Tagged elephant seal (IMAGE) NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region Caption Scientists used data collected from radio-tagged elephant seals to gauge the reaction of the species to changing ocean conditions. Credit Dan Costa/UC Santa Cruz Usage Restrictions For use illustrating science article about the reaction of predators to marine heatwaves. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.