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SC/67B/SM/09 

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Title

Effectiveness of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for population estimates of Amazon river dolphins

Document Number

SC/67B/SM/09

Author

Marcelo Oliveira Costa, Miriam Marmontel, Daiane Soares Xavier da Rosa, Andre Coelho, Serge Wich, Federico Mosquera-Guerra, Fernando Trujillo

Publication Year

2018

Publisher

International Whaling Commission

Abstract

This paper point out that the use of UAVs can improve population estimates of Amazon river dolphin species that are traditionally carried out through visual surveys. The use of UAVs could provide a less expensive method, be more accurate and record more dolphin groups and individuals than visual surveys.

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