Publications

Recent publications


50  (of 100 published available) for Scottish Oceans Institute with keyword Mammals clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2019 (25/1)
Frontiers in Marine Science
vol.5 
(Article)
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
2018 (1/12)
Scientific Reports
vol.8 
(Article)
Aquatic behaviour of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in an increasingly ice-free Arctic
Karen Lone, Kit M. Kovacs, Christian Lydersen, Mike Fedak, Magnus Andersen, Philip Lovell, Jon Aars 
2018 (12/7)
PLoS ONE
vol.13 
(Article)
Body density of humpback whales (Megaptera novaengliae) in feeding aggregations estimated from hydrodynamic gliding performance
Tomoko Narazaki, Saana Isojunno, Douglas P. Nowacek, Ari S. Friedlaender, Christian Ramp, Sophie Caroline Smout, Kagari Aoki, Volker Bernt Deecke, Katsufumi Sato, Patrick Miller 

Royal Society Open Science
vol.5 
(Article)
Clawed forelimbs allow northern seals to eat like their ancient ancestors
David P. Hocking, Felix G. Marx, Renae Sattler, Rob Harris, Tahlia I. Pollock, Karina J. Sorrell, Erich M.G. Fitzgerald, Matthew R. McCurry, Alistair R. Evans 
Keywords: Claws, Evolution, Feeding behaviour, Forelimb anatomy, Marine mammals, Pinnipeds
2018 (1)
Marine Pollution Bulletin
vol.126 pp.1-18
(Review article)
Comparing methods suitable for monitoring marine mammals in low visibility conditions during seismic surveys
Ursula K. Verfuss, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Tiago A. Marques, Brianne Miller, Rachael Plunkett, James A. Theriault, Dominic John Tollit, Daniel P. Zitterbart, Philippe Hubert, Len Thomas 
Keywords: Marine mammals, Monitoring methods, Underwater noise, Seismic survey, Detection performance, Low visibility
2018 (10)
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
vol.72 
(Article)
2018 (12/3)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.590 pp.247-266
(Article)
2018 (2)
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
vol.28 pp.194-204
(Article)
2018 (3)
Journal of Applied Ecology
vol.55 pp.684-693
(Article)
Harbour seals avoid tidal turbine noise
Gordon Drummond Hastie, Debbie JF Russell, Paul Lepper, Jim Elliott, Ben Wilson, Steven Benjamins, David Thompson 
Keywords: Collision risk, Marine mammals, Avoidance, Renewable energy, Pinnipeds, Marine spatial planning, Underwater noise, Tidal turbines, Behavioural responsesNERC
2018 (6/12)
Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.221 
(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
2018 (1)
Journal of Applied Ecology
vol.55 pp.396-404
(Review article)
Marine mammals and sonar
Catriona M Harris, Len Thomas, Erin Falcone, John Hildebrand, Dorian Houser, Petter Kvadsheim, Frans-Peter A. Lam, Patrick Miller, David J. Moretti, Andrew Read, Hans Slabbekoorn, Brandon L. Southall, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Douglas Wartzok, Vincent Janik 
Keywords: Sonar, Cetaceans, Human disturbance, Impact assessment, Anti-predator response, Anthropogenic noise, Behavioural response, Marine mammals, Dose response
2018 (2)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
vol.143 pp.954-967
(Article)
Modelling the broadband propagation of marine mammal echolocation clicks for click-based population density estimates
Alexander von Benda-Beckmann, Len Thomas, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Michael Ainslie 
2018
Conservation Physiology
vol.6 
(Article)
Not just fat
Joanna Louise Kershaw, Catherine Helen Botting, Andrew Brownlow, Ailsa Jane Hall 
Keywords: Adipose tissue, Biomarkers, Marine mammals, Metabolism, Proteomics
2018 (20/11)
Environmental Science and Technology
vol.52 pp.13523-13534
(Article)
2018 (28/9)
Science
vol.361 pp.1373-1376
(Article)
Predicting global killer whale population collapse from PCB pollution
Jean-Pierre Desforges, Ailsa Jane Hall, Bernie J McConnell, Aqqalu Rosing-Asvid, Jonathan L. Barber, Andrew Brownlow, Sylvain De Guise, Igor Eulaers, Paul D. Jepson, Robert J. Letcher, Milton Levin, Peter S. Ross, Filipa Isabel Pereira Samarra, Gisli Vikingson, Christian Sonne, Rune Dietz 
Keywords: NERC

Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.221 
(Article)
Selective reactions to different killer whale call categories in two delphinid species
Matthew T. Bowers, Ari S. Friedlaender, Vincent Janik, Douglas P. Nowacek, Nicola Quick, Brandon L. Southall, Andrew Read 
Keywords: Antipredator behavior, Acoustic discrimination, Non-linear acousitcs, Pilot whales, Risso's dolphins
2018 (7/9)
Scientific Reports
vol.8 
(Article)
Subglacial discharge plume behaviour revealed by CTD-instrumented ringed seals
Alistair Everett, Jack Kohler, Arild Sundfjord, Kit Kovacs, Tomas Torsvik, Ankit Pramanik, Lars Boehme, Christian Lydersen 

Ecology and Evolution
vol.Early View 
(Review article)
Understanding the population consequences of disturbance
Enrico Pirotta, Daniel P. Costa, Erica Fleishman, Scott D. Kraus, David Lusseau, David Moretti, Leslie Frances New, Robert Schilling Schick, Lisa K. Schwarz, Samantha E. Simmons, Len Thomas, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Michael J. Weise, Randall S. Wells, John Harwood 
Keywords: Anthropogenic disturbance, Environmental impact assessments, Marine mammals, Nonconsumptive effects, Population consequences, Trait-mediated indirect interactions, Uncertainty
2017 (4)
Ecology and Evolution
vol.7 pp.2101-2111
(Article)
A simulation approach to assessing environmental risk of sound exposure to marine mammals
Carl Robert Donovan, Catriona M Harris, Lorenzo Milazzo, John Harwood, Laura Helen Marshall,  
Keywords: Agent-based models, Grey seal, Harbour porpoise, Risk assessment, Underwater sound
2017 (10/8)
Endangered Species Research
vol.34 pp.149-165
(Article)
Animal Counting Toolkit
Katie Gaut, Rowenna Gryba, Jeffrey Moore, Eric Rexstad, Doug Sandilands, Justin Steventon, Randall Reeves 
Keywords: Abundance, Boat, Bycatch, Capacity, Conservation, Dolphin
2017 (12/3)
Aquatic Mammals
vol.43 pp.156-161
(Article)
2017 (6)
Conservation Biology
vol.31 pp.686-695
(Article)
2017 (7)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.33 pp.955-965
(Article)
Equity and career-life balance in marine mammal science?
Sascha Kate Hooker, Samantha E. Simmons, Alison K. Stimpert, Birgitte I. McDonald 
Keywords: Gender, Equality, Leadership, Work-life balance, STEM
2017 (5)
Ecology and Evolution
vol.7 pp.3494-3506
(Article)
2017 (17/2)
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
vol.27 pp.268-281
(Article)
2017 (18/10)
Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.220 pp.3802-3811
(Article)
2017 (21/2)

(Paper)
In-situ observations using tagged animals
Fabien Roquet, Lars Boehme, Marthan Bester, Horst Bornemann, Sophie Brasseur, Jean-Benoit Charrassin, Daniel Costa, Mike Fedak, Christophe Guinet, Ailsa Jane Hall, Robert Harcourt, Mark Hindell, Kit M. Kovacs, Mary-Anne Lea, Philip Lovell, Andrew Lowther, Christian Lydersen, Clive McMahon, Baptiste Picard, Gilles Reverdin, Cécile Vincent 
2017 (12)
Ecosphere
vol.8 
(Article)
Individual, ecological, and anthropogenic influences on activity budgets of long-finned pilot whales
Saana Isojunno, Dinara Sadykova, Stacy Lynn De Ruiter, Charlotte Curé, Fleur Visser, Len Thomas, Patrick Miller, Catriona M Harris 
Keywords: Anthropogenic noise, Activity synchrony, Benthic habitat, Deep diving mammal, DTAG, Ethogram, Globicephala melas, Hidden Markov model, Naval sonar
2017
Oceanography
vol.30 pp.132-138
(Review article)
Marine mammals exploring the oceans pole to pole
Anne Treasure, Fabien Roquet, Isabelle J. Ansorge, Marthán N. Bester, Lars Boehme, Horst Bornemann, Jean-Benoit Charrassin, Damien Chevallier, Daniel P. Costa, Mike Fedak, Christophe Guinet, Mike O. Hammill, Robert G. Harcourt, Mark A. Hindell, Kit M. Kovacs, Mary-Anne Lea, Philip Lovell, Andrew D. Lowther, Christian Lydersen, Trevor McIntyre, Clive R. McMahon, Mônica M.C. Muelbert, Keith Nicholls, Baptiste Picard, Gilles Reverdin, Andrew W. Trites, Guy D. Williams, P.J. Nico de Bruyn 
2017 (27/2)
Conservation Physiology
vol.5 
(Article)
Obtaining accurate glucose measurements from wild animals under field conditions
Kimberley A. Bennett, Lucy M. Turner, Sebastian Millward, Simon E W Moss, Ailsa Jane Hall 
Keywords: Glucose, Glucometer, Phocid, Pinniped, Point-of-care, Validation
2017 (2)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
vol.141 pp.1120-1132
(Article)
Passive acoustic methods for fine-scale tracking of harbour porpoises in tidal rapids
Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Chloe Elizabeth Malinka, Simon Northridge 
2017 (1/11)

(Chapter)
Reproductive behaviour
Patrick Pomeroy, Sean Twiss, Kelly Joanne Robinson 
Keywords: NERC

Scientific Reports
vol.7 
(Article)
Spatial distribution of citizen science casuistic observations for different taxonomic groups
Patrícia Tiago, Ana Ceia-Hasse, Tiago A. Marques, César Capinha, Henrique M. Pereira 
2017 (3)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
vol.141 pp.1962-1974
(Article)
Spatio-temporal variation in click production rates of beaked whales
Victoria E. Warren, Tiago A. Marques, Danielle Harris, Len Thomas, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Natacha Aguilar de Soto, Mark Johnson 
Keywords: Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Acoustics and Ultrasonics
2017 (31/1)
Endangered Species Research
vol.33 pp.95-106
(Review article)
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill marine mammal injury assessment
Ryan Takeshita, Laurie Sullivan, Cynthia Smith, Tracy Collier, Ailsa Jane Hall, Tom Brosnan, Teri Rowles, Lori Schwacke 
Keywords: Deepwater horizon, Exposure, Injury assessment, Marine mammals, Natural resource damage assessment, Oil, PetroleumEcology, Nature and Landscape Conservation
2017 (25/4)
Frontiers in Marine Science
vol.4 
(Article)
Underwater ambient noise in a baleen whale migratory habitat off the Azores
Miriam Romagosa, Irma Cascão, Nathan D. Merchant, Marc O. Lammers, Eva Giacomello, Tiago A. Marques, Mónica A. Silva 
Keywords: Underwater noise, Ship noise, Baleen whale, MSFD, Open ocean environment
2017 (11)
Animal Cognition
vol.20 pp.1067-1079
(Article)
2016 (12)
Journal of Applied Ecology
vol.53 pp.1642-1652
(Article)
Avoidance of wind farms by harbour seals is limited to pile driving activities
Debbie JF Russell, Gordon Drummond Hastie, David Thompson, Vincent Janik, Philip Steven Hammond, Lindesay Alexandra Sarah Scott-Hayward, Jason Matthiopoulos, Esther Lane Jones, Bernie J McConnell 
Keywords: Complex Region Spatial Smoother, Disturbance, Marine renewables, Marine spatial planning, Pinnipeds, Renewable energy, Spatially Adaptive Local Smoothing Algorithm, Spatially adaptive smoothing , Underwater noiseNERC, BEIS/DECC, Scottish Government
2016 (5)
Aquatic Mammals
vol.42 pp.137-143
(Article)
Cannibalism by a male grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) in the North Sea
Amanda Bishop, Patrick Pomeroy, Sean Twiss 
Keywords: NERC
2016 (26/5)
Ecosphere
vol.7 pp.1-27
(Article)
Circumpolar habitat use in the southern elephant seal: implications for foraging success and population trajectories
Mark Hindell, Clive McMahon, Marthan Bester, Lars Boehme, Daniel Costa, Mike Fedak, Christophe Guinet, Laura Herraiz-Borreguero, Robert G. Harcourt, Luis Huckstadt, Kit M. Kovacs, Christian Lydersen, Trevor McInytre, Monica Muelbert, Fabien Roquet, Guy Williams, Jean-Benoit Charrassin 
Keywords: Foraging behaviour, Mirounga leonina, Physical oceanography, Population status, Sea-ice, Southern Ocean water masses
2016 (21/11)
Current Biology
vol.26 pp.R1175-R1176
(Article)
Cognitive control of heart rate in diving harbor porpoises
Siri Elmegaard, Mark Johnson, Peter Madsen, Birgitte McDonald 

American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
vol.311 pp.R788-R796
(Article)
2016 (7)
Animal Cognition
vol.19 pp.847-853
(Article)
2016 (6/12)
Endangered Species Research
vol.31 pp.293-315
(Review article)
2016 (29/7)

(Commissioned report)
Marine Renewable Energy MRE1 Annual Report
Bernie J McConnell, Sophie Caroline Smout, Mick Wu, David Thompson, Phil Irving, Gordon Drummond Hastie 
Keywords: Scottish Government
2016 (29/12)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.562 pp.211-220
(Article)
Naval sonar disrupts foraging behaviour in humpback whales
Lise D. Sivle, Paul Wensveen, Petter Kvadsheim, Frans-Peter A. Lam, Fleur Visser, Charlotte Cure, Catriona M Harris, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Patrick Miller 
Keywords: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, Naval sonar, Behavioral response, Lung feeding

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