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High rates of vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)

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High rates of vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). / Wisniewska, Danuta Maria; Johnson, Mark; Teilmann, Jonas; Siebert, Ursula; Galatius, Anders; Dietz, Rune; Madsen, Peter Teglberg.

In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Vol. 285, No. 1872, 20172314, 2018.

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Harvard

Wisniewska, DM, Johnson, M, Teilmann, J, Siebert, U, Galatius, A, Dietz, R & Madsen, PT 2018, 'High rates of vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 285, no. 1872, 20172314. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2314

APA

Wisniewska, D. M., Johnson, M., Teilmann, J., Siebert, U., Galatius, A., Dietz, R., & Madsen, P. T. (2018). High rates of vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285(1872), [20172314]. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2314

CBE

Wisniewska DM, Johnson M, Teilmann J, Siebert U, Galatius A, Dietz R, Madsen PT. 2018. High rates of vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 285(1872):Article 20172314. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2314

MLA

Wisniewska, Danuta Maria et al. "High rates of vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)". Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2018. 285(1872). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2314

Vancouver

Wisniewska DM, Johnson M, Teilmann J, Siebert U, Galatius A, Dietz R et al. High rates of vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2018;285(1872). 20172314. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2314

Author

Wisniewska, Danuta Maria ; Johnson, Mark ; Teilmann, Jonas ; Siebert, Ursula ; Galatius, Anders ; Dietz, Rune ; Madsen, Peter Teglberg. / High rates of vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2018 ; Vol. 285, No. 1872.

Bibtex

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