Marine Mammal Science

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Edited By: Daryl J. Boness

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 34/153 (Zoology); 34/102 (Marine & Freshwater Biology)

Online ISSN: 1748-7692


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  1. Articles

    1. Comparison of reproductive parameters for populations of eastern North Pacific common dolphins: Delphinus capensis and D. delphis

      Susan J. Chivers, Wayne L. Perryman, Morgan S. Lynn, Tim Gerrodette, Frederick I. Archer, Kerri Danil, Michelle Berman-Kowalewski and James P. Dines

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12244

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    1. Seasonal differences in the feeding habits of the Antillean manatee population (Trichechus manatus manatus) in the fluvial-lagoon systems of Tabasco, Mexico

      Nereyda Pablo-Rodríguez, León D. Olivera-Gómez, David Aurioles-Gamboa and María E. Vega-Cendejas

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12245

    2. Opportunistic sightings of the endangered North Pacific right whales (Eubalaena japonica) in Russian waters in 2003–2014

      Ekaterina Ovsyanikova, Ivan Fedutin, lga Belonovich, Alexander Burdin, Vladimir Burkanov, Evgenia Dolgova, Olga Filatova, Sergey Fomin, Erich Hoyt, Evgeny Mamaev, Gaëtan Richard, Oksana Savenko, Keiko Sekiguchi, Olga Shpak, Maksim Sidorenko and Olga Titova

      Article first published online: 16 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12243

  3. Articles

    1. Characterization of postdive recovery using sound recordings and its relationship to dive duration, exertion and foraging effort of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina)

      Alexandre Génin, Gaëtan Richard, Joffrey Jouma'a, Baptiste Picard, Nory El Ksabi, Jade Vacquié Garcia and Christophe Guinet

      Article first published online: 16 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12235

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    1. First documented migratory destination for eastern South Pacific blue whales

      Juan Pablo Torres-Florez, Paula A. Olson, Luis Bedriñana-Romano, Howard Rosenbaum, Jorge Ruiz, Richard LeDuc and Rodrigo Hucke-Gaete

      Article first published online: 11 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12239

  5. Articles

    1. Criteria for assessing maturity of skulls in the common dolphin, Delphinus sp., from New Zealand waters

      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

    2. High site fidelity, strong associations, and long-term bonds: Short-finned pilot whales off the island of Hawai‘i

      Sabre D. Mahaffy, Robin W. Baird, Daniel J. McSweeney, Daniel L. Webster and Gregory S. Schorr

      Article first published online: 27 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12234

    3. Estimating maximal force output of cetaceans using axial locomotor muscle morphology

      Logan H. Arthur, William A. Mclellan, Marina A. Piscitelli, Sentiel A. Rommel, Becky L. Woodward, Jeremy P. Winn, Charles W. Potter and D. Ann Pabst

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12230

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  7. Articles

    1. Captive killer whale (Orcinus orca) survival

      John Jett and Jeffrey Ventre

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12225

    2. Maternal buffering of stress response in free-ranging Pacific harbor seal pups in Alaska

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

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

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  11. Articles

    1. Social communities and spatiotemporal dynamics of association patterns in estuarine bottlenose dolphins

      Elizabeth Murdoch Titcomb, Greg O'Corry-Crowe, Elizabeth F. Hartel and Marilyn S. Mazzoil

      Article first published online: 3 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12222

    2. Age estimation of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, using fatty acid composition: A promising method

      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

    3. Does disappearance mean extirpation? The case of right whales off Namibia

      Jean-Paul Roux, Rod J. Braby and Peter B. Best

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12213

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    1. Antarctic beaked whale echolocation signals near South Scotia Ridge

      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

  13. Articles

    1. An apparent population decrease, or change in distribution, of Weddell seals along the Victoria Land coast

      David G. Ainley, Michelle A. Larue, Ian Stirling, Sharon Stammerjohn and Donald B. Siniff

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12220

    2. Age-specific vibrissae growth rates: A tool for determining the timing of ecologically important events in Steller sea lions

      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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      Quantitative assessment of species identification in aerial transect surveys for ice-associated seals

      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

    4. Status, population trend and genetic structure of South American fur seals, Arctocephalus australis, in southwestern Atlantic waters

      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

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  15. Articles

    1. Song sharing and diversity in the Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort population of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus), spring 2011

      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

    2. Postharvesting population dynamics of the South American sea lion (Otaria byronia) in the southwestern Atlantic

      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

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      Occurrence and social structure of Baird's beaked whales, Berardius bairdii, in the Commander Islands, Russia

      Ivan D. Fedutin, Olga A. Filatova, Evgeny G. Mamaev, Alexandr M. Burdin and Erich Hoyt

      Article first published online: 22 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/mms.12204

    4. Variations in heart rate and rhythm of harbor seal pups during rehabilitation

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

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

    5. A comparison of survey and focal follow methods for estimating individual activity budgets of cetaceans

      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

    6. Pulsed signal properties of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the central Mediterranean Sea

      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

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    1. Seasonal blubber testosterone concentrations of male humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)

      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


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