bottlenose dolphin

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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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A possible case of Lobo's disease acquired in Europe from a bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus).
pharmacokinetics of single dose oral meloxicam in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).
Auditory and behavioral responses of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and a beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) to impulsive sounds resembling distant signatures of underwater explosions.
The most common dolphin species in Cyprus is the Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncates).
The spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata), bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), and humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) are the most frequently sighted cetacean species in coastal waters of Western Costa Rica (May-Collado et al., 2005; Martinez-Fernandez et al., 2011; May-Collado & Forcada 2012).
Specifically, for the HICEAS in 2010, the estimate of g(0) for striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) was used for Fraser's dolphins (Lagenodelphis hosei) and melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra), the estimate for short-finned pilot whales was used for Longman's beaked whales (Indopacetus pacificus), and the estimates for rough-toothed dolphins (Steno bredanensis), bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), and Risso's dolphins (Grampus griseus) were averaged for pygmy killer whales (Table 3).
Asphyxiation due to laryngeal displacement has been documented in cetaceans, most often in bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus (Harmer, 1927; Johnston and Ridgway, 1969; Berrow and Rogan, 1997; Bossart et al, 2003; Watson and Gee, 2005; Mazzoil et al, 2008; Mignucci-Giannoni et al, 2009; Stolen et al, 2013; Barros and Odell (6)) and T.
Mellado-Lopez et al., "Platelet-rich plasma and adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells for regenerative medicine-associated treatments in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)," PLoS One, vol.
(2011) identified a new dolphin species, the Burrunan Dolphin Tursiops australis, which is endemic to the southern Australian coastal waters including the Gippsland Lakes and Port Phillip Bay.
Abstract.--Coastal bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) have been observed in proximity to swimmers, kayakers, stand-up paddle boarders and surfers along near-shore corridors in the Santa Monica Bay, California.