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Dose response severity functions for acoustic disturbance in cetaceans using recurrent event survival analysis
Behavioral response studies (BRSs) aim to enhance our understanding of the behavior changes made by animals in response to specific exposure levels of different stimuli, often presented in an increasing dosage. Here, we ...
Predator sound playbacks reveal strong avoidance responses in a fight strategist baleen whale
Anti-predator strategies are often defined as ‘flight’ or ‘fight’, based upon prey anatomical adaptations for size, morphology and weapons, as well as observed behaviours in the presence of predators. The humpback whale ...
First indications that northern bottlenose whales are sensitive to behavioural disturbance from anthropogenic noise
Although northern bottlenose whales were the most heavily hunted beaked whale, we have little information about this species in its remote habitat of the North Atlantic Ocean. Underwater anthropogenic noise and disruption ...