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|Title: ||Use of chemical analysis of tissues to enhance understanding of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) feeding ecology and trophic relationships. Final report.|
|Authors: ||Reynolds, John E.|
Wetzel, Dana L.
Barros, Nélio B.
Wells, Randall S.
|Keywords: ||marine mammals|
Sarasota Bay (Florida)
|Issue Date: ||Dec-2001|
|Publisher: ||Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL.|
|Series/Report no.: ||Mote Technical Report;No. 804a|
|Abstract: ||This report describes a project with a goal to develop a reference library of fatty acids found in prey species of bottlenose dolphins in west, central Florida; to assess fatty acid constituents of dolphin blubber taken from various locations in a dolphin's body; and to correlate fatty acid signature analyses with stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen.|
|Description: ||18 p., combined with MTR 804b in print copy. Includes bibliographical references, charts and tables.|
|Appears in Collections:||Mote Technical Reports|
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