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dc.contributor.author Grant, Gilbert S en_US
dc.contributor.author Whittow, G Causey en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-03-15T22:39:36Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-03-15T22:39:36Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1984-04 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Grant GS, Whittow GC. 1984. Metabolic rate of Laysan albatross and Bonin petrel chicks on Midway Atoll. Pac Sci 38(2): 170-176. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/851 en_US
dc.description.abstract The resting metabolic rates of Laysan albatross and Bonin petrel chicks of known age were measured on Midway Atoll in the North Pacific Ocean. The mass-specific metabolism peaked at hatching and then declined to adult levels in Laysan albatross nestlings. The mass specific metabolism of hatchling Bonin petrels was similar to that of adults, but it tripled shortly after hatching. Fasting and feeding episodes affected day-to-day changes in petrel chick metabolism. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.title Metabolic Rate of Laysan Albatross and Bonin Petrel Chicks on Midway Atoll en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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