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Acoustic Behavior in a Local Population of Bottlenose Dolphins

  • Manuel E. dos Santos
  • Giorgio Caporin
  • H. Onofre Moreira
  • António J. Ferreira
  • J. L. Bento Coelho
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 196)

Abstract

Groups of bottlenose dolphins are a common sight in the Sado estuary, near Lisbon, Portugal. They make up a small resident population of about 40 animals, usually divided in groups of about 15, that move in and out of the estuary. They exploit the faunal riches upstream and also engage in frequent excursions to sea, covering distances yet unknown but following, as far as we can tell, routes close to shore.

Keywords

Bottlenose Dolphin Pulse Sound Acoustic Behavior Underwater Sound White Whale 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel E. dos Santos
    • 1
  • Giorgio Caporin
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Onofre Moreira
    • 1
    • 2
  • António J. Ferreira
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. L. Bento Coelho
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto Superior de Psicologia AplicadaLisboaPortugal
  2. 2.Centro de Análise e Processamento de Sinais I.N.I.C.-I.S.TLisboa CodexPortugal

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