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Noun1.Tursiops - a genus of DelphinidaeTursiops - a genus of Delphinidae    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
bottlenose, bottlenose dolphin, bottle-nosed dolphin - any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean
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Tursiops truncatus, Grampus griseus and Stenella coeruleoalba), this structure of the tracheal apparatus indicated an increase in its resistance and rigidity, mainly to withstand water pressure (Bagnoli et al.
TABLE 1 Number of visual and acoustic detections of cetacean groups (and individuals) from the Ewing during the L-DEO survey off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Gulf of Fonseca (a) Species Visual-Only Acoustic-Only Sightings Detections Tursiops truncatus 6 (50) -- Stenella attenuata 5 (38) -- Stenella longirostris -- -- Delphinus delphis 1 (45) -- Delphinus sp.
Common name Scientific name Pantropical spotted dolphin Stenella attenuata Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba Spinner dolphin Stenella longirostris Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus Risso's dolphin Grampus griseus Fraser's dolphin Lagenodelphis hosei Melon-headed whale Peponocephala electra Pygmy killer whale Feresa attenuata False killer whale1 Pseudorca crassidens Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus Killer whale Orcinus orca Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus Dwarf sperm whale Kogia sima Unidentified Kogia Kogia sima/breviceps Blainville's beaked whale Mesoplodon densirostris Cuvier's beaked whale Ziphius cavirostris Longman's beaked whale Indopacetus pacificus Unidentified Mesoplodon Mesoplodon spp.
Mucocutaneous lesions in free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus from the southeastern USA.
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.
An ethogram of naturally occurring behavior of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in Southern California waters.
Among captive belugas and bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, ethograms for social behavior have been successfully developed and applied to link descriptive behavioral events with social (e.
El estrecho contacto estrecho entre poblaciones costeras de delfines mulares con especies estuarinas (tanto de Tursiops tnmcatus como de Stenella coeruleoalba u otros) en las cuales el virus sea endemico (Duignan et al.
Conflict and reconciliation in captive bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Cetacea Family Delphinidae Genus Tursiops Species Tursiops truncates