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Sonic sea: impacts of noise on marine mammals.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Published by: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article discusses the how sound is used by marine species to find prey, communicate, and even mate with their kind. However, the increasing level...

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First evidence that marine protected areas can work for marine mammals.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Gormley, A. M. & Slooten, E. & Dawson, S. & Barker, R. J. & Rayment, W. & Fresne, S. du & Bräger, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been advocated for the protection of threatened marine mammals, but there is no empirical evidence that they are ef...

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Environmental variables for distribution modelling of UK marine megafauna species.

Published online: 10 Nov 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Wilkinson, D. & Quinn, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this report is to summarize the environmental predictor variables regularly used in distribution models for marine megafauna species around...

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Identifying hotpots of threats to marine megafauna.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Carneiro, A. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is increased global awareness that the oceans are under threat. Marine megafauna such as seabirds, marine turtles, marine mammals, sharks and ra...

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Digital video aerial surveys of marine birds and mammals at Solway Firth SPA: February 2021.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Pavat, D. & Harker, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

NatureScot and Natural England commissioned HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) to undertake a high-resolution digital video aerial survey for mari...

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Surveys of Falmouth Bay to St Austell Bay SPA Winter 2020/21.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rogerson, K. & Williams, A. J. & McGovern, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report summarises the findings of surveys conducted in winter 2020/21 to determine the distribution and numbers of the qualifying features of the...

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Modelling short-term energetic costs of sonar disturbance to cetaceans using high-resolution foraging data.

Published online: 06 Oct 2021

Authors: Czapanskiy, M. F. & Savoca, M. S. & Gough, W. T. & Segre, P. S. & Wisniewska, D. M. & Cade, D. E. & Goldbogen, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic noise is a pervasive and increasing source of disturbance to wildlife. Marine mammals exhibit behavioural and physiological responses to...

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Estimating food consumption of marine predators: Antarctic fur seals and macaroni penguins.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Boyd, I. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Auditory impairment from acoustic seal deterrents predicted for harbour porpoises in a marine protected area.

Published online: 01 Oct 2021

Authors: Findlay, C. R. & Aleynik, D. & Farcas, A. & Merchant, N. D. & Risch, D. & Wilson, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management interventions to reduce human-wildlife conflict can have unintended consequences for non-target species. Acoustic deterrent devices (ADDs) ...

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Balancing risks of injury and disturbance to marine mammals when pile driving at offshore windfarms.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Thompson, P. M. & Graham, I. M. & Cheney, B. & Barton, T. R. & Farcas, A. & Merchant, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Offshore windfarms require construction procedures that minimize impacts on protected marine mammals. Uncertainty over the efficacy of existing guidel...

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