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Population biology, social behavior and communication in whales and dolphins. / Tyack, Peter.

In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 1, No. 6, 01.01.1986, p. 144-150.

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Tyack, P 1986, 'Population biology, social behavior and communication in whales and dolphins', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 144-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/0169-5347(86)90042-X

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Tyack, P. (1986). Population biology, social behavior and communication in whales and dolphins. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 1(6), 144-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/0169-5347(86)90042-X

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Tyack P. Population biology, social behavior and communication in whales and dolphins. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 1986 Jan 1;1(6):144-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/0169-5347(86)90042-X

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Tyack, Peter. / Population biology, social behavior and communication in whales and dolphins. In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 1986 ; Vol. 1, No. 6. pp. 144-150.

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