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The eight survey stations located along Montenegro's coastline and the effective survey area covered by land and boat surveys. Bathymetry contours are shown in 100 metre depth intervals.

The eight survey stations located along Montenegro's coastline and the effective survey area covered by land and boat surveys. Bathymetry contours are shown in 100 metre depth intervals.

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The Mediterranean subpopulation of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) is classed as vulnerable with a decreasing population trend. Yet, research effort in the Mediterranean varies with relatively little being known of the Southern Adriatic Sea's bottlenose dolphins, which face increasing numbers of anthropogenic threats, mainly marine...

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... September 2016 to August 2020, four surveys (three land and one boat) were attempted each week. Survey dates were divided into four years ( Table I). Eight land survey stations were pre-determined to optimise the field of view and evenly distribute effort along Montenegro's 293 km coastline [22] (Fig. 1). Boat routes were established to ensure that both coastal and offshore waters were surveyed, meaning depths ranged from less than 1 metre to over 1000 metres and included the semi-enclosed Bay of Kotor (Fig. 1). Surveys took place in all seasons, but only in favourable conditions. Seasons were defined as autumn (September, October and ...
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... survey stations were pre-determined to optimise the field of view and evenly distribute effort along Montenegro's 293 km coastline [22] (Fig. 1). Boat routes were established to ensure that both coastal and offshore waters were surveyed, meaning depths ranged from less than 1 metre to over 1000 metres and included the semi-enclosed Bay of Kotor (Fig. 1). Surveys took place in all seasons, but only in favourable conditions. Seasons were defined as autumn (September, October and November), winter (December, January and February), spring (March, April and May) and summer (June, July and August). Favourable conditions were fair weather, no precipitation, good visibility and a Beaufort Sea ...

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