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BMI Graph Male Dolphins with Y12

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BMI Graph Male Dolphins with Y12

Picture by: NOAA Picture taken on: March 27th, 2012

Tags: Dolphin Barataria graph

Body mass index (BMI), a function of mass and length, is plotted against dolphin age. Solid lines classify BMI as normal (between lines) or underweight (below lower line). Blue squares represent male dolphins sampled in Sarasota Bay, FL; red circles represent male dolphins sampled in Barataria Bay and surrounding waters.