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Behavior and ecology of the northern fur seal

Author: Roger L Gentry
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1998.
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Covering the behaviour and ecology of the northern fur seal, this text is a long-term study of marine mammals, testing theory through observation of undisturbed behaviour and manipulative experiments  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger L Gentry
ISBN: 0691033455 9780691033457
OCLC Number: 36590610
Description: xiii, 392 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Behavior at the Population Level. Ch. 1. Introduction. Ch. 2. Population Changes, 1974 to 1986. Ch. 3. Temporal Factors in Behavior --
Pt. 2. The Mating System. Ch. 4. Behavior of Adult Males. Ch. 5. Male-Female Associations. Ch. 6. Behavior of Adult Females --
Pt. 3. Processes Fundamental to the Mating System. Ch. 7. Site Fidelity and Philopatry. Ch. 8. Estrus and Estrous Behavior / Roger L. Gentry, John R. Holt and Carolyn B. Heath. Ch. 9. Ontogeny of Male Territorial Behavior --
Pt. 4. The Maternal Strategy. Ch. 10. Female Attendance Behavior. Ch. 11. Neonatal Growth and Behavior / Roger L. Gentry, Michael E. Goebel and John Calambokidis.
Other Titles: Northern fur seal
Responsibility: Roger L. Gentry.
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This book is a major scientific contribution to the fields of pinniped and behavioral ecology... The book is very readable, yet it contains an enormous amount of detailed information... [I]t should Read more...

 
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