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Intraperitoneal implantation of life-long telemetry transmitters in otariids

Markus Horning1*, Martin Haulena25, Pamela A Tuomi3 and Jo-Ann E Mellish34

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1 Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University, Newport, OR 97365, USA

2 The Marine Mammal Center, 1065 Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA

3 Alaska Sea Life Center, 301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664, USA

4 School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA

5 Vancouver Aquarium, PO Box 3232, Vancouver, BC V6B3X8, Canada

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BMC Veterinary Research 2008, 4:51  doi:10.1186/1746-6148-4-51

Published: 10 December 2008

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Summary deployment data for California sea lions and Steller sea lions implanted with LHX transmitters. The table lists vital data, deployment details and minimum confirmed post-surgery survival for all 19 experimental animals.

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