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18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12th - 16th October 2009 - Quebec City, Canada
The 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals is a gathering of marine mammalogists and other scientists
from around the world, held under the auspices of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, at which the results of recent research are
presented and discussed. This conference occurs every two years in different locations.
BMMRO was an author on the following 8 presentations:
Adams, T. The use of long-term data to examine variability in the population structure and habitat
use of two nearby populations of Atlantic spotted dolphins in the northern Bahamas.
Allen, A. Analysis of a Blainville's beaked whale movement response to playback of orca calls.
Claridge, D. Photographic mark-recapture reveals turnover of beaked whales on an active sonar range.
DeRuiter, S. False killer whales mimic MFA sonar.
Dunn, C. Differences in beaked whale species occurence on an active sonar weapons range.
Quick, N. Vocal behaviour of short-finned pilot whales pre, during and post exposure to playbacks of
mid frequency active sonar and killer whale calls.
Sayigh, L. Stereotyped call sequences in short-finned pilot whales:
Evidence for individually specific and shared calls.
Southall, B. Behavioural responses of beaked whales and other cetaceans to controlled exposures of simulated sonar and other sounds.
Some other interesting presentations concerning the Bahamas:
Delfour, F. Mirror exposure to free-ranging Atlantic spotted dolphins in the Bahamas.
Dudzinski, K. A comparison of pectoral fin contact behaviour for three distinct dolphin populations.
Elliser, C. Replacement dolphins? Immigration and social restructuring of long-term resident bottlenose dolphins in the Bahamas after
Hazen, E. Concurrent measurements of beaked whale clicks, physical oceanography and prey fields in the tongue of the ocean, Bahamas.
Melillo, K. Recent observations and management of a West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) off Bimini, Bahamas.