Marine Mammals

Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in captivity: Advances in husbandry and an increased understanding of their psychological needs

Discusses recent findings indicating improvements in captive dolphin care, and potential sources of environmental enrichment, including “toys” and the human-animal bond.

Author: 
Lai, Nicholas
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3287
Essay Description: 
Discusses recent findings indicating improvements in captive dolphin care, and potential sources of environmental enrichment, including “toys” and the human-animal bond.
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Bycatch Mitigation Strategies in Pelagic Longline Fisheries: An aid to the Welfare of the Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta)

Examines ways of reducing the numbers of loggerhead turtles accidentally caught in commercial fishing. Hook shape and type of bait are considered.

Author: 
Schaffer, Louise
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3263
Essay Description: 
Examines ways of reducing the numbers of loggerhead turtles accidentally caught in commercial fishing. Hook shape and type of bait are considered.
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Impact of Vessel-based Tourism on the Welfare of Free-ranging Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops spp.)

Discusses the effect of vessel-based tourism on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.

Author: 
Butcher, L
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3227
Essay Description: 
Discusses the effect of vessel-based tourism on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.
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The Negative Effects of Anthropogenic Activities on the Welfare and Behaviour of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

Discusses studies of the effects of human interaction on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.

Author: 
Sukumaran, Kaarthegeswaran
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3226
Essay Description: 
Discusses studies of the effects of human interaction on the welfare of bottlenose dolphins.

The Impact of Fisheries on the Welfare of New Zealand Sea Lions

Suggests a number of ways to enhance sea lion welfare, with an emphasis on sea lion/fishery interaction.

Author: 
Li, Felicia
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3125
Essay Description: 
Suggests a number of ways to enhance sea lion welfare, with an emphasis on sea lion/fishery interaction.
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The effects of boat-based tourism on the behavioural budget of bottlenose dolphins and biological significance of these for welfare

Looks at studies that show that boat-based dolphin-watching has a detrimental effect on the behaviour and, consequently, the energy demands and social cohesion of dolphins.

Author: 
Cains, Sian
Published: 
2005
vein Essay ID: 
3070
Essay Description: 
Looks at studies that show that boat-based dolphin-watching has a detrimental effect on the behaviour and, consequently, the energy demands and social cohesion of dolphins.
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Boat-based tourism implications for bottlenose dolphin welfare

Animal welfare essay. Boat-based tourism implications for bottlenose dolphin welfare. Elsevier Prize Winner 2004

Author: 
Haynes, Leesa
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
2663
Essay Description: 
Animal welfare essay. Boat-based tourism implications for bottlenose dolphin welfare. Elsevier Prize Winner 2004
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