DISTRIBUTION and NUMBERS OF STRIPED DOLPHINS IN THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA AFTER THE 1990 EPIZOOTIC OUTBREAK

@inproceedings{Forcada1994DISTRIBUTIONAN,
  title={DISTRIBUTION and NUMBERS OF STRIPED DOLPHINS IN THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA AFTER THE 1990 EPIZOOTIC OUTBREAK},
  author={Jaume Forcada and Alex Aguilar and Paul S. Hammond and Xavier Pastor and Ricardo Lastra Patricia Aguilar},
  year={1994}
}
A survey was conducted in the summer of 1991 in the western Mediterranean to map the distribution and to estimate the number of striped dolphins surviving the 1990 outbreak of the morbillivirus epizootic. The highest densities of striped dolphins were found in the Alboran Sea and the Ligurian Sea. Total numbers were estimated at 117,880 (SE: 38,962; 95% CI: 68,379–214,800). The mortality resulting from the epizootic is unknown but may have been severe because the mean size of dolphin schools… CONTINUE READING

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