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Northern fur seals travel throughout the North Pacific for most of the year. This makes it very difficult for scientists to understand how they survive and what their food requirements are. A new study on captive fur seals is shedding light on these questions.
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FROM THE FIELD ...
One graduate student’s travels to understand fur seals around the globe.
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NUMBER CRUNCHING
Scientists are using biologging data collection tags to discover what northern fur seals are doing while at sea, and whether it relates to the decline in their populations.
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THIS JUST IN
Ten most cited Consortium publications published in the past 5 years
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SCIENCE IN DEPTH
To examine the potential connection between oceanic noise and marine mammal strandings, the Steller sea lions at the Open Water Laboratory took part in a study looking at the physiological effect of rapid, repeated dives.

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Canadian Fisheries Research Networks(CFRN) Meeting Update
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