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Auteur Kappes, M.A.; Shaffer, S.A.; Tremblay, Y.; Foley, D.G.; Palacios, D.M.; Bograd, S.J.; Costa, D.P. url  doi
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  Titre Reproductive constraints influence habitat accessibility, segregation, and preference of sympatric albatross species Type Article scientifique
  Année 2015 Publication Revue Abrégée Movement Ecology  
  Volume 3 Numéro 1 Pages 34  
  Mots-Clés Activity patterns; Black-footed albatross; Foraging behavior; Geolocation; Habitat selection; Laysan albatross; Satellite tracking; Spatial modeling; Spatial segregation  
  Résumé The spatiotemporal distribution of animals is dependent on a suite of factors, including the distribution of resources, interactions within and between species, physiological limitations, and requirements for reproduction, dispersal, or migration. During breeding, reproductive constraints play a major role in the distribution and behavior of central place foragers, such as pelagic seabirds. We examined the foraging behavior and marine habitat selection of Laysan (Phoebastria immutabilis) and black-footed (P. nigripes) albatrosses throughout their eight month breeding cycle at Tern Island, Northwest Hawaiian Islands to evaluate how variable constraints of breeding influenced habitat availability and foraging decisions. We used satellite tracking and light-based geolocation to determine foraging locations of individuals, and applied a biologically realistic null usage model to generate control locations and model habitat preference under a case–control design. Remotely sensed oceanographic data were used to characterize albatross habitats in the North Pacific.  
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  Numéro d'Appel MARBEC @ isabelle.vidal-ayouba @ collection 1460  
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Auteur Orgeret, F.; Cox, S.L.; Weimerskirch, H.; Guinet, C. doi  openurl
  Titre Body condition influences ontogeny of foraging behavior in juvenile southern elephant seals Type Article scientifique
  Année 2019 Publication Revue Abrégée Ecol. Evol.  
  Volume 9 Numéro 1 Pages 223-236  
  Mots-Clés diving behavior; physiology; size; strategies; responses; ontogeny; population-dynamics; mass; birds; accelerometers; dive duration; early-life; first-year juveniles; foraging behavior; mirounga-leonina; satellite relay tags; southern elephant seals  
  Résumé Ontogeny of diving and foraging behavior in marine top predators is poorly understood despite its importance in population recruitment. This lack of knowledge is partly due to the difficulties of monitoring juveniles in the wild, which is linked to high mortality early in life. Pinnipeds are good models for studying the development of foraging behaviors because juveniles are large enough to robustly carry tracking devices for many months. Moreover, parental assistance is absent after a juvenile departs for its first foraging trip, minimizing confounding effects of parental input on the development of foraging skills. In this study, we tracked 20 newly weaned juvenile southern elephant seals from Kerguelen Islands for up to 338 days during their first trip at sea following weaning. We used a new generation of satellite relay tags, which allow for the transmission of dive, accelerometer, and location data. We also monitored, at the same time, nine adult females from the colony during their post-breeding trips, in order to compare diving and foraging behaviors. Juveniles showed a gradual improvement through time in their foraging skills. Like adults females, they remarkably adjusted their swimming effort according to temporal changes in buoyancy (i.e., a proxy of their body condition). They also did not appear to exceed their aerobic physiological diving limits, although dives were constrained by their smaller size compared to adults. Changes in buoyancy appeared to also influence their decision to either keep foraging or return to land, alongside the duration of their haul outs and choice of foraging habitat (oceanic vs. plateau). Further studies are thus needed to better understand how patterns in juveniles survival, and therefore elephant seal populations, might be affected by their changes in foraging skills and changes in their environmental conditions.  
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