ArticleClimate-scale Hydrographic Features Related to Foraging Success in a Capital Breeder, the Northern Elephant Seal Mirounga angustirostrisCrocker, Daniel E.In marine ecosystems, physical and biological processes act at multiple temporal and spatial scales to influence the distribution of prey species and subsequently habitat selection of foraging apex predators. Understanding how apex predators may respo . . .
ArticleEffects of Maternal Traits and Individual Behavior on the Foraging Strategies and Provisioning Rates of an Income Breeder, the Antarctic Fur SealCrocker, Daniel E.The ability of an animal to acquire energy will affect its allocation to offspring and will ultimately influence fitness. This study investigated the relative influence of maternal traits, seasonal demands of pup-rearing, and individual effects on the . . .