Chapter 19. Harbor Seals and Northern Elephant Seals

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Rebecca Duerr

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch19

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2008) Harbor Seals and Northern Elephant Seals, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch19

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005

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Keywords:

  • harbor seals;
  • pupping season;
  • northern elephant seal;
  • mirounga angustirostris;
  • vinyl tubing

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Record Keeping

  • Equipment

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Initial Care

  • Formulas and Supplements

  • Expected Weight Gain

  • Tube Feeding

  • Frequency of Feeding

  • Housing

  • Time to Weaning

  • Tips for Weaning from Formula to Solid Food

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Acknowledgments

  • Sources of Products Mentioned

  • References

  • Further Reading