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  1. Structure of a toothed cetacean community around a tropical island (Mayotte, Mozambique Channel)

    Structure of a toothed cetacean community around a tropical island (Mayotte, Mozambique Channel)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    We describe the structure of a toothed cetacean community around the island of Mayotte (South-West Indian Ocean, 45°10′ E, 12°50′ S), using data collected from small boat-based surveys conducted between July 2004 and June 2006. In all, 16 odontocete species...
  2. Trends in tagging of marine mammals: a review of marine mammal biologging studies

    Trends in tagging of marine mammals: a review of marine mammal biologging studies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The number of scientific papers resulting from biologging instruments deployed on marine mammals is increasing as improved technologies result in smaller devices and improved sensor-, storage- and transmission capabilities. I undertook a comprehensive review of papers resulting from biologging deployments...
  3. Abundance estimates of an isolated population of common bottlenose dolphins <em>Tursiops truncatus</em> in Walvis Bay, Namibia, 2008–2012

    Abundance estimates of an isolated population of common bottlenose dolphins <em>Tursiops truncatus</em> in Walvis Bay, Namibia, 2008–2012

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The coastal population of common bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus found in Namibia is regionally isolated and unique. This population faces several potential anthropogenic threats, especially in Walvis Bay, including boat-based tourism, a commercial harbour undergoing expansion, and aquaculture for oysters...