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Browsing Greinar- HÍ by Subject "Whales"

Browsing Greinar- HÍ by Subject "Whales"

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  • Bouchard, Bertrand; Barnagaud, Jean-Yves; Poupard, Marion; Glotin, Hervé; Gauffier, Pauline; Torres Ortiz, Sara; Lisney, Thomas J.; Campagna, Sylvie; Rasmussen, Marianne; Célérier, Aurélie (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-02-26)
    Baleen whales face the challenge of finding patchily distributed food in the open ocean. Their relatively well-developed olfactory structures suggest that they could identify the specific odours given off by planktonic prey such as krill aggregations. ...
  • Akiyama, Yu; Akamatsu, Tomonari; Rasmussen, Marianne; Iversen, Maria R.; Iwata, Takashi; Goto, Yusuke; Aoki, Kagari; Sato, Katsufumi (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-02-05)
    Central place foraging theory (CPF) has been used to predict the optimal patch residence time for air-breathing marine predators in response to patch quality. Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) forage on densely aggregated prey, which may induce ...
  • Cook, David; Malinauskaite, Laura; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Ögmundardóttir, Helga; Roman, Joe (Elsevier BV, 2020-03)
    Although whale ecosystem services have been scarcely explored in the academic literature, they illustrate many of the threats, trade-offs and decision-making dilemmas common to marine ecosystem services in general – climate change impacts, the ongoing ...
  • Cook, David; Malinauskaite, Laura; Roman, Joe; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Ögmundardóttir, Helga (Elsevier BV, 2019-12)
    Goal 14, ‘Life Below Water’, of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals sets a target for nations to increase the number of marine protected areas managed using ecosystem-based management, which requires interventions focused on fish stock ...