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  • Sperm whale depredation on longline surveys and implications for the assessment of Alaska sablefish.
    HANSELMAN, D. H., B. J. PYPER, and M. J. PETERSON. 2018. Sperm whale depredation on longline surveys and implications for the assessment of Alaska sablefish. Fish. Res. 200:75-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2017.12.017   Online.
     
  • Diving behaviour of Cuvier
    FALCONE, E. A., G. S. SCHORR, S. L. WATWOOD, S. L. DERUITER, A. N. ZERBINI, R. D. ANDREWS, R. P. MORRISSEY, and D. J. MORETTI. 2017. Diving behaviour of Cuvier's beaked whales exposed to two types of military sonar. Royal Soc. Open Sci. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.170629   Online.
     
  • Whale distribution in a breeding area: spatial models of habitat use and abundance of western South Atlantic humpback whales.
    BORTOLOTTO, G. A., D. DANILEWICZ, P. S. HAMMOND, L. THOMAS, and A. N. ZERBINI. 2017. Whale distribution in a breeding area: spatial models of habitat use and abundance of western South Atlantic humpback whales. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 585:213-227. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12393   Online.
     
  • Evaluation of the accuracy of reported noon positions from Soviet whaling factory ships
    IVASHCHENKO Y. V., and P. J. CLAPHAM. 2017. Evaluation of the accuracy of reported noon positions from Soviet whaling factory ships. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 17: 23–28. 
     
  • New data on Soviet catches of blue (Balaenoptera musculus) and right whales (Eubalaena japonica) in the North Pacific
    IVASHCHENKO, Y. V., P. J. CLAPHAM, AND R. L. BROWNELL, Jr. 2017. New data on Soviet catches of blue (Balaenoptera musculus) and right whales (Eubalaena japonica) in the North Pacific. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 17: 15–22. 
     
  • Route fidelity during marine megafauna migration
    HORTON, T. W., N. HAUSER, A. N. ZERBINI, M. P. FRANCIS, M. L. DOMEIER, A. ANDRIOLO, D. P. COSTA, P. W. ROBINSON, C. A. J. DUFFY, N. NASBY-LUCAS, R. N. HOLDAWAY, and P. J. CLAPHAM. 2017. Route fidelity during marine megafauna migration. Front. Mar. Sci. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00422   Online.
     
  • Seasonal acoustic environments of beluga and bowhead whale core-use regions in the Pacific Arctic.
    STAFFORD, K. M., M. CASTELLOTE, M. GUERRA, and C. L. BERCHOK. 2017. Seasonal acoustic environments of beluga and bowhead whale core-use regions in the Pacific Arctic. Deep Sea Res. II. Early Online. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.08.003   Online.
     
  • Beluga whales in the western Beaufort Sea: Current state of knowledge on timing, distribution, habitat use and environmental drivers.
    STAFFORD, K. M., M. CASTELLOTE, M. GUERRA, and C. L. BERCHOK. 2017. Beluga whales in the western Beaufort Sea: Current state of knowledge on timing, distribution, habitat use and environmental drivers. Deep-Sea Res. II. Early online. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.11.017  Online.
     
  • Call types of Bigg’s killer whales (Orcinus orca) in western Alaska: using vocal dialects to assess population structure
    SHARP, D. L., M. CASTELLOTE, P. R. WADE, and L. A. CORNICK. 2017. Call types of Bigg’s killer whales (Orcinus orca) in western Alaska: using vocal dialects to assess population structure. Bioacoustics. Early online. https://doi.org/10.1080/09524622.2017.1396562  Online.
     
  • Should I stay or should I go? Modelling year-round habitat suitability and drivers of residency for fin whales in the California Current.
    SCALES, K. L., G. S. SCHORR, E. L. HAZEN, S. J. BOGRAD, P. I. MILLER, R. D. ANDREWS, A. N. ZERBINI, and E. A. FALCONE. 2017. Should I stay or should I go? Modelling year-round habitat suitability and drivers of residency for fin whales in the California Current. Divers. Distributions 23:1204-1215. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12611C  Online.
     
  • Dolphin blubber/axial muscle shear: implications for rigid trans-dermal intra-muscular tracking tag trauma in whales.
    MOORE, M. J. and A. N. ZERBINI. 2017. Dolphin blubber/axial muscle shear: implications for rigid trans-dermal intra-muscular tracking tag trauma in whales. J. Exper. Biol. 220:3717-3723. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.165282  Online.
     
  • De novo transcriptome assembly and RNA-Seq expression analysis in blood from beluga whales of Bristol Bay, AK
    MOREY, J. S., K. A. B. HUNTINGTON, M. CAMPBELL, T. M. CLAUSS, C. E. GOERTZ, R. C. HOBBS, D. LUNARDI, A. J. MOORS, M. G. NEELY, L. H. SCHWACKE, and F. M. Van DOLAH. 2017. De novo transcriptome assembly and RNA-Seq expression analysis in blood from beluga whales of Bristol Bay, AK. Mar. Genomics 35:77-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margen.2017.08.001   Online.
     
  • Physiological, morphological, and ecological tradeoffs influence vertical habitat use of deep-diving toothed-whales in the Bahamas.
    JOYCE, T. W., J. W. DURBAN, D. E. CLARIDGE, C. A. DUNN, H. FEARNBACH, K. M. PARSONS, R. D. ANDREWS, L. T. BALLANCE. 2017. Physiological, morphological, and ecological tradeoffs influence vertical habitat use of deep-diving toothed-whales in the Bahamas. PLoS One 12:e0185113. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185113   Online.
     
  • Gunshot call production by the North Pacific right whale Eubalaena japonica in the southeastern Bering Sea
    CRANCE, J. L., C. L. BERCHOK, and J. L. KEATING. 2017. Gunshot call production by the North Pacific right whale Eubalaena japonica in the southeastern Bering Sea. Endang. Species Res. 34:251-267.  Online.
     
  • Using nonlinear time warping to estimate North Pacific right whale calling depths in the Bering Sea
    THODE, A., J. BONNEL, M. THIEURY, A. FAGAN, C. VERLINDEN, D. WRIGHT, C. BERCHOK, and J. CRANCE. 2017. Using nonlinear time warping to estimate North Pacific right whale calling depths in the Bering Sea. J. Acoust. Soc. America. 141:3059-3069. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4982200   Online.
     
  • Collaborative large whale survey 2015: Gray whale photo-identification catalog
    WELLER, D. W., J. V. CARRETTA, S. J. CHIVERS, J. K. B. FORD, A. K. KOWNACKI, A. R. LANG, S. MARTINEZ-AGUILAR, B. K. RONE, and A. SCHULMAN-JANIGER. 2017. Collaborative large whale survey 2015: Gray whale photo-identification catalog. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-584, 142 p.  Online.
     
  • Advances in ecosystem research: Saildrone surveys of oceanography, fish, and marine mammals in the Bering Sea.
    MORDY, C. W., E. D. COKELET, A. De ROBERTIS, R. JENKINS, C. E. KUHN, N. LAWRENCE-SLAVAS, C. L. BERCHOK, J. L. CRANCE, J. T. STERLING, J. N. CROSS, P. J. STABENO, C. MEINIG, H. M. TABISOLA, W. BURGESS, and I. WANGEN. 2017. Advances in ecosystem research: Saildrone surveys of oceanography, fish, and marine mammals in the Bering Sea. Oceanography 30(2) Early Online. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.230   Online.
     
  • Running fast in the slow lane: rapid population growth of humpback whales after exploitation.
    WEDEKIN, L. L., M. H. ENGEL, A. ANDRIOLO, P. I. PRADO, A. N. ZERBINI, M. M. C. MARCONDES, P. G. KINAS, and P. C. SIMÕES-LOPES. 2017. Running fast in the slow lane: rapid population growth of humpback whales after exploitation. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 575:195-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps12211   Online.
     
  • Guidelines and quantitative standards to improve consistency in cetacean subspecies and species delimitation relying on molecular genetic data
    TAYLOR, B. L., F. I. ARCHER, K. K. MARTIEN, P. E. ROSEL, B. L. HANCOCK-HANSER, A. R. LANG, M. S. LESLIE, S. L. MESNICK, P. A. MORIN, V. L. PEASE, W. F. PERRIN, K. M. ROBERTSON, K. M. PARSONS, A. VIRICEL, N. L. VOLLMER, F. CIPRIANO, R. R. REEVES, M. KRUTZEN, and C. S. BAKER. 2017. Guidelines and quantitative standards to improve consistency in cetacean subspecies and species delimitation relying on molecular genetic data. Mar. Mammal Sci. 33:132-155. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12411  Online.
     
  • Potential for spatial displacement of Cook Inlet beluga whales by anthropogenic noise in critical habitat.
    SMALL, R. J., B. BROST, M. HOOTEN, M. CASTELLOTE, and J. MONDRAGON. 2017. Potential for spatial displacement of Cook Inlet beluga whales by anthropogenic noise in critical habitat. Endang. Spec. Res. 32: 43-57. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00786  Online.
     
  • Additional recent Cetacean Assessment & Ecology publications


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