Steller sea lion

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7 11, 2017

New insights using DNA to describe the diet of endangered Steller sea lions

By |2017-11-07T19:54:31+00:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Publications, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New publication now available: Tollit, D.J., L. Fritz, R. Joy, K. Miller, A. Schulze, J. Thomason, W. Walker, T. Zeppelin, T.S. Gelatt (2017). Diet of endangered Steller sea lions in the Aleutian Islands: New insights from DNA detections and bio-energetic reconstructions. Canadian Journal of Zoology 95(11): 853–868, year 2017, doi: 10.1139/cjz-2016-0253. The western stock of Steller [...]

22 05, 2015

Why scientists spend hours sifting through sea lion poop

By |2015-05-22T06:11:15+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Categories: News, Publications, Research & Development, SMRUC North America|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  You are what you eat, even if you’re a sea lion!  Did you know that sea lion poop could be used to determine diet? Seal and sea lion researchers often travel to remote locations to collect scats from haul-out areas and rookeries. The scats are labeled with an ID number and location, and then brought [...]