Publications

Recent publications


50  (of 208 published available) for Scottish Oceans Institute with keyword Conservation clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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(Article)
Decline in abundance and apparent survival rates of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence
Christian Ramp, Julien Delarue, Alain Carpentier, Martine Bérubé, Per J. Palsbøl, Richard Sears, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Abundance, Capture heterogeneity, Capture-recapture, Fin whale, Site fidelity, Survival rate, Terminal bias
2019 (12/3)

(Article)
Diving behavior and fine-scale kinematics of free-ranging Risso’s dolphins foraging in shallow and deep-water habitats
Patricia Arranz Alonso, Kelly Benoit-Bird, Ari S. Friedlaender, Elliot L. Hazen, Jeremy A. Goldbogen, Alison K. Stimpert, Stacy Lynn De Ruiter, John Calambokidis, Brandon Southall, Andreas Fahlman, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
Keywords: Deep diving odontocete, Foraging energetics, Marine mammal, Grampus griseus, Activity level, Prey value, Central place foraging theory
2019 (21/1)

(Commissioned report)
EIRPHOT : A critical assessment of Wales’ grey seal ( Halichoerus grypus ) photo - identification database .
Izzy Langley, Tom Stringell, Ceri Morris, Lex Hiby, Patrick Pomeroy 
Keywords: NERC
2019 (25/1)

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Future directions in research on beaked whales
Sascha Kate Hooker, Natacha Aguilar de Soto, Robin W. Baird, Emma Louise Carroll, Laura Feyrer, Patrick Miller, Aubrie Onoufriou, Greg Schorr, Hal Whitehead 
Keywords: Beaked whale, Hyperoodon, Mesoplodon, Ziphius, Berardius


(Article)
Interactions between children, teenagers and botos (Inia araguaiaensis and Inia geoffrensis) in markets and fairs of Eastern Amazon
Gabriel Melo Alves dos Santos, Angélica Lúcia Figueiredo Rodrigues, Iara Ramos-Santos, Ana Marta Andrade, Danilo Leal Arcoverde, Leonardo Sena, Maria Luisa da Silva 
Keywords: Interactions, River dolphin, Amazon


(Article)
Long-term sound and movement recording tags to study natural behavior and reaction to ship noise of seals
Lonnie Mikkelsen, Mark Johnson, Danuta Maria Wisniewska, Abbo van Neer, Ursula Siebert, Peter Teglberg Madsen, Jonas Teilmann 
Keywords: Anthropogenic noise, Behavioral response, Biologging, DTAG, Exposure rates, Gray seal, Harbor seal, Long-duration acoustic dataloggers
2019 (1)

(Article)
Model selection with overdispersed distance sampling data
Stephen Terrence Buckland, Marie-Lyne Després-Einspenner, Hjalmar S. Kühl 
Keywords: Animal abundance, Camera trapping, Cue counting, Distance sampling, Model selection, Overdispersion, QAIC


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Three-dimensional movements of harbour seals in a tidally energetic channel
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Matthew Bivins, Alexander James Coram, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Pauline Jepp, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Douglas Michael Gillespie 
Keywords: Behaviour, Environmental impact assessment, Mammals, New techniques, Renewable energyNERC


(Article)
Understanding species distribution in dynamic populations
Andrea Soriano-Redondo, Stuart Bearhop, Geoff M. Hilton, Leigh Lock, Andrew Stanbury, Stephen Votier, Janine Baerbel Illian 
Keywords: Point process models, Spatio-temporal log-Gaussian Cox process, Species distribution modelEcology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
2019 (1)

(Article)
Variations in age- and sex-specific survival rates help explain population trend in a discrete marine mammal population
Monica Arso Civil, Barbara Cheney, Valentina Islas-Villanueva, Jefferson Alden Graves, Vincent Janik, Paul M Thompson, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Calf survival, Capture-recapture, Mortality rate, Population dynamics, Sex-specific survival, Tursiops


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2018

(Article)
Abundance estimates for sperm whales in the Mediterranean Sea from acoustic line-transect survey
Tim Lewis, Oliver Boisseau, Magnus Danbolt, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Claire Lacey, Russell Leaper, Justin Matthews, Richard McLanaghan, Anna Moscrop 
Keywords: Sperm whale, Mediterranean sea, Abundance estimate, Distribution, Acoustics, Vocalisation, Conservation, Survey - acoustic, Survey - vessel
2018 (21/11)

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Amphioxus functional genomics and the origins of vertebrate gene regulation
Ferdinand Marletaz, Panos Firbas, Ignacio Maeso, Juan Tena, Ozren Bogdanovic, Malcolm Perry, Chris Wyatt, Elisa de la Calle-Mustienes, Stephanie Bertrand, Demian Burguera, Rafael Acemel, Simon van Heeringen, Silvia Naranjo, Carlos Herrera-Ubeda, Ksenia Skvortsova, Sandra Jimenez-Gancedo, Daniel Aldea, Yamile Marquez, Lorena Buono, Iryna Kozmikova, Jon Permanyer, Alexandra Louis, Beatriz Albuixech-Crespo, Yann Le Petillon, Anthony Leon Florian, Lucie Subirana, Piotr J. Balwierz, Paul Duckett, Ensieh Farahani, Jean Marc Aury, Sophie Mangenot, Patrick Wincker, Ricard Albalat, Elia Benito-Gutierrez, Cristian Canestro, Filipe Castro, Salvatore D'Aniello, David Ellard Keith Ferrier, Shengfeng Huang, Vincent Laudet, Gabriel Marais, Pierre Pontarotti, Michael Schubert, Herve Seitz, Ildiko Maureen Lara Somorjai, Tokiharu Takahashi, Olivier Mirabeau, Anlong Xu, Jr-Kai Yu, Piero Carninci, Juan Martinez-Morales, Hugues Crollius, Zbynek Kozmik, Matt Weirauch, Jordi Garcia-Fernandez, Ryan Lister, Boris Lenhard, Peter Holland, Hector Escriva, Jose Luis Gomez-Skarmeta, Manuel Irimia 
2018 (24/7)

(Article)
BioTIME
Maria Dornelas, Laura H. Antão, Faye Helen Moyes, Amanda E. Bates, Anne Magurran, DuÅ¡an Adam, Asem A. Akhmetzhanova, Ward Appeltans, José Manuel Arcos, Narayanan Ayyappan, Gal Badihi, Andrew H. Baird, Tiago Egydio Barreto, Claus Bässler, Alecia Bellgrove, Jonathan Belmaker, Lisandro Benedetti-cecchi, Brian J. Bett, Anne D. Bjorkman, Magdalena Błażewicz, Shane A. Blowes, Christopher P. Bloch, Timothy C. Bonebrake, Susan Boyd, Matt Bradford, Andrew J. Brooks, James H. Brown, Helge Bruelheide, Phaedra Budy, Fernando Carvalho, Edward Castañeda-moya, Chaolun Allen Chen, John F. Chamblee, Tory J. Chase, Laura Siegwart Collier, Sharon K. Collinge, Richard Condit, Elisabeth J. Cooper, J. Hans C. Cornelissen, Unai Cotano, Shannan Kyle Crow, Gabriella Damasceno, Claire H. Davies, Robert A. Davis, Frank P. Day, Steven Degraer, Tim S. Doherty, Timothy E. Dunn, Giselda Durigan, J. Emmett Duffy, Dor Edelist, Graham J. Edgar, Robin Elahi, Sarah C. Elmendorf, Anders Enemar, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Rubén Escribano, Marc Estiarte, Brian S. Evans, Tung-yung Fan, Fabiano Turini Farah, Luiz Loureiro Fernandes, Fábio Z. Farneda, Alessandra Fidelis, Robert Fitt, Anna Maria Fosaa, Geraldo Antonio Daher Correa Franco, Grace E. Frank, William R. Fraser, Hernando García, Roberto Cazzolla Gatti, Or Givan, Elizabeth Gorgone-barbosa, William A. Gould, Corinna Gries, Gary D. Grossman, Julio R. Gutierréz, Stephen Hale, Mark E. Harmon, John Harte, Gary Haskins, Donald L. Henshaw, Luise Hermanutz, Pamela Hidalgo, Pedro Higuchi, Andrew Hoey, Gert Van Hoey, Annika Hofgaard, Kristen Holeck, Robert D. Hollister, Richard Holmes, Mia Hoogenboom, Chih-hao Hsieh, Stephen P. Hubbell, Falk Huettmann, Christine L. Huffard, Allen H. Hurlbert, Natália Macedo Ivanauskas, David Janík, Ute Jandt, Anna Jażdżewska, Tore Johannessen, Jill Johnstone, Julia Jones, Jungwon Kang, Tasrif Kartawijaya, Erin C. Keeley, Douglas A. Kelt, Rebecca Jane Kinnear, Kari Klanderud, Halvor Knutsen, Christopher C. Koenig, Alessandra R. Kortz, Kamil Král, Linda A. Kuhnz, Chao-yang Kuo, David J. Kushner, Claire Laguionie-marchais, Lesley T. Lancaster, Cheol Min Lee, Jonathan S. Lefcheck, Esther Lévesque, David Lightfoot, Francisco Lloret, John D. Lloyd, Adrià López-baucells, Maite Louzao, Joshua S. Madin, Borgþór Magnússon, Shahar Malamud, Iain McCombe Matthews, Kent P. Mcfarland, Brian Mcgill, Diane Mcknight, William O. Mclarney, Jason Meador, Peter L. Meserve, Daniel J. Metcalfe, Christoph F. J. Meyer, Anders Michelsen, Nataliya Milchakova, Tom Moens, Even Moland, Jon Moore, Carolina Mathias Moreira, Jörg Müller, Grace Murphy, Isla H. Myers-smith, Randall W. Myster, Andrew Naumov, Francis Neat, James A. Nelson, Michael Paul Nelson, Stephen F. Newton, Natalia Norden, Jeffrey C. Oliver, Esben M. Olsen, Vladimir G. Onipchenko, Krzysztof Pabis, Robert J. Pabst, Alain Paquette, Sinta Pardede, David Maxwell Paterson, Raphaël Pélissier, Josep Peñuelas, Alejandro Pérez-matus, Oscar Pizarro, Francesco Pomati, Eric Post, Herbert H. T. Prins, John C. Priscu, Pieter Provoost, Kathleen L. Prudic, Erkki Pulliainen, B. R. Ramesh, Andrew Rassweiler, Jose Eduardo Rebelo, Daniel C. Reed, Peter B. Reich, Suzanne M. Remillard, Anthony J. Richardson, J. Paul Richardson, Itai Van Rijn, Ricardo Rocha, Victor H. Rivera-monroy, Christian Rixen, Kevin P. Robinson, Ricardo Ribeiro Rodrigues, Denise De Cerqueira Rossa-feres, Lars Rudstam, Henry Ruhl, Catalina S. Ruz, Erica M. Sampaio, Nancy Rybicki, Andrew Rypel, Sofia Sal, Beatriz Salgado, Flavio A. M. Santos, Ana Paula Savassi-coutinho, Sara Scanga, Jochen Schmidt, Robert Schooley, Fakhrizal Setiawan, Kwang-tsao Shao, Gaius R. Shaver, Sally Sherman, Thomas W. Sherry, Jacek Siciński, Ana Carolina Da Silva, Fernando Rodrigues Da Silva, Fabio L. Silveira, Jasper Slingsby, Tracey Smart, Sara J. Snell, Nadejda A. Soudzilovskaia, Gabriel B. G. Souza, Flaviana Maluf Souza, Vinícius Castro Souza, Christopher D. Stallings, Rowan Stanforth, Emily H. Stanley, José Mauro Sterza, Maarten Stevens, Rick Stuart-smith, Yzel Rondon Suarez, Sarah Supp, Jorge Yoshio Tamashiro, Sukmaraharja Tarigan, Gary P. Thiede, Simon Thorn, Anne Tolvanen, Maria Teresa Zugliani Toniato, Ørjan Totland, Robert R. Twilley, Gediminas Vaitkus, Nelson Valdivia, Martha Isabel Vallejo, Thomas J. Valone, Carl Van Colen, Jan Vanaverbeke, Fabio Venturoli, Hans M. Verheye, Marcelo Vianna, Rui P. Vieira, Tomáš VrÅ¡ka, Con Quang Vu, Lien Van Vu, Robert B. Waide, Conor Waldock, Dave Watts, Sara Webb, Tomasz Wesołowski, Ethan P. White, Claire E. Widdicombe, Dustin Wilgers, Richard Williams, Stefan B. Williams, Mark Williamson, Michael R. Willig, Trevor J. Willis, Sonja Wipf, Kerry D. Woods, Eric J. Woehler, Michael L. Zettler 
Keywords: Biodiversity, Global, Spatial, Species richness, Temporal, Turnover
2018 (2)

(Article)
Cetacean rapid assessment: an approach to fill knowledge gaps and target conservation across large data deficient areas
Gillian Tracey Braulik, Magreth Kasuga, Anja Wittich, Jeremy J Kiszka, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Said Shaib Said, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Cetaceans, Distribution, Environmental impact assessement, Management, Marine spatial planning, Rapid assessment, Tanzania
2018 (1/12)

(Article)
Click communication in wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)
P. M. Sørensen, D. M. Wisniewska, F. H. Jensen, Mark Johnson, J. Teilmann, P. T. Madsen 
2018 (27/6)

(Article)
Climate change and the deteriorating archaeological and environmental archives of the Arctic
Jørgen Hollesen, Martin Callanan, Tom Dawson, Rasmus Fenger-Nielsen, T. Max Friesen, Anne M. Jensen, Adam Markham, Vibeke V. Martens, Vladimir V. Pitulko, Marcy Rockman 
Keywords: Archaeological mitigation strategies, Arctic, Climate change, Conservation, Heritage managementArchaeology, Arts and Humanities(all)
2018 (8)

(Article)
Differentiation measures for conservation genetics
Lou Jost, Frederick Archer, Sarah Flanagan, Oscar Eduardo Gaggiotti, Sean Hoban, Emily Latch 
Keywords: Genetic differentiation indices, Fixation indices, Genetic diversity
2018 (1/8)

(Article)
Diversity from genes to ecosystems
Oscar Eduardo Gaggiotti, Anne Chao, Pedro Peres-Neto, Chun-Huo Chiu, Christine Edwards, Marie-Josée Fortin, Lou Jost, Christopher Richards, Kimberly Selkoe 
Keywords: Biodiversity indices, Hill numbers, Species diversity, Genetic diversity, Hierarchical spatial structure
2018 (6)

(Article)
Framework for mapping key areas for marine megafauna to inform Marine Spatial Planning
Amélie A. Augé, Maria P. Dias, Ben Lascelles, Alastair M.M. Baylis, Andy Black, P. Dee Boersma, Paulo Catry, Sarah Crofts, Filippo Galimberti, Jose Pedro Granadeiro, April Hedd, Katrin Ludynia, Juan F. Masello, William Montevecchi, Richard A. Phillips, Klemens Pütz, Petra Quillfeldt, Ginger A. Rebstock, Simona Sanvito, Iain J. Staniland, Andrew Stanworth, David Thompson, Megan Tierney, Philip N. Trathan, John P. Croxall 
Keywords: Marine conservation, MSP, Patagonian Shelf, Seabirds, Seals, South Atlantic, Tracking data
2018 (6/12)

(Article)
High field metabolic rates of wild harbour porpoises
Laia Rojano-Doñate, Birgitte I. McDonald, Danuta M. Wisniewska, Mark Johnson, Jonas Teilmann, Magnus Wahlberg, Jakob Højer-Kristensen, Peter T. Madsen 
Keywords: Bio-logging, Doubly labelled water, Energetics, Food intake, Phocoena, Respiration


(Article)
Incorporating non-equilibrium dynamics into demographic history inferences of a migratory marine species
Emma Louise Carroll, R Alderman, J L Bannister, Martine Berube, P B Best, L Boren, C S Baker, Rachel Constantine, K Findlay, R Harcourt, L Lemaire, Per Palsboll, N J Patenaude, V J Rowntree, J Seger, D Steel, L O Valenzuela, M Watson, Oscar Eduardo Gaggiotti 
Keywords: Southern right whale, Approximate Bayesian computation, Historical demography, Connectivity, Last glacial maximum, Non-equilibrium population genetics, Eubalaena australis , Cicumpolar SRW connectivity over time
2018

(Article)
Managing human disturbance
Bukola Braimoh, Soladoye Iwajomo, Mark Wilson, Adams Chaskda, Afan Ajang, Will Cresswell 
Keywords: Human disturbance, Setback distance, Escape distance, Flight-initiation distance, Conservation buffer
2018 (25/7)

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2018

(Article)
Not just fat
Joanna Louise Kershaw, Catherine Helen Botting, Andrew Brownlow, Ailsa Jane Hall 
Keywords: Adipose tissue, Biomarkers, Marine mammals, Metabolism, Proteomics
2018 (12)

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2018 (23/4)

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2018 (12)

(Article)
Simulating shifts in taxonomic and functional β-diversity of ray-finned fishes
Anderson Aires Eduardo, Faye Helen Moyes, Pablo Ariel Martinez, Anne Magurran, Sidney F. Gouveia 
Keywords: Actinopterygii, Biodiversity loss, Functional diversity, Nestedness, Turnover


(Article)
Spatial versus temporal structure
James A. Thorburn, Rosie Jones, Francis Neat, Cecilia Pinto, Victoria Bendall, Stuart Hetherington, Leslie Noble, Cath Jones 
Keywords: Coastal, Ocean, Distribution, Fish, Fishing, Elasmobranch management, Genetic structure, Relatedness, Social interactions
2018 (1/5)

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2018 (2)

(Article)
Towards the identification of ecological management units
Joan Giménez, Marie Louis, Enrique Barón, Francisco Ramírez, Philippe Verborgh, Pauline Gauffier, Ruth Esteban, Ethel Eljarrat, Damià Barceló, Manuela G. Forero, Renaud de Stephanis 
Keywords: Bottlenose dolphins, Conservation, Management units, Multi-disciplinary approaches, Time-scale approaches

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