Search for dissertations about: "dolphins"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word dolphins.

  1. 1. Behavioural ecology of Indo-Pacific bottlenose and humpback dolphins

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Zoologiska institutionen

    Author : Eva Stensland; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Behaviour; ecology; dolphins; Zanzibar; abundance; distribution; tourism; mixed-species groups; interspecific association; social interaction; swim-with-dolphin; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : Dolphins in East Africa face various threats, such as direct hunt, bycatch and habitat degradation. It is therefore important to undertake research that can facilitate necessary conservation and management actions to minimize these threats. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biology, ecology and anthropogenic threats of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in east Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Omar A. Amir; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Growth; reproduction; feeding ecology; bycatch; organohalogen compounds; dolphins; Tursiops aduncus; Zanzibar; East Africa; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestrisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Marin ekologi; Animal Ecology; zoologisk ekologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the biology, ecology and anthropogenic threats of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) off Zanzibar, Tanzania, based on research conducted and samples collected between 2000 and 2008. Distribution and occurrence are described based on incidental catches (bycatch) in gillnet fisheries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are you ready for a wet live-in? explorations into listening

    University dissertation from Umeå; Lund : Umeå University; Lund University

    Author : Janna Holmstedt; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; artistic research; listening; situated practices; sound in art; expanded art; expanded scenography; media ecology; acousmatic orality; a orality; storytelling; interspecies communication; more-than-human relations; co-habitation; sensorial estrangement; posthumanism; parasites; play; technology; dolphins; sonic sensibility; transliteracy; voice; performativity; new materialism; Michel Serres; Karen Barad; John Lilly; oceans; wet live-in;

    Abstract : Listen. If I ask you to listen, what is it that I ask of you—that you will understand, or perhaps obey? Or is it some sort of readiness that is requested? What occurs with a body in the act of listening? How do sound and voice structure audio-visual-spatial relations in concrete situations?This doctoral thesis in fine arts consists of six artworks and an essay that documents the research process, or rather, acts as a travelogue as it stages and narrates a series of journeys into a predominantly sonic ecology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biology and foraging ecology of Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphins off Zanzibar, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Umeå; Lund : Umeå University; Lund University

    Author : Ali Amir Omar; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
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  5. 5. Ecology and genetic population structure of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in East Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Anna Särnblad Hansson; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Tursiops aduncus; population size; distribution; social structure; behaviour; conservation status; mitochondrial DNA; microsatellites; Zanzibar; western Indian Ocean; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Animal Ecology; zoologisk ekologi;

    Abstract : Many marine mammal populations are threatened by anthropogenic activities. The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) off Zanzibar are subject to high levels of bycatch, negative impact from tourism and were previously hunted. READ MORE