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A New Dolphin Species, the Burrunan Dolphin Tursiops australis sp. nov., Endemic to Southern Australian Coastal Waters

  • Kate Charlton-Robb mail,

    katecr@bigpond.com

    Affiliations: Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, Australian Centre for Biodiversity, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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  • Lisa-ann Gershwin,

    Affiliations: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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  • Ross Thompson,

    Affiliation: Australian Centre for Biodiversity, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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  • Jeremy Austin,

    Affiliations: Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Sciences Department, Museum Victoria, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Kylie Owen,

    Affiliation: Australian Centre for Biodiversity, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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  • Stephen McKechnie

    Affiliation: Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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  • Published: September 14, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024047

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 16 Sep 2011 at 18:02 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Huffington Post
Title: “Tursiops Australis, New Dolphin Species Discovered (VIDEO)”
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Publication: TreeHugger
Title: “New Species of Dolphin Discovered in Australia : TreeHugger”
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Publication: Global Post
Title: “Australia | New Species | Dolphin”
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Publication: Wired.co.uk
Title: “Meet the Burrunan, a newly-identified species of dolphin (Wired UK)”
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Publication: The Economic Voice
Title: “New Species of dolphin discovered in Australian waters | The Economic Voice”
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Publication: 4 Press
Title: “4press » Australian researchers discover new Dolphin species”
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Publication: Western Advocate
Title: “Port Phillip Bay's dolphins show they're definitively a class act - National News - National - General - Western Advocate”
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Publication: Small World News Service
Title: “New species of dolphin discovered | swns.com”
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Publication: News.com.au
Title: “Flipping heck! New dolphin species discovered in Victoria | News.com.au”
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Publication: The Hindu
Title: “The Hindu : Sci-Tech / Energy & Environment : New dolphin species discovered in Victoria of Australia”
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Publication: The Sydney Morning Herald
Title: “Port Phillip Bay's dolphins show they're definitively a class act”
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Publication: The Conversation
Title: “New dolphin species discovered”
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Publication: AFP
Title: “AFP: New dolphin species discovered in Australia”
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Publication: Asian Scientist
Title: “New Dolphin Species, Tursiops Australis, Discovered In Victoria, Australia”
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Publication: Herald Sun
Title: “New dolphin species found in Victoria | Herald Sun”
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Publication: Hastings Leader
Title: “Monash Uni identifies new dolphin species in Port Phillip - Environment - News - Hastings Leader”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 16 Sep 2011 at 18:04 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Lenta.ru
Title: “Lenta.ru: Австралийских афалин признали отдельным видом”
http://www.lenta.ru/news/...

Publication: Telegraph
Title: “New species of dolphin found living in waters off Melbourne - Telegraph”
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Publication: ABC News
Title: “AM - Victorian researchers discover new dolphin species 15/09/2011”
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The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: BBC
Title: “BBC News - New species of dolphin discovered”
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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 23 Sep 2011 at 20:16 GMT

Additional media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Peninsula Weekly
Title: “Port Phillip dolphins are special - Local News - News - General - Peninsula Weekly”
http://www.peninsulaweekl...

Publication: Public Radio International
Title: “New species of dolphin found right under researchers' noses | PRI.ORG”
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Publication: MSNBC
Title: “New dolphin species may already be at risk - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience - msnbc.com”
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RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 30 Sep 2011 at 20:49 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Practical Fishkeeping
Title: “New species of bottlenose dolphin described | News | Practical Fishkeeping”
http://www.practicalfishk...

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