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Bryde’s Whale Project by Iwata (update in 16, Dec)

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Principal investigator: Associate Prof. Katsufumi Sato, katsu[at]

International Coastal Research Center, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute,

The University of Tokyo

5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture, 277-8564, Japan

Tel:  +81-4-7136-6400

Fax: +81-4-7136-6039

Bio-logging Science, The University of Tokyo (UTBLS)

New Publications

Iwata T, Yonezaki S, Kohyama K and Mitani Y (2013) Detection

    of grooming behaviours with an acceleration data logger in a

    captive northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus).

    Aquatic Mammals. 39 (4), 378–384

Sato K, Aoki K, Watanabe YY, Miller PJO (2013) Neutral buoyancy is

    optimal to minimize the cost of transport in horizontally swimming

    seals. Scientific Reports 3: 2205.

Aoki K, Sakai M, Miller PJO, Visser F, Sato K (2013) Body contact and

    synchronous diving in long-finned pilot whales.

    BehaviouralProcesses 99: 12-20.

Narazaki T, Sato K, Abernathy KJ, Marshall GJ, Miyazaki N (2013)

    Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta caretta) Use Vision to Forage on

    Gelatinous Prey in Mid-Water. PLoS ONE 8(6): e66043.

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