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Behavioral responses of bottlenose dolphins to remote biopsy sampling and observations of surgical biopsy wound healing

@inproceedings{Weller1997BehavioralRO,
  title={Behavioral responses of bottlenose dolphins to remote biopsy sampling and observations of surgical biopsy wound healing},
  author={David W. Weller and Victor G. Cockcroft and Bernd W{\"u}rsig and Spencer K. Lynn and Dagmar Fertl},
  year={1997}
}
Information on reactions of delphinids to biopsy sampling and healing of associated biopsy wounds is limited. Results presented here report on the behavioral responses of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) to remote biopsy sampling procedures, and provide information on stages of surgical biopsy wound repair. Biopsy samples of free-ranging dolphins were collected between February–May 1992 in Galveston Bay, Texas, using a sterilized corer-tipped bolt, launched from a crossbow… 

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