Dolphin Educational Resources

Educational Resources and Literature Cited


  • American Cetacean Society. (1997). “Bottlenose Dolphin ACS Cetacean Fact Sheet”. Retrieved from:
  • Au, Whitlow W. L. (1993). The Sonar of Dolphins. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Brill, Randall L., Martha L. Sevenich, Timothy J. Sullivan, Janet D. Sustman, and Ronald E. Witt. (1998). “Behavioral Evidence for Hearing Through the Lower Jaw by an Echolocating Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus).” Marine Mammal Science 4(3). pp. 223-230.
  • Busch Entertainment Corporation. (2002) Sea World/Busch Gardens Animal Information Database. “Bottlenose Dolphin, A Sea” Retrieved from:
  • Caldwell, Melba C., David K. Caldwell, and Peter L. Tyack. (1990). “Review of the Signature-Whistle Hypothesis for the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin.” In The Bottlenose Dolphin. San Diego: Academic Press, Inc. pp. 199-234.
  • Drumm, L. (2003). National Marine Mammal Laboratory. “Detailed Information about the Bottlenose Dolphin”. Retrieved from:
  • Enchanted Learning. (2003) “Bottlenose Dolphin”. Retrieved from:
  • Fish, Frank E. and Clifford A. Hui. (1990). “Dolphin Swimming: A Review.” Mammal Review 21(4), pp.181-195
  • Fish and Wildlife Services.(1998) Digest of Federal resource laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. “Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972″. Retrieved from:
  • Goforth, Harold W., Jr. (1989). “Ergometry (Exercise Testing) of the Bottlenose Dolphin.” In The Bottlenose Dolphin. San Diego: Academic Press, Inc., 1990. pp. 559-574.
  • International Whaling Commission. (2003). “History and Purpose”. Retrieved from:
  • Read, A.J., R.S. Wells, A.A. Hohn, and M.D. Scott. (1993). “Patterns of Growth in Wild Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatus.” Journal of the Zoological Society of London 231. pp. 1 07-123.
  • Texas Tech University. (1997). The Mammals of Texas – Online Edition. “Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)”.Retrieved from:
  • Yahoo, Inc. (2003). Yahooligans! Animals. “Ranger Rick’s Field Guides”. Retrieved from:

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