Oxygen minimum zone: An important oceanographic habitat for deep-diving northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris
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Ecology and Evolution
Little is known about the foraging behavior of top predators in the deep mesopelagic ocean. Elephant seals dive to the deep biota-poor oxygen minimum zone (OMZ)...
Adipose triglyceride lipase, not hormone-sensitive lipase, is the primary lipolytic enzyme in fasting elephant seals
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Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Little is known about the mechanisms that allow capital breeders to rapidly mobilize large amounts of body reserves. Northern elephant seals Mirounga angustirostris) utilize fat reserves...
Keywords: Enzyme, Hormones, Lipids, Northern elephant seals