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bottlenose dolphin

any dolphin of the genus Tursiops, esp T. truncatus, some of which have been kept in captivity and trained to perform tricks
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Several of the MPAs located in the study area represent foraging hotspots and/or essential corridors for year-round species like bottlenose dolphins, short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins (this study, Bearzi, 2005a,b; Bearzi, et al.
Bottlenose dolphins can be divided into two population types - nearshore and offshore - with very little interaction between the two.
In the latest incident, the carcass of a bottlenose dolphin has been rotting away near Bahrain Bay for weeks.
The survey identified two different dolphin species in Abu Dhabi waters -- the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) and the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis), an EAD press release said.
5m long when fully grown and are dwarfed by their larger cousins, the bottlenose dolphin, which in UK waters can reach up to 4.
This information is of value because no other sequences of morbillivirus from bottlenose dolphins are available in GenBank, despite the seriousness of this fatal disease, which causes mass deaths of marine mammals worldwide.
If the data show a regular presence of bottlenose dolphins outside the MPA boundaries these will be reshaped.
He also highlighted the example of two bottlenose dolphins named Allie and Bailey.
Cardigan Bay is home to one of only two semi resident populations of bottlenose dolphins in the UK so it was great to see them.
Male bottlenose dolphins also were found to engage in extensive bisexuality, combined with periods of exclusive homosexuality.
Bottlenose dolphins find food by using a variety of methods, such as herding fish into a tight group or using marine sponges as tools to dig for fish in sediment (Smolker et al.
NMFS, which oversees the care and protection of wild marine mammals, instead found him a new home at the Indianapolis Zoo, which has a social group of two male and five female bottlenose dolphins.