Recent Publications Resulting from ETP Research (includes publications on ETP research and publications arising from advances made by research conducted in the ETP). 


Akamatsu, T., D. Wang, K. Wang, S. Li, S. Dong, X. Zhao, J. Barlow, B. S. Stewart, and M. Richlen. 2008. Estimation of the detection probability for Yangtze finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis) with a passive acoustic method. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 123:4403-4411.

Archer, F.I., K.K. Martien, B.L. Taylor, R.G. LeDuc, B.J. Ripley, G.H. Givens, and J.C. George. 2010. A simulation-based approach to evaluating population structure in non-equilibrial populations. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 11(2):101-113.

Archer, F.I., J.V. Redfern, T. Gerrodette, S.J. Chivers, and W.F. Perrin. 2010. Estimation of relative exposure of dolphins to fishery activity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 410:245-255.

Aschettino, J.M., R.W. Baird, D.J. Mcsweeney, D.L. Webster, G.S. Schorr, J.L. Huggins, K.K. Martien, S.D. Mahaffy, K.L. West. 2011. Population structure of melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra) in the Hawaiian Archipelago: evidence of multiple populations based on photo-identification. Marine Mammal Science. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00517.x

Baird, R.W., A.M. Gorgone, D.J. McSweeney, A.D. Ligon, M.H. Deakos, D.L. Webster, G.S. Schorr, K.K. Martien, D.R. Salden, S.D. Mahaffy. 2009. Population structure of island-associated dolphins: Evidence from photo-identification of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the main Hawaiian Islands. Marine Mammal Science 25(2):251-274.

Ballance, L.T. 2007. Understanding seabirds at sea: why and how? Marine Ornithology 35:127-135.

Ballance, L.T. 2009. Cetacean Ecology. In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 196-201). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Ballance, L.T. and T. Whitty. 2010. Review of “Ecosystem-Based Management for the Oceans” Restoration Ecology 18(5):780-781.

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

Becker, E.A., K.A. Forney, M.C. Ferguson, D.G. Foley, R.C. Smith, J. Barlow, and J.V. Redfern. 2010. Comparing California Current cetacean-habitat models developed using in situ and remotely sensed sea surface temperature data. Marine Ecology Progress Series 413:163–183.

Caballero, S., J. Jackson, A.A. Mignucci-Giannoni, H. Barrios-Garrido, S. Beltra´n-Pedreros, M.G. Montiel-Villalobos, K.M. Robertson, and C.S. Baker. 2008. Molecular systematics of South American dolphins Sotalia:  Sister taxa determination and phylogenetic relationships, with insights into a multi-locus phylogeny of the Delphinidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 252-268.

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.

Chivers, S.J. 2009. Cetacean Life History. In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 215-219). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Chivers, S.J., R.W. Baird, D.J. McSweeney, D.L. Webster, N.M. Hedrick, and J.C. Salinas. 2007. Genetic variation and evidence for population structure in eastern North Pacific false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens). Canadian Journal of Zoology 85(7):783-794.

Cramer, K., W. Perryman, and T. Gerrodette. 2008. Declines in reproductive output in two dolphin populations depleted by the yellowfin tuna purse-seine fishery. Marine Ecology Progress Series 369:273-285. 

Dalebout, M.L., C.S. Baker, D. Steele, K.M. Robertson, S.J. Chivers, W.F. Perrin, J.G. Mead, R. V. Grace, and T.D. Schofield. 2007. A divergent mtDNA lineage among Mesoplodon beaked whales: molecular evidence for a new species in the tropical Pacific? Marine Mammal Science 23:954-966. 

Danil, K. and S.J. Chivers. 2007. Growth and reproduction of female short-beaked common dolphins, Delphinus delphis, in the eastern tropical Pacific. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85:108-121.

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.

Edwards, E.F. 2007. Fishery effects on dolphins targeted by tuna purse-seiners in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. International Journal of Comparative Psychology 20(2):217-227.

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.

Feeney, R.F., R.J. Lavenberg, and R.L. Pitman. 2010. Description of a complete Liopropoma larva from the Gulf of California (Mexico) and its comparison with L. fasciatum and L. longilepis (Actinopterygii: Epinephelidae). Ciencias Marinas 36(1):83-89.

Fiedler, P.C. 2009. The Ocean Environment. In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 792-797). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Fiedler, P.C. 2010. Comparison of objective descriptions of the thermocline. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 8:313-325.

Foote, A.D., P.A. Morin, J.W. Durban, R.L. Pitman, P. Wade, E. Willerslev, M.T.P. Gilbert, R.R. da Fonseca. 2010. Positive selection on the killer whale mitogenome. Biology Letters 7:116-118.Force, M.P. and L.T. Ballance. 2009. A Pink-footed Shearwater in Hawai’i. Elepaio 69(6):39-40.

Force, M.P., J.M. Cotton, R.A. Rowlett, and L.T. Ballance. 2009. First records of Chatham Island Petrel Pterodroma axillaris in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Marine Ornithology 37:269-271.

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.

Gilpatrick, J. and W. Perryman. 2008. Geographic variation in external morphology of North Pacific and Southern Hemisphere blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus). Journal of Cetacean Resource Management 10(1):9-21.

Godard-Codding, C.A.J., R. Clark, M.C. Fossi, L. Marsili, S. Maltese, A.G. West, L. Valenzuela, V. Rowntree, I. Polyak, J.C. Cannon, K. Pinkerton, N. Rubio-Cisneros, S.L. Mesnick, S.B. Cox, I. Kerr, R. Payne, J.J. Stegeman. 2011. Pacific Ocean–wide Profile of CYP1A1 Expression, Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Ratios, and Organic Contaminant Burden in Sperm Whale Skin Biopsies. Journal of Environmental Health Perspectives 119:337-343.

Jefferson, T.A., M.A. Webber, and R.L. Pitman. 2008. Marine Mammals of the World. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. 573 pp.

Kahru, M., P.C. Fiedler, S.T. Gille, M. Manzano, and B.G. Mitchell. 2007. Sea level anomalies control phytoplankton biomass in the Costa Rica Dome area. Geophysical Research Letters 34:L22601. doi:10.1029/2007GL031631.

Kane, E.A., P.A. Olson, T. Gerrodette, and P.C. Fiedler. 2008. Prevalence of the commensal barnacle Xenobalanus globicipitis on cetacean species in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, and a review of global occurrence. Fishery Bulletin 106(4):395-404.

Kaschner, K., D. Tittensor, J. Ready, T. Gerrodette, and B. Worm. 2011. Current and future patterns of global marine mammal biodiversity. PLoS ONE 6:e19653.

Kellar, N.M., M.L. Trego, C.I. Marks, S.J. Chivers, K. Danil, and F.I. Archer. 2009. Blubber testosterone: A potential marker of male reproductive status in short-beaked common dolphins. Marine Mammal Science 25:507-522.

Larese, J.P. and S.J. Chivers. 2009. Age estimates for female eastern and whitebelly spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) incidentally killed in the eastern tropical Pacific tuna purse-seine fishery from 1973-1982. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 10(2):169-177.

Larese, J.P. and S.J. Chivers. 2009. Growth and reproduction of female eastern and whitebelly spinner dolphins incidentally killed in the eastern tropical Pacific tuna purse-seine fishery. Canadian Journal of Zoology 87(6):537-552.

LeDuc, R.G., K.K. Martien, P.A. Morin, N. Hedrick, K.M. Robertson, B.L. Taylor, N.S. Mugue, R.G. Borodin, D.A. Zelenina, D. Litovka, and J.C. George. 2008. Mitochondrial genetic variation in bowhead whales in the western Arctic. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 10(2):93-97.

LeDuc, R.G., K.M. Robertson, and R.L. Pitman. 2008. Mitochondrial sequence divergence among Antarctic killer whale ecotypes is consistent with multiple species. Biology Letters 4:426-429.

Lewallen, E.A., R.L. Pitman, S.L. Kjartanson, and N.R. Lovejoy. 2011. Phylogenetic systematics of flyingfishes (Teleostei: Exocoetidae): Evolution in the epipelagic zone. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 102:161-174.

Liles, M.J., M.V. Jandres, W.A. Lopez, G.I. Mariona, C.R. Hasbun, and J.A. Seminoff. 2011. Hawksbill turtles Eretmochelys imbricata in El Salvador: nesting distribution and mortality at the largest remaining nesting aggregation in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Endangered Species Research 14:23-30.

López-Mendilaharsu, M., S.C. Gardner, R. Riosmena-Rodriguez, and J.A. Seminoff. 2008. Diet selection by immature green turtles (Chelonia mydas) at a coastal foraging ground along the Pacific Coast of the Baja California Peninsula, México. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 88:641-647.

Mangel, J.C., J. Alfaro-Shigueto, M.J. Witt, P.H. Dutton, J.A. Seminoff, and B.J. Godley. 2011. Post-capture movements of loggerhead turtles in the southeastern Pacific Ocean assessed by satellite tracking. Marine Ecology Progress Series 433:261-272.

Martien, K.K., R.W. Baird, N.M. Hedrick, A.M. Gorgone, J.L. Thieleking, D.J. McSweeney, K.M. Robertson, and D.L. Webster. 2011. Population structure of isoand-associated dolphins: evidence from mitochondrial and microsatellite markers for common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) around the main Hawaiian Islands. Marine Mammal Science. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00506.x.

Martien, K.K., D. Gregovich, M.V. Bravington, A.E. Punt, A.E. Strand, D.A. Tallmon, B.L. Taylor. 2009. TOSSM: an R package for assessing performance of genetic analytical methods in a management context. Molecular Ecology Resources 9:1456-1459.

McDonald, M.A., J.A. Hildebrand, J.A. and S.L. Mesnick. 2009. Worldwide decline in tonal frequencies of blue whale songs. Endangered Species Research 9:13–21.

Mesnick, S.L., B.L. Taylor, F.I. Archer, K.K. Martien, W. Escorza Trevino, B.L. Hancock-Hanser, S.C. Moreno Medina, V.L. Pease, K.M. Robertson, J.M. Straley, R.W. Baird, J. Calambokidis, G.S. Schorr, P. Wade, V. Burkanov, C.R. Lunsford, L. Rendell, and P.A. Morin.  2011. Sperm whale population structure in the eastern and central North Pacific inferred by the use of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), microsatellites and mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Ecology Resources 11(Supplement 1):278–298.

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.

Morin, P.A., N.C. Aitken, N. Rubio-Cisneros, A.E. Dizon, and S.L. Mesnick. 2007. Characterization of 18 SNP markers for sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). Molecular Ecology Notes 7:626-630.

Morin, P.A., F.I. Archer, A.D. Foote, J. Vilstrup, E.E. Allen, P. Wade, J. Durban, K. Parsons, R. Pitman, L. Li, P. Bouffard, S.A. Nielsen, M. Rasmussen, E. Willerslev, M.T.P. Gilbert, and T. Harkins. 2010. Complete mitochondrial genome phylogeographic analysis of killer whales (Orcinus orca) indicates multiple species. Genome Research 20: 908-916.

Morin, P.A., and A.E. Dizon. 2009. Genetics for management. In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 477-483). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Morin, P.A., N.M. Hedrick, K.L. Robertson, and C.A. LeDuc. 2007. Comparative mitochondrial and nuclear quantitative PCR of historical marine mammal tissue, bone, baleen, and tooth samples. Molecular Ecology Notes 7:404-411.

Morin, P.A., K.K. Martien, F.I. Archer, F. Cipriano, D. Steel, J. Jackson, and B.L. Taylor. 2010. Applied conservation genetics and the need for quality control and reporting of genetic data used in fisheries and wildlife management. Journal of Heredity 101(1):1-10.

Morin, P.A., K.K. Martien, and B.L. Taylor. 2009. Assessing statistical power of SNPs for population structure and conservation studies. Molecular Ecology Resources 9(1):66-73.

Morin, P.A., V.L. Pease, B.L. Hancock, K.M. Robertson, C.W. Antolik, and R.M. Huebinger. 2010. Characterization of 42 SNP markers for the bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) for use in discriminating populations. Marine Mammal Science 26:716-732.

Noren, S.R., G. Biedenbach, J.V. Redfern, and E.F. Edwards. 2008. Hitching a ride: the formation locomotion strategy of dolphin calves. Functional Ecology 22:278-288.

Noren, S.R. and E.F. Edwards. 2007. Physiological and behavioral development of delphinid calves: implications for calf separation and mortality due to tuna purse-seine sets. Marine Mammal Science 23(1):15-29.

Noren, S.R. and E.F. Edwards. 2011. Infant position in mother-calf dolphin pairs: formation locomotion with hydrodynamic benefits. Marine Ecology Progress Series 424:229-236.

Noren, S.R., J.V. Redfern, and E.F. Edwards. 2011. Pregnancy is a drag: hydrodynamics, kinematics and performance in pre- and post-parturition bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). The Journal of Experimental Biology 214:4151-4159.

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.

Olson, P.A. 2009. Pilot whales (Globicephala melas and G. macrorhynchus). In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 847-851). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Olson, R.J., B.N. Popp, B.S. Graham, G.A. López-Ibarra, R. Galván-Magaña, C.E. Lennert-Cody, N. Bocanegra-Castillo, N.J. Wallsgrove, E. Gier, B. Alatorre-Ramírez, L.T. Ballance, and B. Fry. 2010. Food web inferences of stable isotope spatial patterns in copepods and yellowfin tuna in the pelagic eastern Pacific Ocean. Progress in Oceanography 86:124-138.

Oswald, J.N., S. Rankin, and J. Barlow. 2007. First description of whistles of Pacific Fraser’s dolphins, Lagenodelphis hosei. Bioacoustics 16(2):99-111.

Oswald, J. N., S. Rankin and J. Barlow. 2008. To whistle or not to whistle? Geographic variation in the whistling behavior of small odontocetes. Aquatic Mammals 34(3):288-302.

Oswald, J.N., S. Rankin, J. Barlow, and M. Lammers. 2007. A tool for real-time acoustic species identification of delphinid whistles. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 121(1):1213-1218.

Pagen, R., P. Pyle and L.T. Ballance. 2008. A Fregatta storm-petrel off Mexico. Western Birds 39:225-227.

Palmer, C., S.A. Murphy, D. Thiele, G.J. Parra, K.M. Robertson, I. Beasley, and C.M. Austin. 2011. Analysis of mitochondrial DNA clarifies the taxonomy and distribution of the Australian snubfin dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni) in northern Australian waters. Marine and Freshwater Research  62(11):1303-1307. 

Peavey, L., R.L. Pitman, S. Benson, J. Harvey, B. Watson, T. Graham, and K. Kopitsky. 2010. Big eyes, big boats and home videos: studying sea turtles at sea. SWOT: The State of the World’s Sea Turtles Report 5:9-12.

Pitman, R.L. 2009. Mesoplodont whales (Mesoplodon spp.). In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 721-726). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Pitman, R.L. 2009. Indo- Pacific Beaked Whale (Indopacetus pacificus). In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd Edition, pp. 600-602). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Pitman, R.L. (ed.). 2011. Killer whale: the top, top predator. Whalewatcher (Journal of the American Cetacean Society) 40(1):1-67.

Pitman, R., H. Fearnbach, R. LeDuc, J.W. Gilpatrick, J.K.B. Ford, and L.T. Ballance. 2007. Killer whales preying on a blue whale calf on the Costa Rica Dome: genetics, morphometrics, vocalizations and composition of the group. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 9(2): 151-58.

Pitman, R.L., W.L. Perryman, D. LeRoi, and E. Eilers. 2007. A dwarf form of killer whale in Antarctica. Journal of Mammalogy 88(1):43-48.

Rankin, S. and J. Barlow. 2007. Vocalizations of the sei whale Balaenoptera borealis off the Hawaiian Islands. Bioacoustics 16(2):137-145.

Rankin, S. and J. Barlow. 2007. Sounds recorded in the presence of Blainsville's beaked whales, Mesoplodon densirostris, near Hawai'i. Journal of the Acoustic Society of America 122(1):42-45.

Rankin, S., S. Baumann-Pickering, T. Yack, and J. Barlow. 2011. Description of sounds recorded from Longman’s beaked whale, Indopacetus pacificus. Journal of the Acoustic Society of America Express Letters 130(5):EL339-EL344.

Rankin, S., J. N. Oswald, and J. Barlow. 2008. Acoustic Behavior of dolphins in the Pacific Ocean: Implications for using passive acoustic methods for population studies. Canadian Acoustics 36(1):88-92.

Rankin, S., J. Oswald, J. Barlow, and M. Lammers. 2007. Patterned burst-pulse vocalizations of the northern right whale dolphin, Lissodelphis borealis. Journal of the Acoustic Society of America 121(2):1213-1218.

Redfern, J.V., J. Barlow, L.T. Ballance, T. Gerrodette, and E.A. Becker. 2008. Absence of scale dependence in dolphin-habitat models for the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 363:1-14.

Rendell, L., S.L. Mesnick, M.L. Dalebout, J. Burtenshaw, and H. Whitehead. 2011. Can genetic differences explain vocal dialect variation in sperm whales, Physeter macrocephalus? Behavior Genetics 42(2):42:332–343.

Rodriguez-Baron, J.M., R. Riosmena-Rogriguez, J.A. Seminoff, and G. Hernandez-Carmona. 2011. Natural History Notes: Chelonia mydas agassizii (East Pacific Green Turtle), Diet. Herpetological Review 31:103.

Rosales-Nanduca, H., T. Gerrodette, J. Urbán-R., G. Cárdenas-Hinojosa, and L. Medrano-González. 2011. Macroecology of marine mammal species in the Mexican Pacific Ocean: diversity and distribution. Marine Ecology Progress Series 431:281-291.

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.

Rubio-Cisneros, N.., S.L. Mesnick, R. Vázquez-Juárez, J. Urbán-Ramírez, C.A.J. Godard, R. Payne and A.E. Dizon. 2007. Genetic sex determination supports the Gulf of California as an important habitat for male and female sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus). Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals 5(2): 125-128.

St. Aubin, D.J, K.A. Forney, S.J. Chivers, M.D. Scott, K. Danil, T. Romano, and R.S. Wells. 2011. Hematological, serum, and plasma chemical constituents in pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata) following chase, encirclement, and tagging. Marine Mammal Science. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00536.x.

Schipper et al. (100+ authors incl. B. Taylor, S. Reilly and W. Perrin). 2008. The status of the world’s land and marine mammals: Diversity, threat, and knowledge. Science 322(5899):225-230.

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.

Scott, M.D., and S.J. Chivers. 2009. Movements and diving behavior of pelagic spotted dolphins. Marine Mammal Science 25:137-160.

Seminoff, J.A., P. Zárate, M. Coyne, D. Foley, D. Parker, B.N. Lyon, and P.H. Dutton. 2008. Post-nesting migrations of Galapagos green turtles, Chelonia mydas, in relation to oceanographic conditions: integrating satellite telemetry with remotely-sensed ocean data. Endangered Species Research 4:57-72.

Steiger, G.H., J. Calambokidis, J.M. Straley, L.M. Herman, S. Cerchio, D.R. Salden, J. Urbán-R, J.K. Jacobsen, O. von Ziegesar, K.C. Balcomb, C.M. Gabriele, M.E. Dahlheim, S. Uchida, J.K.B. Ford, P. Ladron de Guevara-P, M. Yamaguchi and J. Barlow. 2008. Geographic variation in killer whale attacks on humpback whales in the North Pacific: implications for predation pressure. Endangered Species Research 4:247-256.

Tallmon, D., D. Gregovich, R. Waples, C.S. Baker, J. Jackson, B.L. Taylor, F.I. Archer, K.K. Martien, M. Schwartz. 2010. When are genetic methods useful for estimating contemporary abundance and detecting population trends? Molecular Ecology Resources 10:684-692.

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.

Taylor, B.L., K. Martien, and P. Morin. 2010. Identifying units to conserve using genetic data. Pages 306-344 /in/ Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation—A Handbook of Techniques. I.L. Boyd, W.D. Bowen and S.J. Iverson editors. Oxford University Press.

Tezanos-Pinto, G., C. S. Baker, K. Russell, K. Martien, R. W. Baird, A. Hutt, G. Stone, A. A. Mignucci-Giannoni, S. Caballero, M. Oremus, C. Olavarria, S. Lavery, and C. Garrigue. 2009. A worldwide perspective on the population structure and genetic diversity of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in New Zealand. Journal of Heredity 100(1):11-24.

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.

VanParijs, S. M., C. W. Clark, R. S. Sousa-Lima, S. E. Parks, S. Rankin, D. Risch, and I. C. Van Opzeeland. 2009. Management and research applications of real-time and archival passive acoustic sensors over varying temporal and spatial scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series 395:21-36.

Vilchis, L.I., L.T. Ballance, and W. Watson. 2009. Temporal variability of neustonic ichthyoplankton assemblages of the eastern Pacific warm pool: Can community structure be linked to climate variability? Deep-Sea Research I 56:125-140.

Vilstrup, J.T., S.Y.W. Ho, A.D. Foote, P.A. Morin, D. Kreb, M. Krützen, G.J. Parra, K.M. Robertson, R. de Stephanis, P. Verborgh, E. Willerslev, L. Orlando, and M.T.P. Gilbert. 2011. Mitogenomic phylogenetic analyses of the Delphinidae with an emphasis on the Globicephalinae. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:65.

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