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Discovery of Sound in the Sea
How is sound used to estimate marine mammal abundance? - References, Additional Links, and Resources

  • Akamatsu, T., D. Wang, K. Wang, and Z. Wei. 2001, "Comparison between visual and passive acoustic detection of finless porpoises in the Yangtze River, China." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 109(4): 1723-1727. 
  • Barlow, J. and B.L. Taylor 2005, "Estimates of sperm whale abundance in the Northeastern temperate Pacific from a combined acoustic and visual survey." Marine Mammal Science. 21(3): 429-445. 
  • Clark, C.W., M. W. Brown, and P. Corkeron 2010, "Visual and acoustic surveys for North Atlantic right whales, Eubalaena glacialis, in Cape Cod bay, Massachusetts, 2001-2005: Management implications." Marine Mammal Science. 26(4): 837-854. 
  • Mellinger, D.K., Stafford, K.M., Moore, S.E., Dziak, R.P, and H. Matsumoto. 2007, "An overview of fixed passive acoustic observation methods for cetaceans." Oceanography. 20(4): 37-45. 
  • Rankin, S., T.F. Norris, M. A. Smultea, C. Oedekoven, A.M. Zoidis, E. Silva, and J. Rivers 2007, "A visual sighting and acoustic detections of Minke whales, Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Cetacea: Balaenpteridae), in nearshore Hawaiian waters." Pacific Science. 61(3): 395-398. 
  • Thomas, L. and S. Martin., "Methods for estimating the density of cetaceans from fixed arrays of passive listening systems." (Link)
  • Van Parijs, S.M., J. Smith, and P.J. Corkeren 2002, "Using calls to estimate the abundance of inshore dolphins: a case study with Pacific humpback dolphins Sousa chinensis" Journal of Applied Ecology. 39: 853-864. 
  • Wade, P., M. P. Heide-Jorgensen, K. Shelden, J. Barlow, J. Carretta, J. Durban, R. LeDuc, L. Munger, S. Rankin, A. Sauter, and C. Stinchcomb 2006, "Acoustic detection and satellite-tracking leads to discovery of rare concentration of endangered North Pacific right whales." Biology Letters. 2: 417-419. 
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Additional Resources

  • "Density Estimation for Cetaceans from passive Acoustic Fixed sensors (DECAF)" (Link)
  • NATO Undersea Research Centre, "Identifying Marine Mammals." (Link)