Two social communities in the Pearl River Estuary population of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis)
Abstract:The way human activities impact animal populations can depend on social structure, which is important to understand in social species such as cetaceans. We investigated association patterns in Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (
Keywords: Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin; Sousa chinensis; analyse des réseaux sociaux; association; cetacean; conservation; cétacé; habitat segregation; photo-identification; photoidentification; social network analysis; sotalie de Chine; ségrégation de l’habitat
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Biology, Trent University, 2140 East Bank Drive, Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8, Canada. 2: Hong Kong Cetacean Research Project, Flat C, 22/F, Block 13, Sceneway Garden, Lam Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong. 3: FormosaCetus Research and Conservation Group, 310-7250 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON L4J 7X1, Canada. 4: Natural Resources DNA Profiling and Forensic Centre, Department of Biology, Trent University, 2140 East Bank Drive, Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8, Canada.
Publication date: August 11, 2012
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