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A preliminary overview of skin and skeletal diseases and traumata in small cetaceans from South American waters
We succinctly review and document new cases of diseases of the skin and the skeletal system and external traumata in cetaceans from Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, andExpand
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Fishery and Ontogenetic Driven Changes in the Diet of the Spiny Dogfish, Squalus acanthias, in Patagonian Waters, Argentina
The diet of the spiny dogfish in northern and central Patagonian waters was studied from the by-catch of the bottom trawling fisheries directed to Argentine hake Merluccius hubbsi and Argentine redExpand
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Food habits of the South American sea lion, Otaria flavescens, off Patagonia, Argentina
Food habits of the South American sea lion (Otaria fl avescens) off Patagonia were studied by means of stomach content analysis. The sam- ples were collected during 1982-1987 and 1990-1998 inExpand
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Food habits of Dipturus chilensis (Pisces: Rajidae) off Patagonia, Argentina
The food habits of the beaked skate were studied utilising 274 individuals obtained from the incidental catches of the Argentine hake (Merluccius hubbsi) fishery. The most important prey were theExpand
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The phylogeography of dusky dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obscurus): a critical examination of network methods and rooting procedures
We investigated the phylogeography and evolutionary history of dusky dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) using DNA sequences of the full mitochondrial cytochrome b gene in 124 individuals from theExpand
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Recovery of the South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens) population in northern Patagonia
The size of and trend in the South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens) population located in northern Patagonia were estimated and changes in the distribution, size, and structure of individualExpand
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Direct and Indirect Effects of the Highseas Fisheries on the Marine Mammal Populations in the Northern and Central Patagonian Coast
Since 1989, interactions between marine mammals and fisheries have been monitored along the Atlantic Patagonian coast. The Argentinian national fishing fleet in the area is composed of approximatelyExpand
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Intestinal helminth fauna of the South American sea lion Otaria flavescens and fur seal Arctocephalus australis from northern Patagonia, Argentina.
We report on the intestinal helminth fauna of 56 South American sea lions, Otaria flavescens, and 5 South American fur seals, Arctocephalus australis, from northern Patagonia, Argentina. A total ofExpand
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Ontogenic dietary changes in South American sea lions
Stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen in the skull bones of South American sea lions Otaria flavescens from the Chubut province (Argentina) were analysed to determine whether their feeding habitsExpand
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