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Figure 5 | Aquatic Biosystems

Figure 5

From: Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) habitat preference in a heterogeneous, urban, coastal environment

Figure 5

Examples of both natural (A) and anthropogenic (B) injuries observed on Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins photographed in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary. Natural injuries considered to be inflicted by shark bites are crescent in shape, whilst in contrast those inflicted by anthropogenic causes (e.g. boat strike, entanglements) are usually deeper penetrating ‘slash like’ lacerations.

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