Fernando Félix

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The presence of tattoo skin disease (TSD) was examined in 1392 free-ranging and dead odontocetes comprising 17 species from the Americas, Europe, South Africa, New Zealand and Greenland. We investigated whether TSD prevalence varied with sex, age and health status. TSD was encountered in cetaceans from the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans as well as in those(More)
We report on the epidemiology of lobomycosis-like disease (LLD), a cutaneous disorder evoking lobomycosis, in 658 common bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus from South America and 94 Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins T. aduncus from southern Africa. Photographs and stranding records of 387 inshore residents, 60 inshore non-residents and 305 specimens of(More)
This paper presents an analysis of the migration movements of Southeast Pacific humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) based on satellite and sighting data. We used information obtained from six humpback whales tagged off the coast of Ecuador between August and September 2013, and sighting information from oceanographic cruises and seismic prospection(More)
A 7.25 m long male humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) with spondylitis was found beached on August 13, 1994 at Ancon, Ecuador (2 degrees 23' S, 80 degrees 47' W). The condition involved at least 11 vertebrae, 7 lumbar (L4 to L11) and 4 caudal (Ca1 to Ca4). Partial fusion of vertebrae was observed as a result of intervertebral bony proliferation, likely(More)
This paper documents an RFID simulation for the supply chain management in the dental industry in the UK. The paper starts with a preliminary analysis of the UK dental product industry followed by a literature review on topics of IT and Logistics and Technological innovation. A case study from UK dental industry is selected for the study and a supply chain(More)
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