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Preliminary Notes on Behaviour of a Blindfolded Free-Swimming Dolphin Performing a Target Echolocation Task in a Pool

  • Massimo Azzali
  • Gabriele Buracchi
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 196)

Abstract

A study has been carried-out since 1987 by the Research National Council (C.N.R.) in Ancona in collaboration with Adriatic Sea World (A.S.W.) in Riccione, to find-out how a blind-folded free-swimming Tursiops truncatus (Montagu) uses echolocation clicks for detecting a target, approaching it and making contact with its rostrum.

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Tracking Process Triangulation Method IEEE Trans Automat Contr Acoustical Strategy Horizontal Range 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimo Azzali
    • 1
  • Gabriele Buracchi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Research National CouncilInstitute of Marine Fishery ResearchAnconaItaly
  2. 2.FirenzeItaly

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