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  • Alfaghi, I.A., A.S. Abed, P. Dendrinos, M. Psaradellis, A.A. Karamanlidis. 2013. First Confirmed Sighting of the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) in Libya Since 1972. Aquatic Mammals 39(1): 81-84. DOI: 10.1578/AM.39.1.2013.81 (MMC grant E4061725)
  • Au, W.W.L. 2010. A short biography of Whitlow W.L. Au. Aquatic Mammals Historical Perspectives Series 36(2): 205-212. (MMC grant E4047339)
  • Baker, C.S., R.M. Hamner, J. Cooke, D. Heimeier, M. Vant, D. Steel, R. Constantine. 2013. Low abundance and probable decline of the critically endangered Maui’s dolphin estimated from genotyping capture-recapture. Animal Conservation 16:224-223 (MMC grant with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, NFWF project #2010-0073-004)
  • Balcomb III, K.C. 2010. Whales in a changing world. Aquatic Mammals Historical Perspectives Series 36(4): 400-408. (MMC grant E4047339)
  • Beasley, I., K. Pollock, T.A. Jefferson, P. Arnold, L. Morse, S. Yim, S. Lor Kim, H. Marsh. 2013. Likely future extirpation of another Asian river dolphin: The critically endangered population of the Irrawaddy dolphin in the Mekong River is small and declining. Marine Mammal Science 29: E226-E252 (MMC grant E4047696)
  • Braulik, G., O.S. Savadkouhi, S. Fadakar, H. Mohammadi, R.L. Brownell, Jr., R.R. Reeves, M.B. Nabavi, A. Fernandez. 2010. A retrospective investigation of two dolphin mass mortality events in Iran, autumn 2007. Zoology in the Middle East 49: 13-26. (MMC grant E4041083)
  • Braulik, G.T., A.P. Reichert, T. Ehsan, S. Khan, S.P. Northridge, J.S. Alexander, R. Garstang. 2012. Habitat use by a freshwater dolphin in the low-water season. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 22: 533-546. (MMC grant E4047595)
  • Eberhardt, L. L., and J. M. Breiwick. 2012. Models for Population Growth Curves. ISRN Ecology 2012: 1-7. (MMC grant E4061654)
  • Franco-Trecu, V., M. Drago, F. Riet-Sapriza, A. Parnell, R. Frau, P. Inchausti. 2013. Bias in diet determination: incorporating traditional methods in Bayesian mixing models. PLoSONE 8 (11) e80019 (MMC grant E4047335)
  • Gentry, R.L. 2010. Marine mammal research then and now. Aquatic Mammals Historical Perspectives Series 36(4):388-399. (MMC grant E4047339)
  • Hamner, R.M., F.B. Pichler, D. Heimeier, D. Steel, C.S. Baker. 2012. Genetic differentiation and limited gene flow among fragmented populations of New Zealand endemic Hector’s and Maui’s dolphins. Conservation Genetics. 13(4): 987-1002. (MMC grant with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, NFWF project #2010-0073-004)
  • Hamner, R. M., R. Constantine, M. Oremus, M. Stanley, P. Brown, C. S. Baker. 2013. Long-range movement by Hector's dolphins provides potential genetic enhancement for critically endangered Maui’s dolphin. Marine Mammal Science 30(1): 139-153. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12026 (MMC grant with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, NFWF project #2010-0073-004)
  • Harvey, H.T. & Associates. 2012. Workshop to identify significant uncertainties concerning the effects of climate change and the Antarctic Toothfish Fishery on the Ross Sea marine ecosystem. 27-30 March 2012, La Jolla, CA. (MMC grant 12-074)
  • Himes Boor, G.K. 2013. A Framework for Developing Objective and Measurable Recovery Criteria for Threatened and Endangered Species. Conservation Biology 28(1): 33-43. DOI:10.1111/cobi.12155 (MMC grant E4061817) 
  • Hückstädt, L.A., J.M. Burns, P.L. Koch, B.I. McDonald, D.E. Crocker, D.P. Costa. 2012. Diet of a specialist in a changing environment: the crabeater seal along the western Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Ecology Progress Series 455: 287-301. (MMC grant E4047610)
  • Hückstädt, L.A., P.L. Koch, B.I. McDonald, M.E. Goebel, D.E. Crocker, D.P. Costa. 2012. Stable isotope analyses reveal individual variability in the trophic ecology of a top marine predator, the southern elephant seal. Oecologia 169 (2): 395-406. (MMC grant E4047610)
  • Ivashchenko, Y.V., and P.J. Clapham. 2010. Bowhead whales Balaena mysticetus in the Okhotsk Sea.Mammal Review 40: 65-89. (Sub-contract to MMC grant EE0009726)
  • Klinck, H., S. L. Nieukirk, D. K. Mellinger, K. Klinck, H. Matsumoto, R. P. Dziak. 2012. Seasonal presence of cetaceans and ambient noise levels in polar waters of the North Atlantic. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 132 (3): EL176: EL181. (MMC grant with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, NFWF project #2010-0073-003)  
  • Kot, B. W., R. Sears, A. Anis, D. P. Nowacek, J. Gedamke, C. D. Marshall. 2012. Behavioral responses of minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) to experimental fishing gear in a coastal environment. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 413 13-20. (MMC grant with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, NFWF project #2010-0073-006)
  • Kovacs, K.M., A. Aguilar, D. Aurioles, V. Burkanov, C. Campagna, N. Gales, T. Gelatt, S.D. Goldsworthy, S.J. Goodman, G.J.G. Hofmeyr, T. Härkönen, L. Lowry, C. Lydersen, J. Schipper, T. Sipilä, C. Southwell, S. Stuart, D. Thompson, F. Trillmich. 2012.  Global threats to pinnipeds. Marine Mammal Science 28(2): 414-436. (MMC grant E4047341)
  • McCormick-Ray, J., R.M. Warwick, and G.C. Ray. 2011. Benthic macrofaunal compositional variations in the northern Bering Sea. Marine Biology 158(6):1365-1376. (MMC grant E4061828)
  • Moore, J. E. 2013. Management reference points to account for direct and indirect impacts of fishing on marine mammals. Marine Mammal Science 29: 446-473. (MMC grant E4047333)
  • Naito, Y. 2010. What is “Bio-Logging”? Aquatic Mammals Historical Perspectives Series 36(3): 307-322. (MMC grant E4047339)
  • National Research Council. 2011. Critical infrastructure for ocean research and societal needs in 2030. The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C. (MMC grant E4047467)
  • Popper, A.N. and A. Hawkins (eds.) 2012. The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 730. Springer, New York, NY. (MMC grant E4047608)
  • Quinley, N., R. Rivera, T.L. Schmitt, C. Dold, J. McBain, V. Fritsch, P.K. Yochem. 2013. Serologic response of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) to vaccination with a recombinant canine distemper vaccine. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49(3): 579-86 (MMC grant EE0010036)
  • Ray, G.C., J.E. Overland, and G.L. Hufford. 2010. Seascape as an organizing principle for evaluating walrus and seal sea-ice habitat in Beringia. Geophysical Research Letters 37, L20504, 6 pages. (MMC grant E4061828)
  • Robards, M.D., and R.R. Reeves. 2011. The global extent and character of marine mammal consumption by humans: 1970-2009. Biological Conservation 144: 2770-2786. (MMC grant E4026048)
  • Robinson,E., S.J. Trumble, B. Subedi, R. Sanders, S. Usenko. 2013. Selective pressurized liquid extraction of pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in a whale earplug (earwax): A novel method for analyzing organic contaminants in lipid-rich matrices. Journal of Chromatography A, 1319: 14-20 (MMC grant E4062067)
  • Rosel, P.E., K.D. Mullin, L. Garrison, L. Schwacke, J. Adams, B. Balmer, P. Conn, M.J. Conroy, T. Eguchi, A. Gorgone, A. Hohn, M. Mazzoil, C. Schwartz, C. Sinclair, T. Speakman, K. Urian, N. Vollmer, P. Wade, R. Wells and E. Zolman. 2011. Photo-identification capture-mark-recapture techniques for estimating abundance of bay, sound and estuary populations of bottlenose dolphins along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico: A Workshop Report. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-621. 30 pages. (MMC grant E4061832)
  • Rowntree, V.J., M.M. Uhart, M. Sironi, A. Chirife, M. Di Martino, L. La Sala, L. Musmeci, N. Mohamed. J. Andrejuk, D. McAloose, J.E. Sala, A. Carribero, H. Rally, M. Franco, F.R. Adler, R.L. Brownell Jr., J. Seger, T. Rowles. 2013. Unexplained recurring high mortality of southern right whale Eubalaena australis calves at Península Valdés, Argentina. Marine Ecology Progress Series 493: 275-289 (MMC grants E4047315 and E4061768)
  • Schusterman, R.J. 2010. Pinniped psychobiology: The early years. Aquatic Mammals Historical Perspectives Series 36(1):84-110. (MMC grant E4047339)
  • Trukhanova, I.S., R.A. Sagitov, M.V. Verevkin, V.A. Alekseev, E.M. Andrievskaya. 2012. Ladoga ringed seal and fisheries: Background for social, ecological, and economical strain development. Terra Humana 23 (2): 232-238. (MMC grant E4062065) (In Russian with English abstract). 
  • Trukhanova, I.S., E. Gurarie, R.A. Sagitov. 2013. Distribution of Hauled-Out Ladoga Ringed Seals (Pusa Hispida Ladogensis ) in Spring 2012. ARCTIC 66 (4) (MMC Grant E4062065)
  • Trumble, S.J., E.M. Robinson, M. Berman-Kowalewski, C.W. Potter, S. Usenko. 2013. Blue whale earplug reveals lifetime contaminant exposure and hormone profiles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: published ahead of print September 16, 2013, doi:10.1073/pnas.1311418110 (MMC grant E4062067)
  • Turvey, S.T., L.A. Barrett, T. Hart, B. Collen, H. Yujiang, Z. Lei, Z. Xinqiao, W. Xianyan, H. Yadong, Z. Kaiya, W. Ding. 2010. Spatial and temporal extinction dynamics in a freshwater cetacean. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277:3139-3148. (MMC grant E4041038)
  • Turvey, S.T., L.A. Barrett, H. Yujiang, Z. Lei, Z. Xinqiao, W. Xianyan, H. Yadong, Z. Kaiya, T. Hart, W., Ding. 2010. Rapidly shifting baselines in Yangtze fishing communities and local memory of extinct species. Conservation Biology 24(3):778-787. (MMC grant E4041038)
  • Turvey, S.T., C.L. Risley, L.A. Barrett, H. Yujiang, W. Ding. 2012. River dolphins can act as population trend indicators in degraded freshwater systems. PLoS ONE 7 (5): e37902. (MMC grant E4041038)
  • Turvey, S.T., C.L. Risley, J.E. Moore, L.A. Barrett, H. Yujiang, Z. Xiujiang, Z. Kaiya, W. Ding. 2013. Can local ecological knowledge be used to assess status and extinction drivers in a threatened freshwater cetacean? Biological Conservation 157: 352-360 (MMC grant E4041038)
  • Vongraven, D., and E. Peacock. Development of a pan-Arctic monitoring plan for polar bears: background paper. Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme, CAFF Monitoring Series Report No.1, January 2011, CAFF International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland. ISBN 978-9935-431-01-1. (MMC grant E4061734)
  • Vongraven, D., J. Aars, S. Amstrup, S.N. Atkinson, S. Belikov, E.W. Born, T.D. DeBruyn, A.E. Derocher, G. Durner, M. Gill, N. Lunn, M.E. Obbard, J. Omelak, N. Ovsyanikov, E. Peacock, E. Richardson, V. Sahanatien, I. Stirling, Wiig. 2012. A circumpolar monitoring framework for polar bears. Ursus Monograph Series Number 5: 1-66. (MMC grant E4061734)
  • Zerbini, AN., E.R. Secchi, D. Danilewicz, A. Andriola, J. Laake, A. Azevedo. 2010. Abundance and distribution of the Franciscana (Pontoporia blainvillei) in the Franciscana Management Area II (southeastern and southern Brazil). International Whaling Commission SC/62/SM7. (MMC grant E4026227)



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