Photo identification in marine biology
Biology

Photo identification in marine biology

Definition in marine biology: the method of study of marine mammals using photographs to identify individuals. We will particularly concentrate on dolphins and how we rely on the presence of unique natural features, specifically on the dorsal fin (the size and location of notches and cuts), to identify individual animals. Natural markings data can be …

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Sexiest music ever

This post doesn’t need an intro as the title says it all. Most of the songs on the list are rock, those I like to call “midnight rock”, others are random genres. Some even have kinky lyrics, but that’s not factor that makes them sexy. I can’t really explain, what it is, there’s just something …

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How dolphins sleep
Biology

How dolphins sleep

First of all, dolphins do sleep, but it’s not the type of sleep land mammals have. Dolphins are conscious breathers, which means they have to think about when to go up to the surface and take a breath. Since they don’t breathe autonomously and have to plan every single breath, they undergo a form of …

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How dolphins communicate
Biology environment

How dolphins communicate

Dolphins keep a complex social network which includes a few close associates (such as mothers and calves or pair-bonded individuals) and some more casual relationships within a larger group. Dolphins hunt together for food, pods coordinate their movements to herd prey. They have a very acute sense of hearing which they use to communicate with …

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