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Veterinary Research Communications

, Volume 29, Supplement 2, pp 261–264 | Cite as

Causes of Stranding in Four Risso's Dolphins (Grampus griseus) Found Beached Along the North Adriatic Sea Coast

  • P. ZuccaEmail author
  • G. Di Guardo
  • M. Francese
  • D. Scaravelli
  • T. Genov
  • A. Mazzatenta
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Keywords

Friuli Venezia Giulia Grampus griseus Italy Slovenia strandings 

Abbreviation

CT

Computer Tomography

3D

three dimensional

w/w

wet weight

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Zucca
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. Di Guardo
    • 2
  • M. Francese
    • 3
  • D. Scaravelli
    • 4
  • T. Genov
    • 5
  • A. Mazzatenta
    • 6
  1. 1.Laboratory of Animal Cognition and Comparative Neuroscience, Department of PsychologyUniversity of TriesteItaly
  2. 2.Department of Comparative Biomedical SciencesUniversity of TeramoItaly
  3. 3.Marinelife Reserve of MiramareTriesteItaly
  4. 4.Fondazione Cetacea ONLUSRiccioneItaly
  5. 5.MorigenosLjubljanaSlovenia
  6. 6.S.I.S.S.A—International School for Advanced Studies, Neurobiology SectorTriesteItaly

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