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[Link] Bianca Romeu; Fábio G. Daura-Jorge; Philip S. Hammond; Pedro V. Castilho; Paulo C. Simões-Lopes; 2023. Assessing spatial patterns and density of a dolphin population through signature whistles. MARINE MAMMAL SCIENCE 1-15:

[Link] Julia C. Pierry; Leonardo L. Wedekin; Paulo A.C. Flores; Marcos R. Rossi-Santos; Fábio G. Daura-Jorge; 2023. Escape response of Guiana dolphins to bottlenose dolphin playback. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY: vol. 566, 151925.

[Link] Morgane Dromby; Fernando Félix; Ben Haase; Paulo C. Simões-Lopes; Ana P.B. Costa; Aude Lalis; Celine Bens; Michela Podestà; Giuliano Doria; Andre E. Moura; 2023. Cranial variation between coastal and offshore bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea: Delphinidae) in Ecuador and the Mediterranean: a three-dimensional geometric morphometric study. ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY: zlad022, 1-14.

[Link] Macarena Agrelo; Carina F. Marón; Fábio G. Daura-Jorge; Victoria J. Rowntree; Mariano Sironi; Philip S. Hammond; Simon N. Ingram; Florencia O. Vilches; Jon Seger; Paulo C. Simões-Lopes; 2023. Effect of kelp gull harassment on southern right whale calf survival: a long-term capture–recapture analysis. BIOLOGY LETTERS,19: 20230119.

[Link] Eduardo P. Renault-Braga; Karina R. Groch; Paulo C. Simões-Lopes; 2023. How many are they? Estimates of demographic patterns of reproductive females of southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) in the southern coast of Brazil. MARINE ECOLOGY, 2023;00:e12744.

[Link] Cantor, M.; Farine DR; Daura-Jorge FG; 2023. Foraging synchrony drives resilience of human-dolphin mutualism. PNAS. 120 (6) e2207739120.

[Link] Clarisse Teixeira; Silvina Botta; Marta Cremer; Milton Marcondes; Luiza Pereira; Seth Newsome; Fabio Daura-Jorge; Paulo César Simões-Lopes. 2023. Ecologically driven differences in individual diet specialization across three populations of Guiana dolphin. OECOLOGIA.  , v.201, p.1


[Link] Eduardo Pires Renault-Braga, Karina R. Groch, Paulo C. Simões-Lopes. 2022. Predicting the breeding hotspots of the southern right whale, Eubalaena australis (Cetartiodactyla: Mysticeti), along the southern Brazilian coastline, SCIENTIA MARINA, vol. 86, n. 2, p. 1-12.

[Link] Valeria Senigaglia, Fredrik Christiansen, Lars Bejder, Kate R Sprogis, Mauricio Cantor. 2022. Human food provisioning impacts the social environment, home range and fitness of a marine top predator, ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 2022.02.005.

[Link] João V S Valle-Pereira, Mauricio Cantor, Alexandre M S Machado, Damien R Farine, Fábio G Daura-Jorge. 2022. The role of behavioural variation in the success of artisanal fishers who interact with dolphins, ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, fsac038.

[Link] Clarissa R. Teixeira; Genyffer C. Troina; Fabio G. Daura-Jorge; Paulo C. Simões-Lopes; Silvina Botta. 2022. A practical guide on stable isotope analysis for cetacean research. Marine Mammal Science, v.12911, 1-29.


[Link] Machado, A.M.S. & Cantor, M. 2021. A simple tool for linking photo-identification with multimedia data to track mammal behaviour. MAMMALIAN BIOLOGY.

[Link] Dalpaz, L., Paro, A. D., Daura-Jorge, F. G., Rossi-Santos, M., Norris, T. F., Ingram, S. N., & Wedekin, L. L. 2021. Better together: analysis of integrated acoustic and visual methods when surveying a cetacean community. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 678, 197-209.

[Link] Agrelo. M.; Daura-Jorge, F.G.; Rowntree, V.J.; Sironi, M.; Hammond, P.S.; Ingram, S.N.; Maron, C.F.; Vilches, F.O.; Seger, J.; Payneand, R.; Simões-Lopes, P.C. 2021. Ocean warming threatens southern right whale population recovery. SCIENCE ADVANCES, v.7, n. 42. 8p.

[Link] Romeu B.; Machado, A.M.S; Daura-Jorge, F.G.; Cremer, M. J.; Alves, A. K. M; Simões-Lopes P. C. 2021. Low-frequency sampling rates are effective to record bottlenose dolphins. ROYAL SOCIETY OPEN SCIENCE, v.8, 201598.

[Link] Azevedo, E.Z.D; Pintassilgo, P. Dantas, D.V.; Daura-Jorge, F.G. 2021. Bioeconomic benefits of managing fishing effort in a coexisting small- and large-scale fishery game. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, fsab121.

[Link] Machado, A.M.S; Giehl, E.L.H. Fernandes, L.P.; Ingram, S.N.; Daura-Jorge, F.G. 2021. Alternative data sources can fill the gaps in data-poor fisheries. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, fsab074.

[Link] [Matéria] A. Y. Pellegrini; B. Romeu; S. N. Ingram; F. G. Daura‐Jorge. 2021. Boat disturbance affects the acoustic behaviour of dolphins engaged in a rare foraging cooperation with fishers. ANIMAL CONSERVATION, acv. 12667.

[Link] Renault-Braga, E. P.; Groch, K. R.; Simões-Lopes P. C. 2021. Is there spatial segregation between reproductive groups of southern right whales along the coastline of southern Brazil?  MARINE MAMMAL SCIENCE, p. 1–14.


[Link] Juri, E.; Valdivia, M.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2020. A note on minke whales (Cetacea: Balaenopteridae) in Uruguay: strandings review. J. CETACEAN RES. MANAGE, v.2, p. 135–140.

[Link] Azevedo, E. Z. D.; Dantas, D. V.; Daura-Jorge, F. G. 2020. Risk tolerance and control perception in a game-theoretic bioeconomic model for small-scale fisheries. ROYAL SOCIETY OPEN SCIENCE, v.7, 200621.

[Link] Pereira, L. B.; Botta, S.; Teixeira, C. R.; Fruet, P.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Daura-Jorge, F. G. 2020. Feeding ecology of two subspecies of bottlenose dolphin: a tooth tale. AQUATIC ECOLOGY. , v.00, 1-15.

[Link] Teixeira, C. R.; Botta, S.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Pereira, L. B.; Newsome, S. D.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2020. Niche overlap and diet composition of three sympatric coastal dolphin species in the southwest Atlantic Ocean. MARINE MAMMAL SCIENCE. , v.00, mms.12726-16.

Bezamat, C.; Castilho, P; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Ingram, S. N.; Daura-Jorge, F. G. 2020. Reproductive parameters and factors influencing calf survival of bottlenose dolphins that engage in a unique foraging cooperation with fishermen. Marine Biology. , v.167, p.5.

Da Rosa, D. S. X.; Hanazaki, N.; Cantor, M.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Daura-Jorge, F. G. 2020.The ability of artisanal fishers to recognize the dolphins they cooperate with. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. , v.16, p.1 - 2,


[Link] Simões‐Lopes, P. C.; Daura‐Jorge, F. G.; Lodi, L.; Bezamat, C.; Costa, A. P. B.; Wedekin, L. L. 2019. Bottlenose dolphin ecotypes of the western South Atlantic: The puzzle of dorsal fin shapes, colors and habitats. Aquatic Biology,  28,  101– 111.

[Link] Costa, A. P. B; Fruet, P. F.; Secchi, E. F.; Daura‐Jorge, F. G.; Simões‐Lopes, P. C.; Di Tullio, J. C.; Rosel, P. E. 2019. Ecological Divergence and Speciation in Common Bottlenose Dolphins in the Western South Atlantic. Journal of Evolutionary Biology (in press).

[Link] Machado, A. M. S.; Cantor, M.; Costa, A. P. B.; Righetti, B. P. H.; Bezamat, C.; Valle-Pereira, J. V. S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Castilho, P. V.; Daura-Jorge, F. G. 2019. Homophily around specialized foraging underlies dolphin social preferences. Biology Letters vol. 15 (4).

Machado, A. M. S.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Herbst, D. F.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Ingram, S, N.; Castilho, P. V.; Peroni, N. 2019. Artisanal fishers' perceptions of the ecosystem services derived from a dolphin-human cooperative fishing interaction in southern Brazil. OCEAN & COASTAL MANAGEMENT, v.173, p.148 - 156.

Righetti, B. P. H.; Bainy, A. C. D.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Bezamat, C.; Fruet, P. F.; Genoves, R. C.; Taniguchi, S.; Silva, J.; Montone, R.; Luchmann, K. 2019. Biochemical and molecular biomarkers in integument biopsies of free-ranging coastal bottlenose dolphins from southern Brazil. CHEMOSPHERE. , v.225, p.139 - 149.

Carrasco, T. S.; Botta, S.; Machado, R.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Carvalho-Junior, O; Ott, P. H.; Colares, E. P.; Secchi, E. R. 2019. Isotopic niche of the Neotropical otter, Lontra longicaudis (Carnivora, Mustelidae), in different coastal aquatic systems in southern Brazil. HYDROBIOLOGIA. , v.835, p.83 - 100.

Agrelo, M.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Bezamat, C; Silveira, T. C.; Castilho, P. V.; Pires, J. S. R.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2019. Spatial behavioural response of coastal bottlenose dolphins to habitat disturbance in southern Brazil. AQUATIC CONSERVATION-MARINE AND FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS. , v.-, p.1 - 10.


[Link] Rupil, G. M.; Bogoni, J. A.; Barbosa, L.; Marcondes, M. C. C.; Farro, A. P. C. 2018. Climate influences on Guiana dolphin diet along the Brazilian coast. Sci. Mar. 82(3): 159-168. 

Sacristan, C.; Esperon, F.; Marigo, J.; Ewbank, A. C.; De Carvalho, R. R; Groch, K. R; Castilho, P. V.; Sanchez-Sarmiento, A. M.; Costa-Silva, S.; Ferreira-Machado, E.; Gonzales-Viera, O. A.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Santos-Neto, E. B.; Lailson-Brito, J.; De Freitas, A. A.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Neves, C. G. D. ; Catão-Dias, J. L. 2018. Molecular identification and microscopic characterization of poxvirus in a Guiana dolphin and a common bottlenose dolphin, Brazil. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. , v.130, p.177 - 185,

Sacristan, C.; Catão-Dias, J. L.; Ewbank, A. C.; Machado, E. F.; Neves, E.; Santos-Neto, E. B.; Azevedo, A.; Laison-Brito, J.; Castilho, P. V.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Carballo, M.; García-Párraga, D.; Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J. M.; Esperón, F.. 2018. Novel and highly sensitive sybr® green real-time pcr for poxvirus detection in odontocete cetaceans. JOURNAL OF VIROLOGICAL METHODS. , v.139, p.177 - 185.

Cantor, M.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Daura-Jorge, F. G. 2018. Spatial consequences for dolphins specialized in foraging with fishermen. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR. , v.139, p.19 - 27,

Bezamat, C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Castilho, P. V.; Daura-Jorge, F. G. 2018. The influence of cooperative foraging with fishermen on the dynamics of a bottlenose dolphin population. MARINE MAMMAL SCIENCE. , v.35, p.825 - 842,


[Link] Romeu, B.; Cantor, M.; Bezamat, C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Daura-Jorge, F. G. 2017. Bottlenose dolphins that forage with artisanal fishermen whistle differently. ETHOLOGY. v.00, 1-10.

[Link] Bonin, C. A.; Lewallen, E. A.; Van Wijnen, A. J.; Cremer, M. J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2017. Habitat Preference and Behaviour of the Guiana Dolphin (Sotalia guianensis) in a Well-Preserved Estuary off Southern Brazil. PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY. v.49, 2235-2242.

[Link] Fruet, P. F.; Zappes, C. A.; Bisi, T. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Laporta, P.; Loureiro, J. D.; Flores, P. A. C. 2017. Report of the Working Group on Interactions between Humans and Tursiops truncatus in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. LATIN AMERICAN JOURNAL OF AQUATIC MAMMALS. v.11, 79-98.

[Link] Loch, C.; Grando, L. J.; Meuer, M. I.; Zastrow, M. D.; Fernandes, A.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2017. Radiographic Assessment of Dental Pathology and Abnormalities in Dolphins. ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE. , v.34, 295-299.

[Link] Wedekin, L. L.; Engel, M. H.; Andriolo, A.; Prado, P. I.; Zerbini, A. N.; Marcondes, M. M. C.; Kinas, P. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2017. Running fast in the slow lane: rapid population growth of humpback whales after exploitation. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES. v.574, 195-206.

[Link] Cremer, M. J.; Holz, A. C.; Bordino, P.; Wells, R. S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2017. Social sounds produced by franciscana dolphins, Pontoporia blainvillei (Cetartiodactyla, Pontoporiidae). JOURNAL OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. v.141, 2047-2054.

[Link] Paitach, R. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Cremer, M. J. 2017. Tidal and seasonal influences in dolphin habitat use in a southern Brazilian estuary. SCIENTIA MARINA (ONLINE). v.81, 49-56.

[Link] Fruet, P. F.; Secchi, E. R.; Di Tullio, J. C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Costa, A. P. B.; Vermeulen, E.; Flores, P. A. C.; Genoves, R. C.; Laporta, P.; Beheregaray, L. B.; Möller, L. M. 2017. Genetic divergence between two phenotypically distinct bottlenose dolphin ecotypes suggests separate evolutionary trajectories. Ecology and Evolution 7(21): 9131-9143.


[Link] Bortolotto, G. A.; Kolesnikovas, C. K. M.; Freire, A. S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2016. Young humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae feeding in Santa Catarina coastal waters, Southern Brazil, and a ship strike report. Marine Biodiversity Records, v.9, 9-29.

[Link] Cattani, A. P.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Ribeiro, G. C.; Wedekin, L. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Rupil, G. M.; Spach, H. L. 2016. Fish assemblages in a coastal bay adjacent to a network of marine protected areas in southern Brazil. BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF OCEANOGRAPHY (ONLINE). v.64, 295-308.

[Link] Beirão-Campos, L.; Cantor, M.; Flach, L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2016. Guiana dolphins form social modules in a large population with high ranging overlap and small demographic changes. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. v.265, 1-10.

[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Cantor, M. 2016. Clues of cultural transmission in cooperative foraging between artisanal fishermen and bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea: Delphinidae) In Zoologia (Curitiba. Online). v.33, e20160107.

[Link] Sacrastrian, C; Ressio, R. A.; Castilho, P.; Fernandes, N. C. C. A.; Costa-Silva, S.; Esperon, F.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Groch, K. R.; Kolesnikovas, C. K. M.; Marigo, J.; Ott, P. H.; Oliveira, L. R.; Sánchez-Sarmiento, A. M.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Catão-Dias, J. L. 2016. Lacaziosis-like disease in Tursiops truncatus from Brazil: a histopathological and immunohistochemical approach In Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. v.117, 229-235.

[Link] Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2016. Mark-recapture vs. line-transect abundance assessment of a costal dolphin population: a case study of Tursiops truncatus from Laguna, southern Brazil. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals. v.11, 133-143.

[Link] Ott, P. H.; Barreto, A. S.; Siciliano, S.; Laporta, P.; Domit, C.; Fruet, P.; Dalla Rosa, L.; Santos, M. C. de O.; Meirelles, A. C. O.; Marchesi, M.; Botta, S.; Oliveira, L. R.; Moreno, I.; Wickert, J.; Vermeulen, E.; Hoffmann, L.; Barracho, C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2016. Report of the Working Group on Taxonomy and Stock Identity of bottlenose dolphins in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals. v.11, 16-28.

[Link] Vianna, T. S; Loch, C. S.; Castilho, P. V.; Gaidzinski, M. C.; Cremer, M. J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2016. Review of thirty-two years of toothed whale strandings in Santa Catarina, southern Brazil (Cetacea: Odontoceti). Zoologia (Curitiba. Online). v.33, e20160089.

[Link] Zappes, C. A.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Andriolo, A.; Di Beneditto, A. P. M. 2016. Traditional knowledge identifies causes of bycatch on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus Montagu 1821): An ethnobiological approach In Ocean & Coastal Management. v.120, 160-169.

[Link] Costa, A. P. B.; Loch, C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2016. Variations and anomalies in the axial skeleton of the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea, Delphinidae) from southern Brazil. The Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals – Special Issue, 11(1-2): 212-219.

[Link] Costa, A. P. C.; Rosel, P. E.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2016. Offshore and coastal common bottlenose dolphins of the western South Atlantic face-to-face: what the skull and the spine can tell us. Marine Mammal Science, 32(4): 1433-1457.


[Link] Van Bressem, M.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Felix, F.; Kiszka, J.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Avila, I.; Secchi, E. R.; Flach, L.; Fruet, P.; Van Waerebeek, K. 2015. Epidemiology of lobomycosis-like disease in bottlenose dolphins Tursiops spp. from South America and southern Africa. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. , v.117, 59-75

[Link] Costa, A. P. B.; Fruet, P.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simõs-Lopes, P. C.; Ott, P. H.; Valiath, V. H.; Oliveira, L. R. 2015. Bottlenose dolphin communities from the southern Brazilian coast: do they exchange genes or are they just neighbours?. Marine and Freshwater Research. 

[Link] Bezamat, C.; Wedekin, L. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2015. Potential ship strikes and density of humpback whales in the Abrolhos Bank breeding ground, Brazil. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 25: 712–725.


[Link] Fruet, P. F.; Secchi, E. R.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Vermeulen, E.; Flores, P. A. C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Genoves, R. C.; Laporta, P.; Di Tullio, J. C.; Freitas, T. R. O.; Dalla Rosa, L.; Valiati, V. H.; Beheregaray, L. B.; Moller, L. M. 2014. Remarkably low genetic diversity and strong population structure in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from coastal waters of the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Conservation Genetics. , v.15, 879-895

[Link] Vighi, M.; Borrell, A.; Crespo, E. A.; Oliveira, L. R.; Flores, P. A. C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Garcia, N. A.; Aguilar, A. 2014. Stable Isotopes Indicate Population Structuring in the Southwest Atlantic Population of Right Whales (Eubalaena australis). Plos One. , v.9, e90489.

[Link]  Righetti, B. P. H.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Uhart, M. M; Wilhelm-Filho, D. 2014. Relating diving behavior and antioxidant status: Insights from oxidative stress biomarkers in the blood of two distinct divers, Mirounga leonina and Arctocephalus australis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. , v.173, 1-6.

[Link] Zago, L.; Miranda, J. M. D.; Santos, C. V.; Passos, F. C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2014. Composição de grupos, conflitos intergrupais e uso do espaço em Callithrix penicillata (Geoffroy, 1812) introduzidos em um fragmento urbano. Biotemas. , v.27, 193-20.

[Link] Zappes, C. A.; Di Beneditto, A. P. M.; Andriolo, A.; Laporta, P.; Lodi, L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Gatts, C. 2014. Comparison of local knowledge about the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus Montagu, 1821) in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean: New research needed to develop conservation management strategies. Ocean & Coastal Management. , v.98, 120-129.

[Link] Wedekin, L. L.; Rossi-Santos, M. R.; Baracho, C.; Cypriano-Souza, A. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2014. Cetacean records along a coastal-offshore gradient in the Vitória-Trindade Chain, western South Atlantic Ocean. Brazilian Journal of Biology (Impresso). , v.74, 137-144.


[Link] Fettuccia, D. C.; Silva, V. M. F.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2013. Osteological alteration in the tucuxi Sotalia fluviatilis (Cetacea, Delphinidae). Iheringia, 103(3): 255-259.

[Link] Marigo, J.; Pinto, N. S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Flach, L.; Azevedo, A. F.; Lailson-Brito, J. JR. 2013. Case report of flipper anatomic anomaly of Sotalia guianensis from Sepetiba Bay, Rio de Janeiro. The Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J.: 2007), 296: 1016-1018.

[Link] Daura-Jorge, F.; Ingram, S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2013. Seasonal abundance and adult survival of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in a community that cooperatively forages with fishermen in southern Brazil. Marine Mammal Science, 29(2): 293-311.

[Link] Loch, C.; Duncan, W.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Kieser, J. A.; Fordyce, E. 2013. Ultrastructure of enamel and dentine in extant dolphins (Cetacea: Delphinoidae and Inioidea). Zoomorphology, 132(2): 215-225.

[Link] Loch, C.; Grando, L. J.; Schwass, D. R.; Kieser, J. A.; Fordyce, R. E.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2013. Dental erosion in South Atlantic dolphins (Cetacea: Delphinidae): A macro and microscopic approach. Marine Mammal Science, 29(2): 338-347.

[LinkLoch, C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2013. Dental wear in dolphins (Cetacea: Delphinidae) from southern Brazil. Archives of Oral Biology, 58(2): 134-141.


[LinkCremer, M. J.; Pinheiro, P. C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2012. Prey consumed by Guiana dolphin Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea, Delphinidae) and Franciscana dolphin Pontoporia blainvillei (Cetacea, Pontoporiidae) in an estuarine environment in southern Brazil. Iheringia (Série Zoologia), 102(2): 131-137.

[LinkFettuccia, D. C.; Silva, V. M. F.; Rocha, M. S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2012. Sternum and appendicular skeleton:  morphometric differences between the species of genus Sotalia (Cetacea: Delphinidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kigdom, 92(8): 1657-1662.

[LinkCantor, M.; Wedekin, L. L.; Guimarães Jr, P. R.; Daura-Jorfe, F. G.; Rossi-Santos, M. R.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2012. Disentangling social networks from spatiotemporal dynamics: the temporal structure of a dolphin society. Animal Behaviour, 84(3): 641-651.

[LinkCosta, A. P. B.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2012. Physical maturity of the vertebral column of Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea) from southern Brazil. Neotropical Biology and Conservation, 7(1): 2-7.

[LinkDaura-Jorge, F. G.; Cantor, M.; Ingram, S.; Lusseau, D.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2012. The structure of a bottlenose dolphin society is coupled to a unique foraging cooperation with artisanal fishermen. Biology Letters, 8(5): 702-705.

[LinkCantor, M.; Wedekin, L. L.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Rossi-Santos, M. R.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2012. Assessing population parameters and trends of Guiana dolphins (Sotalia guianensis): An eight-year mark-recapture study. Marine Mammals Science, 28(1): 63-83.


[LinkDaura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2011. Lobomycosis-like disease in wild bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus of Laguna, southern Brazil: monitoring of a progressive case. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 93: 163-170.

[LinkLoch, C.; Grando, L. J.; Kieser, J. A.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2011. Dental pathology in dolphins (Cetacea: Delphinidae) from the southern coast of Brazil. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 94(3): 225-234.

[LinkCremer, M. J.; Hardt, F. A. S.; Tonello, A. T. Jr.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2011. Distribution and status of the Guiana dolphin Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea, Delphinidae) population in Babitonga bay, southern Brazil. Zoological Studies, 50(3): 327-337.

[LinkZappes, C. A; Andriolo, A.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Di Beneditto, A. P. M. 2011. ‘Human-dolphin (Tursiops truncatus Montagu, 1821) cooperative fishery’ and its influence on cast net fishing activities in Barra de Imbé/Tramandaí, Southern Brazil. Ocean & Coastal Management, 54: 427-432.

[LinkDaura-Jorge, F. G.; Wedekin, L. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2011. Feeding habitats of the Guiana dolphin, Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea: Delphinidae), North bay, southern Brazil. Scientia Marina, 75(1): 163-169.


[LinkFlores, P. A. C.; Bazzalo, M.; Caballero, S.; Santos, M. C. O.; Rossi-Santos, M. R.; Trujillo, F.; Bolaños-Jimezes, J.; Cremer, M. J.; May-Colado, L. J.; Silva, F. J. L.; Montiel-Villalobos, M. G.; Azevedo, A. F.; Meirelles, A. C. O.; Flach, L.; Barrios-Garrido, H.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Cunha, H. A.; Van-Waerebeek, K. (2010) Proposed english common name for the neotropical delphinid Sotalia guianensis (P.-J. Van Beneden, 1864). Latin American Journal of  Aquatic Mammals, 8(1-2): 179-181.

[LinkHardt, F. A. S.; Cremer, M. J.; Tonello, A. J. Jr.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2010. Residence patterns of the Guiana dolphin, Sotalia  guianensis,  in Babitonga bay, south coast of Brazil. Latin Americamn Journal of Aquatic Mammals, 8(1-2): 117-121.

[LinkWedekin, L. L.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2010. Habitat preferences of Guiana dolphins Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea: Delphinidae), in North bay, southern Brazil. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 90(8): 1561-1570.

[LinkWedekin, L. L.; Neves, M. C.; Marcondes, M. C. C.; Baracho, C.; Rossi-Santos, M. R.; Engel, M. H.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2010. Site fidelity and movements of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) on the Brazilian breeding ground, southwestern Atlantic. Marine Mammal Science, 26(4): 787-802.

[LinkAndriolo, A.; Rocha, J. M.; Zerbini, A. N.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Moreno, I. B.; Lucena, A.; Danilewicz, D.; Bassoi, M. 2010. Distribution and relative abundance of large whales in a former whaling ground off eastern South America. Zoologia, 27(5): 741-750.

[LinkLoch, C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Drehmer, C. J. 2010. Numerical anormalies in the dentition of southern fur seals and sea lions (Pinnipedia: Otariidae). Zoologia,27(3): 477-482.

[LinkAlves, L. C. P. S.; Moreira, S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Andriolo, A. 2010. Behavioral responses of humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae (Cetacea: Balaenopteridae), to satellite transmitter deployment procedures. Zoologia, 27: 1-6.

[LinkSilva, F. J. L.; Porpino, K. O.; Firmino, A. S. L.; De Oliveira, I. T. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2010. Bone alterations caused by a sting ray spine in the vertebra of Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea, Delphinidae). Marine Mammal Science, 26: 234-238.


[LinkCremer, M. J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Pires, J. S. R. 2009. Occupation patterns of a harbor inlet by the estuarine dolphin, Sotalia guianensis (P.J. Van Bénéden, 1864) (Cetacea, Delphinidae). Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 52: 765-774.

[LinkFettuccia, D. C.; Da Silva, V. M. F.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2009. Non-metric characters in two species of Sotalia (Gray, 1866) (Cetacea, Delphinidae). Brazilian Journal of Biology, 69: 907-917.

[LinkPretto, D. J.; Oliveira, G.; Graipel, M.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2009. Morfologia do aparato hióide de algumas espécies de odontocetos do sul do Brasil. Biotemas (UFSC), 22: 111-120.

[LinkLoch, C.; Marmontel, M.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2009. Conflicts with fisheries and intentional killing of freshwater dolphins (Cetacea: Odontoceti) in the western Brazilian Amazon. Biodiversity and Conservation, 18: 3979-3988.


[LinkSimões-Lopes, P. C.; Menezes, M. E. (2008) Capítulo 3: Morfologia Esqueletal. In ‘Biologia Ecologia e Conservação do Boto-Cinza.’ (Eds. E.L.A. MONTEIRO; K.D.K.A. MONTEIRO) pp. 21-43. (IPEC: Campinas).

[LinkSimões-Lopes, P. C.; Menezes, M. E.; Ferigolo, J. 2008. Capítulo 4: Alterações senil-degenerativas, patológicas, traumáticas e mal-formações ósseas. In ‘Biologia Ecologia e Conservação do Boto-Cinza.’ (Eds. E.L.A. MONTEIRO; K.D.K.A. MONTEIRO) pp. 39-50. (IPEC: Campinas).

[LinkPeterson, D.; Hanazaki, N.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2008. Natural resource appropriation in cooperative artisanal fishing between fishermen and dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Laguna, Brazil. Ocean & Coastal Management, 51: 469-475.

[LinkCremer, M. J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2008. Distribution, abundance and density estimates of Franciscanas, Pontoporia blainvillei (Cetacea: Pontoporiidae), in Babitonga bay, southern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 25: 397-402.

[LinkCastilho, P. V.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2008. Sea mammals in archaeological sites on the southern coast of Brazil. Revista do Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia, 18: 101-113.

[LinkWedekin, L. L.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Rossi-Santos, M. R.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2008. Notas sobre a distribuição, tamanho de grupo e comportamento do golfinho Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea: Delphinidae) na Ilha de Santa Catarina, sul do Brasil. Biota Neotropica (Ed. Portuguesa), 8: 225-229.

[LinkCastilho, P. V.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2008. Registros de modificação óssea em restos faunísticos arqueológicos de mamíferos marinhos. Canindé, 12: 173-190.


[LinkDaura-Jorge, F. G.; Rossi-Santos, M. R.; Wedekin, L. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2007. Behavioral patterns and movement intensity of Sotalia guianensis (P. J. van Bénéden) (Cetacea, Delphinidae) in two different areas on the Brazilian coast. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 24: 265-270.

[LinkWedekin, L. L.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Piacentini, V. Q.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2007. Seasonal variations in spatial usage by the estuarine dolphin, Sotalia guianensis (van Bénéden, 1864) (Cetacea; Delphinidae) at its southern limit of distribution. Brazilian Journal of Biology, 67: 1-8.


[LinkZerbini, A. N.; Andriolo, A.; Heide-Jorgensen, M.; Pizzorno, J. L.; Maia, Y.; Vanblaricom, G. R.; Demaster, D. P.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Moreira, S.; Bethlem, C. 2006. Satellite-monitored movements of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology, 313: 295-304.

[LinkFerreira, M. C. E.; Hanazaki, N.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2006. The environmental conflicts and the estuarine dolphin (Sotalia guianensis) conservation from the Costeira da Armação’s community point of view, in the Anhatomirim Environmental Protection Area, South of Brazil. Natureza & Conservação, 4(1): 152-162.

[LinkSimões-Lopes, P. C. 2006. Morfologia do sincrânio do boto-cinza, Sotalia guianensis (P.J. van Bénéden) (Cetacea, Delphinidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 23: 652-660.


[LinkWedekin, L. L.; Da-Re, M. A.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2005. The use of a conceptual model to describe the conservation scenario of the estuarine dolphin within the Baia Norte, Southern Brazil. Natureza & Conservação, 3(1): 162-170.

[LinkCremer, M. J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2005. The occurrence of Pontoporia blainvillei (Gervais & d’Orbigny) (Cetacea, Pontoporiidae) in an estuarine area in southern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 22(3): 717-723.

[LinkMoreno, I. B.; Zerbini, A. N.; Danilewicz, D.; Santos, M. C. O.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Lailson-Brito, J. J. R.; Azevedo, A. F. 2005. Distribution and habitat characteristics of dolphins of the genus Stenella (Cetacea: Delphinidae) in the southwest Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology, 300: 229-240.

[LinkCastilho, P. V.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2005. A capivara, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Mammalia: Rodentia), no sítio arqueológico SC PRV 02, Ilha de Santa Catarina. Biotemas (UFSC), 18(2): 203-218.

[LinkDaura-Jorge, F. G.; Wedekin, L. L.; Piacentini, V. Q.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2005. Seasonal and daily patterns of group size, cohesion and activity of the estuarine dolphin, Sotalia guianensis (P.J. van Bénéden) (Cetacea, Delphinidae), in southern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 22(4): 1014-1021.


[LinkDaura-Jorge, F. G.; Wedekin, L. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2004. Variação sazonal na intensidade dos deslocamentos do boto-cinza, Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea: Delphinidae), na Baía Norte da Ilha de Santa Catarina. Biotemas (UFSC), 17(1): 203-216.

[LinkZerbini, A. N.; Andriolo, A.; Rocha, J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Siciliano, S.; Pizzorno, J. L.; Waite, J. M.; Demaster, D. P.; Vanblaricom, G. R. 2004. Winter distribution and abundance of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Northeastern Brazil. The Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 6(1): 101-107.

[LinkFettuccia, D.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2004. Morfologia da coluna vertebral do boto-cinza, Sotalia guianensis (Cetaceae: Delphinidae). Biotemas (UFSC), 17(2): 125-148.

[LinkCremer, M. J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Pires, J. S. R. 2004. Interações entre aves marinhas e Sotalia guianensis (P.J. Van Bénéden, 1864) na Baía da Babitonga sul do Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Zoociências, 6(1): 103-114.

[LinkWedekin, L. L.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2004. An aggressive interaction between bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and estuarine dolphins (Sotalia guianensis) in Southern Brazil. Aquatic Mammals, 30(3): 391-397.

[LinkCremer, M. J.; Hardt, F. A.; Tonello, A. G. Jr; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Pires, J. S. R. 2004. Core areas in Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea, Delphinidae) population in Babitonga Bay, Santa Catarina. Revista UNIVILLE, 9: 12-16.

[LinkAlarcon, G. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2004. The neotropical otter Lontra longicaudis feeding habitats in marine coastal area, Southern Brasil. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin, 21(1): 24-30.

[LinkSimões-Lopes, P. C.; Gutstein, C. 2004. Notes on the anatomy, positioning and homology of the pelvic bones in small cetaceans (Cetacea, Delphinidae, Pontoporiidae). Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals, 3(2): 157-162.

[LinkCherem, J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Althoff, S.; Graipel, M. 2004. Lista dos mamíferos do estado de Santa Catarina, Sul do Brasil. Mastozoologia Neotropical, 11(2): 151-184.


[LinkAlarcon, G. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2003. Preserved versus degradated coastal environment: case study of the neotropical otter in the Environmental Protection Area of Anhatomirim, Southern Brazil. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin, 20: 6-18.


[LinkWilhelm Filho, D.; Sell, F.; Ribeiro, L.; Ghislandi, L. R; Carrasquedo, F.; Fraga, F.; Walauer, J. P.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Uhart, M. M. 2002. A comparision between the antioxidant status of terrestrial and diving mammals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 133: 885-892.

[LinkWedekin, L. L.; Daura-Jorge, F. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2002. Desenho de unidades de conservação marinhas com cetácecos: estudo do caso do boto-cinza, Sotalia guianensis, na Baía Norte de Santa Catarina, sul do Brasil. Anais do III Congresso Brasileiro de Unidades de Conservação, 1: 56-62.


[LinkCastilho, P. V.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2001. Zooarqueologia dos mamíferos aquáticos e semi-aquáticos da Ilha de Santa Catarina, sul do Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 18(3): 719-727.

[LinkAguiar, R. L. S.; Aguiar, J. B. S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 2001. A pesca artesanal na praia do Pântano do Sul. Revista de Ciências Humanas (Florianópolis), 29: 147-157.

[LinkRamos, R. M. A.; Siciliano, S.; Borobia, M.; Zerbini, A. N.; Pizzorno, J. L. A.; Fragoso, A. B. L.; Lailson-Brito, J. JR.; Azevedo, A. F.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Santos, M. C. O. 2001. A note on strandings and age of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) on the Brazilian coast. The Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 3(3): 321-327.


[LinkCassens, I.; Vicario, S.; Waddell, V. G.; Balchowsky, H.; Belle, D. V.; Ding, W.; Fan, C.; Mohan, R. S. L.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Bastida, R.; Meyer, A.; Stanhope, M. J.; Milinkovitch, M. 2000. Independent adaptation to riverine habitats allowed survival of ancient cetacean lineages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 97(21).


[LinkFurtado, M. H. B. C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1999. Alterações senil-degenerativas e anomalias anatômicas na coluna vertebral de pequenos cetáceos. Biotemas (UFSC), 12(4): 133-147.

[LinkSimões-Lopes, P. C.; Fabian, M. E. 1999. Residence patterns and site fidelity in bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus (Montagu) (Cetacea, Delphinidae) off Southern Brazil.Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 16(4): 1017-1024.


[LinkSimões-Lopes, P. C.; Fabian, M. E.; Menegheti, J. O. 1998. Dolphin interactions with the mullet artisanal fishing on Southern Brazil: a qualitative and quantitative approach. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 15(3): 709-726.

[LinkSimões-Lopes, P. C. 1998. Intraspecific agonistic behavior of Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea, Delphinidae) during dolphin-human cooperative fishing in Southern Brazil. Biotemas (UFSC), 11(2): 164-172.

[Link] Ribeiro, A. M.; Drehmer, C. J.; Buchmann, F. S. C.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1998. Pleistocene skull remains of Pontoporia blainvillei (Cetacea, Pontoporiidae) from the coastal plain of Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, and the relationships of pontoporids. Revista Universidade Guarulhos, 3(6): 71-77.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Paula, G. S. 1997. Mamíferos aquáticos e impacto humano: diretrizes para a conservação e utilização não letal. Aquitaine Océan, 3: 69-78.

[Link] Cremer, M. J.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1997. Accidental capture of the Pantropical Spotted Dolphin Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) (Delphinidae) in the Southwestern South Atlantic Ocean. Biociências (Porto Alegre), 5(1): 231-233.

[Link] Zerbini, A. N.; Secch, E. R.; Siciliano, S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1997. A review of the occurence and distribution of whales of the genus Balaenoptera along the Brazilian coast. Report of the International Whaling Comission, 47: 407-417.


[Link] Zerbini, A. N.; Secch, E. R.; Siciliano, S.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1996. The dwarf form of the Minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804 in Brazil.Report of the International Whaling Comission, 46: 333-340.

[Link] Menezes, M. E.; Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1996. Osteologia e morfologia da aleta peitoral da forma marinha de Sotalia fluviatilis (Cetacea Delphinidae) no litoral do Brasil. Estudos de Biologia, 4(40): 23-32.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Drehmer, C. J.; Ott, P. H. 1995. Notas sobre os Otariidae e Phocidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) da costa norte do Rio Grande do Sul e Santa Catarina – Brasil. Biociências (Porto Alegre), 3(1): 173-181.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Praderi, P.; Paula, G. S. 1994. The clymene dolphin, Stenella clymene (Gray, 1846), in the southwestern South Atlantic ocean. Marine Mammal Science, 10(2): 213-217.

[Link] Emerin, E. G.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Menezes, M. E.; Barros, N. B. 1994. Notas sobre o golfinho-pintado-do-Atlântico Stenella frontalis (Cetacea, Delphinidae) no sul do Brasil. Anais da VI Reunión de Trabajos de Expertos en Mamiferos Acuáticos de América del Sur: 9-11.

[Link] Moller, L. M.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Secchi, E.; Zerbini, A. N. 1994. Uso de fotoidentificação no estudo do deslocamento de botos Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea Delphinidae) na costa sul do Brasil. Anais da VI Reunión de Trabajos de Expertos en Mamiferos Acuáticos de América del Sur: 5-8.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Paula, G. S.; Both, M. C.; Xavier, F. M.; Scaramello, A. C. 1993. First case of lobomycosis in a bottlenose dolphin from southern Brazil. Marine Mammal Science, 9(3): 329-331.

[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Ximenez, A. 1993. Annotaded list of the cetacens of Santa Catarina coastal waters, southen Brazil. Biotemas (UFSC), 6(1): 67-92.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Ximenez, A. 1992. Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846) – morte acidental em rede de pesca artesanal no sul do Brasil. Anais da III Reunión de Trabajos de Expertos en Mamíferos Acuáticos da América del Sur: 67-71.

[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Palazzo, J. T.; Both, M. C.; Ximenez, A. 1992. Identificação, movimento e aspectos biológicos da baleia franca austral (Eubalaena australis) na costa do Brasil. Anais da III Reunión de Trabajos de Expertos en Mamiferos Acuáticos de América del Sur: 62-63.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1991. Interaction of costal populations of Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea, Delphinidae) with the mullet artisanal fisheries in southern Brazil. Biotemas (UFSC), 4(2): 83-94.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Ximenez, A. 1990. O impacto da pesca artesanal em áreas de nascimento do boto cinza, Sotalia fluviatilis (Cetacea, Delphinidae), Santa Catarina, Brasil. Biotemas (UFSC): 83-94.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Ximenez, A. 1989. Phocoena spinipinnis Burmeister, 1865, na costa sul do Brasil (Cetacea, Phocoenidae). Biotemas (UFSC), 3(1): 83-88.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1988. Ocorrência de uma população de Sotalia fluviatilis (Grevais, 1853), (Cetacea, Delphinidae) no limite sul de sua distribuição, Santa Catarina, Brasil. Biotemas (UFSC), 1(1): 57-62.

[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Krause, L. 1988. Osteologia do sincrânio de Liolaemus occipitalis Boulenger, 1885 (Sauria, Iguanidae).Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 5(4): 491-508.


[Link] Simões-Lopes, P. C. 1987. Sobre a ampliação do gênero Sotalia Gray, 1886 (Cetacea, Delphinidae) para as águas de Santa Catarina, sul do Brasil. Anais da II Reunión de Trabajos de Esxertos en Mamiferos Acuáticos de América del Sur: 87-88.

[Link] Ximenez, A.; Simões-Lopes, P. C.; Praderi, R. 1987. Nota sobre mamíferos marinhos de Santa Catarina e Rio Grande do Sul (Cetacea, Pinnipedia). Anais da II Reunión de Trabajos de Expertos en Mamiferos Acuáticos de América del Sur: 100-103.

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