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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
dolphins
bottlenose dolphin
pinfish
pigfish
Tursiops truncatus
Lagodon rhomboides
Orthopristis chrysoptera
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.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2075/2592
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