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  • Acoustic communication in the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) 

    Parks, Susan E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2003-09)
    The focus of this thesis is the use of sound for communication by the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis). The surface active group (SAG) is the predominant social interaction in this species for which use ...
  • Dividing up the pie : whales, fish, and humans as competitors 

    Ruzicka, James J.; Steele, John H.; Ballerini, Tosca; Gaichas, Sarah K.; Ainley, David G. (2013-04-29)
    Similarly structured food web models of four coastal ecosystems (Northern California Current, Central Gulf of Alaska, Georges Bank, southwestern Antarctic Peninsula) were used to investigate competition among whales, ...
  • Lethal entanglement in baleen whales 

    Cassoff, Rachel M.; Moore, Kathleen M. T.; McLellan, William A.; Barco, Susan G.; Rotstein, David S.; Moore, Michael J. (Inter-Research, 2011-10-06)
    Understanding the scenarios whereby fishing gear entanglement of large whales induces mortality is important for the development of mitigation strategies. Here we present a series of 21 cases involving 4 species of baleen ...