Adrenal Hormones in Common Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Influential Factors and Reference Intervals

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Leslie B Hart; Randall S Wells; Nick Kellar; Brian C Balmer; Aleta A Hohn; Stephen V Lamb; Teri Rowles; Eric S Zolman; Lori H Schwacke;

Inshore common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) are exposed to a broad spectrum of natural and anthropogenic stressors. In response to these stressors, the mammalian adrenal gland releases hormones such as cortisol and aldosterone to maintain physiological and b... View more
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