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2016 - 2013







Wilson, C., Sastre, A. V., Hoffmeyer, M., Rowntree, V. J., Fire, S. E., Santinelli, N. H., Ovejero, S. D., D'Agostino, V., Marón, C. F., Doucette, G. J., Broadwater, M. H., Wang, Z., Montoya, N., Seger, J., Adler, F. R., Sironi, M. and Uhart, M. 2015. Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) calf mortality at Península Valdés, Argentina: Are harmful algal blooms to blame?. Marine Mammal Science. 32(2): 423–451. doi: 10.1111/mms.12263 


Kevin D. Kohl, Carina F. Marón, Andrea Chirife, Matías Di Martino, M. Denise Dearing and Victoria J. Rowntree. 2015.  Intestinal lactase activity in southern right whale calves (Eubalaena australis). Marine mammal science. Volume 31, Issue 1, January 2015, Pages: 398–403, Version of Record online : 30 JUL 2014, DOI: 10.1111/mms.12155
 

Marón CF, Beltramino L, Di Martino M, Chirife A, Seger J, Uhart M, Sironi M and Rowntree, VJ. 2015. Increased Wounding of Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) Calves by Kelp Gulls (Larus dominicanus) at Península Valdés, Argentina. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0139291. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139291
 

Martino, J., Wise, S.S., Perkins, C., Sironi, M. and J.P. Wise, Sr. 2013. Metal Levels in Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) Skin Biopsies from Península Valdés, Argentina. Journal of Environmental and Analytical Toxicology 3:190. doi:10.4172/2161-0525.1000190

Rowntree, VJ; Uhart, M; Sironi, M; Chirife, Di Martino, La Sala, Musmeci, Mohamed, Andrejuk, McAloose, Sala, Carribero, Rally, Franco, Adler, Brownell Jr., Seger and Rowles. 2013
. Unexplained recurring high mortality of southern right whale calves (Eubalaena australis) at Península Valdés, Argentina. Mar Ecol Prog Series  Vol. 493: 275–289, 2013 doi: 10.3354/meps10506 http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v493 

Lundquist, D., Sironi, M., Würsig, B., Rowntree, V., Martino, J. and Lundquist, L. 2013. Response of southern right whales to simulated swim-with-whale tourism at Península.Valdés, Argentina.
Marine Mammal Science, 29: E24–E45. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2012.00583.x 

Sironi, M., Rowntree, V.J., Di Martino, M., Beltramino, L., Rago, V., Marón, C.F. and Uhart, M. 2016.
Southern right whale mortalities at Península Valdés, Argentina: updated information for 2014-2015. Document SC/66b/BRG/02 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Bled, Slovenia, June 2016. [Available from https://iwc.int/home]. 7pp. 

Zerbini, A., H. Rosenbaum, M. Mendez, F. Sucunza, A. Andriolo, G. Harris, P.J. Clapham, M. Sironi, M. Uhart and A.F. Ajó. 2016. Tracking southern right whales through the southwest Atlantic: An update on movements, migratory routes and feeding grounds. Document SC/66b/BRG/26 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Bled, Slovenia, June 2016. [Available from https://iwc.int/home]. 16pp.
 

Sironi, M., L. Alzugaray, A. Saez, F. Vilches, A. Fernández Ajó and P. Faiferman. 2016. Assessment of the underwater viewing deck of the semi-submersible whale-watching vessel “Yellow Submarine” at Península Valdés, Argentina as a platform of opportunity for scientific research with the southern right whale, Eubalaena australis. Document SC/66b/WW4 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Bled, Slovenia, June 2016. [Available from https://iwc.int/home]. 11pp.
 

Seger, Jon, Carina Maron, Victoria Rowntree, Mariano Sironi, Marcela Uhart, Roger Payne y Frederick Adler. 2015. Short and long-term population consequences of increased calf mortality in the southern right whales off Argentina.
XXI Conferencia Bienal de Mamíferos Marinos, San Francisco, EEUU. 13-18 Diciembre 2015. 

Kerr; Miller, Bennett; Graham; Moore, Rogan; Sironi; Preston; Chapman; Woo; Chandra; Diggins; Wang; Wee; Rush. 2015. SnotBot: Developing an innovative aerial platform for cetacean research. 21st Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, San Francisco, CA, USA, 13-18 December 2015.
 

Marón, C. F., L. Beltramino, M. Di Martino; A. Chirife, J. Seger, M. Uhart, M. Sironi, V. J. Rowntree. 2015. Increased Kelp Gull- inflicted lesions on southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) calves at Península Valdés, Argentina.
XXI Conferencia Bienal de Mamíferos Marinos, San Francisco, EEUU. 13-18 Diciembre 2015. 

Uhart, M., M. Sironi, C. Marón, M. Di Martino, L. Beltramino, V. Rago, D. McAloose, V. Rowntree. 2015. Ongoing significant Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) mortality at Península Valdés, Argentina.
XXI Conferencia Bienal de Mamíferos Marinos, San Francisco, EEUU. 13-18 Diciembre 2015. 

Cooke, J., Rowntree, V. and M. Sironi. 2015. Southwest Atlantic right whales: interim updated population assessment from photo-id collected at Península Valdéz, Argentina. Document #SC/66a/BRG/23 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, San Diego, USA, May 2015. [Available from the IWC Office]. 9pp.
 

Marón, C. F., V.J. Rowntree, M. Sironi, M. Uhart, R.S. Payne, F.R. Adler, J. Seger. 2015. Estimating population consequences of increased calf mortality in the southern right whales off Argentina. Document #SC/66a/BRG/1 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, San Diego, USA, May 2015. [Available from the IWC Office]. 30pp.
 

Sironi, Rowntree, Uhart, Valenzuela, Marón, Chirife, Di Martino y Lipoma. 2014.
Frecuencia de ataques de gaviotas cocineras a ballenas francas australes en Península Valdés, Argentina durante el periodo 1995-2013. Taller sobre Mortandad de Ballena Franca Austral. Comisión Ballenera Internacional y Centro Nacional Patagónico. Puerto Madryn, 5-6 de agosto de 2014. 

Uhart, Sironi, Rowntree, Di Martino, Beltramino, Rago y Franco. 2014.
Varamientos de ballena franca austral en Península Valdés, Argentina durante las temporadas 2012-2013. Taller sobre Mortandad de Ballena Franca Austral. Comisión Ballenera Internacional y Centro Nacional Patagónico. Puerto Madryn, 5-6 de agosto de 2014. 

Marón; Uhart; Rowntree; Sironi; Payne; Adler; Seger.
2014. Estimating population consequences of increased calf mortality in the southern right whales off Argentina. Taller sobre Mortandad de Ballena Franca Austral. Comisión Ballenera Internacional y Centro Nacional Patagónico. Puerto Madryn, 5-6 de agosto de 2014. 

Denise McAloose,
Matias Di Martino, Andrea Chirife, Virginia Rago, Sarah H. Olson, L. Beltramino, Nadia Mohamed, Luciana Pozzi. 2014. Histologic lesions in sites of ante-mortem kelp gull-induced wounds in southern right whales stranded at Península Valdés, Argentina between 2005-2011. Taller sobre Mortandad de Ballena Franca Austral. Comisión Ballenera Internacional y Centro Nacional Patagónico. Puerto Madryn, 5-6 de agosto de 2014. 

Sironi, M., Rowntree, V.J., Di Martino, M., Beltramino, L., Rago, V., Franco, M. and Uhart, M. 2014. Updated information for 2012-2013 on southern right whale mortalities at Península Valdés, Argentina.
Documento SC-65b-BRG06 presentado ante la Comisión Ballenera Internacional, Bled, Eslovenia. [Available from the IWC Office]. 7pp. 

Marón C.F.; Ward, R.; Valenzuela L.O.; Sironi, M.; Chirife A.; Di Martino M.; Rowntree V.J.; Uhart M.; Seger J. 2013. Malnutrition and gull harassment as possible causes of elevated calf mortality at Península Valdés, Argentina. North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium Annual Meeting, New Bedford, Estados Unidos. Noviembre 2013.
 

Peter O. Thomas, Marcela Uhart, Denise McAloose, Mariano Sironi, Victoria J. Rowntree, Robert L. Brownell Jr., Frances M.D. Gulland, Michael J. Moore, Carina Marón, Cara Wilson. 2013. Workshop on the Southern right whale die-off at Península Valdés, Argentina. SC/65/BRG15 presentado ante la International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, South Korea. [Available from the IWC Office]. 5pp
 

Marón C.F., Ward R., Valenzuela L.O., Sironi M., Chirife A., Di Martino M., Rowntree V.J., Uhart M., Seger J. 2013. Body condition of right whale calves at Península Valdés: a preliminary study.
44 Conferencia de la International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM). Sausalito, EEUU, 21-26 abril 2013.






2012

Metal levels in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) skin biopsies from Península Valdés, Argentina


Martino, J., Wise, S.S., Perkins, C., Kerr, I., Rowntree, V.J., Sironi, M. and Wise, J.P., Sr. 2012. Metal levels in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) skin biopsies from Península Valdés, Argentina. SC/64/BRG7 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Panama (unpublished). [Available from the IWC Office].

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Southern right whale mortalities at Península Valdés, Argentina: updated information for 2010-2011


Sironi, M., Rowntree, V.J., Di Martino, M., Chirife, A., Bandieri, L., Beltramino, L., Franco, M. and Uhart, M. 2012. Southern right whale mortalities at Península Valdés, Argentina: updated information for 2010-2011. SC/64/BRG12 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Panama (unpublished). [Available from the IWC Office].

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2011



Mortalities of right whales (Eubalaena australis) at Peninsula Valdes between 1971 and 2010: recent increases and their possible cause


Rowntree, V. Uhart, M. Sironi, M., Chirife, A., La Sala, L., Pozzi, L., Musmeci, L., Mohamed, N., Andrejuk, J., Sala, J.E., Carribero, A., Franco, M., Seger, J., Brownell, R.L., Rowles, T. 2011. Mortalities of right whalesâ (Eubalaenaâ australis) at Peninsula Valdes between 1971 and 2010: recent increases and their possible causes. SC/S11/RW2 presented to the International Whaling Commission, Sept 2011. [Available from the IWC Office]. 22pp.



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Genetic population structure of Patagonian right whales and assessment of foraging strategies by stable isotope analysis


Valenzuela, L., Sironi, M., Seger, J. and V.J. Rowntree. 2011.  Genetic population structure of Patagonian right whales and assessment of foraging strategies by stable isotope analysis . SC/S11/RW3 presented to the International Whaling Commission, Sept 2011. [Available from the IWC Office]. 21pp.

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Main histologic findings in southern right whales beached at Península Valdés, Argentina


Denise McAloose, Marcela Uhart, Andrea Chirife, Nadia Mohamed, Luciana Pozzi, Luciana Musmeci,  Luciano La Sala, Marcelo Franco, Mariano Sironi, and Victoria Rowntree. 2011. Main histologic findings in southern right whales beached at Península Valdés, Argentina. 60th Wildlife Disease Association Annual International Meeting, Québec, Canadá, August 14-19, 2011.

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2010



Population genetic structure of living and dead southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) off Peniâ­nsula Valdes, Argentina


Valenzuela, Sironi, Rowntree, La Sala, Pozzi, Mohamed, Musmeci, Andrejuk, Uhart, Chirife, Maron, Seger. 2010. Population genetic structure of living and dead southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) off Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina. SC/62/BRG15 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Marruecos, June 2010 (unpublished).  12pp.



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Interannual Variation in the Stable Isotope Differences Between Mothers and Their Calves in Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis)


Valenzuela L.O., M. Sironi, & V. J. Rowntree. 2010. Interannual Variation in the Stable Isotope Differences Between Mothers and Their Calves in Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis). Aquatic Mammals 2010, 36(2), 138-147.

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2009



Site fidelity to feeding grounds in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) revealed by combined isotopic and genetic evidence


Valenzuela LO, Sironi M, Rowntree VJ, Seger J. 2009. Site fidelity to feeding grounds in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) revealed by combined isotopic and genetic evidence. Oral presentation. 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Quebec, Canada. 12-16 October 2009.

Kelp Gulls (Larus dominicanus) feeding on southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina: updated estimates and conservation implications


Sironi, M. Rowntree, V.J., Snowdon, C.T., Valenzuela, L. and C. Marón. 2009. Kelp Gulls (Larus dominicanus) feeding on southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina: updated estimates and conservation implications. SC/61/BRG19 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Portugal, June 2009 (unpublished).

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Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) calf mortality at Península Valdés, Argentina: Are harmful algal blooms to blame?

Wilson, C.,
Sastre, A. V., Hoffmeyer, M., Rowntree, V. J., Fire, S. E., Santinelli, N. H.,
Ovejero, S. D., D'Agostino, V., Marón, C. F., Doucette, G. J., Broadwater, M.
H., Wang, Z., Montoya, N., Seger, J., Adler, F. R., Sironi, M. and Uhart, M.
2015. Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) calf mortality at Penã­nsula Valdã©s, Argentina: Are harmful algal blooms to blame?. Marine Mammal Science. doi:
10.1111/mms.12263






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New regulations for sustainable whalewatching at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina

Sironi, M., Leske, N., Rivera, S., Taboada, D. and R. Schteinbarg. 2009. New regulations for sustainable whalewatching at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. Paper SC/61/WW10 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Portugal, June 2009 (unpublished) 10pp.

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Continuing southern right whale mortality events at Península Valdés, Argentin

Uhart, M., Rowntree, V.J, Sironi, M., Chirife, A, Mohamed, N., Pozzi, L., Franco, M., and D. McAloose. 2009. Continuing southern right whale mortality events at Península Valdés, Argentina. SC/61/BRG18 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Portugal, June 2009 (unpublished). [Available from the IWC Office]. 10p.

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Blue Whales off Isla de Chiloe, Chile: update of the 2009 field research season from Alfaguara Project


Galletti Vernazzani, B., Cabrera, E., Carlson, C., Sironi, M. and R. Brownell Jr.Blue Whales off Isla de Chiloe, Chile: update of the 2009 field research season from Alfaguara Project. SC/61/SH22 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Portugal, June 2009 (unpublished). [Available from the IWC Office]. 2p.

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Isotopic and genetic evidence for culturally inherited site fidelity to feeding grounds in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis


Valenzuela, Sironi, Rowntree, Seger. 2009. Isotopic and genetic evidence for culturally inherited site fidelity to feeding grounds in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis). Molecular Ecology 18(5): 782-791 

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Predation by killer whales (Orcinus orca) on southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) off Patagonia, Argentina: effects on behavior and habitat choice

Sironi, Mariano; Juan Carlos López; Roberto Bubas; Alejandro Carribero; Carlos García; Guillermo Harris; Edgardo Intrieri; Miguel Iñíguez y Roger Payne. 2008. Predation by killer whales (Orcinus orca) on southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) off Patagonia, Argentina: effects on behavior and habitat choice.SC/60/BRG29 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Chile, June 2008.

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2008

Population structure and foraging ecology of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis)

Valenzuela, L.O. 2008. Population structure and foraging ecology of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) : insights from isotopic and genetic analyses. *Ph. D. Dissertation. Dept. of Biology, University of Utah. 5 chapters, 135 pp. 




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Behavioral responses of southern right whales to simulated swim-with-whale tourism at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina

Lundquist, D., Sironi, M., Wursig, B. and Rowntree, V. 2008. Behavioral responses of southern right whales to simulated swim-with-whale tourism at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. SC/60/WW4 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Chile, June 2008 (unpublished).

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Isotopic and genetic evidence for site fidelity to feeding grounds in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis)

Valenzuela, Luciano, Mariano Sironi, Victoria J. Rowntree y Jon Seger.Isotopic and genetic evidence for site fidelity to feeding grounds in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis). SC/60/BRG13 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Chile, June 2008.

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Foraging behaviour of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) inferred from variation of carbon stable isotope ratios in their baleen


V.J. Rowntree, L.O. Valenzuela, P. Franco Fraguas, J. Seger. 2008. Foraging behaviour of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) inferred from variation of carbon stable isotope ratios in their baleen. SC/60/BRG23 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, June 2008 (unpublished).

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Changes in the movement patterns of southern right whales in response to simulated swim-with-whale tourism at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina


Lundquist, D., Sironi, M., Wursig, B. and Rowntree, V. 2008. Changes in the movement patterns of southern right whales in response to simulated swim-with-whale tourism at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. SC/60/WW3 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Chile, June 2008

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Strandings of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) at Península Valdés, Argentina from 2003-2007

Uhart,M., Rowntree, V.J, Mohamed, N., Pozzi, L., La Sala, L., Andrejuk, J., Musmeci, L., Franco, M., Sironi, M., Sala, J. E., McAloose, D., Moore, M., Touhey, K., McLellan, W.A., Rowles, T. 2008. Strandings of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) at Península Valdés, Argentina from 2003-2007. Paper presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, Chile, June 2008 (unpublished).

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2007

Short-term effects of simulated swim-with-whale tourism on the behavior and movement of southern right whales at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina


Lundquist, D.J.; Sironi, M.; Würsig, B.; Rowntree, V., and Martino, J. 2007. Short-term effects of simulated swim-with-whale tourism on the behavior and movement of southern right whales at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. XVII Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Cape Town, South Africa, Nov 28-Dec 3.

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Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) health monitoring program at Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina: evaluating health risks affecting the recovery of Right Whales

Mohamed, N.; Pozzi, L.; La Sala, L.; Musmeci, L.; Andrejuk, J.; McAloose,D.; Uhart, M.; Rowntree, V. and M. Sironi. 2007. Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) health monitoring program at Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina: evaluating health risks affecting the recovery of Right Whales. XVII Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Cape Town, South Africa, Nov 28-Dec 3.

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The Southern Right Whale Program at Península Valdés

Payne, R., Rowntree, V. and M. Sironi. 2007. The Southern Right Whale Program at Península Valdés. An oral presentation in the special evening session on "Long-term Studies of Individually Identified Cetaceans". XVII Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Cape Town, South Africa, Nov 28-Dec 3.

Mitochondrial DNA diversity and population structure among southern right whales (Eubalaena australis

Patenaude NJ, Portway VA, Schaeff CM, Bannister JL, Best PB, Payne RS, Rowntree VJ, Rivarola M, and Baker CS. 2007. Mitochondrial DNA diversity and population structure among southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) .The Journal of Heredity. 2007;98(2):147-57.

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2006

Global climate drives southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) population dynamics

Russell Leaper, Justin Cooke, Phil Trathan, Keith Reid, Victoria Rowntree and Roger Payne. 2006. Global climate drives southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) population dynamics. Biology Letters 2(2):289-292; doi:10.1098/rsbl.2005.0431.

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2005

Population histories of right whales (Cetacea: Eubalaena) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences of their whale lice (Amphipoda: Cyamus)

Seger, J., Z.A Kaliszewska., W.A. Smith, L.O. Valenzuela and V.J. Rowntree 2005. Population histories of right whales (Cetacea: Eubalaena) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences of their whale lice (Amphipoda: Cyamus). Spoken presentation. 16th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Diego, CA.

Behavior and Social Interactions of Juvenile Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis) at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina


Sironi, M. 2005. Behavior and Social Interactions of Juvenile Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis) at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina.XVI Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. San Diego, California, Dec 11-16.

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Isotopic evidence for diverse feeding locations of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) from Argentina and lack of isotopic fractionation between mothers and calves

Valenzuela, L. O. and Sironi, M. 2005. Isotopic evidence for diverse feeding locations of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) from Argentina and lack of isotopic fractionation between mothers and calves. XVI Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. San Diego, California, Dec 11-16

Sustainable whale watching at Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina: An assessment by owners and captains of local whale watch companies


Sironi, M., Schteinbarg, R., Losano, P. and C. Carlson. 2005. Sustainable whale watching at Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina: An assessment by owners and captains of local whale watch companies. Paper SC/57/WW2 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, June 2005. 9pp.

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Age estimation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) by allometric measurements on photographs


Sironi, M., Kraus, S.D., Nordheim, E.V., Rowntree, V.J. and C.T. Snowdon. 2005. Age estimation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) by allometric measurements on photographs. Paper SC/57/BRG7 presented to the International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee, June 2005. 14pp

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2004

Behavior and social development of juvenile southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) and intespecific interactions at Península Valdés, Argentina


Sironi, M. 2004Behavior and social development of juvenile southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) and intespecific interactions at Península Valdés, Argentina. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Wisconsin, Madison. 6 chapters, 198pp

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The influence of environmental variables on southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) population dynamics in the southwest Atlantic

Leaper. R., J.Cooke, P.Trathan, K.Reid, V. Rowntree, R. Payne. 2004.The influence of environmental variables on southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) population dynamics in the southwest Atlantic. Scientific Committee to the International Whaling commission Document SC/56/SOS6 




2003



Social interactions of juvenile southern right whales off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina.


Sironi, M. 2003. Social interactions of juvenile southern right whales off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. XXVIII International Ethology Conference, Florianópolis, Brazil, August 20-27, 2003.



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Analysis of inter-annual variation in reproductive success of South Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena australis) from photo-identifications of calving females observed off Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina, during 1971-2000

Cooke, J., V. Rowntree, and R. Payne. 2003. Analysis of inter-annual variation in reproductive success of South Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena australis) from photo-identifications of calving females observed off Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina, during 1971-2000. Scientific Committee to the International Whaling Commission document SC/55/023.



2002

Does predation by Orcas (Orcinus orca) affect the behavior and habitat choice of Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis) off Patagonia, Argentina


Sironi, M. 2002. Does predation by Orcas (Orcinus orca) affect the behavior and habitat choice of Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis) off Patagonia, Argentina. V Madison Ecology Group Annual Symposium. University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA, March 15



2001

Estimates of demographic parameters for southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) observed off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina


Cooke, J. G., V.J. Rowntree and R. Payne. 2001. Estimates of demographic parameters for southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) observed off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, (Special Issue) 2: 125-132.

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Changing patterns of habitat use by southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) on their nursery ground at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina, and in their long-range movements

Rowntree, V. J., R.S. Payne and D.M. Schell. 2001.  Changing patterns of habitat use by southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) on their nursery ground at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina, and in their long-range movements.Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, (Special issue) 2: 133-143.)

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2000

Worldwide genetic differentiation of Eubalaena: questioning the number of right whale species

Rosenbaum, H.C., R.L. Brownell Jr., M.W. Brown, C. Schaeff, V. Portway, B.N. White, S. Malik, L.A. Pastene, N.J. Patenaude, C.S. Baker, M. Goto, P.B. Best, P.J. Clapham, P. Hamilton, M. Moore, R. Payne, V. Rowntree, C.T. Tynan, J.L.Bannister and R. DeSalle. 2000.Worldwide genetic differentiation of Eubalaena: questioning the number of right whale species. Molecular Ecology 9:1793-1802

Stable isotope and electron microscopic evidence that cyamids (Crustacea: Amphipoda) feed on whale skin

Schell, D.M., Rowntree, V.J. and Pfeiffer, C.J. 2000. Stable isotope and electron microscopic evidence that cyamids (Crustacea: Amphipoda) feed on whale skin. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78:721-727.

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1999

Relative abundance of large whales around South Georgia (1979- 1998

Moore, M.J., S.D. Berrow, B. A. Jensen, P. Carr, R. Sears, V.J . Rowntree, R. Payne, P.K. Hamilton. 1999. Relative abundance of large whales around South Georgia (1979- 1998). Marine Mammal Science 15(4):1287-1302.

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Dorsal skin color patterns among Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis): Genetic Basis and evolutionary significance

Schaeff, C.M, P.B. Best, V.J. Rowntree, R. Payne, C. Jarvis, and V. A. Portway. 1999 Dorsal skin color patterns among Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis): Genetic Basis and evolutionary significance. The Journal of Heredity 90(4):464-471.

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1998

Increased harassment of right whales (Eubalaena australis) by kelp gulls ( Larus Dominicanus) at Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina

Rowntree, V.J., P. MacGuiness, K. Marshall, R. Payne, J. Seger, and M. Sironi. 1998. Increased harassment of right whales (Eubalaena australis) by kelp gulls ( Larus Dominicanus) at Peni­nsula Valdes, Argentina.(traducido) Marine Mammal Science 14(1):99-115

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1996

Epidermal Ultrastructure of the southern right whale calf (Eubalaena australis)

Pfeiffer, C.J., and V.J. Rowntree. 1996. Epidermal Ultrastructure of the southern right whale calf (Eubalaena australis). J. Submicroscopic Cytology and Pathology 28(2):277-286.

Feeding, distribution, and reproductive behavior of cyamids (Crustacea: Amphipoda) living on humpback and right whales

Rowntree, V.J. 1996. Feeding, distribution, and reproductive behavior of cyamids (Crustacea: Amphipoda) living on humpback and right whales.Can. J. Sool. 74: 103-109.

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1993

Updated estimates of demographic parameters for the right whales (Eubalaena australis) observed off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina

Cooke, J.G., R. Payne and V. Rowntree. 1993. Updated estimates of demographic parameters for the right whales (Eubalaena australis) observed off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. Presented to Scientific Committee at 1993 International Whaling Commission  meetings. Document #SC/45/024. Payne, R. 1995.



1991

Preliminary analysis of mitochondrial DNA variation within and between the right whale species Eubalaena glacialis and Eubalaena australis


Schaeff, C., S. Kraus, M. Brown, J. Perkins, R. Payne, D. Gaskin, P. Boag, and B. White. 1991.Preliminary analysis of mitochondrial DNA variation within and between the right whale species Eubalaena glacialis and Eubalaena australis. Rep. int. Whal. Commn. (Special Issue 13): 217-23

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1990

Population size, trends and reproductive parameters of right whales (Eubalaena australis) off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina


Payne, R., V. Rowntree, J.S. Perkins, J.G. Cooke and K. Lankester. 1990.Population size, trends and reproductive parameters of right whales (Eubalaena australis) off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina .Rep int. Whal. Commn. (Special Issue 12):271-78.

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Persistent associations of right whale mothers and calves

Payne, R., J. Seger, V. Rowntree, and J.S. Perkins. 1989. Persistent associations of right whale mothers and calves. Abstract and paper presented to the Eighth Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, Monterey, California, December, 1989



1988

Estudios de la Ballena franca austral a Largo Plazo.

Payne, R. and V. Rowntree. 1988. Estudios de la Ballena franca austral a Largo Plazo. Resumenes de la 4a Reunion de Expertos de  Mamiferos Acuaticos de Sud America. Montevideo, Uruguay.



1986

Population estimate for the right whales off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina 1971-1986

Whitehead, H. R. Payne and P.M. Payne. 1986. Population estimate for the right whales off Peninsula Valdes, Argentina 1971-1986. Report of the International Whaling Commission (Special Issue 10): 169-171.

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Long term behavioral studies of the southern right whale (Eubalaena australis


Payne, R. 1986. Long term behavioral studies of the southern right whale (Eubalaena australis). Report of the International Whaling Commission (Special Issue 10): 161-67.

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1984



ballena franca austral - Un catálogo fotográfico de ballenas individuales avistadas en las aguas alrededor de Península Valdés, Argentina

Payne, R. and V.J. Rowntree. 1984. ballena franca austral - Un catálogo fotográfico de ballenas individuales avistadas en las aguas alrededor de Península Valdés, Argentina. Buenos Aires: Fundación Alfredo Fortabat, 77pgs.



1983

Sexual dimorphism and aggressive use of callosities in right whales (Eubalaena australis)

Payne, R. and E.M. Dorsey. 1983. Sexual dimorphism and aggressive use of callosities in right whales (Eubalaena australis).  Communication and behavior of whales. AAAS Selected Symposia Series 76, R. Payne (ed.), Boulder, CO, Westview Press, p. 295-329.

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Cyamids: the louse that moored

Rowntree, V. 1983. Cyamids: the louse that moored.Whalewatcher 17(4):14-17.

Acoustic communication and behavior of the southern right whale (Eubalaena australis)

Clark, C.W. 1983. Acoustic communication and behavior of the southern right whale (Eubalaena australis). Communication and behavior of whales. AAAS Selected Symposia Series 76, R. Payne (ed.), Boulder, CO, Westview Press, p. 163-198

External features in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) and their use in identifying individuals

Payne, R., O. Brazier, E. Dorsey, J. Perkins, V. Rowntree and A. Titus. 1983. External features in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) and their use in identifying individuals. Communication and behavior of whales. AAAS Selected Symposia Series 76, R. Payne (ed.), Boulder, CO, Westview Press, p. 371-445.

Communication and Behavior of Whales

Payne, R. 1983. Communication and Behavior of Whales. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, Inc. for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C. Payne, R., O. Brazier, E.M.



1981

New techniques for measuring whales from the air.

Whitehead, H. and R. Payne. 1981.New techniques for measuring whales from the air. Springfield, VA: NTIS PB81-161143, 36p.

Underwater sounds of southern right whales


Payne, R.S. and K. Payne. 1971. Underwater sounds of southern right whales.  Zoologica 56:159-65. Payne, R.S. and S. McVay. 1971. Songs of Humpback WhaleInsert/Edit Links. Science 173: 585–597.

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1970



A specimen of the Tasman beaked whale, Tasmacetus shepherdi, from Argentina


Mead, J. and R. Payne, 1975. A specimen of the Tasman beaked whale, Tasmacetus shepherdi, from Argentina. Journal of Mammalogy 6: 213-17



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1975

At home with right whales


Payne, R.S. 1976. At home with right whales. National Geographic 149: 322-41.



Research on the behavior of various species of whales

Payne, R.S. 1980. Research on the behavior of various species of whales. National Geographic Society Research Reports 12: 551-64

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New techniques for assessing populations of right whales without killing them

Whitehead, H. and R. Payne. 1981. New techniques for assessing populations of right whales without killing them.. Páginas 189-209 in J.G. Clark, J. Goodman and G. A. Soave, eds. Mammals in the Sea. Vol. III. FAO Fisheries Serial No.5. Food and Agriculture Orgnization of the United Nations, Rome.

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