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Warming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish Faster
Warming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish Faster
As sea temperatures rise, mammals and birds may lose their edge over the cold-blooded species they eat, as well as the sharks that hunt them.
Warming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish Faster
Warming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish Faster

As sea temperatures rise, mammals and birds may lose their edge over the cold-blooded species they eat, as well as the sharks that hunt them.

As sea temperatures rise, mammals and birds may lose their edge over the cold-blooded species they eat, as well as the sharks that hunt them.

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Harbor seal with wearable device to track its movement
Image of the Day: Harbor Seal Wearables
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 2, 2019 | 1 min read
External satellite transmitters fitted to the animals’ heads track their movements and habitat use.
seal talking vocalization singing Star Wars twinkle little star teach human sound song melody melodies
Image of the Day: Vocal Tracks
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 25, 2019 | 1 min read
Hear seals imitating human sounds and melodies.
two manatees at the ocean floor
Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides
Shawna Williams | Aug 10, 2018 | 1 min read
The resulting lost protein, PON1, breaks down organophosphates in land mammals.
Seal Whiskers Can Detect Weak Water Currents
Catherine Offord | Jan 18, 2017 | 3 min read
The marine predators may use the mechanosensory hairs to detect fish that are hiding motionless on the seafloor.
Seals Help Oceanographers Explore Underwater
Catherine Offord | Nov 1, 2016 | 4 min read
Data collected by elephant seals in Antarctic waters provide a closer look at the processes driving ocean circulation.
Sealing the Deal
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2016 | 1 min read
Irish researchers convert seals into remote oceanographic sensors by attaching tags containing temperature probes and other technologies to their heads.
Increasing Seal Pup Numbers Influence Feral-Horse Feeding Habits
Catherine Offord | Aug 1, 2016 | 2 min read
Researchers reveal how seals affect vegetation patterns and influence the movement of feral horse populations on Sable Island in Canada.
Viral Relative of Hepatitis A Found in Seals
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 26, 2015 | 1 min read
Researchers accidentally discover the first liver-tropic virus that infects non-primates.
Seal Stowaways
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 1, 2014 | 4 min read
Pathogen traces recovered from Peruvian mummies suggest tuberculosis-causing bacteria rode from Africa to South America in pinnipeds.
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