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Table 3 Four different walrus foraging behaviours in number of sequence counts and seconds for 12 underwater recordings combined. Young Sound, Northeast Greenland 2001.

From: Feeding behaviour of free-ranging walruses with notes on apparent dextrality of flipper use

Feeding behaviour Total no. of sequences Min no. of strokes per sequences Max no. of strokes per sequences Total time Min time Max time % foraging behaviour sequences % foraging behaviour total time
Right flipper 183 1 55 2881 1 73 48 66
Left flipper 23 1 12 166 2 21 6 4
Water-jet 12 - - 37 1 17 3 1
Muzzle-use 163 - - 1297 1 134 43 29
  1. Observed feeding behaviours of walruses in total number and time in seconds of sequence counts with the minimum and maximum number and time of sequences from 12 recordings. Last two columns are feeding behaviours in percent for sequence counts and total time.