Retention and condition of cephalopod beaks in the stomach of an Australian sea lion (Neophoca cinerea)

Susan Gibbs

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    Abstract

    An Australian sea lion with a shark induced injury to its flipper was held in capitivity for 14 days and fed fish. Amputaion of the flipper was planned and the sea lion was sedated but it died under anesthesia. The only food in its stomach were 63 cephalopod beaks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)241-244
    Number of pages4
    JournalAustralian Mammalogy
    Volume29
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Keywords

    • Australian sea lion
    • cephalopod beaks
    • digestion
    • Neophoca cinerea

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