Marine Mammals

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

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

Bycatch Mitigation Strategies in Pelagic Longline Fisheries: An aid to the Welfare of the Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta)

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

The Negative Effects of Anthropogenic Activities on the Welfare and Behaviour of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

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.

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

The effects of boat-based tourism on the behavioural budget of bottlenose dolphins and biological significance of these for welfare

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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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.