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  1. Content type: Short communication

    Tope sharks (Galeorhinus galeus) aggregate in large numbers during spring and summer in closed gulfs and bays in northern Patagonia; these locations are considered the main nursery areas for the species. However,...

    Authors: Juan Martín Cuevas, Mirta García and Edgardo Di Giacomo

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:11

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  2. Content type: Research

    Telemetry is very important for monitoring physiological functions in awake and freely moving laboratory animals. Although implantable transmitters reduce stress resulting from daily handling and restraint, th...

    Authors: Jaco Bakker, Rianne Klomp, Milene WM Rijnbeek, Saskia S Arndt, Ingrid HCHM Philippens and Jan AM Langermans

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:10

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    Understanding movement patterns of free-ranging top predators throughout heterogeneous habitat is important for gaining insight into trophic interactions. We tracked the movements of five adult American alliga...

    Authors: Ikuko Fujisaki, Kristen M Hart, Frank J Mazzotti, Michael S Cherkiss, Autumn R Sartain, Brian M Jeffery, Jeffrey S Beauchamp and Mathew Denton

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:8

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    Telemetry systems that estimate animal positions with hyperbolic positioning algorithms also provide a technology-specific estimate of position precision (e.g., horizontal position error (HPE) for the VEMCO po...

    Authors: Trevor D Meckley, Christopher M Holbrook, C Michael Wagner and Thomas R Binder

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:7

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  5. Content type: Editorial

    The 4th of April marks the first anniversary of the launch of Animal Biotelemetry, and an occasion to thank the scientific community for your support of the journal. We are thankful to the Associate Editors, who ...

    Authors: A Peter Klimley

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:6

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  6. Content type: Short communication

    The popularity of tri-axial accelerometer data loggers to quantify animal activity through the analysis of signature traces is increasing. However, there is no consensus on how to process the large data sets t...

    Authors: David W McClune, Nikki J Marks, Rory P Wilson, Jonathan DR Houghton, Ian W Montgomery, Natasha E McGowan, Eamonn Gormley and Michael Scantlebury

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:5

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  7. Content type: Review

    From 1983, there have been three decades of the application and development of radio telemetry for wildlife studies in India. In this article, we review 82 studies from India, covering 47 species from four tax...

    Authors: Bilal Habib, Shivam Shrotriya, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Priya R Sinha and Vinod B Mathur

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:4

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  8. Content type: Research

    Consumption of telemetered fishes by piscivores is problematic for telemetry studies because tag detections from the piscivore could introduce bias into the analysis of telemetry data. We illustrate the use of...

    Authors: Jason G Romine, Russell W Perry, Samuel V Johnston, Christopher W Fitzer, Stephen W Pagliughi and Aaron R Blake

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:3

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  9. Content type: Short communication

    Recent improvements in fixed acoustic monitoring receivers allow the tracking of individual aquatic animals over long periods of time with regular fine-scale positions. The VEMCO Positioning System (VPS) is no...

    Authors: Romain Roy, Jeremy Beguin, Christine Argillier, Laurence Tissot, Frank Smith, Stephanie Smedbol and Eric De-Oliveira

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2014 2:1

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  10. Content type: Research

    A laboratory experiment was conducted to assess the potential impacts of surgically implanted 23 and 32 mm passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags on survival, growth, and body condition of juvenile Atlantic...

    Authors: Martin H Larsen, Aske N Thorn, Christian Skov and Kim Aarestrup

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:19

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    Evaluation of the movement patterns of small-bodied fish is often hindered by the lack of a suitable long-term mark. We evaluated several techniques for long-term group and individual identification of adult (...

    Authors: Brian L Bangs, Matthew R Falcy, Paul D Scheerer and Shaun Clements

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:18

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  12. Content type: Research

    Sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana) seeds and oak (Quercus spp.) acorns are both important fall food sources for a variety of wildlife in the Sierra Nevada, but both have variable mast production and are in decline. S...

    Authors: Rachel Mazur, A P Klimley and Karen Folger

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:16

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  13. Content type: Research

    Little is known about bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) foraging behavior and what concentrations of prey are required to balance the energetic trade-offs of feeding. We used satellite telemetry, archival depth ...

    Authors: Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen, Kristin L Laidre, Nynne H Nielsen, Rikke G Hansen and Anders Røstad

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:15

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  14. Content type: Research

    Early ocean experience is a critical time period that affects juvenile salmonid survival. Understanding juvenile salmonid behavior in nearshore marine environments and how oceanic conditions (such as dynamic r...

    Authors: Geoffrey A McMichael, Amanda C Hanson, Ryan A Harnish and Donna M Trott

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:14

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  15. Content type: Research

    Acoustic-tag studies with their high to very high detection rates defy traditional statistical wisdom regarding analysis of tagging studies. Conventional wisdom has been to use a parsimonious model with the fe...

    Authors: John R Skalski, Adam G Seaburg and Rebecca A Buchanan

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:12

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  16. Content type: Research

    Attachment of towed, floating satellite tags to large marine organisms has provided scientists with a wealth of information on the movements of these species. These tags generally are not programmed to detach ...

    Authors: Alex R Hearn, Jonathan R Green, Eduardo Espinoza, Cesar Peñaherrera, David Acuña and A Peter Klimley

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:11

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  17. Content type: Research

    Reductions in the size of acoustic transmitters implanted in migrating juvenile salmonids have resulted in the ability to make smaller incisions that may warrant using only a single suture for closure. However...

    Authors: Richard S Brown, Katherine A Deters, Katrina V Cook and M Brad Eppard

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:10

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  18. Content type: Research

    Acoustic transmitters used in telemetry studies to assess fish migration and survival are often surgically implanted into the coelomic cavity of the fish. While intra-coelomic implantation is a well-establishe...

    Authors: Christa M Woodley, Katie A Wagner, Amanda J Bryson and M Brad Eppard

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:9

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    Acoustic telemetry is a widely used tool for evaluating the behavior and survival of juvenile salmonids in the Columbia River basin. Thus, it is important to understand how the surgical tagging process and the...

    Authors: Richard S Brown, Eric W Oldenburg, Adam G Seaburg, Katrina V Cook, John R Skalski, M Brad Eppard and Katherine A Deters

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:8

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  20. Content type: Research

    Emerging global positioning system (GPS) technologies can clarify movement patterns of free-ranging animals in far more detail than has been possible with previous methods. We conducted long-term (mean, 65 day...

    Authors: Samantha J Price-Rees, Gregory P Brown and Richard Shine

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:7

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  21. Content type: Review

    Considerable technical developments over the past half century have enabled widespread application of electronic tags to the study of animals in the wild, including in freshwater environments. We review the co...

    Authors: Steven J Cooke, Jonathan D Midwood, Jason D Thiem, Peter Klimley, Martyn C Lucas, Eva B Thorstad, John Eiler, Chris Holbrook and Brendan C Ebner

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:5

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  22. Content type: Research

    Transmitters used in telemetry studies are typically surgically implanted into the coelom of fish. When large numbers of fish are implanted consecutively, as in large telemetry studies, it is common for surgic...

    Authors: Ricardo W Walker, Lye Meng Markillie, Alison H Colotelo, David R Geist, Marybeth E Gay, Christa M Woodley, M Brad Eppard and Richard S Brown

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:4

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  23. Content type: Research

    Four methods for attaching pop-up satellite transmitters to European eel were tested in the laboratory by recording long-term tag retention, growth and survival; short-term behavioral responses; and physical d...

    Authors: Finn Økland, Eva B Thorstad, Håkan Westerberg, Kim Aarestrup and Julian D Metcalfe

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:3

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  24. Content type: Research

    Satellite tagging programs have provided detailed information about the migratory patterns of northeastern Pacific white sharks, revealing a seasonal migration between a vast offshore region and coastal aggreg...

    Authors: Michael L Domeier and Nicole Nasby-Lucas

    Citation: Animal Biotelemetry 2013 1:2

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