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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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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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Can we manage marine mammal bycatch effectively in low-data environments?

Published online: 10 Mar 2021

Authors: Punt, A. E. & Siple, M. C. & Francis, T. B. & Hammond, P. S. & Heinemann, D. & Long, K. J. & Moore, J. & Sepúlveda Maritza & Reeves, R. R. & Sigurðsson, G. M. & Víkingsson, G. & Wade, P. R. & Williams, R. & Zerbini, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Determining acceptable rates of human-caused mortality in low-data situations is a concern for many taxa world-wide. An established approach for deter...

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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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Addressing tagging location bias to assess space use by marine animals.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hays, G. C. & Rattray, A. & Esteban, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of space use derived from animal tracking studies are often biased by where animals are tagged, with areas distant to the tagging site, in b...

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How many seabirds do we need to track to define home-range area?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Soanes, L. M. & Arnould, J. P. Y. & Dodd, S. G. & Sumner, M. D. & Green, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, marine predator and seabird tracking studies have become ever more popular. However, they are often conducted without first consideri...

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Echolocation activity of harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, shows seasonal artificial reef attraction despite elevated noise levels close to oil and gas platforms.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: Clausen, K. T. & Teilmann, J. & Wisniewska, D. M. & Balle, J. D. & Delefosse, M. & Beest, F. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Harbour porpoises frequently alter their behaviour in response to underwater sound from shipping, seismic surveys, drilling and marine renewables. Les...

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