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Ford, J.K.B., Ellis, G.M., Briggs, D., and Symonds, H. 2003. Fission in maternal lineages of resident killer whales in British Columbia. In: Abstracts of the Fifteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Greensboro, North Carolina, 14-19 December 2003. p. 53.

London, J., Jeffries, S.J., Ford, J.K.B., Olesiuk, P.F., Calambokidis, J., and VanBlaricom, G.R. 2003. Ramifications of an extended foraging event by eleven transient killer whales on a population of harbor seals in Hood Canal, Washington, USA. In: Abstracts of the Fifteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Greensboro, North Carolina, 14-19 December 2003. p. 95

Wade, P., and 21 co-authors, including J. Ford. 2003. Commercial whaling and "whale killers": a reanalysis of evidence for sequential megafauna collapse in the North Pacific. In: Abstracts of the Fifteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Greensboro, North Carolina, 14-19 December 2003. p. 170

Au, W.W.L, Ford, J.K.B. and Allman, K.A. 2001. Echolocation signals of wild killer whales (Orcinus orca). In: Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 28 Nov - 3 Dec, 2001. Vancouver, BC.

Barrett-Lennard, L.G., Ford, J.K.B., Ellis, G.M., and Matkin, C.O. 2001. Mating patterns and inbreeding avoidance in non-dispersing resident killer whales. In: Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 28 Nov - 3 Dec, 2001. Vancouver, BC.

Deecke, V.B., Slater, P.J.B., and Ford, J.K.B. 2001. Costly calls - the response of harbour seals to killer whale vocalizations. In: Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 28 Nov - 3 Dec, 2001. Vancouver, BC.

Keple, A., Ford, J.K.B., and Trites, A.W. 2001. Relative abundance and seasonal distribution of marine mammals in the southern Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. In: Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 28 Nov - 3 Dec, 2001. Vancouver, BC.

Thomsen, F., Teichert, S., Franck, D., and Ford, J.K.B. 2001. Variable calls as graded close-range signals in wild killer whales (Orcinus orca). In: Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 28 Nov - 3 Dec, 2001. Vancouver, BC.

Wilhelmi, F, Thomsen, F. Franck, D., and Ford, J.K.B. 2001. An investigation of dialects in G-clan matrilines of resident killer whales (Orcinus orca) off Vancouver Island, British Columbia. In: Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 28 Nov - 3 Dec, 2001. Vancouver, BC.

Yurk, H., Ford, J., Spong, P. Matkin, C., and Gabriele, C.M. 2001. Remote acoustic montiroing of killer whales: advantages and current limitations. In: Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. 28 Nov - 3 Dec, 2001. Vancouver, BC.

Yurk, H., L. Barrett-Lennard, and J.K.B. Ford. 2000. The essence of killer whale societies: culturally maintained kinship groups in a hierarchically structured community. In: Intl. Conf. on Animal Social Complexity and Intelligence. Chicago Academy of Sciences. Aug 23-26, 2000. Chicago, Il.

Gregr, E.J., L. Nichol, A.W. Trites, J.K.B. Ford, and G. Ellis. 1999. Migration and population structure of Northeastern Pacific whales off coastal British Columbia: an analysis of whaling records from 1905-1967. In: Abstracts of the Thirteen Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Soc. for Marine Mammalogy, 28 Nov - 3 Dec 1999. Wailea, Hawaii.

Thomsen, F., F. Dierk, S. Teichert, and J.K.B. Ford. 1999. Whistle sequences in wild killer whales (Orcinus orca). In: Abstracts of the Thirteen Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Soc. for Marine Mammalogy, 28 Nov -3 Dec 1999. Wailea, Hawaii.

Thomsen, F. and Ford, J.K.B. 1998 Behavioural significance and structure of whistles in wild killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the waters around Vancouver Island, British Columbia. World Mar. Mammal Science Conf., Monaco.

Ford, J.K.B. 1998. Status of cetaceans in British Columbian waters. In: Environmental Contaminants and Marine Mammal Health: Research Applications. P.S. Ross and S. De Guise (eds). Can. Tech. Rep. of Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2255. p. 13.

Heise, K.A., L.G. Barrett-Lennard, and J.K.B. Ford. 1997. Changes in the abundance of Pacific white-sided dolphins along the coast of British Columbia. Symposium on Conservation of Cetaceans, Marine Conservation Biology Conference, University of Victoria, BC. June 1997.

Ford, J.K.B., G.M. Ellis, and A. Morton. 1995. Diet specialization of resident and transient killer whales in coastal British Columbia and adjacent areas. In: Abstracts of the Eleventh Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Soc. for Marine Mammalogy, 14-18 Nov, 1995, Orlando, FL

Ford, J.K.B. 1995. Dialects and population identity of killer whales off the west coast of North America. European Cetacean Society Conference, 9-11 Feb, 1995, Lugano, Switzerland. (invited keynote lecture)

Ford, J.K.B., and A.B. Morton. 1991. Vocal behaviour and dialects of transient killer whales in coastal waters of British Columbia, California and southeast Alaska. In: Abstracts of the Ninth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Soc. for Marine Mammalogy, 5-9 Dec, 1991, Chicago, Il.

Bigg, M.A., G.M. Ellis, J.K.B. Ford, and K.C. Balcomb. 1990. Feeding habits of the resident and transient forms of killer whale in British Columbia and Washington State. Third Int. Orca Symposium, 9-12 Mar, 1990, Victoria, B.C.

Ford, J.K.B. 1988. Killer whale communication: overcoming the "language" barrier. In: Selected papers of the Third Biennal Conference, Amer. Cetacean Soc., 11-13 Nov, 1988, Monterey, CA, p. 77-86.

Ford, J.K.B., P. Norton and L.A. Harwood. 1987. Relative distribution and abundance of bowhead whales in the southeastern Beaufort Sea, 1986. Fourth Conference on the Biology of the Bowhead Whale, Balaena mysticetus, 4-6 Mar, 1987, Anchorage, AK.

Ford, J.K.B. 1986. Underwater acoustics as a tool in field studies of cetaceans. Second Biennal Conference, Amer. Cetacean Soc., 21-23 Nov, 1986, Monterey, CA.

Ford, J.K.B. 1985. Independent call traditions among "resident" killer whales off British Columbia. In: Abstracts of the Sixth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Soc. for Marine Mammalogy, 22-26 Nov, 1985, Vancouver, B.C.

Bigg, M.A., J.K.B. Ford, and G.M. Ellis. 1985. Two sympatric forms of killer whales off British Columbia and Washington. In: Abstracts of the Sixth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Soc. for Marine Mammalogy., 22-26 Nov, 1985, Vancouver, B.C.

Ford, J.K.B. 1983. Group-specific dialects of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in British Columbia. In: Abstracts of the Fifth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Soc. for Marine Mammalogy, 27 Nov-1 Dec, 1983, Boston, MA. p. 30.

Ford, J.K.B. 1980. Group-specific vocalizations of the killer whale (Orcinus orca). In: Abstracts of the papers presented at the 146th National Meeting of the AAAS, 3-8 Jan, 1980, San Francisco, CA. p. 40.

Fraker, M.A., and J.K.B. Ford. 1979. The distribution and abundance of white whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in the Mackenzie Estuary, Canada, in relation to oceanographic factors. In: Abstracts of the Third Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 7-11 Oct, 1979, Seattle, WA. p. 21.