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