Center of Expertise in Marine Mammalogy: Scientific Research Report 2009-2011

6.0 Publications 2009-2011

  • Addison, R.F., D.C.G. Muir, M.G. Ikonomou, L. Harwood and T.G. Smith. 2009. Hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCH) in ringed seal (Phoca hispida) from Ulukhaktok (Holman), T: trends from 1978 to 2006. Science of the Total Environment 407 (2009), pp. 5139-5146. 10.1016/j.scitotenv
  • Alava, J.J., Ikonomou, M.G., Ross, P.S., Costa, D., Salazar, S., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., and Gobas, F.A.P.C. 2009. Polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki). Environ.Toxicol.Chem. 28: 2271-2282.
  • Alava, J.J., Ross, P.S., Ikonomou, M.G., Cruz, M., Jimenez-Uzcategui, G., Dubetz, C., Salazar, S., Costa, A.N., Villegas-Amtmann, S., Howorth, P., and Gobas, F.A.P.C. 2011a. DDT in endangered Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki). Mar.Pollut.Bull. 62: 660-671.
  • Alava, J.J., Salazar, S., Cruz, M., Jimenez-Uzcategui, G., Villegas-Amtmann, S., Paez-Rosas, D., Costa, A.N., Ross, P.S., Ikonomou, M.G., and Gobas, F. 2011b. DDT strikes back: Galapagos sea lions face increasing health risks. Ambio 40: 425-430.
  • Andersen, J. M., Y. F. Wiersma, G. Stenson, M. O. Hammill and A. Rosing-Asvid. 2009. Movement Patterns of Hooded Seals (Cystophora cristata) in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean during the Post-Moult and Pre-Breed Seasons. J. Northw. Atl. Fish. Sci., Vol. 42: 1–11.
  • Anderwald, P., Daníelsdóttir, A.K., Haug, T., Larsen, F., Lesage, V., Reid, R., Víkingsson, G.A., Hoelzel, A.R. 2011. Possible cryptic stock structure for minke whales in the North Atlantic; implications for conservation and management. Biological Conservation 144: 2479-2489.
  • Applebee, A., A.R. Thompson, L.N. Measures and M.E. Olson. 2010. Giardia and Cryptosporidium in harp and hooded seals from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. Veterinary Parasitology 173:19-23.
  • Archambault, P., Snelgrove, P., Fisher, J.A.D., Gagnon, J.-M., Garbary, D. J., Harvey, M., Kenchington, E., Lesage, V., Levesque, M., Lovejoy, C., Mackas, D. McKindsey, C.W., Nelson, J., Pépin, P., Piché, L., Poulin, M. 2010. From Sea to Sea: Canada’s Three Oceans of Biodiversity. PLoS ONE 5(8):e12182. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012182.
  • Asselin, N.C. and Richard, P.R. 2011. Results of narwhal (Monodon monoceros) aerial surveys in Admiralty Inlet, August 2010. CSAS Research Document 2011/056: 30 p.
  • Asselin, N.C., Barber, D.G. Stirling, I., Ferguson, F.H. and Richard, P.R. 2011. Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) habitat selection in the eastern Beaufort Sea in spring, 1975-1979. Polar Biology DOI 10.1007/s00300-011-0990-5: 16 p.
  • Bahoura, M, and Simard, Y. 2009. Blue whale calls classification using short-time Fourier and wavelet packet transforms and artificial neural network. Digital Signal Processing 20: 1256-1263. doi:10.1016/j.dsp.2009.10.024.
  • Bailleul, F., Lesage, V. and M. O. Hammill. 2010. Spherical First-Passage Time: a tool to investigate area-restricted search in three-dimensional movements. Ecological Modelling 221: 1665-1673.
  • Bajzak, C., M.O.Hammill, G.B.Stenson and S.Prinsenberg. 2011. Drifting away: implications of changes in ice conditions for a pack ice-breeding phocid, the harp seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus).Can. J.Zool.89(11):1050-1062.
  • Bajzak, C.E., S.D. Côté, M.O. Hammill, G. Stenson. 2009 . Intersexual differences in the postbreeding foraging behaviour of the Northwest Atlantic hooded seal. Marine Ecology Progres Series 385:285-294.
  • Barlow, J., Calambokidis, J., Falcone, E.A., Baker, C.S., Burdin, A.M., Clapham, P.J., Ford, J.K.B., Gabriele, C.M., LeDuc, R., Matilla, D.K., Quinn, T.J. II, Rojas-Bracho, L., Straley, J.M., Taylor, B.L., Urbán R., J., Wade, P., Weller, D., Witteveen, B.H., Yamaguchi, M. 2011. Humpback whale abundance in the North Pacific estimated by photographic capture-recapture with bias correction from simulation studies.Marine Mammal Science 27(4):793-818.
  • Bell, R.K., and Harwood, L.A. In press. Harvest-based Monitoring in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region: Steps for Success. Arctic.
  • Benjamins, S., Kulka, D.W., and Lawson, J.W. 2010. Recent incidental catch of sharks in gillnet fisheries of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Endangered Species Research 11: 133-146.
  • Bennett, E.R., Ross, P.S., Huff, D., Alaee, M., and Letcher, R.J. 2009. Chlorinated and brominated organic contaminants and metabolites in the plasma and diet of a captive killer whale (Orcinus orca). Mar.Pollut.Bull. 58: 1078-1095.
  • Benoit, D., Simard, Y., Gagné, J.A., Geoffroy, M. and Fortier, L. 2010. From polar night to midnight sun: photoperiod, seal predation, and the diel vertical migrations of polar cod (Boreogadus saida) under landfast ice in the Arctic Ocean. Polar Biology 33(11): 1505-1520. DOI 10.1007/s00300-010-0840-x
  • Benoît, H.P., Swain, D.P., Bowen, W.D., Breed, G.A., Hammill, M.O., Harvey, V. 2011. Evaluating the potential for grey seal predation to explain elevated natural mortality in three fish species in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Marine Ecology Progress Series 442:149-167.
  • Benoît, H. P., Swain, D. P., and Hammill, M.O. 2011. Seasonal patterns in the spatial overlap of southern Gulf of St. Lawrence cod and grey seals, with a discussion of sources of error and possible bias. DFO Can. Sci. Adv. Sec. Res. Doc. 2011/018.
  • Benoit, H.P., M.O. Hammill and D.P. Swain. 2011. Estimated consumption of southern gulf of St. Lawrence cod by grey seals:bias, uncertainty and two proposed approaches. CSAS Res. Doc. 2011/041
  • Bowen, W. D. 2011. Historical Grey Seal Abundance and Changes in the Abundance of Grey Seal Predators in the Northwest Atlantic. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2011/026.
  • Bowen, W. D. and Iverson, S. J. 2011. Sources of Bias and Uncertainty in Seal Diet Composition: Hard Part and Fatty Acid Analysis. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2011/025.
  • Bowen, W. D. and Lidgard, D. 2011. Vertebrate Predator Control: Effects on Prey Populations in Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2011/028.
  • Bowen, W. D. and Northridge, S. 2010. Morphometrics, age estimation, and growth, p. 98-118. In Boyd, I. L., Bowen, W. D., and Iverson, S. J. (eds.) Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A handbook of techniques, Oxford University Press.
  • Bowen, W. D., Baker, J. D., Boyd, I. L., Estes, J. A., Ford, J. K. B., Kraus, S. D., Siniff, D., Stirling, I., and Wells, R. S. 2010. Long-term studies, p. 283-305. In Boyd, I. L., Bowen, W. D., and Iverson, S. J. (eds.) Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A handbook of techniques, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U. K.
  • Bowen, W. D., Beck, C. A., and Austin, D. 2009. Pinniped ecology, p. 852-860. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Second Edition. W. F. Perrin, B. Wursig, and H. G. M. Thewissen (eds.) Academic Press
  • Bowen, W. D., Hammill, M. O., Koen-Alonso, M., Stenson, G., Swain, D.P., and Trzcinski K. 2009. Proceedings of the National Workshop on the Impacts of Seals on Fish Populations in Eastern Canada (Part 2) CSAS, Proceedings 2009/020
  • Bowen, W. D., P. Carter, and M. Hammill. 2011. Estimated Grey Seal Diets near Sable Island Derived from Fecal Samples: 1991 to 2010. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2011/024: iv+7p.
  • Bowen, W.D., C. E. den Heyer, J. I. McMillan and M. Hammill. 2011. Pup production at Scotian Shelf grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) colonies in 2010. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2011/066
  • Boyd, I. L., Bowen, W. D., and Iverson, S. J. 2010. Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A handbook of techniques, Oxford University Press. 450p.
  • Breed, G. A., I. D. Jonsen, R. A. Myers, W. D. Bowen, and M. L. Leonard. 2009. Sex-specific, seasonal foraging tactics in adult grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) are revealed by behaviour discriminating state-space models. Ecology 90:3209-3221.
  • Breed, G. D., Bowen, W. D. and Leonard, M. L. 2011. Development of foraging strategies with age in a long-lived marine predator. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 431:267-279.
  • Brillant, S., and E.A. Trippel. 2010. Elevations of lobster fishery groundlines in relation to their potential to entangle endangered North Atlantic right whales in the Bay of Fundy, Canada. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 67: 355-364.
  • Buckman, A.H., Veldhoen, N., Ellis, G., Ford, J.K.B., Helbing, C.C. and Ross, P.S. 2011. PCB-associated changes in mRNA expression in killer whales (Orcinus orca) from the NE Pacific Ocean. Environmental Science &Technology 45(23):10194-202.
  • Burns, J.M., N. Skomp, N. Bishop, K. Lestyk, and M. Hammill. 2010. Development of aerobic and anaerobic metabolism in cardiac and skeletal muscles from harp and hooded seals. The Journal of Experimental Biology 213:740-748
  • Calambokidis, J., Barlow, J., Ford, J.K.B., Chandler, T.E., and Douglas, A.B. 2009. Insights into the population structure of blue whales in the eastern North Pacific from recent sightings and photographic identification. Marine Mammal Science 25:816-832
  • Chambellant, M. and S.H. Ferguson. 2009. Ageing live ringed seals (Phoca hispida): which 1 tooth to pull? Marine Mammal Science 25: 478-486. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2008.00269.x
  • Chassot, E., D. Duplisea, M.O. Hammill, A. Caskenette, N. Bousquet, Y. Lambert, and G. Stenson. 2009. The role of predation by harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus) in the collapse and non-recovery of northern Gulf of St. Lawrence cod (Gadus morhua). Marine Ecology Progress Series 379: 279-297.
  • Christensen, J.R., Letcher, J.R., and Ross, P.S. 2009. Persistent or not persistent? Polychlorinated biphenyls are readily depurated by grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis). Environ.Toxicol.Chem. 28: 2206-2215.
  • Clark, D.S., Coopper, T., Doherty, A., Ford, J.K.B., Koops, M.A., Mandrak, N.E., Morris, T.J., and Smedbol, R.K. 2009. Terms and Concepts Used in the SARA Program. Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, Res. Doc 2009/082. vi + 33 p.
  • Crawford, W.R. and J.R. Irvine. 2011. State of physical, biological, and selected fishery resources of Pacific Canadian marine ecosystems in 2010. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec.Res. Doc. 2011/054. x + 163 p.
  • Cullon, D.L., Yunker, M.B., Alleyne, C., Dangerfield, N.J., O’Neill, S., Whiticar, M.J., and Ross, P.S. 2009. Persistent organic pollutants in chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha): implications for resident killer whales of British Columbia and adjacent waters. Environ.Toxicol.Chem. 28: 148-161.
  • Deecke, V.B., Barrett-Lennard, L.G., Spong, P., and Ford, J.K.B. 2010. The structure of stereotyped calls reflects kinship and social affiliation in resident killer whales (Orcinus orca). Naturwissenschaften 97:513-518.
  • Desforges, J.P., Ross, P.S., Loseto, L.L. 2012.Transplacental transfer of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in arctic beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31(2):296-300.
  • DFO. 2011. Recovery Potential Assessment for Northern Bottlenose Whales (Hyperoodon ampullatus) in Canada. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Sci. Advis. Rep. 2011/031
  • DFO. 2011. Impacts of Grey Seals on Fish Populations in Eastern Canada. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Sci. Advis. Rep. 2010/071.Diemer, KM, MJ Conroy, SH Ferguson, DDW Hauser, A Grgicak-Mannion, AT Fisk. 2011. Marine mammal and seabird summer distributions and abundances in the fjords of northeast Cumberland Sound, Baffin Island. Polar Biology 34: 41-48. DOI 10.1007/s00300-010-085
  • Doniol-Valcroze, T, Hammill, M. O. and Lesage, V. 2010. Harvest advice for Eastern Hudson Bay beluga (Delphinapterus leucas). DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2010/121. iv + 13 p.
  • Doniol-Valcroze, T., Hammill, M.O., Lesage, V. 2011. Information on abundance and harvest of eastern Hudson Bay beluga (Delphinapterus leucas). DFO Can.Sci.Advis.Sec., Res.Doc.2010/121. iv + 13 p.
  • Doniol-Valcroze, T., Lesage, V., Giard, J., Michaud, R. 2011. Optimal foraging theory predicts diving and feeding strategies of the largest marine predator. Behavioural Ecology 22(4): 880-888.
  • Dufresne, M.M., Frouin, H., Pillet, S., Hammill, M.O., Lesage, V., De Guise, S., and Fournier, M. 2010. Comparative sensitivity of two species of seals to several environmental contaminants using in vitro exposure. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60: 344-349.
  • Earle, J. A., M. M. Melia, N. V. Doherty, O. Nielsen, and S. L. Cosby. 2010. Identification of Phocine Distemper Virus in Seals off the East Coast of USA in 2006: Genetic Comparison with Viruses from the 1988 and 2002 Epizootics. Emerging Infectious Diseases Vol. 17 215-220.
  • Ferguson, S.H. 2010. MMR Freeman and L Foote (eds): Inuit, polar bears, and sustainable use: local national and international perspectives. Human Ecology 38: 463-465.
  • Ferguson, S.H. 2010. Review of aerial survey estimates for ringed seals (Pusa hispida) in western Hudson Bay, 2009 and 2010. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Sci. Res. Doc. 2010/xxx.
  • Ferguson, S.H., B.G.Young. 2011. Aerial survey estimates of hauled-out ringed seal (Pusa hispida) density in western Hudson Bay, June 2009 and 2010. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2011/029. iv + 12 p.
  • Ferguson, S.H., M.C.S.Kingsley and J.W. Higdon. 2012. Killer whale (Orcinus orca) predation in a multi-prey system. Population Ecology 54(1):31-41.
  • Ferguson, SH, L Dueck, LL Loseto, SP Luque. 2010. Bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) seasonal selection of sea ice. Marine Ecology Progress Series 411: 285-297.
  • Ferreira, E.O., L.L. Loseto, S.H. Ferguson.2011. Assessment of growth-layer groups from ringed seal (Pusa hispida) as biomonitors of inter- and intra-annual Hg, d15N and d13C variation. Can. J. Zool. 89: 774-784.
  • Forbes, L.B., L. Measures and A. Gajadhar. 2009. Infectivity of Toxoplasma gondii in northern traditional (country) foods prepared with meat from experimentally infected seals. Journal of Food Protection 72: 1756-1760.
  • Ford J.K.B., Rambeau A.L., Abernethy R.M., Boogaards M.D., Nichol L.M., and Spaven L.D. 2009. An Assessment of the Potential for Recovery of Humpback Whales off the Pacific Coast of Canada. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2009/015. iv + 33 p.
  • Ford, J.K.B, G.M. Ellis, P.F. Olesiuk, and K.C. Balcomb. 2010. Linking killer whale survival and prey abundance: food limitation in the oceans’ apex predator? Biology Letters, 6:139-142. Published on-line before print September 15, 2009.
  • Ford, J.K.B, Wright, B.M., Ellis, G.M., and Candy, J.R. 2010. Chinook salmon predation by resident killer whales: seasonal and regional selectivity, stock identity of prey, and consumption rates. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2009/101. iv + 43 p.
  • Ford, J.K.B. 2009. Killer whale Orcinus orca. In: Perrin, W.F., Wursig, B., and J.G.M. Thewissen (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals Second Edition. Elsevier, New York, NY. P. 650-657.
  • Ford, J.K.B. 2009. Dialects. In: Perrin, W.F., Wursig, B., and J.G.M. Thewissen (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals Second Edition. Elsevier, New York, NY.
  • Ford, J.K.B., B. Koot, S. Vagle, N. Hall-Patch, and G. Kamitakahara. 2010. Passive acoustic monitoring of large whales in offshore waters of British Columbia. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2898: v + 30 p.
  • Ford, J.K.B., G.M. Ellis, C.O. Matkin, M.H. Wetklo, L.G. Barrett-Lennard, and R.E. Withler. 2011. Shark predation and tooth wear in a population of northeastern Pacific killer whales. Aquatic Biology 11:213-224.
  • Ford, J.K.B., R.M. Abernethy, A.V. Phillips, J. Calambokidis, G.M. Ellis and L.M. Nichol. 2010. Distribution and relative abundance of cetaceans in western Canadian waters from ship surveys, 2002-2008. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2913: v + 51 p.
  • Frie, A.K., K.-A. Fagerheim, M.O. Hammill, F.O. Kapel, C. Lockyer, G.B. Stenson, A. Rosing-Asvid and V. Svetochev. 2011. Error patterns in age estimation of harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus): results from a transatlantic, image-based blind-reading experiment using known-age teeth. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 68:1942-1953.
  • Frouin H., Lebeuf M., Hammill M.O., Sjare B., and M.Fournier. 2011. PBDEs in serum and blubber of harbour, grey and harp seals pups from Eastern Canada. Chemosphere 82:663-669.
  • Frouin, H, Lebeuf M, Hammill M, Masson S, Fournier M . 2010 Effects of individual polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) congeners on harbour seal immune cells in vitro . Marine Pollution Bulletin 60: 291-298
  • Frouin, H., L. Menard, L. Measures, P. Brousseau and M. Fournier. 2010. T lymphocyte-proliferative responses of a grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) exposed to heavy metals and PCBs in vitro. Aquatic Mammals 36: 365-371.
  • Frouin, H., Lebeuf, M., Hammill, M., Fournier, M. 2010.Toxic effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) on harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) immune cells in vitro. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60 :291–298.
  • Frouin, H., Lebeuf, M., Hammill, M., Fournier, M. 2010. Phagocytosis in pup and adult harbour, grey and harp seals. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology . 134:160-168.
  • Frouin, H., Loseto, L., Stern, G., Haulena, M., and Ross, P.S. 2012. Mercury toxicity in beluga whale lymphocytes: Limited effects of selenium protection. Aquatic Toxicology 109: 185-193.
  • Gaden A., S.H. Ferguson, L. Harwood, H. Melling, G.A. Stern. 2009. Mercury trends in ringed seals (Phoca hispida) from the western Canadian Arctic since 1973: associations with sea ice duration. Environmental Science and Technology 43: 3646-3651. DOI: 10.
  • Garrett, C. and Ross, P. S. 2010. Recovering resident killer whales: A guide to contaminant sources, mitigation, and regulations in British Columbia. Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 2894. 1-224.
  • Gervaise, C., Barazzuti, A., Busson, S., Simard, Y., and Roy, N. 2010. Automatic detection of bioacoustics impulses based on kurtosis under weak signal to noise ratio. Applied Acoustics 71: 1020-1026. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2010.05.009
  • Gervaise, C., Stephan, Y., and Simard, Y. 2010. On the use of time-frequency methods in a passive acoustic monitoring system, in Proceedings of ’2010 IEEE International conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing’. Dallas, Tx, USA. 14-19 March.
  • Givens, G. H., Ryan M. Huebinger, John C. Patton, Lianne D. Postma, Melissa Lindsay, Robert S. Suydam, John C. George, Cole W. Matson, J. W. Bickham. 2010. Population genetics of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in the western Arctic. Arctic 63: 1-12.
  • Gosselin, J.-F., Lesage, V., Hammill, M.O. 2009. Index estimates of abundance for beluga in eastern Hudson Bay, James Bay, and Ungava Bay in summer 2008. CSAS Doc. Res. 2009/006: 25 p. Available at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/csas
  • Gosselin, J-F. Lesage, V. et Hammill, MO. 2009. Abundance indices of beluga in James Bay, eastern Hudson Bay and Ungava Bay in 2008. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2009/006. iv + 25 p.
  • Grant, P.B.C., Johannessen, S.C., Macdonald, R.W., Yunker, M., Sanborn, M., Dangerfield, N., Wright, C., and Ross, P.S. 2011. Environmental fractionation of PCBs and PBDEs during particle transport as recorded by sediments in coastal waters. Environ.Toxicol.Chem. 30: 1522-1532.
  • Grebner, D.M., Parks, S.E., Bradley, D.L., Miksis-Olds, J.L., Capone, D.E., and Ford, J.K.B. 2011. Divergence of a stereotyped call in northern resident killer whales. J. Acoustical Society America 129:1067-1072.
  • Grist, J., S. Josey, L. Boehme, M. Meredith, F.J.M. Davidson, G. Stenson and M.O.Hammill. 2011. Temperature signature of high latitude Atlantic boundary currents revealed by marine mammal-borne sensor and Argo data. Geophysical Research Letters 38:L15601. 6pp.
  • Haarr, M.L., L.D. Charlton, J.M. Terhune and E.A. Trippel. 2009. Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) presence patterns at an aquaculture cage site in the Bay of Fundy, Canada. Aquat. Mamm. 35: 203-211.
  • Hammill, M.O., Bowen, W.D.and B. Sjare. 2010. Status of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in Atlantic Canada. In: G.Desportes, A. Bjorge, A. Rosing-Asvid, G. Waring and M. Acquarone (eds.) NAMMCO Scientific Publications, Volume 8:175-190.
  • Hammill, M. O. Kingsley, M. C. S. Lesage and Gosselin, J.-F. 2009. Abundance of Eastern Hudson Bay belugas. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2009/009. iv + 22 p.
  • Hammill, M. O., Bowen, W. D., and Blanchard, W. 2009. Timing of grey seal pupping on Hay Island. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2009/091.Hammill, M.O. 2009. Earless seals (Phocidae). W.F. Perrin, B. Wursig and J.G.M. Thewissen (eds). Pages 342-348, In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd ed). Elsevier New York. 1316 pp.
  • Hammill, M.O. 2009. Ringed seal (Pusa hispida). W.F. Perrin, B. Wursig and J.G.M. Thewissen (eds). Pages 342-348, In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd ed). Elsevier Boston. 1316 pp.
  • Hammill, M.O. 2010. Feeding by grey seals in the southern Gulf of St Lawrence. CSAS Res Doc. 2010/130.
  • Hammill, M.O. and D.P. Swain 2011. A controlled experiment to test the impact of removals of grey seals on the mortality of southern gulf cod. CSAS Res Doc. 2011/013.
  • Hammill, M.O. and G.B. Stenson 2010. Comment on “Towards a precautionary approach to managing Canada’s commercial harp seal hunt” by Leaper et al. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 67:321-322.
  • Hammill, M.O. and G.B. Stenson. 2009. A preliminary evaluation of the performance of the Canadian management approach for harp seals using simulation studies. CSAS Res Doc. 2009/093.
  • Hammill, M.O. and G.B. Stenson. 2009. Abundance of northwest Atlantic harp seals (1952-2010). CSAS Res. Doc. 2009/114.
  • Hammill, M.O. and G.B. Stenson. 2010. Pup production of Northwest Atlantic grey seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Res. Doc. 2010/122.
  • Hammill, M.O. and G.B. Stenson. 2011. Estimating abundance of Northwest Atlantic harp seals, examining the impact of density dependence. Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Res. Doc. 2011/011.
  • Hammill, M.O. and M.C.S. Kingsley. 2009. Harvest advice for Eastern Hudson Bay belugas. CSAS Res Doc. 2009/89.
  • Hammill, M.O., and Lesage, V. 2009. Seasonal movements and abundance of beluga in northern Quebec (Nunavik) based on weekly sightings information. CSAS Doc. Res. 2009/010: 14 p.
  • Hammill, M.O., B. Ferland-Raymond, L.-P. Rivest and G. B. Stenson. 2009. Modelling Northwest harp seal populations: modifying an Excel model to R. CSAS Res. Doc. 2009/108.
  • Hammill, M.O., W.D. Bowen and S. Sjare. 2011. Status of harbour seals in Atlantic Canada. NAMMCO Scientific publication . pages 175-189, In G. Desportes, a. Bjorne, A. Rosing-Asvid and G.T. Waring. Harbour seals in the North Atlantic and the Baltic. NAMMCO Scientific publications vol. 8.
  • Hammill, M.O., W.D. Bowen and W. Blanchard. 2009. Timing of grey seal pupping on Hay Island. CSAS Res Doc 2009/91.
  • Hammill, M.O. and G.B. Stenson. 2011. Modelling grey seal abundance in Canadian waters. 2011/014.
  • Handegard, N.O., Demer, D.A., Kloser, R., Lehodey, P., Maury, O., and Simard, Y. 2009. Toward a global ocean ecosystem Mid-trophic Automatic Acoustic Sampler (MAAS). Community white paper. OceanObs’09 Venice, Italy. 8 p.
  • Hanna, B., Cott, P.A., Joynt, A.A. and Harwood, L.A. 2012. Managing anthropogenic underwater noise in the Northwest Territories, Canada. In: Popper, A.N.and Hawkins, A. (eds.) The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Volume 730. Springer, NewYork. pp 625-627.
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