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Lobomycosis-like disease (LLD) is a chronic granulomatous skin disorder that affects Delphinidae worldwide. LLD has been observed in common bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus from the Gulf of Guayaquil, Ecuador, since 1990. Although exogenous factors such as salinity and pollution may play a...

Author(s)
Félix, F.; Bressem, M. F. van; Waerebeek, K. van
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 2019, 134, 1, pp 75-87
Abstract

The great increase in the study of dog cognition in the current century has yielded insights into canine cognition in a variety of domains. In this review, we seek to place our enhanced understanding of canine cognition into context. We argue that in order to assess dog cognition, we need to regard ...

Author(s)
Lea, S. E. G.; Osthaus, B.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Learning & Behavior, 2018, 46, 4, pp 335-363
Abstract

Social network analysis has been shown to be effective in studying the social structure of cetacean populations. Common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting the Indian River Lagoon (IRL), Florida, have among the highest concentrations of total mercury (THg) in blood reported...

Author(s)
Titcomb, E. M.; Reif, J. S.; Fair, P. A.; Stavros, H. C. W.; Mazzoil, M.; Bossart, G. D.; Schaefer, A. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Marine Mammal Science, 2017, 33, 3, pp 771-784
Abstract

Multi-sensor biologgers are a powerful method for studying individual behaviors of free-ranging species, yet the challenges of attaching non-invasive biologgers to agile, fast-moving marine species have prohibited application of this technique to small (<5 m) cetaceans. Integration of video...

Author(s)
Pearson, H. C.; Jones, P. W.; Mridula Srinivasan; Lundquist, D.; Pearson, C. J.; Stockin, K. A.; Machovsky-Capuska, G. E.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Marine Biology, 2017, 164, 3, pp 42
Abstract

Understanding the physiological changes in animals during physical activity to improve animal welfare has become increasingly important in animal collections that remain under human care. To date, the effect of interactive programs on dolphins under human care has not been evaluated, for that...

Author(s)
Sánchez Okrucky, R.; Morales Vela, B.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2016, 17, 9, pp 091615
Abstract

Conservation management typically focuses on protecting wildlife habitat that is linked to important behaviours such as resting, breeding or caring for young. However, development of conservation strategies of social species would benefit from inclusion of social dynamics, particularly for species...

Author(s)
Smith, H.; Frère, C.; Kobryn, H.; Bejder, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Conservation, 2016, 19, 5, pp 462-471
Abstract

The small, genetically distinct population of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in Port Stephens, New South Wales (NSW), is the target of the largest dolphin-watching industry in Australia and is located within the Port Stephens - Great Lakes Marine Park that was created in 2005....

Author(s)
Steckenreuter, A.; Möller, L.; Harcourt, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2012, 97, pp 14-21
Abstract

Wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations display societal structures characterized by numerous and frequent changes in group composition, complex social relationships, and high levels of cooperation, attributes also observed in human and nonhuman primate cultures. Maintaining social ...

Author(s)
Holobinko, A.; Waring, G. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Liss, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2010, 29, 5, pp 567-585
Abstract

Whilst studies on cetaceans have focused on a few populations of just a few species, various complex behaviours and social structures that support the notion that cetaceans should be regarded as intelligent animals have been revealed. The evidence to support this is reviewed here and is best...

Author(s)
Simmonds, M. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2006, 100, 1/2, pp 103-116
Abstract

The present study quantified the daily (short-term) and monthly (long-term) behavioural repertoires of three dolphins that participated in Dolphin Interaction Programs with paying guests. Behavioural data were collected over a 6-month period, with Dolphin Interaction Programs occurring daily during ...

Author(s)
Trone, M.; Kuczaj, S.; Solangi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2005, 93, 3/4, pp 363-374

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