Accession Number : AD0165035

Title :   Resilient Marine Mammal Nose Cup.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Seiple,Ronald L.

Report Date : 17 JUL 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The invention provides a multi-animal fitting soft, flexible, lightweight nose cup. This nose cup may be used for sea lions as well as other marine animals. It is made of a synthetic rubber material which is flexible enough that a frictional fit is obtained with the nose and face portions or rostrums of various size of marine mammals. Further, it is rigid enough to affix mechanical training devices as well as the specific tools which the animal is trained to use. Further, the device of the invention is comfortable and is easy to place on the animal.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Seals(Mammals), *Aquatic animals, *Underwater tools, Tools, Holders, Nose(Anatomy)

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE