BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT IN WILD BOTTLENOSEDOLPHIN NEWBORNS (TURSIOPS SP.) by JANET MANN 1,2) and BARBARA SMUTS 3,4) ( 1 Departments of Psychology & Biology, Georgetown University, Washington DC 20057; 3 Departments of Psychology & Anthropology, 4014 East Hall, 525 East University, The
PATTERNS OF FEMALE ATTRACTIVENESS IN INDIAN OCEAN BOTTLENOSEDOLPHINS by RICHARD C. CONNOR1), ANDREW F. RICHARDS2), RACHEL A. SMOLKER3) and JANET MANN4) (1The Michigan Society of Fellows; 1,2,3Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA; 4Department of Psychology
that geographic and social separation between populations may lead to variations in whistle structure of bottlenosedolphins ( Tursiops truncatus ). Dolphins in nearby areas may influence each other’s whistles through mimicry during the periodic movements of individuals between adjacent regions (Wang
to provide insights into the understanding of the contribution of environmental factors on the social systems. Delphinids are considered to be an excellent group for investigating the evolution of mammalian social systems in an aquatic environment (Möller, 2012 ). Furthermore, bottlenosedolphins
'POP' GOES THE DOLPHIN: A VOCALIZATION MALE BOTTLENOSEDOLPHINS PRODUCE DURING CONSORTSHIPS by RICHARD C. CONNOR1,2) and RACHEL A. SMOLKER1) (1Museum of Zoology & 2The Michigan Society of Fellows, 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA) (Acc. 6-X-1995) Summary Studies of dolphin
Mediterranean waters off southern Spain . Deep-Sea Res. I 49 : 2053 – 2073 .
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Aggression in bottlenosedolphins: evidence for sexual coercion, male-male competition, and female tolerance through analysis of tooth-rake marks and behaviour Erin M. Scott 1) , Janet Mann 1,2,4) , Jana J. Watson-Capps 1) , Brooke L. Sargeant 1) & Richard C. Connor 3) ( 1 Department of Biology
studied than the bottlenosedolphin ( Tursiops spp.). Bottlenosedolphins have complex social structure and impressive cognitive skills that include learned vocalizations and a remarkable ability to imitate in the vocal and motor domains (Connor, 2007 ; Marino et al., 2007 ; Janik, 2009 , 2014
SEX DIFFERENCES IN PATTERNS OF ASSOCIATION AMONG INDIAN OCEAN BOTTLENOSEDOLPHINS by RACHEL A. SMOLKER1), ANDREW F. RICHARDS2), RICHARD C. CONNOR3) and JOHN W. PEPPER 2,4) (Departments of 1 Psychology and 2Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. 48109, U.S.A., and 3Biology Department
OCCURRENCE OF THE BARNACLE, XENOBALANUS GLOBICIPITIS , ON COASTAL BOTTLENOSEDOLPHINS ( TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS ) IN NEW JERSEY BY JACALYN TOTH-BROWN 1,3 ) and A. A. HOHN 2 ) 1 ) Marine Field Station, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, 800 c/o 132 Great Bay Blvd