Table 2

(a) Summary of age class and sex distribution of stranded California sea lions with acute domoic acid toxicity from 2000 to 2006. (b) Summary of age class and sex distribution of stranded California sea lions suffering from chronic effects of domoic acid toxicity from 2000 to 2006. (Note: age classes were defined as: pup (0–1 year), yearling (1–2 years), juvenile male (2–4 years), subadult male (4–8 years), subadult female (2–5 years), adult male (8+ years) and adult female (5+ years).)

adultsubadultjuvenileyearlingpup




yearMFMFMMFMFtotal
(a)
1998596451277
19990
2000713610772169
20013943551
200213021236
20031721222
2004115141123
2005280204257141153
2006184132120
total12384432349102802551
% total2708482501
(b)
19981124
199911
20001411119
20012413111
200252362523
2003526434226
2004104282430
200521013420
2006310776231140
total85019222892413164
% total53012131751512