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Estimating cetacean population density using fixed passive acoustic sensors: An example with Blainville's beaked whales

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Estimating cetacean population density using fixed passive acoustic sensors : An example with Blainville's beaked whales. / Marques, Tiago A.; Thomas, Len; Ward, Jessica; Dimarzio, Nancy; Tyack, Peter Lloyd.

In: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 125, No. 4, 04.2009, p. 1982-1994.

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Marques, TA, Thomas, L, Ward, J, Dimarzio, N & Tyack, PL 2009, 'Estimating cetacean population density using fixed passive acoustic sensors: An example with Blainville's beaked whales', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 125, no. 4, pp. 1982-1994. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3089590

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Marques, T. A., Thomas, L., Ward, J., Dimarzio, N., & Tyack, P. L. (2009). Estimating cetacean population density using fixed passive acoustic sensors: An example with Blainville's beaked whales. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125(4), 1982-1994. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3089590

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Marques TA, Thomas L, Ward J, Dimarzio N, Tyack PL. Estimating cetacean population density using fixed passive acoustic sensors: An example with Blainville's beaked whales. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 2009 Apr;125(4):1982-1994. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3089590

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Marques, Tiago A. ; Thomas, Len ; Ward, Jessica ; Dimarzio, Nancy ; Tyack, Peter Lloyd. / Estimating cetacean population density using fixed passive acoustic sensors : An example with Blainville's beaked whales. In: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 2009 ; Vol. 125, No. 4. pp. 1982-1994.

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