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Patton, P., Pacifici, K., Collazo, J., May 2022.  Modeling and estimating co‑occurrence between the invasive Shiny Cowbird and its Puerto Rican hosts. Biological Invasions. 

. Bejder, L., Higham, J. and Lusseau, D. 2022. Tourism and research impacts on marine mammals: A bold future informed by research and technology. In: Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Würsig B (eds) Ethology and behavioral ecology of marine mammals: the evolving human factor. Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, pp 255–275.


. Nicholson, K., van Aswegen, M., Loneragan, N. and Bejder, L. In press. Demographics and viability of an estuarine community of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins. Marine Mammal Science.

. Kiszka, J.J., Bejder, L., Davis, R., Harcourt, R., Meekan, M., Rodriguez, D.H. and Stockin, K.A. In press. Small cetacean conservation: current challenges and opportunities. Frontiers in Marine Science.


. Senigaglia, V., Christiansen, F., Bejder, L., Sprogis. K.R. and Cantor, M. 2022. Human-induced changes to the social environment of a marine top predator: food-provisioning and implications on sociality and fitness in bottlenose dolphins. Animal Behavior 187: 291-304


. Germanov, E., Pierce, S.J., Marshall, A.D., Hendrawan, I.G., Kefi, A., Bejder, L. and Loneragan, N.R. 2022. Large marine protected areas can safeguard highly mobile species: Manta rays in Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Peer J.


. Christiansen, C., Bejder, L., Burnell, S. and Charlton, C. 2022. Estimating the energetic cost of growth in southern right whales from drone-derived photogrammetry data and long-term sighting histories. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 687: 173–194


. Torres, L., Bird, G.N, Rodríguez-González, F., Christiansen, F., Bejder, L., Lemos, L., Urban, J. R., Swartz, S., Willoughby, A., Hewitt, J. and Bierlic, K.C. 2022. Range-wide comparison of gray whale body condition reveals contrasting sub-population health characteristics and vulnerability to environmental change. Frontiers in Marine Science 9:867258


. Christiansen, F., Uhart, M.M., Bejder, L., Clapham, P., Ivashchenko, Y., Tormosov, D. And Sironi, M. 2022. Foetal growth, birth size and energetic cost of gestation in southern right whales. Journal of Physiology 600.9: 2245–226


. Segre, P., Gough, W.T., Roualdes, E.A., Cade, D., Czapanskiy, M., Fahlbush, J., Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Oestreich, W.K., Bejder, L., Bierlich, K.C., Burrows, J.A., Calambokidis, J., Chenoweth, E., Clemente, J., Durban, J.W., Fearnbach, H., Fish, F., Friedlaender, A.S., Hegelund, P., Johnston, D.W., Nowacek, D.P., Oudejans, M., Penry, W.S., Potvin, J., Simone, M., Stanworth, A., Straley, J.A., Szabo, A., Videsen, S.K.A., Visser, F., Weir., Wiley, D.N. and Goldbogen, J.A. 2022. Scaling of maneuvering performance in baleen whales.  Journal of Experimental Biology. 225, jeb243224.


. Hanf, D., Hodgson, A., Kobryn, H., Bejder, L. and Smith, J. 2022. Dolphin distribution and habitat suitability in north Western Australia: Applications of a broad-scale, non-targeted dataset. Frontiers in Marine Science. 8:733841.




. Nicholson, K., Bejder, L. and Loneragan, N. In press. Niche partitioning among social clusters of a resident estuarine apex predator. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.


. Segre, P., Gough, W.T., Roualdes, E.A., Cade, D., Czapanskiy, M., Fahlbush, J., Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Oestreich, W.K., Bejder, L., Bierlich, K.C., Burrows, J.A., Calambokidis, J., Chenoweth, E., Clemente, J., Durban, J.W., Fearnbach, H., Fish, F., Friedlaender, A.S., Hegelund, P., Johnston, D.W., Nowacek, D.P., Oudejans, M., Penry, W.S., Potvin, J., Simone, M., Stanworth, A., Straley, J.A., Szabo, A., Videsen, S.K.A., Visser, F., Weir., Wiley, D.N. and Goldbogen, J.A. Accepted. Scaling of maneuvering performance in baleen whales.  Journal of Experimental Biology.

. Nicholson, K., Loneragan, N., Finn, H. and Bejder, L. In press. Social, spatial, and isotopic niche partitioning identify an estuarine community of bottlenose dolphins as a discrete management unit. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems


. Ransome, N., Bejder, L., Jenner, M., Schimpf, R., Penfold, G., Brosig, V., Elsdon, B., Loneragan, N. and Smith, J. 2021. Observations of parturition in humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) and occurrence of escorting and competitive behavior around birthing females. Marine Mammal Science.


. Southall, B.L., Nowacek, D.P. Bowles, A.E., Senigaglia, V., Bejder, L. and Tyack, P.L. 2021. Marine Mammal Noise Exposure Criteria: Assessing the severity of marine mammal behavioral responses to human noise. Aquatic Mammals. 47: 421-464


. Madrigal, B.C., Crance, J.L., Berchok, C.L., Stimpert, A.K. (2021) Call repertoire and inferred ecotype presence of killer whales (Orcinus orca) recorded in the southeastern Chukchi Sea. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 150, 145-158 https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0005405

. McCluskey, S., Sprogis, K., London, J.M., Bejder, L. and Loneragan, N. 2021. Foraging preferences of an apex marine predator revealed through stomach content and stable isotope analyses. Global Ecology and Conservation. 25: e01396.

. Southall, B.L., Nowacek, D.P. Bowles, A.E., Senigaglia, V., Bejder, L. and Tyack, P.L. In press. Marine Mammal Noise   Exposure Criteria: Assessing the severity of marine mammal behavioral responses to human noise. Aquatic Mammals.

. Currie, J.J., van Aswegen, M., Stack, S.H., West, K., Vivier, F. and Bejder, L. 2021.  Rapid weight loss in free ranging pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata): implications for anthropogenic disturbance of odontocetes. Scientific Reports. 11:8181

. Azizeh, T., Sprogis, K., Soley, R., Nielsen. K., Uhart, M., Sironi, M., Marón, C., Bejder, L., Madsen, P.T., and Christiansen, F. 2021. Acute and chronic behavioral effects of kelp gull micropredation on southern right whale mother-calf pairs off Península Valdés, Argentina. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 668: 133–148.

. Sills, J.M., Parnell, K., Ruscher, B., Lew, C., Kendall, T.L., Reichmuth, C. (2021) Underwater hearing and communication in the endangered Hawaiian monk seal Neomonachus schauinslandi. Endang Species Res 44:61-78. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr01092

. Christiansen, F., Rodríguez-González, F., Martínez-Aguilar, S., Urbán, J., Swartz, S., Warick, H., Vivier, F. and Bejder, L. 2021. Poor body condition associated with unusual mortality event in gray whales. Marine Ecology Progress Series. doi: 10.3354/meps13585.


. Zitterbart, D.P, Smith, H.R., Flau, M., Richter, S., Burkhardt, E., Beland, J., Bennett, L., Cammareri, A., Davis, A., Holst, M., Lanfredi, C., Michel, H., Noad, M., Owen, K, Pacini, A and Boebel, O., Scaling the laws of thermal imaging-based whale detection. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-19-0054.1 

. Götz, T., Pacini, A.F, Nachtigall, P.E., Janik, V, M.. The startle reflex in echolocating odontocetes: basic physiology and practical implications Journal of Experimental Biology 2020 223: jeb208470 doi: 10.1242/jeb.208470 


. Sprogis, K., Bejder, L.,Hanf, D. and Christiansen, F. 2020. Behavioural responses of migrating humpback whales to swim-with-whale activities in the Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2019.151254

. Wiener, C., Bejder, L., Johnston, D., Fawcett, L., and Wilkinson, P. 2020. Cashing in on Spinners: Revenue estimates of wild dolphin-swim tourism in the Hawaiian Islands. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:660. doi:  10.3389/fmars.2020.00660


. Senigaglia, V. and Bejder, L. 2020. Pregnancy cravings: visitation at a food-provisioning site is driven by the reproductive status of bottlenose dolphins. Tourism in Marine Environments. 15: 237-248


. Barra, T., Bejder, L., Dalleau, M., Delaspre, S., Landes, A. and Hoarau, L. 2020. Social media reveal high rates of agonistic behaviors of humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae in response to swim-with-whale activities in Reunion Island. Tourism in Marine Environments. 15: 191-209


. Nicol, C., Bejder, L., Green, L., Johnson, G., Keeling, L., Noren, D., van der Hoop, J. and Simmonds, M. 2020. Anthropogenic threats to wild cetacean welfare and a tool to inform policy in this area. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 7:57. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.00057


. Hunt, T., Allen, S., Bejder, L. and Parra, G. 2020. Identifying priority habitat for conservation and management of Australian humpback dolphins within a marine protected area. Scientific Reports. 10:14366


. Christiansen, F., Dawson, S.D., Durban, J.D, Fearnbach, H., Miller, C.A., Bejder, L., Uhart, M., Sironi, M., Corkeron, P., Rayment, W., Leunissen, E., Haria, E., Ward, R., Warick, H.A., Kerr, I., Lynn, M.S., Pettis, H.M. and Moore, M.J.A. 2020. A population comparison of right whale body condition reveals poor state of the North Atlantic right whale. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 640:1-16


. Christiansen, F., Nielsen, M., Charlton, C., Bejder, L. and Madsen, P.T. 2020. Southern right whales show no behavioural response to low noise levels from a nearby unmanned aerial vehicle. Marine Mammal Science. doi.org/10.1111/mms.12699




​. van Aswegen, M., Christiansen, F., Symons, J., Mann, J., Nicholson, K., Sprogis, K., and Bejder, L. 2019. Morphological differences between coastal bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) populations identified using non-invasive stereo-laser photogrammetry. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 12235. DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-48419-3

. Smith, A.S., Pacini, A.F.Nachtigall, P.E., Laule, G., Aragones, L.V., Magno, C., and Saurez, J.A., (2019) Transmission beam pattern and dynamics of a spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris).  Jnl Acous Soc Am 145, 3595-3605

. Vivier, F., Guinet, C. and Jeanniard-du-Dot, T. 2019. Defining areas of intensive foraging activity for a top marine predator, the Antarctic fur seal: Compromises between effort and accuracy. Mar Mam Sci.;1–9. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12635

. Senigaglia, V., Christiansen, F., Sprogis, K., Symons, J. and Bejder, L. In Press. Food-provisioning negatively affects the reproductive success of female bottlenose dolphins and calf survival. Scientific Reports.

. Nielsen, M., Bejder, L., Videsen, S., Christiansen, F. and Madsen P.T. In press. Cryptic acoustic behaviour in southern right whale mother-calf pairs: infrequent, low output calling in noisy habitats to avoid killer whales? Journal of Experimental Biology.

. Southall, B.L. Finneran, J.J. Reichmuth, C., Nachtigall, P.E., Ketten D.R., Bowles, A.E., Ellison, W.T., Nowacek, D.P, and Tyack, P.L. (2019),  Mammal Noise Exposure Criteria: Updated scientific recommendations for residual hearing effects.  Aquatic Mammals, 45, 125-232. DOI https://doi.org/10 1578/AM.45.2.2019.125.

. Liu, M., Bejder, L., Lin, M., Zhang, P., Dong, L. and Li, S. In press. Determining important habitats of the world’s second largest humpback dolphin population: implications for place-based conservation and management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystem

. Manlik, O., Krützen, M., Kopps, A., Mann, J., Bejder, L., Allen, S., Frere, C., Connor, R. and Sherwin, W. In press. Population viability is better reflected by MHC diversity than by neutral genetic diversity: a case study of two bottlenose dolphin populations. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ECE3.5265


. Germanov, E., Bejder, L., Chabanne, D.B.H., Dharmadi, D., Hendrawan, G., Marshall, A.D., Pierce, S.J., Keulen, M. and Loneragan, N.R. 2019. Contrasting Habitat Use and Population Dynamics of Reef Manta Rays Within the Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area, Indonesia. Frontiers in Marine Science.  6:215. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00215


. Copeland, AM, Au, WWL, Polovina, J. 2019 Influences of Temporal Changes in Pelagic Scattering Layers on Short-Finned Pilot Whales Behavior. Oceanography and Fisheries 9(2):OFOAJ.MS.ID.555758


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. Hunt, TNAllen, SJBejder, LParra, GJ. 2019 Assortative interactions revealed in a fission–fusion society of Australian humpback dolphins. Behavioral Ecology, arz029, https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arz029

. Drazen J, Smith C, Gjerde K, Au W, Black J, Carter G, Clark M, Durden J, Dutrieux P, Goetze E, Haddock S, Hatta M, Hauton C, Hill P, Koslow J, Leitner A, Measures C, Pacini A, Parrish F, Peacock T, Perelman J, Sutton T, Taymans C, Tunnicliffe V, Watling L, Yamamoto H, Young E, Ziegler A (2019) Report of the workshop Evaluating the nature of midwater mining plumes and their potential effects on midwater ecosystems. Research Ideas and Outcomes 5: e33527. https://doi.org/10.3897/rio.5.e33527

· Bejder, L., Videsen, S., Hermannsen, L., Simon, M., Hanf, D., & Madsen, P. T. (2019). Low energy expenditure and resting behaviour of humpback whale mother-calf pairs highlights conservation importance of sheltered breeding areas. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 771.



· Symons, J., Sprogis, K. and Bejder, L. In Press. Implications of survey effort on estimating demographic parameters of a long-lived marine top predator. Ecology and Evolution. doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4512

· Sprogis, K., Christiansen, F., Raudino, H., Kobryn, H., Wells, R. and Bejder, L. 2018. Sex-specific differences in seasonal habitat use of a coastal dolphin population. Biodiversity and Conservation. doi:10.1007/s10531-018-1618-7

· Wei, C., Au, W.W.L., Ketten, D.R., and Zhang, Y. 2018. Finite element simulation of broadband biosonar signal propagation in the near- and far-field of an echolocating Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 143, 2611-2620.


· Giorli, G., Drazen, J. C.,Neuheimer, A. B., Copeland, A., and Au, W.W.L. 2018. Deep sea animal density and size estimated using a Dual-frequency IDentification SONar (DIDSON) offshore the island of Hawaii, Progress in Oceanography, 160, 155-165.

· Nachtigall, P.E. 2018 Review: Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals 3rd Edition.  Marine Mammal Science,  34(2)  553-555.

· Sprogis, K., King, C., Bejder, L. and Loneragan, L. 2018. Frequency and temporal trends of shark predation attempts on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in temperate Australian waters. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 508: 35-43


· Manlik O., Chabanne D., Daniel C., Bejder L., Allen S.J., Sherwin W.B. 2018. Demography and genetics suggest reversal of dolphin source-sink dynamics, with implications for conservation. Marine Mammal Science doi:10.1111/mms.12555.

· Kloepper, L.N.,  Buck, J.R.   Liu, Y. and  Nachtigall, P.E. 2018 Bottlenose dolphins direct sonar clicks off-axis of targets to maximize Fisher Information about target bearing.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America EL


· Christiansen, F., Vivier, F., Charlton, C., Ward, R., Amerson, A., Burnell, S. and Bejder, L. 2018. Maternal body size and condition determine calf growth rates in Southern right whales. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 592: 267–282. 


· Germanov, E., Marshall, A., Bejder, L., Fossi, C. and Loneragan, L. 2018. Microplastics: No small problem for filter feeding megafauna. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.01.005


· Sprogis, K., Christiansen, F., Wandres, M. and Bejder, L. 2018. El Niño Southern Oscillation influences the abundance and movements of a marine top predator in coastal waters. Global Change Biology. 24(3): 1085-1096.


· Krützen, M, Beasley, I., Ackermann, C.Y., Lieckfeldt, D., Ludwig, A., Ryan, G., Bejder, L., Parra, G., Wolfensberger, R. and Spencer, P. 2018. Demographic collapse and low genetic diversity of the Irrawaddy dolphin population inhabiting the Mekong River. PLOS ONE. 13(1): e0189200.


· Smith, F., Allen, S., Bejder, L. and Brown, A. 2018. Shark bite injuries on three inshore dolphin species in tropical northwestern Australia. Marine Mammal Science. 34(1): 87-99.

· Smith, A.B., Pacini, A., and Nachtigall, P.E. 2018 Modulation rate transfer functions of four species of stranded odontocete (Stenella longirostris, Feresa attenuata, Globicephala melas, Mesoplodon densirostris). Journal of Comparative Physiology A


· Sysueva, E.V., Nachtigall, P.E., Cranford, T.W., Pacini, A., Allum, C. and Supin, A. Ya. 2018 Auditory sensitivity areas of head to local underwater stimulation in a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics


· Heenehan, H., Van Parijs, S., Bejder, L., Tyne, J., Southall, B., Southall, H. and Johnston, D. 2017. Natural and anthropogenic events influence the soundscapes of four bays on Hawaii Island. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 124: 9-20


· Giorli, G., Au, W. W. L. 2017. Combining passive acoustics and imaging sonar techniques to study sperm whales’ foraging strategies (L), J. Acoust. Soc. Am.142,1428-1431.

· Au, W.W.L., Echolocation. In B. Wursig, J.GM.H. Thewissen, K.M. Kovacs, editors: Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, 3rd ed, Oxford: Academic Press , 2017 , pp. 321 - 331.

· Chabanne, D., Pollock, K. H, Finn, H. and Bejder, L. 2017. Applying the Multistate Capture-recapture Robust Design to characterize metapopulation structure. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12792


· Sprogis, K.R., Raudino, H.C., Hocking, D. and Bejder, L. 2017. Complex prey handling of octopus by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus). Marine Mammal Science. 33(3): 934-945 doi: 10.1111/mms.12405

· Araujo, G., Vivier, F., Labaja, J. J., Hartley, D. & Ponzo, A. Assessing the impacts of tourism on the world's largest fish Rhincodon typus at Panaon Island, Southern Leyte, Philippines. Aquatic Conserv: Mar Freshw Ecosyst. (2017); 00:1–9. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2762

· Yu Zhang, Song, Z.,m Wang, X, Cao, W., Au W.W.L. 2017.  Directional Acoustic Wave Manipulation by a Porpoise via Multiphase Forehead Structure, Phys. Rev. Appl. 8, 064002-1- , 064002-8.


· Nachtigall, P.E., Supin, A.Ya, Pacini, A. and Kastelein, R. 2017 Four Odontocete Species Change Hearing Levels When Warned of Impending Loud Sound.  Integrative Zoology doi: 10.1111/1749-4877.12286


· Berry, T., Osterrieder, S., Murray, D., Coghlan, M., Richardson, A., Grealy, A., Stat, M., Bejder, L. and Bunce, M. 2017. DNA metabarcoding for diet analysis and biodiversity: a case study using the endangered Australian sea lion (Neophoca cinerea). Ecology and Evolution. 7: 5435-5453

· Wei, C., Au, W. W. L., Ketten, D. R., Song, Z., and Zhang, Y.  2017. Biosonar signal propagation in the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) head: The role of various structures in the formation of the vertical beam, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 141, 4179-4187.

· Chabanne, D., Finn, H. and Bejder, L. 2017. Identifying the relevant local population for environmental impact assessments of a mobile marine fauna. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00148


· Au, W. W. L., and Wei, C. 2017. A Review of New Understanding of the Role of Individual Structure within the Head of Dolphins in Formation of Biosonar Signal and Beam. Oceanography and Fisheries, 2, DOI: 10.19080/OFOAI.2017.02.555579.

· Stephens, N., Duignan, P., Symons, J., Holyoake, C., Bejder, L., and Warren, K. 2017. Death by octopus (Macroctopus maorum): laryngeal luxation and asphyxiation in an Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus). Marine Mammal Science. doi:10.1111/mms.12420


· Videsen, S., Bejder, L., Johnston, M. and Madsen, P. 2017. High suckling rates and acoustic crypsis of humpback whale neonates maximize potential for mother-calf energy transfer. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12871


· Heenehan, H., Van Parijs, S.M. Bejder, L., Tyne, J.A. and Johnston, D. 2017. Differential effects of human activity on Hawaiian spinner dolphins in their resting bays. Global Ecology and Conservation. 10: 60-69


· Hawkins, L., Harcourt, R., Bejder, L., Brooks, L., Grech, A., Christiansen, F., Marsh, H., and Harrison, P. 2017. Best practice framework and principles for monitoring the effect of coastal developments on marine mammals. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00059


· Hunt, T., Bejder, L., Allen, S.J., Rankin, R.W., Hanf, D. and Parra, G. J. 2017. Demographic characteristics of Australian humpback dolphins reveal important habitat toward the south-western limit of their range. Endangered Species Research. 32: 71–88.

· Tyne, J., Johnston, D., Christiansen, F. and Bejder, L. 2017. Temporally and spatially partitioned behaviours of spinner dolphins: Implications for resilience to human disturbance. Royal Society of Open Science. 4: 160626.


· Bossley, M., Steiner, A., Rankin, R.W. and Bejder, L. 2017. A long-term study of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in an Australian industrial estuary: increased sightings associated with environmental improvements. Marine Mammal Science 33: 277-290


· Heenehan, H., Van Parijs, S.M., Bejder, L., Tyne, J. and Johnston, D.W. 2017. Using acoustics to prioritize management decisions to protect coastal dolphins: a case study using Hawaiian spinner dolphins. Marine Policy 75: 84-90.


· Christiansen, F., Rojano-Donate, Madsen, P.T. and Bejder, L. 2016. Noise levels of multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles with implications for potential underwater impacts on marine mammals. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00277


· Christiansen, F., Dujon, A.M., Sprogis, K.R., Arnould, J.P.Y. and Bejder, L. 2016. Non-invasive Unmanned Aerial Vehicle provides estimates of the energetic cost of reproduction in humpback whales. Ecosphere. 7(10) doi: e0146810.1002/ecs2.1468

· Pacini, A.F.Nachtigall, P.E., Smith, A.B., Leo, J.A., Suarez, C.M., Laule, G.E., Aragones, L.V. and Braun, R. 2016. Evidence of hearing loss due to dynamite fishing in two species of odontocetes. Proc. Mtgs. Acoust. 27, 010043 (2016); doi: 10.1121/2.0000393


· Nachtigall, P.E. Biosonar and Sound Localization in Dolphins. INVITED 2016 Oxford Encyclopedia of Neurosciences. Nov 2016 doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190264086.013.103


· Au, W. W. L., Martin, S.W., Moore, P. W., Branstetter, B., and Copeland, A. M. 2016. Dynamics of biosonar signals in free-swimming and stationary dolphins: The role of source levels on the characteristics of the signal. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139, 1381–1389.


· Wei, C., Au, W.W.L., Song, Z., and Zhang, Y. (2016).  The role of various structures in the head on the formation of the biosonar beam of the Baiji (Lipotes vexillifer), J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139, 875–880.

· Tyne, J.A., Loneragan, N.R., Johnston, D.W., Pollock, K.H., Williams, R. and Bejder, L. 2016. Evaluating monitoring methods for cetaceans. Biological Conservation. 201:252-260.


· Smith, H., Frere, C., Kobryn, H. and Bejder, L. 2016. Dolphin sociality, distribution and calving as important behavioural patterns informing management. Animal Conservation. 19: 462-471

· Nachtigall, P.E., Supin, A. Ya., Pacini, A.F., & Kastelein, R. 2016. Conditioned sensitivity change in the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140,  960-967


· Nachtigall, P.E.,  Supin, A.Ya., Smith, A. B., and Pacini, A.F. 2016. Expectancy and conditioned hearing sensation level  in the bottlenose  dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Experimental Biology  219 844-850.

· Giorli, G., Neuheimer, A. & Au, W.W.L. 2016. Spatial variation of deep diving odontocetes' occurrence around a canyon region in the Ligurian Sea as measured with acoustic techniques. Deep Sea Res. Part 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2016.08.002.


· Au, W. W.L. and Giorli, G. 2016. Studying the biosonar activities of deep diving odontocetes in Hawaii and other western Pacific locations. Listening in the ocean: new discoveries and insights on marine life from autonomous passive acoustic recorders. Edited by Au & Lammers, Springer. New York.


· Wang Z.T., Au, W.W.L.,  Rendell, L.,  Wang, K.X.,  Wu, H.P.,  Wu, Y.P., Liu J. C., Duan, Q. O., Cao, H. J.,  and Wang, D., 2016.  Apparent source levels and active communication space of whistles of free-ranging Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in the Pearl River Estuary and Beibu Gulf, China. PeerJ, doi 10.7717/peerj.1695

· Nachtigall, P.E.,  Supin, A.Ya. Esteban, J.A., and Pacini, A.F. (2016) Learning and extinction of conditioned hearing sensation change in the beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas)  Journal of Comparative Physiology A  DOI 10.1007/s00359-015-1056-x


· Smith, A.B., Kloepper, L.N., Wei-Cheng, H., I-Fen, J, Rideout, B.P. & Nachtigall, P.E (2016). Echolocation beam characteristics of the Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 139, 53http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4937752

· Christiansen, F., McHugh, K.A, Bejder, L., Siegal, E.M., Lusseau, D., McCabe, E.B., Lovewell, G and Wells, R.S. 2016. Food provisioning increases the risk of injury and mortality in a long-lived marine top predator. Royal Society of Open Science. 3: 160560.


· Nowacek, D.P., Christiansen, F., Bejder, L., Goldbogen, J.A. and Friedlaender, A. 2016. Studying cetacean behavior: new technological approaches and conservation implications. Animal Behaviour. 120: 235-244. 


· Heenehan, H.L., Tyne, J.A., Bejder, L., Van Parijs, S.M. and Johnston, D.W. 2016. Passive acoustic monitoring of coastally associated Hawaiian sfbrowpinner dolphins, Stenella longirostris, ground-truthed through visual surveys. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 140: 206-215.


· Manlik, O., McDonlad, J.A. Mann, J., Raudino, H.C., Bejder, L., Krützen, K., Connor, R.R., Heithaus, M.R., Lacy, R.C. and Sherwin, W.B. 2016. The relative importance of reproduction and survival for the conservation of two dolphin populations. Ecology and Evolution. 6:3496-3512


· Sprogis, K., Raudino, H., Rankin R., MacLeod, C. and Bejder, L. 2016. Home range size of adult Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in a coastal and estuarine system is habitat and sex-specific. Marine Mammal Science. 32(1): 287–308.


· McCluskey, S.M., Bejder, L. and Loneragan, N.R. 2016. Dolphin prey availability and calorific value in an estuarine and coastal environment. Frontiers in Marine Science. 3:30. doi 10.3389/fmars.2016.00030


· Rankin, R.W., Nicholson, K.E., Allen, S.J., Krützen, M., Bejder, L. and Pollock, K.H. 2016. A full-capture Hierarchical Bayesian model of Pollock’s Closed Robust Design and application to dolphins. Frontiers in Marine Science. 3:25.


· Rankin, R.W., Mann, J., Singh, L., Patterson, E., Krzyszczyk, E., and Bejder, L. 2016. The role of weighted and topological network information to understand animal social networks: a null-model approach. Animal Behaviour. 113:215-228.


· Brown, A.M., Bejder, L., Pollock, K.H. and Allen, S.J. 2016. Site-specific assessments of the abundance of three inshore dolphin species to inform conservation and management. Frontiers in Marine Science. 3:4. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00004


· Brown, A.M., Bejder, L., Parra, G.J., Cagnazzi, D., +Hunt, T., Smith, J.L. and Allen, S.J. 2016. Sexual dimorphism and geographic variation in dorsal fin features of Australian humpback dolphins, Sousa sahulensis. Advances in Marine Biology 73: 273-314.


· Sprogis, K., Pollock, K.H., Raudino, H.R., Allen, S.J., Kopps, A.M., +Manlik, O., Tyne, J.A. and Bejder, L. 2016. Sex-specific patterns in abundance, temporary emigration and survival of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in coastal and estuarine waters. Frontiers in Marine Science.3:12 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00012


· Senigaglia V., Christiansen F., Bejder L., Gendron D., Lundquist D., Noren D.P., Schaffar A., Smith J.C., Williams R., Martinez E., Stockin K., Lusseau D. 2016. Meta-analyses of whalewatching impact studies: comparisons of cetacean responses to disturbance. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 542:251-263


· Higham, J., Bejder L., Allen S., Corkeron, P. and Lusseau, D. 2016. Managing whalewatching as a consumptive activity. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. 24: 73-90


· Bejder, M., Johnston, D., Smith, J.N., Freidlaender, A. and Bejder L. 2016. Embracing conservation success of recovering humpback whale populations: evaluating the case for downlisting the conservation status in Australia. Marine Policy. 66: 137-141.


· Nachtigall, P.E. and Supin, A.Ya. 2015. Hearing Sensation Changes When A Warning Predicts a Loud Sound In the False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens). In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II, Popper, A.N. & Hawkins, A. Springer, Berlin.  Pp 743-747


· Pacini, A. and Nachtigall, P.E. 2015. Hearing in Whales and Dolphins: Relevance and Limitations.  In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II, Popper, A.N. & Hawkins, A.  Springer, Berlin. Pp 801-809


· Au, W.W.L., Ford, J.L., Herman, L.M., Nachtigall, P.E., Ridgway, S.H., Thomas, J., Wells, R., Whitehead, H., Johnson, C.M., and Herzing, D.L. 2015. Visions of the Future.  In: Dolphin Communication and Cognition, D.L. Herzing and C.M. Johnson, MIT Press, Cambridge Massachusetts,


· Au, W.W.L. 2015.“History of Dolphin Biosonar Research,“ Acoustics Today, 11, 10-17.

· Rudd, R., A., Richlen, F., M., Stimpert, A. K., and Au, W. W. L. 2015. “Underwater Sound Measurements of a High-Speed Jet-Propelled Marine Craft: Implications for Large Whales.” Pacific Sci. 69. 155 – 164. doi:10.2984/69.2.2

· Ou, H., Au, W. W. L., Van Parijs, Oelson, E. M., and Rankin, S. 2015. “ Wigner-Ville spectrogram analysis for baleen whale frequency down-sweeps classification.”  J. Acoust. Soc. Am.137, 3024–3032.

· Wei, C., Wang, Z., Song, Z., Wang, K., Ding, W., Au, W. W. L., Zhang, Y., 2015. ”Acoustic Property Reconstruction of a Yangtze Finless Porpoise’s (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) Head Base on CT,”  PlosOne, Doi: : 10.1371/journal.pone.0121442

· Giorli, G., Au, W. W. L., Ou, H., Jarvis, S., Morrissey, R., Moretti, D., 2015. “Passive acoustics monitoring of Odontocetes foraging activity in the Josephine seamount Marine Protected Area.” JASA 137, 2495-2501.


· Kloepper, L N., Buck J.R., Smith, A.B., Supin, A. Ya., Gaudette, J.E. and Nachtigall, P.E 2015. Support for the beam forming hypothesis in the false killer whale.  Journal of Experimental Biology


· Wang, Z.T., Nachtigall, P.E., Akamatsu, T., Wang, K.X., Wu,Y.P., Liu J.C. , Duan, G.Q., Cao, H.J. and Wang, D., 2015. Passive acoustic monitoring the diel, lunar, seasonal and tidal patterns in the biosonar activity of the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in the Pearl River Estuary, China. PLOS ONE. PONE-D-15-36486R1


· Nachtigall, P.E. & Supin, A. Ya. 2015. Conditioned frequency dependent hearing sensitivity reduction in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Journal of Experimental Biology, 218, 999 -1005

· Heenehan, H., Basurto, X., Bejder, L., Tyne, J., Higham, J. and Johnston, D. 2015. Using Ostrom’s common pool research theory to build and integrated ecosystem-based sustainable cetacean tourism systems in Hawai`i. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. 23: 536-556.

· de Freitas. M., Jensen, F., Tyne J.A., Bejder L., and Madsen, P. 2015. Echolocation parameters of Australian humpback dolphins (Sousa sahulensis) and Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in the wild. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 137:3033-3041.


· Tyne J.A., Johnston D.W., Rankin R., Loneragan N.R. and Bejder, L. 2015. The importance of spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) resting habitat: Implications for management. Journal of Applied Ecology. 52:612-630

2014 and prior

For a complete list of publications, please refer to our members' page:

Lars Bejder

Paul Nachtigall

Whitlow Au

Aude Pacini

Fabien Vivier