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Title: Otter foraging and optimality
Student Author(s): Kaufman, David
Faculty Advisor(s): Wagenbach, Gary
Pages: 23
Location: Research Reports Carleton College Biology 212
Date: November 1983
Abstract: An investigaton of sea otter foraging, in light of optimal foraging theory, was carried out. Additionally, the special constraints upon foraging females with dependent pups were examined. finally, the effects of the reduced kelp density upon otter foraging were investigated.