How does social behavior differ among sperm whale clans?

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CANTOR, Mauricio, Hal WHITEHEAD, 2015. How does social behavior differ among sperm whale clans?. In: Marine Mammal Science. Wiley-Blackwell. 31(4), pp. 1275-1290. ISSN 0824-0469. eISSN 1748-7692. Available under: doi: 10.1111/mms.12218

@article{Cantor2015-10socia-50160, title={How does social behavior differ among sperm whale clans?}, year={2015}, doi={10.1111/mms.12218}, number={4}, volume={31}, issn={0824-0469}, journal={Marine Mammal Science}, pages={1275--1290}, author={Cantor, Mauricio and Whitehead, Hal} }

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