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Ranging and diving behaviour of two 'offshore' bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops sp., off eastern Australia

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Ranging and diving behaviour of two 'offshore' bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops sp., off eastern Australia. / Corkeron, P J ; Martin, A R .

In: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Vol. 84, 04.2004, p. 465-468.

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Corkeron, PJ & Martin, AR 2004, 'Ranging and diving behaviour of two 'offshore' bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops sp., off eastern Australia' Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol 84, pp. 465-468.

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Corkeron, P. J., & Martin, A. R. (2004). Ranging and diving behaviour of two 'offshore' bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops sp., off eastern Australia. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 84, 465-468.

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Corkeron PJ, Martin AR. Ranging and diving behaviour of two 'offshore' bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops sp., off eastern Australia. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 2004 Apr;84:465-468.

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Corkeron, P J ; Martin, A R / Ranging and diving behaviour of two 'offshore' bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops sp., off eastern Australia.

In: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Vol. 84, 04.2004, p. 465-468.

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