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Bottlenose dolphins that forage with artisanal fishermen whistle differently

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ROMEU, Bianca, Mauricio CANTOR, Carolina BEZAMAT, Paulo C. SIMÕES-LOPES, Fábio G. DAURA-JORGE, 2017. Bottlenose dolphins that forage with artisanal fishermen whistle differently. In: Ethology. Wiley-Blackwell. 123(12), pp. 906-915. ISSN 0044-3573. eISSN 1439-0310. Available under: doi: 10.1111/eth.12665

@article{Romeu2017-12Bottl-50133, title={Bottlenose dolphins that forage with artisanal fishermen whistle differently}, year={2017}, doi={10.1111/eth.12665}, number={12}, volume={123}, issn={0044-3573}, journal={Ethology}, pages={906--915}, author={Romeu, Bianca and Cantor, Mauricio and Bezamat, Carolina and Simões-Lopes, Paulo C. and Daura-Jorge, Fábio G.} }

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