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- Collins, Catherine J.; Chilvers, B. Louise; Osborne, Amy; Taylor, Matt; Robertson, Bruce C.
- Conservation genetics 2017 v.18 no.5 pp. 1177-1189
- Phocarctos hookeri, etc ; breeding; breeding sites; bycatch; endangered species; females; gene flow; genetic markers; genetic variation; islands; loci; males; microsatellite repeats; mitochondria; mitochondrial DNA; philopatry; population size; population structure; New Zealand; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Female otariids (eared seals) frequently display strong levels of philopatry, a behaviour that has the potential to influence population structure, particularly at the mitochondrial level. Conversely, male otariids often move between breeding colonies, likely facilitating nuclear gene flow between colonies. Such gender-specific movements have the potential to influence species population structure ...
- Roe, WD; Michael, S; Fyfe, J; Burrows, E; Hunter, SA; Howe, L
- New Zealand veterinary journal 2017 v.65 no.1 pp. 46-50
- Phocarctos hookeri, etc ; DNA; asphyxia; body condition; brain; cats; crushing; death; endangered species; females; genotype; immunohistochemistry; lungs; males; meningoencephalitis; molecular biology; morbidity; mortality; muscles; myocarditis; myositis; necropsy; nerve tissue; oocysts; paresis; polymerase chain reaction; spinal cord; toxoplasmosis; New Zealand; Show all 29 Subjects
- ... CASE HISTORY: A 1-year-old female New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) was intermittently observed in the Otago region of New Zealand over an 11-month period, always dragging her hind flippers. In December 2012 the sea lion was found dead, after a period of several days being observed to be harassed by male sea lions. PATHOLOGICAL FINDINGS: At gross postmortem examination the sea lion was in ...