A team of scientists from Italy, Spain, Portugal, France Britain and the U.S recently determined that distinct populations of dolphins can be identified by their vocalizations. Although this research is in its early stages, there are hopes to use this finding for conservation and monitoring purposes. See more in this article here.
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Acoustical Society of America (ASA). “Dolphin whistle warnings: Remotely monitoring acoustical changes in dolphin whistles may be powerful new tool for conservation.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 May 2014.