Accession Number : AD0875292

Title :   Conditioning Pacific White-Striped Dolphins, Lagenorhynchus Obliquidens, for Open-Ocean Release.

Descriptive Note : Technical publication Feb 68-May 69,

Corporate Author : NAVAL UNDERSEA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Hall, J. D.

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Two Pacific white-striped dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) were conditioned to perform a variety of behaviors reliably and on command while swimming untethered in the open ocean off Point Mugu, California. Observation and discussion of the stranding of one of the dolphins and eventual loss of this animal are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CETACEA, CONDITIONED RESPONSE), (*BEHAVIOR, CETACEA), AQUATIC ANIMALS, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY), OCEANS, PACIFIC OCEAN.

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE