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Science. 1966 Jan 28;151(3709):456-8.

Blood oxygen and ecology of porpoises of three genera.

Abstract

Blood volumes, hemoglobin concentrations, packed-cell volumes, and heart weights were determined in three genera of propoises which differ from one another in behavior and ecology. The estimate for the total blood-oxygen content of the highly active, deep-diving, pelagic species Phocoenoides dalli was almost three times greater than that for the coastaldwelling species Tursiops truncatus, and about 70 percent greater than for the less active pelagic species, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens. Heart weights of Phocoenoides dalli were about 140 percent greater than in Tursiops truncatus and 55 percent greater than in Logenorhynchus obliquidens.

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