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Acoustic measurement of cardiac function on northern elephant seals. / Burgess, William C.; Tyack, Peter L.; Leboeuf, Burney J.; Costa, Daniel P.

In: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 100, No. 4, 01.01.1996.

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Burgess, WC, Tyack, PL, Leboeuf, BJ & Costa, DP 1996, 'Acoustic measurement of cardiac function on northern elephant seals', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 100, no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.416106

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Burgess, W. C., Tyack, P. L., Leboeuf, B. J., & Costa, D. P. (1996). Acoustic measurement of cardiac function on northern elephant seals. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 100(4). https://doi.org/10.1121/1.416106

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Burgess WC, Tyack PL, Leboeuf BJ, Costa DP. Acoustic measurement of cardiac function on northern elephant seals. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 1996 Jan 1;100(4). https://doi.org/10.1121/1.416106

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Burgess, William C. ; Tyack, Peter L. ; Leboeuf, Burney J. ; Costa, Daniel P. / Acoustic measurement of cardiac function on northern elephant seals. In: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 1996 ; Vol. 100, No. 4.

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