A virus with rhabdovirus morphology which proved to be antigenically distinct from rabies virus and vesicular stomatitis virus was isolated from a dolphin that had beached on the Dutch coast. Neutralizing antibodies to this virus were found in several European marine mammal species.

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doi.org/10.1007/BF01309754, hdl.handle.net/1765/3482
Archives of Virology
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Osterhaus, A., Broeders, H. W. J., Teppema, J. S., Kuiken, T., House, J. A., Vos, H., & Visser, I. (1993). Isolation of a virus with rhabdovirus morphology from a white-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris). Archives of Virology, 133(1-2), 189–193. doi:10.1007/BF01309754