Ecological niche segregation among five toothed whale species off the NW

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This study aims to assess niche segregation among the five main toothed whales 25 that frequent the NW Iberian Peninsula waters: the common dolphin, the harbour porpoise, 26 the bottlenose dolphin, the striped dolphin and the long-finned pilot whale. We used cadmium 27 (Cd) and stable isotope ratios (δ 13 C and δ 15 N) as ecological tracers to assess degree… (More)

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@inproceedings{MndezFernandez2013EcologicalNS, title={Ecological niche segregation among five toothed whale species off the NW}, author={Paula M{\'e}ndez-Fernandez and Graham J. Pierce and Paco Bustamante and Tiphaine Chouvelon and Marisa Ferreira and {\'A}ngel Gonz{\'a}lez and Alfredo L{\'o}pez and Bego{\~n}a Santos and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Spitz and Jos{\'e} Vitor Vingada and Florence Caurant}, year={2013} }