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- Meynier, Laureline; Morel, Patrick C.H.; Chilvers, B. Louise; Mackenzie, Duncan D.S.; Duignan, Pádraig J.
- Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences 2014 v.71 no.7 pp. 984-991
- Phocarctos hookeri, etc ; blubber; diet; energy; fatty acids; females; fisheries; foraging; islands; lactation; prediction; New Zealand; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Lactating New Zealand (NZ) sea lions (Phocarctos hookeri) exhibit different foraging patterns during their foraging trips, with benthic divers spending more energy at sea than mesopelagic conspecifics. We compared blubber fatty acids (FAs) of 14 benthic and 12 mesopelagic females captured at the Auckland Islands, NZ subantarctic, in late January 2000 using an analysis of similarities (ANOSIM). FA ...