Browsing by Keyword "Killer whale"


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  • Mehta, Amee V.; Allen, Judith M.; Constantine, Rochelle; Garrigue, Claire; Jann, Beatrice; Jenner, Curt; Marx, Marilyn K.; Matkin, Craig O.; Mattila, David K.; Minton, Gianna; Mizroch, Sally A.; Olavarría, Carlos; Robbins, Jooke; Russell, Kirsty G.; Seton, Rosemary E.; Steiger, Gretchen H.; Víkingsson, Gísli A.; Wade, Paul R.; Witteveen, Briana H.; Clapham, Phillip J. (Inter-Research, 2007-10-25)
    Certain populations of killer whales Orcinus orca feed primarily or exclusively on marine mammals. However, whether or not baleen whales represent an important prey source for killer whales is debatable. A hypothesis by ...
  • Shapiro, Ari D.; Tyack, Peter L.; Seneff, Stephanie (2010-08-13)
    Students of animal communication face significant challenges when deciding how to categorise calls into subunits, calls, and call series. Here, we use algorithms designed to parse human speech to test different approaches ...
  • Wade, Paul R.; Burkanov, Vladimir N.; Dahlheim, Marilyn E.; Friday, Nancy A.; Fritz, Lowell W.; Loughlin, Thomas R.; Mizroch, Sally A.; Muto, Marcia M.; Rice, Dale W.; Barrett-Lennard, Lance G.; Black, Nancy A.; Burdin, Alexander M.; Calambokidis, John; Cerchio, Sal; Ford, John K. B.; Jacobsen, Jeff K.; Matkin, Craig O.; Matkin, Dena R.; Mehta, Amee V.; Small, Robert J.; Straley, Janice M.; McCluskey, Shannon M.; VanBlaricom, Glenn R. (Blackwell, 2007-10-26)
    Springer et al. (2003) contend that sequential declines occurred in North Pacific populations of harbor and fur seals, Steller sea lions, and sea otters. They hypothesize that these were due to increased predation by killer ...
  • Miller, Patrick J. O. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2000-09)
    This thesis presents data on the structure and use of acoustic signals produced by free-ranging resident killer whales. The analysis focuses on signal features that might be useful for animals to maintain contact and ...
  • Shapiro, Ari D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2008-06)
    Studying the social and cultural transmission of behavior among animals helps to identify patterns of interaction and information content flowing between individuals. Killer whales are likely to acquire traits culturally ...

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