WDC Posters, Presentations and Talks

WDC staff around the world regularly present their work at meetings and conferences through posters, presentations and talks. A selection are included below.

Arcucci, D.; Iniguez, M.; Meyer, R. and  Tossenberger, V. 2006. "Morfometria del Craneo de Tonina Overa (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) de la Provincia de Santa Cruz, Argentina". 1st International Meeting on the Study of Aquatic Mammals SOMEMMA- SOLAMAC. Merida, Mexico.

Barnett, J., Dolman, S.J., Simmonds, M. and Wright, A.J. (Eds.) 2014. Best Practice in Rescue. Report from the European Cetacean Society Conference Workshop, Setúbal, Portugal. European Cetacean Society Special Publication Series No 57, 28 pages.

Belgrano, J.; Gribaudo, C. and Iniguez, M. 2006. "Nueva Zona de Reproduccion y Crianza de Ballenas Francas Australes (Eubalaena australis) en el Golfo San Jorge, Santa Cruz, Patagonia Argentina". 1st International Meeting on the Study of Aquatic Mammals SOMEMMA - SOLAMAC, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. 

Belgrano, J.; Arcucci, D.; Kruhling, F.; Meyer, R. and Iniguez, M. 2008. "Uso de Habitat de la Ballena Franca Austral (Eubalaena australis) en el Golfo San Jorge, Santa Cruz, Argentina. Preliminary Results". 13th Expert Workshop on Marine Mammals of South America - 7th Congress of the Latin American Society of Specialists in Aquatic Mammals (SOLAMAC). Montevideo, Uruguay.

Bossley, M. Behavioural intervention with a solitary dolphin. Presentation to workshop on managing solitary dolphins. Marine Mammal Society Biennial Conference. San Diego, Dec 2005.

Bossley, M. Spatial behaviour of bottlenose dolphins in the Port River estuary. Presentation to National Whale & Dolphin Research Conference, Adelaide, Feb 2006.

Bossley, M. Marine plants are not sea "weeds". Presentation to Australian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany Conference. Adelaide, November, 2012.

Brown, A. F., Dolman, S. J., Hodgins, N. K. & Craig, A. S. (2015). The importance of North East Lewis, Scotland for the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). Poster for the 29th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Malta, 23rd - 25th March 2015.

Burdin, A., Filatova, O., Nagaylik, M., Ivkovich, T., Hoyt, E. 2012. Comparison of killer whale activity budgets between different areas of Kamchatka and the Commander Islands. Abstract, European Cetacean Society, 26th Ann. Conf. ECS, Mar. 2012, Galway, Ireland, p186

Butterworth, A., Brakes, P., Vail, C.S., & Reiss, D. (2012). A veterinary and behavioral analysis of dolphin killing methods currently used in the ‘drive hunt’ in Taiji, Japan. 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Tampa, Florida, USA.

Cipriano, F.; Iniguez, M.; Hevia, M. 2007. "Advanced Genetic Analysis Techniques Used in a Study of the Population Genetics of Commerson's Dolphins (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) in Southern Argentina". 17th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Cape Town, South Africa.

Dolman, S. J., Green, M., Eisfeld, S.M, Simmonds, M. P. (2009). 45 years of marine fossil fuel industry in the UK and its implications for marine mammals. 23rd Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Istanbul, Turkey, 2-4 March 2009

Dolman, Hodgins, Deaville, Jepson, Baker, Penrose &  Reid. (2010) Risso's dolphin strandings in the British Isles. Poster for CSIP Anniversary Conference, London 2010.

Dolman, S.J. and Hodgins, N.K. 2012. Land and boat-based observations of Risso's dolphins off NE Isle of Lewis, Scotland. Report of the Risso's dolphin Workshop. Presented at the European Cetacean Society Conference, Ireland, April 2012.

Dolman, S.J., Tetley, M.J., Hodgins, N.K., Weir, C.R. and Hoyt, E. (2012). Towards an ecologically coherent MPA network: the value of a aHebrides Marine Reserve for cetaceans in Scottish waters. Poster submitted to the 26th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Ireland, April 2012.

Dolman, S. J., Melcon, M. & Hodgins, N. K. (2013) Static acoustic monitoring of porpoises and dolphins off NE Isle of Lewis, Scotland. Poster for the 27th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Setubal, Portugal, 8-10 April 2013.

Dyke, K. and Walters, A.E.M. 2017. Citizen Science: more than just data. Poster submitted to the 31st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Middlefart, Denmark, 2017.

Eisfeld, S.M., Robinson, K.P. (2008). Management options for coastal harbour porpoise in the outer southern Moray Firth, NE Scotland. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 10-12 March 2008.

Eisfeld, S.M., James, V., Lott, R., Simmonds, M.P. (2011). Mapping the Moray Firth: where highly valued and protected cetaceans meet industrial ambitions. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Cadiz, Spain, 21-23 March 2011.

Failla, M., C. Gasparrou, M. Melcón, V. Reyes, V. Seijas y M. Iñíguez Bessega, 2014. Potencialidad del avistaje costero responsable de delfines en el Estuario del Rio Negro, Patagonia, Argentina. V. Navarro y S. Ferrari (Compiladores). Turismo y recursos naturales: los recursos naturales como base del desarrollo turístico local, importancia de la conservación y la gestión para la sustentabilidad. (pp. 242-255) 1ra ed. - Río Gallegos, 9-11 Octubre 2013. Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral. E-Book.

Failla, M.; Seijas, V.; Esposito, R.; Iniguez, M. 2010. "Pontoporia blainvillei del estuario del Rio Negro, Patagonia Noreste"" 14th Expert Workshop on Marine Mammals of South America. Florianapolis, Brasil.

Failla, M.; Iniguez, M.; Fernßndez-Juricic, E. and Tossenberger, V. 2004. ""Efectos de la Actividad Nautica Sobre la Poblacion de Toninas Overas (Cephalorynchus commersonii) de Bahia San Julian, Patagonia, Argentina". 11th Expert Workshop on Marine Mammals of South America. Quito, Ecuador.

Fedutin, I., Filatova, O., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2012. First evidence for long-term social associations in Baird’s beaked whales (Berardius bairdii) in the waters of the Commander Islands, Far East Russia. Abstract, European Cetacean Society, 26th Ann. Conf. ECS, Mar. 2012, Galway, Ireland, p320

Fedutin, I., Filatova, O., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2013. Whistles and pulse trains recorded from Baird's beaked whales, Berardius bairdii, in the Commander Islands, Russia. Abstract of 20th Biennial Conference of Marine Mammals, December 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Fedutin, I., Filatova, O., Mamaev, E., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2013. Traumatic body markings in Baird’s beaked whales (Berardius bairdii) in the waters of the Commander Islands, Far East Russia. Abstract, European Cetacean Society 27th Annual Conference, Setúbal, Portugal, 8-10 April, p267.

Fedutin, I.D., Filatova O.A., Burdin, A.M., Hoyt, E. 2015. Cetaceans in the waters of the Commander Islands, VIII International Conference «Marine Mammals of the Holarctic» St. Petersburg, Russia, 22-27 September 2015, Abstracts, p92

Filatova, O.A., A.M. Burdin, E. Hoyt,, and H. Sato. 2003. Vocal dialects in the acoustic repertoire of Kamchatkan killer whales. Proceedings of the International Conference "Theriofauna of Russia and adjacent areas" (VII Congress of the Theriological Society), Moscow, Russia, pp. 367-368 (in Russian).

Filatova, O. A., Deecke, V.B., Ford, J.K.B., Matkin, C.O., Barrett-Lennard, L.G., Guzeev, M.A., Burdin, A.M., Hoyt, E. 2012. Diversity of monophonic and biphonic calls in mammal-eating and fish-eating killer whales of the North Pacific, Abstract, European Cetacean Society, 26th Ann. Conf. ECS, Mar. 2012, Galway, Ireland, p156

Filatova O.A., Fedutin I.D., Shabalina A.O., Burdin A.M., Hoyt E. 2012. Vocal dialects and population structure of killer whales from Eastern Kamchatka and the Commander Islands. Materials of the killer whale workshop, Sept. 24, 2012, VII International Conference «Marine Mammals of the Holarctic» Suzdal, Russia, pp8-11 [Филатова О.А., Федутин И.Д., Шабалина А.О., Бурдин А.М., Хойт Э. 2012. Вокальные диалекты и по- пуляционная структура рыбоядных косаток восточной Камчатки и Командорских островов, VII Международная конференция «Морские млекопитающие Голарктики» Суздаль, 2012 г., 8-11] [avail. http://2mn.org/downloads/bookshelf/mmh7_orca.pdf]

Filatova, O., Guzeev, M., Fedutin, I., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2013. Similarity patterns in syllables of killer whale calls do not correspond with the random evolution model. Abstract, European Cetacean Society 27th Annual Conference, Setúbal, Portugal, 8-10 April, p201

Filatova, O., Ivkovich, T., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2013. Call similarity and social associations in killer whales of Eastern Kamchatka, Russia. Abstract of 20th Biennial Conference of Marine Mammals, December 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Hevia, M.; Belgrano, J.; Cipriano, F.; Combina, J.; Gutierrez, C.; Torlaschi, C.; Kruhling, F. and Iniguez, M. 2008. "Varamiento de un Zifio de Shepherd (Tasmacetus shepherdi) en el Sur de Argentina". 13th Expert Workshop on Marine Mammals of South America - 7th Congress of the Latin American Society of Specialists in Aquatic Mammals (SOLAMAC). Montevideo, Uruguay.

Hill, A., R. Asmutis-Silvia, and C. Karniski. (2013). Review of vessel strike impacts on endangered humpback whales: an evaluation of non-lethal collision rates from scar-based photographic data. Poster for the 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Hodgins, N. K. (2015). Why Science Matters. Presentation for the Education Workshop of the 29th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Malta, March 2015.

Hodgins, N. K. & Dolman, S. J. (2013). "To be or not to be a Risso's?" That is the question! Poster for the 27th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Setubal, Portugal, 8-10 April 2013

Horstman, S.C., Engleby, L.K., Powell, J.R., Bonnes, C.S., Carnes, K., & Vail, C.S. (2009)  Dolphin SMART: Promoting Responsible Viewing and Advertising of Wild Dolphins Through Recognition, Incentives, and Evaluation. Poster for the 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Quebec City, Canada.

Hoyt, E. 2004. Socioeconomic research into whale watching: Is it helpful for recommending and implementing regulations and regulatory frameworks and for managing whale watching? Working paper WW/2004/os/2 presented at the Workshop on the Science for Sustainable Whalewatching, Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town, South Africa, 6-9 March 2004.

Hoyt, E., Rais, C. and Notarbartolo di Sciara, G. 2006. The ACCOBAMS Programme of Work on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). Fourth Meeting of the Scientific Committee, Monaco, 5-8 November. SC4/ Doc. 21, 69pp.

Hoyt, E. and G. Notarbartolo di Sciara. 2010. Apex species critical habitat approach in the Mediterranean: strengthening cetacean MPA proposals. Presentation in Workshop 1: Mapping Cetacean Critical Habitat Areas and Turning Them into MMPA Networks: Toward Practical Solutions (convener and co-chair, E. Hoyt). In Reeves, R, (ed.) Proceedings of the First International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA), 30 March 30-April 3, 2009, Maui, Hawaii, USA, p66.

Hoyt, E. 2010. Cetacean critical habitat designations in the Mediterranean and Black Seas through ACCOBAMS. Presentation in Workshop 1: Mapping Cetacean Critical Habitat Areas and Turning Them into MMPA Networks: Toward Practical Solutions (convener and co-chair, E. Hoyt). In Reeves, R, (ed.) Proceedings of the First International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA), 30 March 30-April 3, 2009, Maui, Hawaii, USA, p63.

Hoyt, E. 2010. Marine mammal protected areas (MMPAs): The global picture. Nascent networks moving toward an interconnected future. In Reeves, R, (ed.) Proceedings of the First International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA), 30 March 30-April 3, 2009, Maui, Hawaii, USA, pp1-3

Hoyt, E. 2010. Exploring and disseminating new tales about whales. Keynote lecture to one-day symposium "New Tales about Whales in Science, Society and Art", United Nations University, Tokyo, Dec. 10, 2010. Organized by The Beautiful Whale Project, p6-7

Hoyt, E. 2013. Protecting the special places where whales and dolphins live: Turning ‘paper parks’ and proposals into ‘oceanic art treasures’ worth saving. Keynote lecture. European Cetacean Society 27th Conference, Setúbal, Portugal, 9 April, p106-107.

Hoyt, E., McGrath, G., Bossley, M., Knowles, T. 2013. Creating an Iconic Sanctuary for the New Zealand Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori): A cost-benefit scenario for place-based conservation. Abstract of 20th Biennial Conference of Marine Mammals, December 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Ivkovich, T., Nagaylik, M., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2012. Prey selection influence on killer whale (Orcinus orca) behaviour in Avacha Gulf (Kamchatka, northeast Pacific). Abstract, European Cetacean Society, 26th Ann. Conf. ECS, Mar. 2012, Galway, Ireland, p238

Ivkovich T.V., Burdin A.M., Hoyt E. 2012. Social behaviour and population structure of killer whales in Avacha Gulf. Materials of the killer whale workshop, Sept. 24, 2012, VII International Conference «Marine Mammals of the Holarctic» Suzdal, Russia, pp12-14. [Ивкович Т.В., Бурдин А.М., Хойт Э. 2012. Социальное поведение и структура популяции косаток Ава- чинского залива. VII Международная конференция «Морские млекопитающие Голарктики» Суздаль, 2012 г., 12-14]

Ivkovich, T., Nagaylik, M., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2013. The significance of associations between killer whale (Orcinus orca) matrilineal units depending on type of activity. Abstract, European Cetacean Society 27th Annual Conference, Setúbal, Portugal, 8-10 April.

Lazareva, E., Burdin, A., Shevchenko, M., Hoyt, E. 2012. Humpback whales in summer feeding areas in the Russian Far East. Abstract, European Cetacean Society, 26th Ann. Conf. ECS, Mar. 2012, Galway, Ireland, p126

Lazareva, E., Burdin, A., Shevchenko, M., Hoyt, E. 2013. Humpback whales in summer feeding areas in the Russian Far East. Abstract, European Cetacean Society 27th Annual Conference, Setúbal, Portugal, 8-10 April, p279

Nagaylik M.M., Burdin A.M., Hoyt E. 2012. Influence of salmon abundance on the activity of fish-eating killer whales. Materials of the killer whale workshop, Sept. 24, 2012, VII International Conference «Marine Mammals of the Holarctic» Suzdal, Russia, pp26-29. [Нагайлик М.М., Бурдин А.М., Хойт Э. 2012. Численность лососевых как фактор, определяющий актив- ность рыбоядных косаток. VII Международная конференция «Морские млекопитающие Голарктики» Суздаль, 2012 г., 26-29]

Ovsyanikova, E.N., Fedutin, I.D., Burdin, A.M., Burkanov, V.N., Filatova, O.A., Fomin, S.V., Hoyt, E., Mamaev, E.G., Sekiguchi, K., Shpak, O.V. 2014. Sightings of North Pacific Right Whales (Eubalaena japonica) in Russian waters with reference to potential risk areas for the species, VIII International Conference «Marine Mammals of the Holarctic» St. Petersburg, Russia, 22-27 September 2015, Abstracts, p114

Reyes Reyes, M.V., Hevia, M., Zuazquita, E., Trickey, J., and Iñíguez Bessega, M. 2014. Encounter rates of Mysticetes in Antarctic Waters of the Scotia Sea and Western Antarctic Peninsula: preliminary results. Videopresentation at the XVI Conference on Specialists on Aquatic Mammals from South America and 10th SOLAMAC Congress. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, December 2014.

Reyes Reyes, M.; Tossenberger, V.; Iñíguez, M.; Hildebrand, J. y Melcón, M. 2014. Vocalizaciones de Toninas overas Cephalorhynchus commersonii y contexto comportamental. 16° Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuático de América del Sur y 10º Congreso SOLAMAC. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. (Videopresentación)

Reyes Reyes, M.; Tossenberger, V.; Iñíguez, M.; Hildebrand, J. y Melcón, M. 2014. Vocalizaciones de Toninas overas Cephalorhynchus commersonii y contexto comportamental. 16° Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuático de América del Sur y 10º Congreso SOLAMAC. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. (Resumen)

Reyes Reyes, M.; Iniguez, M.; Hildebrand, J. and Melcon, M. 2012. "Multivariate Classification of Echolocation Clicks of Commerson's Dolphins". Canadian Acoustical Association Annual Conference. Banff, Alberta, Canada. 

Reyes Reyes, M.; Iniguez, M.; Hildebrand, J. and Melcon, M. 2012. "Clasificacion Multivariada de Clicks de Ecolocalizacion en Toninas Overas (Cephalorhynchus commersonii)".  15th Expert Workshop on Marine Mammals of South America y 9th Congress of the Latin American Society of Specialists in Aquatic Mammals (SOLAMAC). 

Reyes Reyes, M.; Battini, A.;  Irazoqui, P.; Nunez, P.; Oliva, C.; Perancho, J.; Iniguez, M. 2010. "Dos Nuevos Registros de Varamientos de Ziphius cavirostris, Cuvier 1823 , para las Costas de la Provincia de Santa Cruz, Argentina". 14th Expert Workshop on Marine Mammals of South America. Florianapolis, Brasil.

Simmonds, M. P. (2004). Review of data collection from whale watching platforms. International Whale Watching Workshop: Cape Town 2004

Simmonds, M. P., Clark, J. and Williams, V. (2004). A preliminary review of the management of whale (and dolphin) watching in the UK. International Whale Watching Workshop: Cape Town 2004

Simmonds, M. P. and Dolman, S. J. (2007). All at sea: Renewable energy production in the context of marine nature conservation. In: Evans, P.G.H (ed) Offshore Windfarms etc. ECS Publication series No 49: 6-11.

Tetley, M.J., E. Hoyt, E. 2012. A Big Blue network: building a case for place-based management of blue whales on the high seas. Abstract, European Cetacean Society, 26th Ann. Conf. ECS, Mar. 2012, Galway, Ireland, p217

Tetley, M.J., Kiszka, J.J., Hoyt, E. 2012. Defining hotspots for toothed cetaceans involved in pelagic longline fishery depredation in the western Indian Ocean: A preliminary approach. Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) Eighth Session of the IOTC Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch. IOTC Proceedings (IOTC-2012-WPEB08-40), 7pp.

Tetley, M.J., Kiszka, J.J., Hoyt, E. 2013. Defining hotspots for toothed cetaceans involved in pelagic long-line fishery depredation in the western Indian Ocean. Abstract, European Cetacean Society 27th Annual Conference, Setúbal, Portugal, 8-10 April, p246

Titova, O., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2013. Exploring site fidelity of humpback whales in the waters of the Commander Islands. Abstract, European Cetacean Society 27th Annual Conference, Setúbal, Portugal, 8-10 April, p297

Titova, O., Burdin, A., Hoyt, E. 2013. Site fidelity of feeding humpback whales in the waters of the Commander Islands. Abstract of 20th Biennial Conference of Marine Mammals, December 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Titova O.V., Filatova, O.A., Fedutin, I.D., Burdin, A.M., Hoyt, E. 2015. Feeding aggregation of humpback whales (Megaptera novaengliae) off the Commander Islands. VIII International Conference «Marine Mammals of the Holarctic» St. Petersburg, Russia, 22-27 September 2015, Abstracts, p125-6

Vail, C.S., Aquino, J., Vasquez, O., Bordey, M., Tovar, E., Simon, M., & Michaud, E. (2011). Haiti Ocean Project:  The development of a multidimensional research and education project in Grand Goave, Republic of Haiti. 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Tampa, Florida, USA.

Weiler, C.M., Lott, R., Hoyt, E., Giles, D.A.  2015.  The Ecosystem Approach: Recovering a river to help save the Southern Resident killer whales.  Abstract, 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals.  San Francisco, California, USA.

Weiler, C.M., Asmutis-Silvia, R., Lott, R. 2016.  Save the Whales: They May Return the Favor.  New Science on Whales as Ecosystem Engineers Can Help the Case for Their Survival - A Case Study with Southern Resident Killer Whales and Salmon. Abstract, American Cetacean Society 15th International Conference.  Monterey, California, USA.