Navigation Links
Research reveals bottom feeding techniques of tagged humpback whales in Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary
Date:9/26/2013

ht or form nighttime horizontal schools close to the seafloor. In addition, Crittercam footage indicates that sand lance can form dense mats along the seabed during the day. The side roll feeding technique with extended pleats emphasizes width rather than height, resulting in more efficient feeding when encountering prey at or near the seafloor. Coordinated feeding may also help cluster prey or simply ensure that it does not escape. Crittercam footage also showed for the first time a head-to-head orientation for two animals that were side-rolling at the seafloor.

While this humpback bottom feeding behavior occurs at relatively slow speeds, it does involve the expansion of ventral pleats, which was once thought to require high speeds, as in lunging. The researchers theorize that humpback side rolls may be similar to the feeding technique of gray whales in the Pacific. The three types of bottom feeding techniques may be due to different prey distributions or may just reflect individual preferences between whales.


'/>"/>

Contact: Keeley Belva
keeley.belva@noaa.gov
301-643-6463
NOAA Headquarters
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting Oct. 4-7
2. Healthcare Biometrics Market is Expected to Reach USD 5.8 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research
3. "GenoVive is changing the face of personalized health by continuing research efforts with Harvard."
4. Georgia State researcher gets $499,209 NSF grant to advance sociogenomics
5. Researchers use smart phone photography to diagnose eye disease
6. New research shows how heart cells communicate to regulate heart activity
7. Worlds largest event for bone, muscle, and joint research and practice to be held in Spain
8. U of M research uncovers genes contribution to asthma susceptibility
9. Celiac research to highlight international symposium
10. New research on inherited herpesvirus may have implications for transplantation
11. SLU researcher finds a turtle eye muscle adapts to deal with obstructed vision
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2015)... 2015 The biologics safety testing market is ... the market include growth of the pharmaceutical and biological ... Over the years, the number of drug approvals in ... the FDA approved 225 drug applications and Health Canada ... Europe accounted for 3,822 of the pharmaceutical ...
(Date:6/24/2015)... 22, 2015 Research ... of the "Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Fingerprint ... their offering. Huawei,s technological choice for ... direction than Apple,s and Samsung,s one. The Ascend ... by Fingerprint Cards, a main actor in capacitive ...
(Date:6/23/2015)... DUBLIN , June 22, 2015 ... has announced the addition of the "Body-Worn ... Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" ... report offers strategic analysis of the global body-worn ... market has been segmented on the basis of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 2Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 3Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 4Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Fingerprint Sensor - Reverse Costing Analysis 2Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market - Global Industry Analysis 2
... was recently discovered in the cloud-forests of Peru. The large ... a bit like one, except its closest relatives are spiny ... yet strange looking, with long dense fur, a broad blocky ... on the crown, nape and shoulders add to its distinctive ...
... Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, living ... Then, because of the unusual meal, the cells were ... mice. , Developed in the laboratories of Samuel ... nanoparticles could soon allow researchers and physicians to directly ...
... to develop a quick, simple and cheap immune-system test for ... in the poorest countries get appropriate treatment to extend their ... , The work is part of an $8.6 million international ... London and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists discover new species of distinctive cloud-forest rodent 2Nanoparticles can track cells deep within living organisms 2Nanoparticles can track cells deep within living organisms 3Cornell researcher helping develop quick, cheap HIV/AIDS test 2
(Date:7/3/2015)... , July 3, 2015 ... for Open Innovation in Science", som finner ... Søknadene sendes på nett, på  http://www.openinnovationinscience.at , ... 2015.  De to største utfordringene ... å undersøke nye forskningsspørsmål og kompleksiteten av ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... July 3, 2015 ... september 2015 på  http://www.openinnovationinscience.at om efteruddannelsesprogrammet ... finder sted i Wien ... af internationale forskere og videnskabsmænd foretaget af ... største udfordringer for sundhedsvidenskaben manglen på incitamenter ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 College of DuPage students Sam ... invaluable real-world experiences while serving biophysics internships at the ... The students will be working as a part of ... at IIT. The internship came about from a discussion ... Dr. Kathy Finan , Biology; and Dr. Wereszczynski ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... Amici Procurement Migrates to the ... Procurement has chosen Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider iomart ... 365.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121126/579634) , ... in the bio-tech sector with a unique procurement service, ... to help them obtain best value. Its IT platform ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Lansering av verdens første Open Innovation-program for utdanning av forskere 2Lansering av verdens første Open Innovation-program for utdanning av forskere 3Lancering af verdens første åbne innovationsprogram til uddannelse af forskere 2Lancering af verdens første åbne innovationsprogram til uddannelse af forskere 3COD Students Participate in Prestigious Summer Internships 2Biotech Procurement Company Moves to Office 365 with iomart 2
... patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma on schedule for completion ... June 29 Yaupon Therapeutics, a privately held specialty ... a pivotal Phase 2 clinical trial for Clearazide for ... stages 1-2a). The study, which is being conducted ...
... , PRINCETON, N.J., June 29 DOR ... (OTC Bulletin Board: DORB), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced ... Center, Seattle, Washington, published a paper this morning in ... that DOR,s lead product orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or ...
... - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI ... company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio ... development, today reported that YM,s subsidiary, CIMYM BioSciences ... between the companies in a cooperative effort. CIMYM ...
Cached Biology Technology:Yaupon Therapeutics Completes Patient Enrollment for Pivotal Phase 2 Study of Clearazide for Treatment of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma 2DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 2DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 3DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 4DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 5DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 6YM BIOSCIENCES' SUBSIDIARY RESOLVES PROPOSED ARBITRATION WITH ONCOSCIENCE AG 2YM BIOSCIENCES' SUBSIDIARY RESOLVES PROPOSED ARBITRATION WITH ONCOSCIENCE AG 3YM BIOSCIENCES' SUBSIDIARY RESOLVES PROPOSED ARBITRATION WITH ONCOSCIENCE AG 4
... Perkin Elmer UltraVIEW system and want to enjoy ... iQ software? No problem. Our experienced team ... existing microscope, lasers, Sutter filter wheel, Piezo Stage ... with our precision controller unit and workstation... for ...
...
...
... instrument is the most advanced thermal cycler ... thermal performance, the Dyad also boasts graphical ... point-and-click navigation via touch pad or mouse. ... and economically expanded to a four-bay system ...
Biology Products: