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- Hindell, M. A., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Marine biology 2004 v.144 no.3 pp. 407-415
- Arctocephalus pusillus; Emmelichthys; Octopodidae; Scorpaenidae; Sepia; Thyrsites atun; Trachurus; autumn; breeding; cod (fish); diet; mackerel; seals; spring; squid; temporal variation; trophic relationships; Tasmania
- ... This study quantifies the manner in which Australian fur seals, Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus, use their prey in a spatial and temporal context. We analysed 977 scat and 66 regurgitate samples collected from Tasmanian breeding colonies and haul-outs between 1994 and 2000. Diagnostic prey remains identified in the scats represented 35 fish taxa and 8 cephalopod taxa. The main taxa identified in ...