England and the contiguous U.S.
If you have read Gentry's previous book with Gerald Kooyman on maternal strategies in pinnipeds
you will find the section on maternal strategy in this book updates the original ideas.
"We need to educate those who do not know that a properly managed pinniped
harvest is what needs to take place now," Sewid told SeaWest-News.
The results of the study cannot be generalized due to small sample size, no control group, limited pinniped
species inclusion, and no randomization.
Reconstruction of pinniped
diets: Accounting for complete digestion of otoliths and cephalopod beaks.
The section is relatively rich in vertebrate fossil remains including sharks, pinnipeds
and cetaceans (Figs.
There was much commentary on the pinnipeds
as a primary food source of the hunter-explorers.
Nasal mites (Acari: Halarachnidae) in the spotted seal, Phoca largha Pallas, and other pinnipeds
of Alaskan waters.
The location of biologically productive sites and associated physical fronts may result in high abundance of prey that compound the diet of pinnipeds
(Bowen et al., 2002).
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
Trampling by pelicans, cormorants, or pinnipeds
would be difficult to prevent, however, revegetation of nesting habitat by native plant species may slow soil erosion and lessen the effects of trampling.
Unlike any other pinniped
, the sea lion had a 17-18 month breeding cycle which didn't align with seasonal conditions, and didn't follow any temporal pattern across the species' range.