Accession Number : AD1013940


Title :   Development and Validation of a Technique for Detection of Stress and Pregnancy in Large Whales


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : University of Alaska Southeast Sitka United States


Personal Author(s) : Atkinson,Shannon ; Straley,Jan ; Pack,Adam ; Gendron,Diane ; Gabriele,Chris


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1013940.pdf


Report Date : 30 Sep 2015


Pagination or Media Count : 11


Abstract : To promote the use of endocrine techniques to advance our knowledge of the physiology of cetaceans and their responses to change in their environment.


Descriptors :   whales , PREGNANCY , aquatic animals , physiological effects , ocean environments , ecology , stress physiology , ENDOCRINE GLANDS , marine biology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE