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Suggested readings

Southern elephant seals and the Falklands

Selected papers on southern elephant seals

Fedak,M.A. & Arnbom,T. & Boyd,I.L. 1996. The relationship between the size of southern elephant seal mothers, the growth of their pups, and the use of maternal energy, fat, and protein during lactation. Physiol. Zool. 69(4): 887-911.

Hoelzel,A.R. & Halley,J. & O'Brien,S.J. & Campagna,C. & Arnbom,T.R. & Le Boeuf,B.J. & Ralls,K. & Dover,G.A. 1993. Elephant seal genetic variation and the use of simulation models to investigate historical population bottlenecks. J. Heredity 84: 443-449.

Laws,R.M. 1994. History and present status of southern elephant seal populations. In: B.J. Le Boeuf & R.M. Laws. Elephant seals. Population ecology, behavior and physiology. 49-65. Un. California Press, Berkeley (CA).

Le Boeuf,B.J. & Laws,R.H. 1994. Elephant seals: an introduction to the genus. In: B.J. Le Boeuf & R.M. Laws. Elephant seals. Population ecology, behavior and physiology. 1-26. Un. California Press, Berkeley (CA).

Lewis,M. & Campagna,C. & Quintana,F. 1996. Site fidelity and dispersion of southern elephant seals from Patagonia. Mar. Mammal Sci. 12(1): 138-147.

McCann,T.S. 1981. Aggression and sexual activity of male Southern elephant seals, Mirounga leonina. J. Zool. Lond. 195: 295-310.

Modig,A.O. 1996. Effects of body size on male reproductive behaviour in the southern elephant seal. Anim. Behav. 51: 1295-1306.

Books on Pinnipeds

Bonner,N.W. 1994. Seal and sea lions of the world. Blandford, London.

Le Boeuf,B.J. & Laws,R.H. 1994. Elephant seals. Population ecology, behavior and physiology. Un. California Press, Berkeley, CA.

Reeves,R.R. & Stewart,B. & Leatherwood,S. 1992. The Sierra Club Handbook of Seals and Sirenians. Sierra Club, USA.

Renouf,D. 1991. The behaviour of Pinnipeds. Chapman and Hall, London.

Ridgway,S.H. & Harrison,R.J. (Eds) 1981 a. Handbook of marine mammals. Volume 1: The walrus, sea lions, fur seals and sea otters. Academic Press, London.

Ridgway,S.H. & Harrison,R.J. (Eds) 1981 b. Handbook of marine mammals. Volume 2: Seals. Academic Press, London.

Riedman,M. 1990. The pinnipeds: seals, sea lions and walruses. Un. California Press, Berkeley.

Books on the Falklands wildlife

Strange,I.J. 1992. Wildlife of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Harper & Collins, London.