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Observation of ramming sperm whales

Report by Sandra Lanham on ramming sperm whales

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.1590v1/supp-1

Python script used for the probabilistic simulation of all finite element models

Python script used for the probabilistic simulation of all finite element models

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.1590v1/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Olga Panagiotopoulou conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Panagiotis Spyridis conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Hyab Mehari Abraha analyzed the data.

David R Carrier conceived and designed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Todd C Pataky performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Dryad depository.

We cannot upload our raw data to Dryad depository whilst the manuscript is under review or in preparation. Upon acceptance and when the manuscript has been assigned an ID, we will upload all raw data and FEA models in Dryad Depository under the link.

Panagiotopoulou O, Spyridis P, Mehari Abraha H, Carrier DR, Pataky T. 2015. Architecture of the sperm whale forehead facilitates ramming combat. Dryad Digital Repository. http://To be completed after paper acceptance

Funding

The authors received no funding for this work.


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