Preliminary study into estimating Bottlenose dolphin population size in Cardigan Bay 2001

Preliminary study estimating Bottlenose dolphin population size in Cardigan Bay, west Wales 2001 by PR Gregory & SWH Hartley

A preliminary study was undertaken during mid-May to August 2001 to identify the bottlenose dolphin population size and highlight dolphin's habitat use or "home range" within the boundaries of the Cardigan Bay cSAC. The population size was estimated by applying mark-recapture analysis to photo-identification data.

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