Table 1.

Serial post-dive blood gases and lactate contents obtained from the fluke after the last dive of a 70 m and 100 m dive session of the dolphin

Minutes post-divepHPCO2 (mmHg)PO2 (mmHg)[Lactate] (mmol l-1)
70 m dive session
67.3259432.55
107.3358512.13
167.3160442.89
217.3259472.55
100 m dive session
57.3064463.06
97.4554543.20
137.3460473.28
197.4659433.14