Mass mortality of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) in south west England due to incidental capture in fishing gear.

@article{Kuiken1994MassMO,
  title={Mass mortality of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) in south west England due to incidental capture in fishing gear.},
  author={Todd Kuiken and Victor R. Simpson and Colin R. Allchin and Peter M. Bennett and Geoffrey A. Codd and Eric A Harris and Grant C J Howes and Seamus Kennedy and James K. Kirkwood and Robin J. Law},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1994},
  volume={134 4},
  pages={81-9}
}
In the first quarter of 1992, 118 dolphin carcases, of which 54 were positively identified as common dolphins (Delphinus delphis), were found stranded on the coast of Cornwall and Devon. To determine the cause, detailed post mortem examinations were carried out on 38 of the carcases, and the results were compared with those from 20 common dolphins that… CONTINUE READING