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  1. Content type: Telemetry case report

    The use of multi-sensor tags is increasingly providing insights into the behavior of whales. However, due to limitations in tag attachment duration and the transmission bandwidth of the Argos system, little is...

    Authors: Kylie Owen, Curt S. Jenner, Micheline-Nicole M. Jenner and Russel D. Andrews

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:17

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  2. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Radio and satellite telemetry collars have been used across taxa, including with elephants, in situ for decades to collect data used for various analyses. To quantify the movement patterns of African elephants, L...

    Authors: Nancy L. Scott, Bernard Hansen, Chase A. LaDue, Carlson Lam, Albert Lai and Lowell Chan

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:16

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  3. Content type: Telemetry case report

    It is generally considered that on relatively homogenous marine soft sediment habitats, such as sand, fish are unlikely to show site attachment. This poses challenges for management and the evaluation of the e...

    Authors: Lachlan C. Fetterplace, Andrew R. Davis, Joseph M. Neilson, Matthew D. Taylor and Nathan A. Knott

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:15

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  4. Content type: Research

    Although the effort in the study of white sharks in Mexico is rapidly elucidating adult biology, almost nothing is known about the juveniles. Current understanding of this life history is based largely on the ...

    Authors: E. Mauricio Hoyos-Padilla, A. Peter Klimley, Felipe Galván-Magaña and Alex Antoniou

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:14

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  5. Content type: Research

    GPS and accelerometer tracking presently revolutionises the fields of ecology and animal behaviour. However, the effects of tag characteristics like weight, attachment and data quality on study outcomes and an...

    Authors: Andrea Kölzsch, Marjolein Neefjes, Jude Barkway, Gerhard J. D. M. Müskens, Frank van Langevelde, Willem F. de Boer, Herbert H. T. Prins, Brian H. Cresswell and Bart A. Nolet

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:13

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  6. Content type: Research

    External tagging of fish using pop-up satellite tags (PSATs) can cause trauma and stress associated with capture, handling, tagging injury and tag placement that impedes body function and mobility, and these c...

    Authors: Franziska Broell, Andrew D. Taylor, Matthew K. Litvak, Andre Bezanson and Christopher T. Taggart

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:11

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  7. Content type: Research

    In animals, recoil motion resulting from underwater propulsion can destabilise trajectory and decrease locomotory performance. The posture of diving seabirds fluctuates simultaneously with their appendage beat...

    Authors: Takuji Noda, Dale M. Kikuchi, Akinori Takahashi, Hiromichi Mitamura and Nobuaki Arai

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:10

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  8. Content type: Research

    There is a variety of evidence that increased anthropogenic noise (e.g., shipping, explosions, sonar) has a measureable effect on marine mammal species. Observed impacts range in severity from brief interrupti...

    Authors: Selene Fregosi, Holger Klinck, Markus Horning, Daniel P. Costa, David Mann, Kenneth Sexton, Luis A. Hückstädt, David K. Mellinger and Brandon L. Southall

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:9

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  9. Content type: Research

    Determining the habitat use of mobile marine species is important for understanding responses to climate change and aids the implementation of management and conservation measures. Inference of preferred habi...

    Authors: Lara L. Sousa, Nuno Queiroz, Gonzalo Mucientes, Nicolas E. Humphries and David W. Sims

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:7

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  10. Content type: Research

    It has been stated that there is a certain amount of intrinsic error inherent in all remote sensing methods, including acoustic telemetry, which has gained popularity in both freshwater and marine environments...

    Authors: C. Charles, D. M. Gillis, L. E. Hrenchuk and P. J. Blanchfield

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:5

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  11. Content type: Commentary

    Animal telemetry is the science of elucidating the movements and behavior of animals in relation to their environment or habitat. Here, we focus on telemetry of aquatic species (marine mammals, sharks, fish, s...

    Authors: Barbara A. Block, Christopher M. Holbrook, Samantha E. Simmons, Kim N. Holland, Jerald S. Ault, Daniel P. Costa, Bruce R. Mate, Andrew C. Seitz, Michael D. Arendt, John C. Payne, Behzad Mahmoudi, Peter Moore, James M. Price, J. Jacob Levenson, Doug Wilson and Randall E. Kochevar

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:6

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  12. Content type: Research

    As popularity of positional acoustic telemetry systems increases, so does the need to better understand how they perform in real-world applications, where variation in performance can bias study conclusions. ...

    Authors: Thomas R. Binder, Christopher M. Holbrook, Todd A. Hayden and Charles C. Krueger

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:4

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  13. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Acoustic transmitters are widely used to obtain information on the spatial ecology of fish and other aquatic animals. Some transmitters contain pressure sensors to estimate depth, which are factory-calibrated...

    Authors: Maxime A. N. Veilleux, Nicolas W. R. Lapointe, Dale M. Webber, Tom R. Binder, Paul J. Blanchfield, Liset Cruz-Font, Mathew G. Wells, Martin H. Larsen, Susan E. Doka and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:3

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  14. Content type: Research

    Many biotelemetry studies seek to detect movement of organisms across reserve boundaries or between adjacent habitat areas. Our objective was to enhance this capability in studies of aquatic organisms that a...

    Authors: Matthew S. Kendall, Mark E. Monaco and Arliss Winship

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:2

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    In recent years, there has been significant investment in collaborative e-infrastructures to support biotelemetry research. Whilst these e-infrastructures are rapidly growing in size and sophistication, the cu...

    Authors: Hamish A. Campbell, Ferdi Urbano, Sarah Davidson, Holger Dettki and Francesca Cagnacci

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2016 4:1

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  16. Content type: Research

    False-positive data (better known as “false detections”) in VEMCO VR2 acoustic telemetry monitoring studies that use pulse position modulation coding can cause biased or erroneous outcomes in data analysis. To...

    Authors: Colin A. Simpfendorfer, Charlie Huveneers, Andre Steckenreuter, Katherine Tattersall, Xavier Hoenner, Rob Harcourt and Michelle R. Heupel

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:55

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  17. Content type: Research

    Motion detecting archival data loggers such as accelerometers have become increasingly important in animal biotelemetry and offer unique insights into animal behavior, energetics, and kinematics. However, chal...

    Authors: Salvador J. Jorgensen, Adrian C. Gleiss, Paul E. Kanive, Taylor K. Chapple, Scot D. Anderson, Juan M. Ezcurra, W. Tyler Brandt and Barbara A. Block

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:52

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  18. Content type: Research

    For imperiled marine turtles, use of satellite telemetry has proven to be an effective method in determining long distance movements. However, the large size of the tag, relatively high cost and low spatial re...

    Authors: Margaret M. Lamont, Ikuko Fujisaki, Brail S. Stephens and Caitlin Hackett

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:53

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  19. Content type: Short communication

    Investigation of early transmission failure from animal-borne, satellite transmitters should reveal vital information about the reliability of the technology, and the risk of application to the animal. Current...

    Authors: Gerald L. Kooyman, Birgitte I. McDonald and Kimberly T. Goetz

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:54

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  20. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Electronic tags are increasingly used in the studies of fish, but the attachment of electronic tags may affect their behaviour and physiology. While a number of studies have shown effects of electronic tags on...

    Authors: Tohya Yasuda, Naoki Nagano, Hajime Kitano, Hirofumi Ohga, Takeshi Sakai, Seiji Ohshimo and Michiya Matsuyama

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:48

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  21. Content type: Research

    Accurate estimates of thermoregulatory costs in air and water are necessary to predict the impacts of changing habitats to individuals and populations of ice-obligate seals. Investigations that would provide s...

    Authors: Allyson G. Hindle, Markus Horning and Jo-Ann E. Mellish

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:50

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  22. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Wind energy developments are increasingly proliferating as nations seek to secure clean and renewable energy supplies. Wind farms have serious impacts on avifauna populations through injuries sustained by coll...

    Authors: James K. Sheppard, Andrew McGann, Michael Lanzone and Ronald R. Swaisgood

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:43

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  23. Content type: Research

    An assumption of studies using acoustic telemetry is that surgical implantation of acoustic transmitters or tags does not alter behavior of tagged individuals. Evaluating the validity of this assumption can be...

    Authors: Darryl W. Hondorp, Christopher M. Holbrook and Charles C. Krueger

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:44

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  24. Content type: Short Communication

    Knifing is a behaviour whereby a shark swims directly at the surface with its dorsal fin out of the water. While this behaviour has been reported in a number of species, information on the frequency and timing...

    Authors: Thomas K. Doyle, Ashley Bennison, Mark Jessopp, Damien Haberlin and Luke A. Harman

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:46

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  25. Content type: Research

    In the last decade, thousands of satellite-relayed data loggers (SRDLs) have been deployed, providing large datasets on marine predator movement patterns at sea and their diving behaviour. However, the latter ...

    Authors: Karine Heerah, Mark Hindell, Christophe Guinet and Jean-Benoît Charrassin

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:42

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  26. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Our research focuses on mechanisms that promote and stabilize social behavior, fitness consequences of cooperation, and how interactions with conspecifics structure groups and populations. To this end, we stud...

    Authors: Barbara König, Anna K. Lindholm, Patricia C. Lopes, Akos Dobay, Sally Steinert and Frank Jens-Uwe Buschmann

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:39

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  27. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Understanding the responses of marine vertebrates to spatial and temporal variability of primary productivity is fundamental for their conservation and for predicting how they will be affected by climate chang...

    Authors: Michelle E. Lander, Todd Lindstrom, Matthew Rutishauser, Albert Franzheim and Melinda Holland

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:40

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  28. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Barrier islands are dynamic features of the northern Gulf of Mexico that are affected by natural processes and more frequently, anthropogenic disturbances. In addition to providing a barrier from storms, these...

    Authors: Andrea M. Kroetz, Sean P. Powers, J. Marcus Drymon and Kyeong Park

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:38

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  29. Content type: Research

    Attachment of external devices can have negative consequences for the health and fitness of subjects, but these effects are often overlooked. In preparation for a field study with small sea ducks, we investiga...

    Authors: Manfred R. Enstipp, January Frost, Tuula E. Hollmén, Russel D. Andrews and Charles Frost

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:36

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  30. Content type: Research

    Understanding movement patterns of species requires that the spatial and temporal scales of experimental designs are appropriate to the proposed ecological questions. Previous research on large-scale movements...

    Authors: Leanne M. Currey, Michelle R. Heupel, Colin A. Simpfendorfer and Ashley J. Williams

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:41

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  31. Content type: Research

    An animal-borne video recording system has recently been developed to study the behavior of free-ranging animals. In contrast to other types of sensor data (i.e., acceleration), video images offer the advantag...

    Authors: Junichi Okuyama, Kana Nakajima, Kenta Matsui, Yuichi Nakamura, Kazuaki Kondo, Takahiro Koizumi and Nobuaki Arai

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:35

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  32. Content type: Research

    Although there have been recent advances in the development of animal-attached ‘proximity’ tags to remotely record the interactions of multiple individuals, the efficacy of these devices depends on the instrum...

    Authors: Sascha K. Hooker, Tatsiana Barychka, Mark J. Jessopp and Iain J. Staniland

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:37

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  33. Content type: Research

    Argos is a dedicated system for geo-localization and data collection of platform terminal transmitters (PTTs). The system exploits a constellation of polar-orbiting satellites recording the messages transmitte...

    Authors: Rémy Lopez, Jean-Pierre Malardé, Patrick Danès and Philippe Gaspar

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:32

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  34. Content type: Research

    Soft-bodied marine invertebrates comprise a keystone component of ocean ecosystems; however, we know little of their behaviors and physiological responses within their natural habitat. Quantifying ocean condit...

    Authors: T. Aran Mooney, Kakani Katija, K. Alex Shorter, Thomas Hurst, Jorge Fontes and Pedro Afonso

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:31

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  35. Content type: Research

    Biotelemetry has many advantages for monitoring fish behaviour. However, the accuracy of results can be impacted by changes in fish behaviour following tagging and other forms of human intervention. Different ...

    Authors: C Le Pichon, J Coustillas and E Rochard

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:30

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  36. Content type: Telemetry case report

    The study of animal movement and use of space have traditionally focused on horizontal and vertical movements separately. However, this may limit the interpretation of results of such behaviours in a three-dim...

    Authors: Vinay Udyawer, Colin A Simpfendorfer and Michelle R Heupel

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:29

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  37. Content type: Research

    An essential part of foraging ecology research is identifying how the distribution and abundance of prey influence predator behavior. However, in marine systems, temporal or spatial mismatches often exist betw...

    Authors: Carey E Kuhn, Jeremy T Sterling and Tonya K Zeppelin

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:26

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  38. Content type: Research

    Animal movement exhibits self-similarity across a range of both spatial and temporal scales reminiscent of statistical fractals. Stressors are known to induce changes in these statistical patterns of behavior,...

    Authors: Xavier Meyer, Andrew J J MacIntosh, Akiko Kato, André Chiaradia and Yan Ropert-Coudert

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:25

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  39. Content type: Research

    Leopard seals are apex predators that can alter the community structure of Antarctic coastal ecosystems. Previous behavioral studies were limited to land-based, daytime observations of foraging leopard seals....

    Authors: Douglas J Krause, Michael E Goebel, Gregory J Marshall and Kyler Abernathy

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:24

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  40. Content type: Research

    For marine animals, acoustic communication is critical for many life functions, yet individual calling behavior is poorly understood for most large whale species. These topics are important for understanding w...

    Authors: Alison K Stimpert, Stacy L DeRuiter, Erin A Falcone, John Joseph, Annie B Douglas, David J Moretti, Ari S Friedlaender, John Calambokidis, Glenn Gailey, Peter L Tyack and Jeremy A Goldbogen

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:23

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