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Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica

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Abstract

NASCIMENTO, Lídio França do; MEDEIROS, Priscila Izabel A. P.  and  YAMAMOTO, Maria Emilia. Description of the surface behaviour of marine tucuxi, Sotalia guianensis, at Pipa Beach - RN. Psicol. Reflex. Crit. [online]. 2008, vol.21, n.3, pp. 509-517. ISSN 0102-7972.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-79722008000300020.

Research in animal behavior is a consolidated area whose development and diversification in several countries have originated some subjects and investigation approaches, such as Ethology, Behavior Ecology, Neuroecology, Psychology and Evolutionist Psychology. In the study of animal behavior, the ethogram is the foundation for studies on behavior patterns of distinct populations of the same species. An ethogram traditionally describes behavioral events performed by individuals of the same species in detail. This study presents an ethogram of behavioral events performed on surface by a costal dolphin known as the gray dolphin (Marine Tucuxi Dolphin), at Pipa Beach, RN.

Keywords : Ethogram; Sotalia guianensis; surface behaviour.

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