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Donald Siniff

Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

University of Minnesota


Contact Information

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN  55108


Research Interests

Population aspects of Antarctic seals involving collection of population data such as census information, sex and age ratios, and reproductive data, as well as information on activity patterns, movements, and behavior, particularly during the pup-rearing stages.  Focus on the response of sea otters to changes in resource availability, time budgets, behavioral responses and population data.


Current Project

Population Dynamics and Biology of the California Sea Otter at the Southern End of its Range


Investigator's Website


Curriculum Vitae

Donald Siniff