Developmental changes in separation and activity of wild bottlenose dolphin calves (Tursiops sp.)
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The Development of Respiratory and Diving Ability in the Bottlenose Dolphin Calves of Shark Bay, Western Australia Moderi, Andrea; Moderi, Andrea (2007)We examined the development of respiratory and diving competence in 44 wild bottlenose dolphin calves (Tursiops sp) in Shark Bay, Western Australia. Analyses of dive durations, dive patterns, and mother-calf synchrony ...
Hovis, Kristin; Hovis, Kristin (2011-05)One of the most notable and rare features in animal societies is a high degree of fission-fusion (FF) in which individuals change group membership frequently. This temporal-spatial fluidity is presumed to confer reproductive ...
Social Networks and Fitness Consequences of Early Sociality in Wild Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops sp.) Stanton, Margaret Anne (Georgetown University, 2011)Despite recent investigations into the relationship between adult social bonds and fitness in socially complex species, remarkably little attention has focused on the consequences of early sociality. For this dissertation ...