Acoustic trends of Antarctic blue and fin whales

Publications and relevant reading

Towards collective circum-Antarctic passive acoustic monitoring: The Southern Ocean Hydrophone Network (SOHN) [PDF] (2014) Polarforschung, 83(2):47-61, hdl:10013/epic.44470.d001.

Red Shift, Blue Shift: Investigating Doppler Shifts, Blubber Thickness, and Migration as Explanations of Seasonal Variation in the Tonality of Antarctic Blue Whale Song (2014) PLoS ONE 9(9): e107740. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0107740.

Listen to the BLUE: Towards a pan-Antarctic monitoring system and blueprint of analysis methods to study fin and Antarctic blue whales in the Southern Ocean [PDF] (2013) Poster.

Seasonal and Geographic Variation of Southern Blue Whale Subspecies in the Indian Ocean (2013) PLoS ONE 8:e71561. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0071561.

Acoustic Trends Workgroup [PDF] (2013) Blue and Fin Whale Acoustic Trends Project: Report of 2012 Steering Committee Meeting Bremerhaven, Germany.

Steady inter and intra-annual decrease in the vocalization frequency of Antarctic blue whales (2012) Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 131:4476–80. DOI: 10.1121/1.4707425.

Discovery of a mid-latitude sympatric area for two Southern Hemisphere blue whale subspecies (2010) Endangered Species Research 12:157–165. DOI: 10.3354/esr00302.

Detection range modeling of blue whale calls in Southwestern Indian Ocean (2010) Applied Acoustics 71:1099–1106. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2010.05.014.

Source level estimation of two blue whale subspecies in southwestern Indian Ocean (2010) Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 127:3800–8. DOI: 10.1121/1.3409479.

Geographic Variation in Southern Ocean Fin Whale Song (2009) Report SC/61/SH16. Submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission [Available from the office of the IWC].

Seasonal occurrence of low frequency whale vocalisations across eastern Antarctic and southern Australian waters, February 2004 to February 2007 (2007) Report SC/59/SH5 submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission. Anchorage, Alaska. [Available from the office of the IWC]

International Whaling Commission papers

Papers from this SORP project submitted to the International Whaling Commission can be found on IWC papers and reports.

This page was last updated on 17 February 2022