Title

Importance of Social Relationships in a Group of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) During a Natural Disaster

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

The article discusses a study to determine the importance of social relationships in a group of bottlenose Dolphins during a natural disaster. It analyzed the effect of several social factors including loss of a close associate, change in the dominance hierarchy and introduction of a new individual, on their behavior.

DOI

10.1578/AM.43.4.2017.391