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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Content type: Research

    Developments in electronic tagging technologies have provided unprecedented insight into the movements and behavior of marine predators. Concurrent information on the prey of these tracked animals, however, is...

    Authors: Gareth L. Lawson, Luis A. Hückstädt, Andone C. Lavery, Frédéric M. Jaffré, Peter H. Wiebe, Jonathan R. Fincke, Daniel E. Crocker and Daniel P. Costa

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:22

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  20. Content type: Review

    The software routines for data sampling and processing that are implemented on-board telemetry devices (tags) called Conductivity-Temperature-Depth Satellite Relay Data Loggers (CTD-SRDLs) enable the simultane...

    Authors: Theoni Photopoulou, Michael A. Fedak, Jason Matthiopoulos, Bernie McConnell and Phil Lovell

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:21

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  21. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Fish movements are often studied using radio or acoustic tags assuming the handling and tagging procedures have little effect on the behavior of the animal. Indeed, many studies provide guidelines for acceptab...

    Authors: John W Beeman, Amy C Hansen and Jamie M Sprando

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:20

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  22. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Despite widespread distribution and occurrence in the global shark fin trade, information regarding fundamental biology of the silvertip shark, especially vertical and horizontal movement data, is sparse. Its ...

    Authors: Mark E Bond, Emily Tolentino, Sangeeta Mangubhai and Lucy A Howey

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:19

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  23. Content type: Research

    The ability to track fish in the vicinity of dams and detect the presence of fish in fishways (also referred to as fish ladders) is critical to understanding the migration biology of upstream migrating fish an...

    Authors: Ki Won Jung, Z. Daniel Deng, Jayson J. Martinez, David R. Geist, Geoffrey A. McMichael, John R. Stephenson and Peter J. Graf

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:17

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  24. Content type: Research

    American mink forage on land and in water, with aquatic prey often constituting a large proportion of their diet. Their long, thin body shape and relatively poor insulation make them vulnerable to heat loss, p...

    Authors: Joanna M Bagniewska, Lauren A Harrington, Tom Hart, Andrew L Harrington, Laura Fasola and David W Macdonald

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:18

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  25. Content type: Research

    Estimates of home-range size are frequently used to compare areal requirements of animals over time or space. Comparative studies of home-range estimators have highlighted extreme differences among general cla...

    Authors: Johannes Signer, Niko Balkenhol, Mark Ditmer and John Fieberg

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:16

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:28

  26. Content type: Research

    Advances in bio-telemetry technology have made it possible to automatically monitor and classify behavioural activities in many animals, including domesticated species such as dairy cows. Automated behavioural...

    Authors: Jorge A. Vázquez Diosdado, Zoe E. Barker, Holly R. Hodges, Jonathan R. Amory, Darren P. Croft, Nick J. Bell and Edward A. Codling

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:15

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  27. Content type: Research

    Many marine species are difficult to study because components of their lifecycles occur solely or partially outside of the observable realm of researchers. Advances in biologging tags have begun to give us gli...

    Authors: Taylor K. Chapple, Adrian C. Gleiss, Oliver J. D. Jewell, Martin Wikelski and Barbara A. Block

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:14

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  28. Content type: Research

    In the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, several salmonid species are listed as threatened or endangered. One potential cause of lower juvenile salmonid survival may be predation by striped bass (Morone saxatilis) an...

    Authors: Andrew A Schultz, Kevin K Kumagai and Brent B Bridges

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:13

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  29. Content type: Research

    The movement and habitat use patterns of medium-bodied nearshore sharks are poorly understood. However, these species face some of the highest levels of exposure to anthropogenic development. The habitat and s...

    Authors: Samantha EM Munroe, Colin A Simpfendorfer, James Moloney and Michelle R Heupel

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:10

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  30. Content type: Research

    Studies on the spatial ecology of invasive species provide critical information for conservation managers such as habitat preferences and identification of native species at risk of predation. To understand th...

    Authors: Kristen M Hart, Michael S Cherkiss, Brian J Smith, Frank J Mazzotti, Ikuko Fujisaki, Ray W Snow and Michael E Dorcas

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:8

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  31. Content type: Research

    Effective conservation of large predators requires a broad understanding of their ecology. Caranx ignobilis is a large marine predator well represented in coral reef environments, yet they are poorly studied. Pas...

    Authors: Elodie JI Lédée, Michelle R Heupel, Andrew J Tobin and Colin A Simpfendorfer

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:6

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  32. Content type: TELEMETRY CASE REPORT

    The European badger (Meles meles) is involved in the maintenance of bovine tuberculosis infection and onward spread to cattle. However, little is known about how transmission occurs. One possible route could be t...

    Authors: David W McClune, Nikki J Marks, Richard J Delahay, W Ian Montgomery and David M Scantlebury

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:7

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  33. Content type: Research

    When employing acoustic telemetry to study aquatic species, understanding the functional dynamics of the monitoring system is essential for effective study design, data interpretation, and analysis. Typically,...

    Authors: Steven Thomas Kessel, Nigel Edward Hussey, Dale Mitchell Webber, Samuel Harvey Gruber, Joy Michelle Young, Malcolm John Smale and Aaron Thomas Fisk

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:5

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  34. Content type: Research

    Delineation of home ranges, residence and foraging areas, and migration corridors is important for understanding the habitat needs for a given species. Recently, many population segments of Northwest Atlantic ...

    Authors: Kristen M Hart, Autumn R Sartain and Ikuko Fujisaki

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:3

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  35. Content type: Research

    Improvements in telemetry technology are allowing us to monitor animal movements with increasing accuracy, precision and frequency. The increased complexity of the data collections, however, demands additional...

    Authors: Ross G Dwyer, Charles Brooking, Wilfred Brimblecombe, Hamish A Campbell, Jane Hunter, Matthew Watts and Craig E Franklin

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2015 3:1

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  36. Content type: Research

    Worsening recruitment of Alaskan Chinook salmon over the past decade has created major conservation problems. In Cook Inlet, lucrative Sockeye salmon fisheries are severely limited because of Chinook bycatch, ...

    Authors: David W Welch, Aswea D Porter and Paul Winchell

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:35

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  37. Content type: Telemetry case report

    Little information exists on the vertical and horizontal movements of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini). Measurements of the sizes of juveniles caught in nets close to shore and those swimming...

    Authors: E Mauricio Hoyos-Padilla, James T Ketchum, A Peter Klimley and Felipe Galván-Magaña

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:17

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  38. Content type: Research

    The use of internal telemetry has greatly advanced fisheries research in the past two decades, permitting researchers to observe movements and distributions of organisms in their natural environment. For many ...

    Authors: Michael G Smircich and John T Kelly

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:16

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  39. Content type: Research

    Oviduct-inserted transmitters have shown promise for determining precise location of spawning in fishes. Use of traditional manual tracking to locate expelled oviduct transmitters is laborious and accurate est...

    Authors: Thomas R Binder, Christopher M Holbrook, Scott M Miehls, Henry T Thompson and Charles C Krueger

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:14

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  40. Content type: Research

    Fish entrainment through turbine intakes is one of the major issues for operators of hydropower facilities because it causes injury and/or mortality and adversely affects population abundance. Entrainment redu...

    Authors: Eduardo G Martins, Lee F G Gutowsky, Philip M Harrison, Joanna E Mills Flemming, Ian D Jonsen, David Z Zhu, Alf Leake, David A Patterson, Michael Power and Steven J Cooke

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:13

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  41. Content type: Research

    Satellite-based oceanographic data products are a valuable source of information on potential resource availability for marine species. Satellite oceanography data may be particularly useful in biotelemetry st...

    Authors: Tobey H Curtis, Stephan I Zeeman, Erin L Summers, Steven X Cadrin and Gregory B Skomal

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:12

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