ESRG scientific literature

The following report contains a detailed description of our research protocol, and should be considered the definite reference for methodology, including ethical aspects:

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. (2018). Elephant seals of Sea Lion Island: a long term research project. Unpublished report. PDF File (4.3 Mb).

To read an executive summary of the project please download the following PDF:

Executive summary 2018

 

Last reports

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. (2017). Elephant seals of Sea Lion Island: Status of the population. Update 2016-2017. Unpublished report. PDF file (54 Kb)

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. (2017). Demography, breeding success and vocal communication of Falklands skuas at Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands. Unpublished report. PDF file (1.9 Mb)

Sanvito, F. and Galimberti, S. (2017). Vocal communication of Falkland skuas. Unpublished report. PDF file (1.9 Mb)

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. (2016). Environmental research at Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands. Field work report 2015/2016. Unpublished report. PDF file (5399 Kb)

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. (2012). Tracking at sea the elephant seals of Sea Lion Island. A pilot project. Unpublished report. PDF file (2311 Kb)

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. (2010). Research on elephant seals of the San Benitos Island. Annual report 2009-2010. Unpublished report. PDF file (64 Kb)

To access a comprehensive bibliography on elephant seals please follow this link Elephant seal bibliography

 

Table of contents

ESRG scientific papers

ESRG technical articles

ESRG submitted manuscripts

ESRG conference abstracts and posters

ESRG technical reports series

ESRG reports

ESRG theses

ESRG PhD projects

ESRG MSc projects

ESRG BSc projects

ESRG bibliography in PDF format


ESRG scientific papers

2018

Augé, A. A., M. P. Dias, B. Lascelles, A. M. M. Baylis, A. Black, P. D. Boersma, P. Catry, S. Crofts, F. Galimberti, J. P. Granadeiro, A. Hedd, K. Ludynia, J. F. Masello, W. Montevecchi, R. A. Phillips, K. Pütz, P. Quillfeldt, G. A. Rebstock, S. Sanvito, I. J. Staniland, A. Stanworth, D. Thompson, M. Tierney, P. N. Trathan and J. P. Croxall (2018). Framework for mapping key areas for marine megafauna to inform Marine Spatial Planning: The Falkland Islands case study. Marine Policy 92: 61-72, doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.02.017. Paper (PDF file - 1.7 Mb)

Sanvito, S., R. Sanvito, and F Ga.limberti, in press. Rapid noninvasive field estimation of body length of female elephant seals (Mirounga leonina). Marine Mammal Science, in press.

2017

Rita, D., M. Drago, F. Galimberti and L. Cardona (2017). Temporal consistency of individual trophic specialization in southern elephant seals Mirounga leonina. Marine Ecology Progress Series 585: 229-242, doi: 10.3354/meps12411.Paper (PDF file - 1.3 Mb)

2016

Salogni, E, S. Sanvito and F. Galimberti (2016). Postmortem examination and causes of death of northern lephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) pups of the San Benito Islands, Baja California,Mexico. Marine Mammal Science 32(2): 743-752. Paper (PDF file - 300 Kb)

2014

Sanvito, S., A. Fabiani and F. Galimberti (2014). Sex Determination in the Near Threatened Guadalupe Fur Seal: Molecular Markers and Their Potential Applications. Open Journal of Animal Sciences 4. Paper (PDF file - 775 Kb)

2013

Costa-Urrutia, P., S. Sanvito, N. Victoria-Cota, L. Enríquez-Paredes and D. Gendron (2013). Fine-Scale Population Structure of Blue Whale Wintering Aggregations in the Gulf of California. PLOS ONE 8(3): e58315. Paper (PDF file - 679 Kb)

Sanvito, S., A. Dueñes Meza, Y. Schramm, P. Cruz Hernández, Y. Esquer Garrigos and F. Galimberti (2013). Isolation and cross-species amplification of novel microsatellite loci in a charismatic marine mammal species, the northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris). Conservation Genetics Resources 5(1): 93-96. Paper (PDF file - 202 Kb)

2012

Sanvito, S., Y. Schramm and F. Galimberti. 2012. Pvc74 is sex linked in elephant seals (genus Mirounga). Marine Mammal Science, 28(2): E191-E196. Paper (PDF file - 199 Kb)

2008

Sanvito, S., F. Galimberti and E. H. Miller (2008). Development of aggressive vocalizations in male southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina): maturation or learning ? Behaviour 145: 137-170 Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 295 Kb)

2007

Galimberti, F., S. Sanvito, C. Braschi and L. Boitani (2007). The cost of success: reproductive effort in male southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. DOI 10.1007/s00265-007-0450-y. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 295 Kb)

Sanvito, S., F. Galimberti and E. H. Miller (2007). Vocal signalling of male southern elephant seals is honest but imprecise. Animal Behaviour 73: 287-299. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1035 Kb)

Sanvito, S., F. Galimberti and E. H. Miller (2007). Observational evidences of vocal learning in southern elephant seals: a longitudinal study. Ethology 113: 137-146. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 717 Kb)

Sanvito, S., F. Galimberti and E. H. Miller (2007). Having a big nose: structure, ontogeny and function of the elephant seal proboscis. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85: 207-220. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1408 Kb)

2006

Fabiani, A., F. Galimberti, S. Sanvito and A. R. Hoelzel (2006). Relatedness and site fidelity at the southern slephant seal (Mirounga leonina) breeding colony in the Falkland Islands. Animal Behaviour 72: 617-626. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 241 Kb)

2005

Sanvito, S., Galimberti, F., Sanvito, R. and Braschi, C. (2005). The "seal prick": a low invasive method for blood sampling in free ranging male elephant seals. Marine Mammal Science 21(3): 210-217. Paper (PDF file - 394 Kb)

2004

Fabiani, A., F. Galimberti, S. Sanvito and A. R. Hoelzel (2004). Extreme polygyny among southern elephant seals on Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands. Behavioral Ecology 15(6): 961-969. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 239 Kb)

Sanvito, S., F. Galimberti, K. M. Delahunty and D. W. McKay (2004). Blood spots in Pinnipedia hormone studies: measure of cortisol levels in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina). Aquatic Mammals 30(2): 251-256. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 503 Kb)

2003

Fabiani, A., Hoelzel, A.R., Galimberti, F. and Meulbert, M.M.C. (2003). Long-range paternal gene flow in the Southern elephant seal. Science 299(5607): 676. Paper (PDF file - 52 Kb)

Galimberti, F., Fabiani, A. and Boitani, L. (2003). Socio-spatial levels in linearity analysis of dominance hierarchies: a case study on elephant seals. Journal of Ethology. 21(2): 131-136. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 224 Kb)

Sanvito, S. and Galimberti, F. (2003). Source level of male vocalizations in the genus Mirounga: repeatability and correlates. Bioacoustics 14(1): 45-57. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 840 Kb)

2002

Galimberti, F. (2002). Power analysis of population trends: an application to elephant seals of the Falklands. Marine Mammal Science 18(1): 557-566. Paper (PDF file - 664 Kb)

Galimberti, F., Fabiani, A. and Sanvito, S. (2002). Opportunity for selection in southern elephant seals: the effect of spatial scale of analysis. Journal of Zoology London. 256(1): 93-97. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 81 Kb)

Galimberti, F., Fabiani, A. and Sanvito, S. (2002). Measures of breeding inequality: a case study in southern elephant seals. Canadian Journal of Zoology 80(7): 1240-1249. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 95 Kb)

Galimberti, F.,Gallastroni, A. and Sanvito, S. (2002). Behavioural and morphometric measurements of parental investment in southern elephant seals at the Falkland Islands. Polar Biology 25(6): 399-403. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 80 Kb)

2001

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. (2001). Modelling females haul out in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina). Aquatic Mammals. 27(2): 92-104. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1.1 Mb)

Galimberti, F., Sanvito, S., Boitani, L. and Fabiani, A. (2001). Viability of southern elephant seal population of the Falkland Islands. Animal Conservation. 4 (1): 81-88. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 268 Kb)

2000

Galimberti, F., Boitani, L. and Marzetti, I. (2000a). The frequency and costs of harassment in southern elephant seals. Ethology, Ecology, and Evolution 12(4): 345-365. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1.8 Mb)

Galimberti, F., Boitani, L. and Marzetti, I. (2000b). Female strategies of harassment reduction in southern elephant seals. Ethology, Ecology, and Evolution 12(4): 367-388. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1.7 Mb)

Galimberti, F., Boitani, L. and Marzetti, I. (2000c). Harassment during arrival to land and departure to sea in southern elephant seals. Ethology, Ecology, and Evolution 12(4): 389-404. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1.3 Mb)

Galimberti, F., Sanvito, S. and Boitani, L. (2000). Marking of southern elephant seals with passive implanted transponders. Marine Mammal Science 16(2): 500-504. Paper (PDF file - 386 Kb)

Sanvito, S. and Galimberti, F. (2000). Bioacoustics of southern elephant seals. I. Acoustic structure of male aggressive vocalizations. Bioacoustics. 11: 259-285. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1.7 Mb)

Sanvito, S. and Galimberti, F. (2000). Bioacoustics of southern elephant seals. II. Individual and geographical variation in male aggressive vocalizations. Bioacoustics. 11: 287-307Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1.4 Mb)

1999

Galimberti, F. and Boitani, L. (1999). Demography and breeding biology of a small, localized population of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina). Marine Mammal Science 15(1): 159-178. Abstract (ASCII file) Paper (PDF file - 1.4 Mb)
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ESRG technical articles

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Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. (1999). A very spatial relationship. GPS mapping aids understanding of elephant seals behavior. GPSWorld. 10(7): 22-30.


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ESRG submitted manuscripts

Sanvito,S. and F. Galimberti. Rapid noninvasive field estimation of body length of female elephant seals (Mirounga leonina). Submitted to Marine Mammal Science.

Stoffel, M.A., Humble, E., Acevedo-Whitehouse, K., Chilvers, L., Galimberti F., Gemmell, N.J., Goldsworthy, S.D., Nichols, H., Krüger, O., Pajimans, A.J.,Pastor, T., Robertson, B., Sanvito, S., Shafer, A.B.A., Wolf, J.B.W. and Hoffman, J.I. Recent demographic histories and genetic diversity across pinnipeds are shaped by anthropogenic interactions and mediated by ecology and life-history. Submitted to Nature.


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ESRG conference abstracts and posters

2018

Baroni, E., S. Sanvito and F. Galimberti (2018). Structure and function of female and pup contact calls in Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina). 32nd Conference of the European Cetacean Society, La Spezia, Italy, 6th to 10th April 2018. Poster AN20. Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

Colombi, G., S. Sanvito and F. Galimberti (2018). Social network analysis of killer whales (Orcinus orca) of the Falkland Islands. 32nd Conference of the European Cetacean Society. La Spezia, Italy, 6th to 10th April 2018. Poster BE36. Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

Ercoletti, G., S. Sanvito and F. Galimberti (2018). Honest signalling in male and female southern elephant seals. 32nd Conference of the European Cetacean Society. La Spezia, Italy, 6th to 10th April 2018. Poster BE19. Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

Redaelli, L., S. Sanvito and F. Galimberti (2018). Anatomical correlates of honest communication in Southern elephant seals. 32nd Conference of the European Cetacean Society. La Spezia, Italy, 6th to 10th April 2018. Poster APH13. Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

Rita, D., M. Drago, F. Galimberti and L. Cardona (2018). Individual specialization in Falkland Islands southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) using stable isotopes of skin and fur. 32nd Conference of the European Cetacean Society. La Spezia, Italy, 6th to 10th April 2018. Poster BE12.Poster (PDF file)

Vinesi, M.C., S. Sanvito and F. Galimberti (2018). Southern elephant seals ‘nose-metrics’using image analysis in wild animals. 32nd Conference of the European Cetacean Society. La Spezia, Italy, 6th to 10th April 2018. Poster NT05. Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

2017

Colombi, E., Sanvito, S., and Galimberti, F.(2017). Sociality during predation events of killer whales of the Falkland Islands. General meeting 2017, Unione degli Zoologi Italiani Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

Redaelli, L., Sanvito, S., and Galimberti, F. (2017). Non-invasive estimation of body size of southern elephant seals. General meeting 2017, Unione degli Zoologi Italiani Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

Salogni, E., S. Sanvito and F. Galimberti (2017). Neonatal sexual-size dimorphism in a Mexican colony of the northern elephant seal. 22nd Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, October 22-27, 2017 Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

2015

Baroni, E., Galimberti, F., and Sanvito, S. (2015). Pup vocalizations in southern elephant seals: communication in a noisy environment. 76° Congress of the Unione Zoologica Italiana (Italian Zoological Union), Viterbo, Italy, 15-18 September 2015. Abstract (ASCII file) PDF file

Tognetti, M., Galimberti, F., and Sanvito, S. (2015). Sociality in killer whales: the role of recruiters. 76° Congress of the Unione Zoologica Italiana (Italian Zoological Union), Viterbo, Italy, 15-18 September 2015. Abstract (ASCII file) PDF file

Casoli, M., Galimberti, F., and Sanvito, S. (2015). Killer whale predation on pinnipeds at Sea Lion Island (Falkland Islands). 29nd Conference of the European Cetacean Society. Malta, 23rd to 25th March 2015. Poster BEH-04. Abstract (ASCII file) PDF file

2014

Casoli, M., Galimberti, F., and Sanvito, S. (2014). Behavioural ecology of killer whales (Orcinus orca) at Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands. General meeting 2014 of the Unione Zoologica Italiana (Italian Zoological Union). Abstract (ASCII file) Poster (PDF file)

Sanvito, S., A. Fabiani, L. Ragazzi and F. Galimberti (2014). Foraging areas of southern elephant seals of the Falklands: shopping close to home. 28th Conference of the European Cetacean Society. Liege, France, April 5th to April 9th, 2014. Poster REPRO-6. Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

2011

Costa-Urrutia, P., N. Victoria, L. Enriquez and S. Sanvito (2011). Fine-scalegeneticpopulationstructureof blue whales in the Gulf of California. 19th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. Tampa, Florida, USA, 26 November – 2 December 2011.

Galimberti, F., A. Fabiani and S. Sanvito (2011). Spatial and temporal components of female breeding strategies in southern elephant seals. 19th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. Tampa, Florida, USA, 26 November – 2 December 2011. Abstract (PDF file) Poster (PDF file)

2005

Sanvito, S., Galimberti, F. and Miller, E. H. (2005). Vocal learning in southern elephant seals. 16th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 December 2005, San Diego, CA, USA Abstract (ASCII file) PowerPoint presentation (Power Point file 12483 k)

2001

Fabiani, A., Galimberti, F. and Hoelzel, A. R. (2001) Reproductive success in male southern elephant seals of Sea Lion Island (Falkland Islands): behavioural estimates and paternity. 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 28 November to 3 December 2001, Vancouver, BC, Canada Abstract (ASCII file) PowerPoint presentation (Power Point file 1499 k)

Fabiani, A., Galimberti, F. and Hoelzel, A. R. (2001). Male reproductive success in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina): behavioural estimates and genetic paternity. European Cetacean Society, 15th annual conference, 6 - 10 May 2001, Rome (Italy). Abstract (ASCII file) Poster (Power Point file 384 k)


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ESRG technical reports series

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. 2000. Population viability of southern elephant seals of the Falkland Islands. Results and prospects. ESRG Technical report 1. PDF file (1239 Kb)

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. 2000. Power analysis of population trends of southern elephant seals of the Falklands. ESRG Technical report 2. PDF file (89 Kb)

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. 2000. Breeding site fidelity in southern elephant seals of the Falkland Islands. ESRG Technical report 3. PDF file (62 Kb)

Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. 2000. Timing of breeding of female southern elephant seals of the Falkland Islands. ESRG Technical report 4. PDF file (72 Kb)


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ESRG reports

Galimberti, F.and Sanvito, S. 2004. Individual recognition of elephant seals at Sea Lion Island. Unpublished report. PDF file (84 Kb)

Fabiani, A., Galimberti, F. and Sanvito, S. 2001. Research on elephant seals of Sea Lion Island: Significance of the project and ethical background. PDF file (34 Kb)

Galimberti, F. 1997. Research on elephant seals of Sea Lion Island: demography, socionomy and breeding biology, a preliminary report. Unpublished report. PDF file (124 Kb)


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ESRG theses

2017

Baroni, E. (2017). Struttura e funzione delle vocalizzazioni di femmine e piccoli di elefante marino del sud (Mirounga leonina) dell’isola di Sea Lion (Isole Falkland) [Structure and function of female and pup vocalizations in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) at Sea Lion Island (Falkland Islands), in Italian]. MSc thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia. Firenze, Italy, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze.

Calamari, Giorgia (2017). Aspetti strutturali e funzionali delle vocalizzazioni aggressive delle femmine di elefante marino del sud [Structural and functional aspects of female aggressive vocalizations in Southern elephant seal, in Italian]. MSc thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica. Roma, Italy, Universita' degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata.

Redaelli, L. (2017). Determinanti anatomici della comunicazione onesta negli elefanti marini del sud (Mirounga leonina) [Anatomic constraints of honest acoustic communication in the southern elephant seal (Mironga leonina)]. BSc thesis. Dipartimento di Scienze Naturali. Milano, Itay, Universita' degli Studi di Milano.

Silvestri, L. (2017). Demografia e socionomia degli harem di elefante marino del sud (Mirounga leonina). [Demography and socionomy of southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) harem, in Italian]. MSc thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica. Roma, Italy, Universita' degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata.

2016

Querci, Beatrice (2016). Dimensione corporea ed ecologia comportamentale delle femmine di elefante marino del sud, Mirounga leonina [Body size and behavioural ecology of female southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina, in Italian]. MSc thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia. Milano, Italy, Universita' degli Studi di Milano

Tognetti, Marta (2016). BSc thesis. Comportamento predatorio di Orcinus orca a Sea Lion Island [Hunting behaviour of Orcinus orcas at Sea Lion Island, in Italian]. Dipartimento di Scienze Naturali. Milano, Italy, Universita' degli Studi di Milano

2014

Casoli, M. (2014). Ecologia comportamentale delle orche (Orcinus orca) a Sea Lion Island, Isole Falkland [Behavioural ecology of killer whales (Orcinus orca) at Sea Lion Island, in Italian]. BSc thesis. Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche, Geologiche e Ambientali - BiGeA. Bologna, Italia, Universita' degli Studi di Bologna

2009

Salogni, E. (2009). Mortalità pre-svezzamento nell' elefante marino del nord (Mirounga angustirostris) delle Isole San Benito (Bassa California, Messico)[Pre-weaning mortality in the northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) of the San Benito Islands (Baja California, Mexico), in Italian]. MSc thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia. Milano, Italy, Universita' degli Studi di Milano

2006

Sanvito, S. (2006) Acoustic communication in elephant seals (Mirounga leonina): structural and functional correlates of male vocalizations. PhD thesis. Department of Biology. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. 291 pp. Abstract (ASCII file). PDF file available on request.

2004

Braschi, C.. 2004. Confronti agonistici nell' elefante marino del sud: fattori coinvolti e ruolo delle asimmetrie tra i maschi. [Male agonistic behaviour in southern elephant sesls: factors and asimmetries involved in conflict, in Italian, with English abstract]. PhD thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e dell' Uomo, Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Roma, Italia. 182 pp. Abstract (ASCII file). PDF file available on request.

2002

Fabiani, A. 2002. Molecular ecology of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina): mating system and population genetic structure. PhD thesis. Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Durham, Durham, UK. 210 pp. Abstract (ASCII file). PDF file available on request.

2001

Gallastroni, A. 2001. Investimento parentale nell' elefante marino del sud (Mirounga leonina): fenotipo individuale e contesto sociale. [Parental investment in southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina): individual phenotype and social contest; in Italian, with English abstract]. MSc thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e dell' Uomo, Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Roma, Italia. 127 pp.

1997

Marzetti, I. 1997. Comportamento riproduttivo femminile nell' elefante marino del sud (Mirounga leonina) [Female mating behaviour in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); in Italian, with English abstract]. MSc Thesis. UDipartimento di Biologia Animale e dell' Uomo, Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy. 193 pp. Abstract (ASCII file)

Sanvito, S. 1997. Struttura, ontogenesi e funzione dei vocalizzi maschili nell' elefante marino del sud (Mirounga leonina) [Structure, ontogeny and function of male vocalizations in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); in Italian, with English abstract]. MSc thesis. Dipartimento di Scienze Naturali, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italia. 198 pp. Abstract (ASCII file)

1996

Fabiani, A. 1996. Aspetti strutturali e funzionali del comportamento agonistico maschile nell' elefante marino del sud (Mirounga leonina) [Structural and functional aspects of male agonistic behaviour in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); in Italian, with English abstract]. MSc thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e dell' Uomo, Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Roma, Italia. 200 pp. Abstract (ASCII file)

1995

Galimberti, F. 1995. Competizione tra i maschi e selezione sessuale nell' elefante marino del sud (Mirounga leonina) della Penisola di Valdes [Intermale competition and sexual selection in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) of the Valdes Peninsula; in Italian, with English abstract]. PhD thesis. Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e dell' Uomo, Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Roma, Italia. 289 pp. Abstract (ASCII file) PDF file available on request.


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ESRG PhD projects

Salogni, Elena 2015-ongoing.Maternal investment in Northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) at the southernmost breeding colony, the San Benito Islands, Mexico. Department of Biology, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.


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ESRG MSc projects

Colombi, Greta 2017-ongoing. Social network analysis of killer whales (Orcinus orca) of the Falkland Islands. Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy.

Ercoletti, Giulia 2017-ongoing. Honest signalling in male and female southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina). Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy.


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ESRG BSc projects

Schiavina, Galilelo 2018. Acoustic structure of the Falklands skua (Stercorarius antarctica antarctica) vocalizations. Dipartimento di Scienze Naturali, UNIMORE, Modema, Italy.

Audazio, Barbara 2017-ongoing. Reliability of photo-identification of killer whales (Oorcinus orca). Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy.

Vinesi, Maria Chiara 2017-ongoing. Geometric morphometry of the southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) proboscis. Dipartimento di Scienze Naturali, UNIMORE, Modema, Italy.


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