Behaviour of Spinner Dolphin at Sha\'ab Samadai, Marsa Alam, Red Sea, Egypt

  • AM Shawkey Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Nature Conservation Sector, Red Sea Protectorates, Marsa Alam, Red Sea, Egypt.
  • A Afifi


The behaviour of the Spinner Dolphin Stenella longirostris was studied at Sha\'ab Samadai, Marsa Alam, Red Sea. The data were collected from October 2005 until September 2006 using surface observations. Four objectives were studied: arrival and departure time of dolphins, distribution of dolphin movements within the lagoon, aerial behaviours and human effects on dolphin behaviour.

Egyptian Journal of Biology Vol. 10 2008: pp. 36-41

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