Tursiops truncatus

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Related to Tursiops truncatus: Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, genus Tursiops
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Noun1.Tursiops truncatus - the most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and MediterraneanTursiops truncatus - the most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform
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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During the 30-minute Dolphin Friends Show at the open, 700-seat El Capitan Stadium, we watched bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus gili) from Japan show off their skills like walking on water, doing somersaults, synchronized swimming and, finally, swimming with their trainers and catapulting them in the air.
Lobomycosis in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: estimation of prevalence, temporal trends, and spatial distribution.
For example, killer whales (Orcinus orca) swim faster (Williams et al., 2014); Guiana dolphins (Sotalia guianensis) breath at a decreased frequency (Santos et al., 2013) and increase breathing synchrony (Tosi & Ferreira, 2008); Hawaiian spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) perform a higher whistle activity (Heenehan et al., 2017) and bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) alter their activity more frequently (Constantine et al., 2004) in the presence of boat.
Occurrence, distribution, site fidelity, and school size of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) off San Diego, California.
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., 2011).
Mae'r dolffin trwyn potel (Tursiops truncatus; Bottle nosed dolphin), y dolffin cyffredin (Delphinus delphis; Common dolphin) a'r llamhidydd (Phocoena phocoena; Harbour porpoise) i gyd i'w gweld yn Ardal Cadwraeth Arbennig Pen Llyn a'r Sarnau, ac felly ar ol dysgu sut i wahaniaethu rhyngddyn nhw, allan a ni i ddechrau eu gwylio.
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.
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.
Protein electrophoresis of serum from healthy Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).