Accession Number : AD0747725

Title :   Response Patterns of Porpoises and Elasmobranch Fishes.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jan 69-31 Dec 71,

Corporate Author : MOTE MARINE LAB SARASOTA FLA

Personal Author(s) : Gilbert,Perry W.

Report Date : JUL 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The objectives of the research were the following: To observe and analyze the behavioral responses of several species of dangerous sharks, 6'-9' in length, to the presence of adult porpoises and vice versa; and, To condition a porpose to ward off a shark on command.

Descriptors :   (*CETACEA, BEHAVIOR), (*SHARKS, BEHAVIOR), AQUATIC ANIMALS, CONDITIONED RESPONSE, LEARNING, MOTIVATION

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE