Report of the Working Group on Taxonomy and Stock Identity of bottlenose dolphins in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Paulo Henrique Ott, André Silva Barreto, Salvatore Siciliano, Paula Laporta, Camila Domit, Pedro Friedrich Fruet, Luciano Dalla Rosa, Marcos César de Oliveira Santos, Ana Carolina Meirelles, Maria Constanza Marchesi, Silvina Botta, Larissa Rosa de Oliveira, Ignacio Benites Moreno, Janaína Wickert, Els Vermeulen, Lilian Sander Hoffmann, Clarencio Baracho, Paulo César Simões Lopes

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This report compiles the current information on morphology, genetics, stable isotopes, acoustics and parasites of bottlenose dolphins along the Southwest Atlantic Ocean (SWAO), which includes waters of Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. The authors also briefly review the proposed taxonomy for the genus along the Atlantic coast of South America.


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Tursiops, taxonomy

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