California sea lion

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often trained as a show animal

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Studies conducted in pinniped rehabilitation centers have suggested that underlying health conditions and a history of veterinary care are risk factors for sealpox virus infection among California sea lions (1,14).
Continued study of Steller sea lion food habits is necessary to evaluate their interactions with important fish populations (such as salmonids and rockfish), to assess the increasing pressure from migrating California sea lions for limited prey resources, and to begin to address the effects of climate change on population abundance.
These two factors made it simple for the states to frame the issue as protecting entire salmonid populations at relatively little expense to the overall abundant California sea lion population.
In utero domoic acid toxicity: a fetal basis to adult disease in the California sea lion Zalophus californianus).
Volunteers save a California sea lion and prep it for its trip to the veterinarian at the Marine Mammal Center's main office in Sausalito, where it will be examined.
A large chocolate-brown California sea lion barks at his neighbor.
Andrew Tites, director of the University of British Columbia's Marine Mammal Research Unit, criticised those who got close to the animal, which he said is a California sea lion.
These findings show that an animal without specialized adaptation for vocal learning or mimicry, a California sea lion, is able to learn to entrain a motoric behavior to regular rhythmic auditory stimuli," the authors wrote.
Callum, the California sea lion, gets in the spirit of Friday's Red Nose Day, with keepers Amy Sewell and Lara Mingay, at West Midland Safari and Leisure Park.
On April 14, 2010, a rescue team from Pacific Marine Mammal Center impounded an emaciated and unresponsive subadult female California sea lion (Zalophus californicus) stranded on the beach at San Onofre, California, USA.
Very high organochlorine levels, including not only DDTs, but polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) as well, have been associated with reproductive failure at the primary California sea lion rookery of San Miguel Island (DeLong et al.
2006), have also been proposed as a factor that has favored the California sea lion and other pinnipeds over the Steller sea lion in the southern part of their range (Bartholomew and Boolootian, 1960).
Four of them live there year-round: the California sea lion, the common dolphin, the bottle-nosed dolphin, and the vaquita, which is also known as the Gulf of California harbor porpoise.
Zak, a 375-pound California sea lion, is part of a team of California sea lions and their trainers, from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego's Shallow Water Intruder Detection System program deployed to the Central Command Area Of Responsibility (CENTCOM AOR) as underwater sentries to protect ships from terrorists.
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