Recent Publications: Design and implementation of line-transect surveys for cetaceans in open ocean ecosystems and development of analytical methods and models for estimating abundance and trends.


Barlow, J., and K.A. Forney. 2007. Abundance and density of cetaceans in the California Current ecosystem. Fishery Bulletin 105(4):509-526.

Carretta, J.V., S.J. Chivers, and W.L. Perryman. 2011. Abundance of the long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis) in California and western Baja California waters estimated from a 2009 ship-based line-transect survey.  Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences 110(3): 152-164.

Dawson, S., P. Wade, E. Slooten, and J. Barlow. 2008. Design and field methods for sighting surveys of cetaceans in coastal and riverine habitats. Mammal Review 38(1):19-49.

Eguchi, T. and T. Gerrodette. 2009. A Bayesian approach to line-transect analysis. Ecological Modelling 220:1620-1630.

Eguchi, T., T. Gerrodette, R.A. Pitman, J.A. Seminoff, and P.H. Dutton. 2007. At-sea density and abundance estimates of the olive ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea in the eastern tropical Pacific. Endangered Species Research 3:191-203.

Forney, K.A. 2009. Surveys. In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 1129-1131). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Gerrodette, T. 2009. The tuna-dolphin issue. In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 1192-1195). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Gerrodette, T. 2011. Inference without significance: measuring support for hypotheses rather than rejecting them. Marine Ecology 32:404-418.

Gerrodette, T., and T. Eguchi. 2011. Precautionary design of a marine protected area based on a habitat model. Endangered Species Research 15:159-166.

Gerrodette, T., and L. Rojas-Bracho. 2011. Estimating the success of protected areas for the vaquita, Phocoena sinus. Marine Mammal Science 27:E101-E125.

Gerrodette, T., B.L. Taylor, R. Swift, S. Rankin, A. Jaramillo L, and L. Rojas-Bracho. 2011. A combined visual and acoustic estimate of 2008 abundance, and change in abundance since 1997, for the vaquita, Phocoena sinus. Marine Mammal Science 27(2):E79-E100.

Moore, J.E., and J. Barlow. 2011. Bayesian hierarchical estimation of fin whale abundance trends from a 1991-2008 time series of line-transect surveys in the California Current. Journal of Applied Ecology 48:1195-1205.

Oleson, E. M., J. Calambokidis, J. Barlow, and J. A. Hildebrand. 2007. Blue whale visual and acoustic encounter rates in the Southern California Bight. Marine Mammal Science 23(3):574-597.

Ross, P.S., J. Barlow, T.A. Jefferson, B.E. Hickie, T. Lee, C. MacFarquhar, E.C. Parsons, K.N. Riehl, N.A. Rose, E. Slooten, C.-Y. Tsai, J.Y. Wang, A.J. Wright, and S.C. Yang. 2011. Ten guiding principles for the delineation of priority habitat for endangered small cetaceans. Marine Policy 35:483-488.

Schwarz, L.K., T. Gerrodette, and F.I. Archer. 2010. Comparison of closing and passing mode from a line-transect survey of delphinids in the eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 11:253-265.

Taylor, B.L., M. Martinez, T. Gerrodette, J. Barlow, and Y.N. Hrovat. 2007. Lessons from monitoring marine mammals.  Marine Mammal Science 23(1):157-175.

Turvey, S.T., R.L. Pitman, B.L. Taylor, J. Barlow, T. Akamatsu, L.A. Barrett, X. Zhao, R.R. Reeves, B.S. Stewart, K. Wang, Z. Wei, X. Zhang, L.T. Pusser, M. Richlen, J.R. Brandon and D. Wang. 2007. First human-caused extinction of a cetacean species? Biology Letters 3(5):537-540.

Wade, P.R., G.M. Watters, T. Gerrodette, and S.B. Reilly. 2007. Depletion of spotted and spinner dolphins in the eastern tropical Pacific: modeling hypotheses for their lack of recovery. Marine Ecology Progress Series 343:1-14.

Waples, R.S., P.B. Adams, J. Bohnsack, and B.L. Taylor. 2007. A biological framework for evaluating whether a species is threatened or endangered in a significant portion of its range. Conservation Biology 21(4):964-974.

Zhao, X., J. Barlow, B.L. Taylor, R.L. Pitman, K. Wang, Z. Wei, B.S. Stewart, S.T. Turvey, T. Akamatsu, R.R. Reeves, and D. Wang. 2008. Abundance and conservation status of the Yangtze finless porpoise in the Yangtze River, China. Biological Conservation 141:3006-3018.