Marine Mammal Science

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July 2015

Volume 31, Issue 3

Pages i–iii, 839–1274

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      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12249


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    1. A comparison of survey and focal follow methods for estimating individual activity budgets of cetaceans (pages 839–852)

      Caitlin Karniski, Eric M. Patterson, Ewa Krzyszczyk, Vivienne Foroughirad, Margaret A. Stanton and Janet Mann

      Article first published online: 16 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12198

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    3. Status, population trend and genetic structure of South American fur seals, Arctocephalus australis, in southwestern Atlantic waters (pages 866–890)

      Enrique A. Crespo, Adrián C. M. Schiavini, Néstor A. García, Valentina Franco-Trecu, R. Natalie P. Goodall, Diego Rodríguez, João Stenghel Morgante and Larissa Rosa de Oliveira

      Article first published online: 9 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12199

    4. Pulsed signal properties of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the central Mediterranean Sea (pages 891–901)

      Giuseppa Buscaino, Gaspare Buffa, Francesco Filiciotto, Vincenzo Maccarrone, Vincenzo Di Stefano, Maria Ceraulo, Salvatore Mazzola and Giuseppe Alonge

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12194

    5. Song sharing and diversity in the Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort population of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus), spring 2011 (pages 902–922)

      Hansen D. Johnson, Kathleen M. Stafford, J. Craig George, William G. Ambrose Jr. and Christopher W. Clark

      Article first published online: 30 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12196

    6. Age estimation of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, using fatty acid composition: A promising method (pages 944–962)

      Marianne Marcoux, Véronique Lesage, Gregory W. Thiemann, Sara J. Iverson and Steven H. Ferguson

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12212

    7. Postharvesting population dynamics of the South American sea lion (Otaria byronia) in the southwestern Atlantic (pages 963–978)

      Valentina Franco-Trecu, Massimiliano Drago, Claudia Baladán, Mateo D. García-Olazábal, Enrique A. Crespo, Luis Cardona and Pablo Inchausti

      Article first published online: 22 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12197

    8. Variations in heart rate and rhythm of harbor seal pups during rehabilitation (pages 998–1013)

      Sonja Fonfara, Domingo Casamian-Sorrosal, Janne Sundermeyer and Tanja Rosenberger

      Article first published online: 22 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12201

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      Quantitative assessment of species identification in aerial transect surveys for ice-associated seals (pages 1057–1076)

      Brett T. McClintock, Erin E. Moreland, Joshua M. London, Shawn P. Dahle, Gavin M. Brady, Erin L. Richmond, Kymberly M. Yano and Peter L. Boveng

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12206

    10. Criteria for assessing maturity of skulls in the common dolphin, Delphinus sp., from New Zealand waters (pages 1077–1097)

      Friederike F. J. Jordan, Sinéad Murphy, Emmanuelle Martinez, Christophe Amiot, Anton van Helden and Karen A. Stockin

      Article first published online: 27 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12229

    11. Maternal buffering of stress response in free-ranging Pacific harbor seal pups in Alaska (pages 1098–1117)

      Carole Di Poi, Shannon Atkinson, Anne Hoover-Miller and Gail Blundell

      Article first published online: 13 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12217

    12. Age-specific vibrissae growth rates: A tool for determining the timing of ecologically important events in Steller sea lions (pages 1213–1233)

      Lorrie D. Rea, Aaron M. Christ, Alison B. Hayden, Vicki K. Stegall, Sean D. Farley, Craig A. Stricker, Jo-Ann E. Mellish, John M. Maniscalco, Jason N. Waite, Vladimir N. Burkanov and Kenneth W. Pitcher

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12221

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    1. Seasonal blubber testosterone concentrations of male humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) (pages 1258–1264)

      Elizabeth T. Vu, Casey Clark, Krista Catelani, Nicholas M. Kellar and John Calambokidis

      Article first published online: 4 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12191

    2. Antarctic beaked whale echolocation signals near South Scotia Ridge (pages 1265–1274)

      Jennifer S. Trickey, Simone Baumann-Pickering, John A. Hildebrand, Maria Vanesa Reyes Reyes, Mariana Melcón and Miguel Iñíguez

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12216