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  • Behavioral impacts of disentanglement of a right whale under sedation and the energetic cost of entanglement 

    van der Hoop, Julie M.; Moore, Michael J.; Fahlman, Andreas; Bocconcelli, Alessandro; George, Clay; Jackson, Katharine; Miller, Carolyn A.; Morin, David; Pitchford, Thomas; Rowles, Teresa K.; Smith, Jamison; Zoodsma, Barb (2013-03)
    Protracted entanglement in fishing gear often leads to emaciation through reduced mobility and foraging ability, and energy budget depletion from the added drag of towing gear for months or years. We examined changes in ...
  • Deadly diving? Physiological and behavioural management of decompression stress in diving mammals 

    Hooker, Sascha K.; Fahlman, Andreas; Moore, Michael J.; Aguilar De Soto, Natacha; Bernaldo de Quiros, Yara; Brubakk, A. O.; Costa, Daniel P.; Costidis, Alexander M.; Dennison, Sophie; Falke, K. J.; Fernandez, Antonio; Ferrigno, Massimo; Fitz-Clarke, J. R.; Garner, M. M.; Houser, Dorian S.; Jepson, Paul D.; Ketten, Darlene R.; Kvadsheim, P. H.; Madsen, Peter T.; Pollock, N. W.; Rotstein, David S.; Rowles, Teresa K.; Simmons, S. E.; Van Bonn, W.; Weathersby, P. K.; Weise, M. J.; Williams, T. M.; Tyack, Peter L. (Royal Society, 2011-12-21)
    Decompression sickness (DCS; ‘the bends’) is a disease associated with gas uptake at pressure. The basic pathology and cause are relatively well known to human divers. Breath-hold diving marine mammals were thought to be ...
  • Overcoming the challenges of studying conservation physiology in large whales : a review of available methods 

    Hunt, Kathleen E.; Moore, Michael J.; Rolland, Rosalind M.; Kellar, Nicholas M.; Hall, Ailsa J.; Kershaw, Joanna; Raverty, Stephen A.; Davis, Cristina E.; Yeates, Laura C.; Fauquier, Deborah A.; Rowles, Teresa K.; Kraus, Scott D. (Oxford University Press, 2013-05-15)
    Large whales are subjected to a variety of conservation pressures that could be better monitored and managed if physiological information could be gathered readily from free-swimming whales. However, traditional approaches ...
  • Rope trauma, sedation, disentanglement, and monitoring-tag associated lesions in a terminally entangled North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) 

    Moore, Michael J.; Andrews, Russel; Austin, Trevor; Bailey, James; Costidis, Alexander M.; George, Clay; Jackson, Katharine; Pitchford, Thomas; Landry, Scott; Ligon, Allan; McLellan, William A.; Morin, David; Smith, Jamison; Rotstein, David S.; Rowles, Teresa K.; Slay, Christopher K.; Walsh, Michael (John Wiley & Sons, 2012-08-28)
    A chronically entangled North Atlantic right whale, with consequent emaciation was sedated, disentangled to the extent possible, administered antibiotics, and satellite tag tracked for six subsequent days. It was found ...
  • Sedation at sea of entangled North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) to enhance disentanglement 

    Moore, Michael J.; Walsh, Michael; Bailey, James; Brunson, David; Gulland, Frances M.; Landry, Scott; Mattila, David K.; Mayo, Charles; Slay, Christopher K.; Smith, Jamison; Rowles, Teresa K. (Public Library of Science, 2010-03-09)
    The objective of this study was to enhance removal of fishing gear from right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) at sea that evade disentanglement boat approaches. Titrated intra muscular injections to achieve sedation were ...