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Noun1.Aptenodytes - large penguinsAptenodytes - large penguins      
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Spheniscidae, Spheniscidae - comprising all existing penguins
Aptenodytes patagonica, king penguin - large penguin on islands bordering the Antarctic Circle
Aptenodytes forsteri, emperor penguin - the largest penguin; an Antarctic penguin
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Fatty acid evidence for the importance of myctophid fishes in the diet of king penguins, Aptenodytes patagonicus.
Key words: seizure, propofol, total intravenous anesthesia, TIVA, avian, king penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
For example, there is some evidence that long-term adoption with emperor penguins Aptenodytes forsteri is rare (2.
Today four penguin species: Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor penguin), Pygoscelis adeliae (Adelie penguin), Pygoscelis antarctica (Chinstrap penguin), and Pygoscelis papua (Gentoo penguin) live and nest on Antarctica and sub-Antarctic islands.
lsabelline king penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus at Marion Island.
Serological survey of the king penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus, in Crozet Archipelago for antibodies to infectious bursal disease, influenza A and Newcastle disease viruses.
The substantial difference in body mass between Aptenodytes penguins and other species means that King and Emperor Penguins are likely to have foraging niches that differ substantially from those of smaller birds.
Key words: Antarctic winter; Aptenodytes forsteri; breeding strategy; consumption rates; diet; diving behavior; Emperor Penguin; Euphausia superba; foraging location; krill; Pleuragramma antarcticum; water turnover.