Dr. PAUL M. WEBB

MARINE BIOLOGY

 

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Crocker, D. E., D.S. Houser and P.M. Webb. 2012. Impact of body reserves on energy expenditure, water flux, and mating success in breeding male northern elephant seals.  Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85(1): 11-20


Crocker, D. E., R. M. Ortiz, D.S. Houser, P.M. Webb and D. P. Costa. 2012. Hormone and metabolite changes associated with extended breeding fasts in male northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris).  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 161(4):388-394


Ortiz, R. M., D. E. Crocker, D. S. Houser and P. M. Webb. 2006. Angiotensin II and aldosterone increase with fasting in breeding adult male northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79:1106-1113 (Download PDF file)

 

Crocker, D. E., D. P. Costa, B. J. Le Boeuf, P. M. Webb, and D. S. Houser. 2006. Impact of El Niño on the foraging behavior of female northern elephant seals. Marine Ecology Progress Series 309: 1-10 (Download PDF file)

 

Costa, D. P., D. E. Crocker, J. Gedamke, P. M. Webb, D. S. Houser, S. B. Blackwell, D. Waples, S. A. Hayes and B. J. Le Boeuf. 2003. The effect of a low-frequency sound source (acoustic thermometry of the ocean climate) on the diving behavior of juvenile northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 113 (2):1155-1165 (Download PDF file)

 

Houser, D. S., D. E. Crocker, P. M. Webb and D. P. Costa. 2001. Renal function in suckling and fasting pups of the northern elephant seal. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 129:405-415. (Download PDF File)

 

Le Boeuf, B. J., D. E. Crocker, D. P. Costa, S. B. Blackwell, P. M. Webb, and D. S. Houser. 2000. Foraging ecology of northern elephant seals. Ecological Monographs 70(3): 353–382. (Download PDF File)

 

Le Boeuf, B. J., D. E. Crocker, J. Grayson, J. Gedamke, P. M. Webb, S. B. Blackwell, and D. P. Costa. 2000. Respiration and heart rate at the surface between dives in northern elephant seals. Journal of Experimental Biology 203:3265-3274. (Download PDF File)

 

Webb, P.M., D.E. Crocker, S.B. Blackwell, D.P. Costa and B.J. Le Boeuf. 1998. Effects of buoyancy on the diving behavior of northern elephant seals. Journal of Experimental Biology 201(16): 2348-2358 (Download PDF file)

 

Webb, P.M., R.D. Andrews, D.P. Costa and B.J. Le Boeuf. 1998. Heart rate and oxygen consumption in northern elephant seals diving in the laboratory. Physiological Zoology 71(1):116-125 (Download PDF file)

 

Crocker, D.E., P.M. Webb, D.P. Costa and B.J. Le Boeuf. 1998. Protein catabolism and renal function in lactating northern elephant seals. Physiological Zoology 71(5):485-491

 

Costa, D.P., D.E. Crocker, D.M. Waples, P.M. Webb, J. Gedamke, D. Houser, P.D. Goley, B.J. Le Boeuf, and J. Calambokidis. 1998. The California Marine Mammal Research Program of the Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate experiment: Potential effects of low frequency sound on distribution and behavior of marine mammals. Taking a Look at California's Ocean Resources: An Agenda for the Future, ASCE, Reston, VA (USA), 1998, vol. 2, pp. 1542-1553

 

Costa, D.P., D.E. Crocker, D. Croll, D. Goley, D. Houser, B.J. Le Boeuf, D. Waples, P. Webb, and J. Calambokidis. 1996. Effects of the California ATOC experiment on marine mammals. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 100 (4):2581

 

Costa, D.P., D.E. Crocker, B.J. Le Boeuf and P. Webb. 1996. Foraging behavior and habitat utilization of northern elephant seals. American Zoologist 36(5):81A