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Table 1 Study species and characteristics of seal identification, marine facility, species, age, mass range, sex, number of trials and method of accelerometer attachment for fur seals and sea lions used in the study

From: Super machine learning: improving accuracy and reducing variance of behaviour classification from accelerometry

Seal ID Marine facility Species Age Mass range (kg) Sex Number of trials Attachment method
ASF1 RF1 ASL 5 44–47 Female 13 Harness
ASF3 RF2 ASL 17 58–74 Female 4 Harness
ASF4 RF1 ASL 17 66–70 Female 12 Harness
ASF6 RF1 ASL 7 50 Female 2 Harness
ASM1 RF1 ASL 9 108–110 Male 8 Harness
AFF1 RF2 AFS 17 69–79 Female 7 Tape
AFM1 RF2 AFS 16 175–242 Male 7 Tape
ASM2 RF3 ASL 13 160–162 Male 9 Tape
NFM1 RF3 NZFS 8 47–54 Male 5 Tape
NFM2 RF2 NZFS 11 108–152 Male 5 Tape
NFM3 RF3 NZFS 13 111–154 Male 8 Tape
SFM1 RF2 SFS 4 28–30 Male 3 Tape
  1. AFS Australian fur seal, NZFS New Zealand fur seal; SFS subantarctic fur seal, ASL Australian sea lion