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Pacific Whale Foundation Scientific and Academic Publications

Latest Publications

2014: Constantine, R, Steel, D, Allen, J, Anderson, M, Andrews, O, Baker, CS, Beeman, P, Burns, D, Charrassin, J-B, Childerhouse, S, Double, M, Ensor, P, Franklin, T, Franklin, W, Gales, N, Garrigue, C, Gibbs, N, Harrison, P, Hauser, N, Hutsel, A, Jenner, C, Jenner, M-N, Kaufman, G, Macie, A, Mattila, D, Olavarria, C, Oosterman, A, Paton, D, Poole, M, Robbins, J, Schmitt, N, Stevick, P, Tagarino, A, Thompson, K, and Ward, J. Remote Antarctic feeding ground important for east Australian humpback whales. Marine Biology, 161: 1087-1093.

2014: Hupman, K., Visser, I.N., Martinez, E., and Stockin, K.A. (2014). Using platforms of opportunity to determine the occurrence and group characteristics of orca (Orcinus orca) in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2014.980278. Download PDF

2013: Silva, I.F., Kaufman, G.D., Rankin, R.W., and Maldini, D. Presence and Distribution of Hawaiian False Killer Whales (Pseudorca crassidens) in Maui County Waters: an Historical Perspective. Aquatic Mammals, 39(4): 409-414.

2012: Tonachella, N., Nastasi, A., Kaufman, G., Maldini, D. and Rankin, R.W. Predicting trends in humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) abundance using citizen science. Pacific Conservation Biology, 18: 297-309. Read the Abstract

A. Books & Book Chapters

B. Refereed Scientific Articles in Journals and Proceedings

C. Papers Presented to Scientific Working Groups

D. Scientific Conference Presentations

E. Contract and Government Reports

F. PWF Supported/Sponsored Master/PhD Projects

G. PWF Supported Research Project Reports

H. Popular Articles/Educational Materials/Documentaries

 

A. Books & Book Chapters

(In Press): Kaufman, G.D. and Forestell, P.H. Hawaii’s Humpbacks. The Ultimate Guide A complete whalewatchers handbook. Island Heritage Press, Aiea, HI, USA. 

(In Press): Orams, M.B., Spring, J., and Forestell, P.H. What’s in it for the whales? Exploring the potential contribution of interpretation as a management tool. In Higham, J., Lusseau, D., and Bjeder, L. (Eds.) Whale-watching, sustainable tourism and ecological management. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

2008: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Humpbacks of Hawaii: The Long Journey Back. Island Heritage Press, Aiea, HI, USA.

2007: Forestell, P.H. Protecting the ocean by regulating whalewatching: The sound of one hand clapping. In Higham, J. and Lück, M. (eds.) Marine Wildlife and Tourism Management: Insights from the Natural and Social Sciences. CABI Publishing, Oxfordshire, UK: 272-293.

2006: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Discovering Hawai'i's Humpback Whales: 125 Fun Facts. Island Heritage Press, Aiea, HI, USA.

2006: Castro, C. Las riquezas del mar. Cuadernillo de trabajo. Segunda Edición.Pacific Whale Foundation, Quito, Ecuador.

2005: Castro, C. Elena la ballena jorobada. Cuadernillo de trabajo. Tercera Edición.Pacific Whale Foundation, Quito, Ecuador.

2005: Castro, C. Elena la ballena jorobada. Cuadernillo de trabajo. Segunda Edición. Pacific Whale Foundation – IFAW, Quito, Ecuador.

2003: Araujo, B., Castro, C. and Araujo S. Vivimos felices porque estamos sanos. Fundación PAIDEIA – UNICEF, Sin publicar.

2003: Araujo, B., Castro, C. and Araujo S. Juguemos con las cuatro R´s. Fundación PAIDEIA – UNICEF, Sin publicar.

2002: Castro, C. Las riquezas del mar. Cuadernillo de trabajo. Pacific Whale Foundation, Quito, Ecuador.

2002: Castro, C. Elena la ballena jorobada. Cuadernillo para pintar. Pacific Whale Foundation, Quito, Ecuador.

2001: Utreras, V., Merlen, G., Tirira, D. and Castro C.  Ballena jorobada (Megaptera novaeangliae). In Tirira, D. (ed.) Libro rojo de los Mamíferos del Ecuador. Simbioe / Ecociencia / Ministerio del Ambiente / IUCN. Serie Libros Rojos del Ecuador, Tomo 1. Publicación  Especial sobre los Mamíferos del Ecuador 4, Quito, Ecuador (pp.77-79).

2000: Castro, C. and Loaiza, J. M. Guía de dinámicas para facilitadores: Juguemos y aprendamos con la naturaleza. Comisión Europea –Proyecto Petramaz, Ministerio del Ambiente, Ecuador.

2000: Castro, C. & Loaiza, J. M. Cuadernillo de trabajo # 4, “Salud y Bienestar”. Comisión Europea, Proyecto Petramaz, Ministerio del Ambiente, Yaqu pacha, Ecuador.

2000: Castro, C. and Loaiza, J. M. Cuadernillo de trabajo # 3, “Las áreas naturales en que vivimos”. Alternativas del uso de la tierra. Comisión Europea, Proyecto Petramaz, Ministerio del Ambiente, Yaqu pacha. Ecuador.

1999: Castro, C. and Loaiza, J. M. Cuadernillo de trabajo # 2, “Plantas y Animales”. Comisión Europea, Proyecto Petramaz, Ministerio del Ambiente, Yaqu pacha, Ecuador.

1999: Castro, C. and Loaiza, J. M. Cuadernillo de trabajo # 1, “ El mundo que nos rodea”. Comisión Europea, Proyecto Petramaz, Ministerio del Ambiente, Yaqu pacha, Ecuador.

1994: Forestell, P.H. (1988). [Preface to Mitsuaki Iwago’s Whales]. Chronicle Books, San Franciso, CA, USA.

1993: Kaufman, G.D., Lagerquist, B.A., Forestell, P.H. and Osmond, M.G. Humpback Whales of Australia: A Catalogue of Individual Whales Identified by Fluke Photographs. Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage, Brisbane, Australia.

1988: Perry, A., Mobley Jr., J.R., Baker, C.S. and Herman, L.M.. Humpback Whales of the Central and Eastern North Pacific. UH Press, Honolulu, HI, USA. (relies upon PWF fluke-ID data)

1986: Kaufman, G.D. and Forestell, P.H.. Hawaii's Humpback Whales: A Complete Whalewatchers Guide. Island Heritage Publishing, Aiea, HI, USA.

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B. Refereed Scientific Articles in Journals and Proceedings

(In press):  Rankin, R.W., Maldini, D. and Kaufman, G. Bayesian estimate of Australian humpback calving interval under sparse resighting rates: 1987 - 2009. Journal of Cetacean Research Management.

(In press):  Rankin, R.W., Walker, E., Giralt, O., Maldini, D., Veazey, L., Silva, I., Hutsel, A., Macie, A., and Kaufman, G.  Ocean features and humpback whale foraging in east Australia: a latent state boosting approach. Marine Mammal Science.

2014: Constantine, R., Steel, D., Allen, J., Anderson, M., Andrews, O., Baker, S., Baverstock, P., Beeman, P., Burns, D., Charrassin, J-B., Childerhouse, S., Double, M., Ensor, P., Franklin, T., Franklin, W., Gales, N., Garrigue, N., Gates, E., Gibbs, N., Harrison, P., Hauser, N., Hutsel, A., Jenner, C., Jenner, M-N., Kaufman, G., Macie, A., Mattila, D., Olavarría, C., Oosterman, A., Paton, D., Poole, M., Robbins, J., Schmitt, N., Stevick, P., Tagarino, A., Thompson, K., and Ward, J. Remote Antarctic feeding ground important for east Australian humpback whales. Marine Biology, 161: 1087-1093.

2014: Hupman, K., Visser, I.N., Martinez, E., and Stockin, K.A. (2014). Using platforms of opportunity to determine the occurrence and group characteristics of orca (Orcinus orca) in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2014.980278. Download PDF

2013: Silva, I.F., Kaufman, G.D., Rankin, R.W., and Maldini, D. Presence and Distribution of Hawaiian False Killer Whales (Pseudorca crassidens) in Maui County Waters: an Historical Perspective. Aquatic Mammals, 39(4): 409-414.

2012:  Tonachella, N., Nastasi, A., Kaufman, G., Maldini, D. and Rankin, R.W. Predicting trends in humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) abundance using citizen science. Pacific Conservation Biology, 18: 297-309. 

2011: Forestell, P., Kaufman, G.D. and Chaloupka, M. Long term trends in abundance of humpback whales in Hervey Bay, Australia. Journal of Cetacean Research Management (Special Issue 3): 235-242. Download a copy.

2011: Félix, F., Castro, C., Laake, J.L., Haase, B. and Scheidat, M. Abundance and survival estimates of the southeastern Pacific humpback whale stock from 1991–2006 photo-identification surveys in Ecuador. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (Special 3): 301-308.

2007: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Speaking From Experience: Whale and Dolphin Watching Boats as Venues for Marine Conservation Education. Proceedings of the 5th International Coastal and Marine Tourism Congress, AUT University, Auckland, NZ: 63-67.

2007: Forestell, P.H. and Urban, J. Movement of a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) between the Revillagigedo and Hawaiian archipelagos within a winter breeding season. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals, 6(1): 97-102

2007: Acevedo, J., Rasmussen, K., Félix, F., Castro, C., Llano, M., Secchi, E., Saborío, M., Aguayo-Lobo, A., Haase, B., Scheidat, M., Dalla-Rosa, L., Olavarría, C., Forestell, P., Acuña, P., Kaufman, G. and Pastene, L. Migratory destinations of humpback whales from the Magellan Strait feeding ground, Southeast Pacific. Marine Mammal Science, 23(2): 453-463.

2006: Rock, J., Pastene, L.A., Kaufman, G., Forestell, P., Matsuoka, K. and Allen, J. Photographic documentation of East Australia Group V Stock (EAGVS) humpback whale movement between feeding and breeding areas: evidence of a mechanism for interchange between Southern Hemisphere stocks. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 8: 301-305.

2005: Alava, J.J., Barragan, M.J., Castro, C. and Carvajal, R. A note on strandings and entanglements of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Eucador. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 7(2): 163-168.

2004: Castro, C. Encounter with a School of Pygmy Killer Whales (Feresa attenuata) in Ecuador, Southeast Tropical Pacific. Aquatic Mammals, 30(3): 441-444.

2004: Naessig, P.J. and Lanyon, J.M. Levels and probable origin of predatory scarring on humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in east Australian waters. Wildlife Research, 31(2): 163-170.

2004: Scheidat, M., Castro, C., Gonzalez, J. and Williams, R. Behavioural responses of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) to whale-watching boats near Isla de la Plata, Machalilla National Park, Ecuador. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 6(1): 63-68.

2004: Stevick, P., Aguayo, A., Allen, J., Avila, I.C., Capella, J., Castro, C., Chater, K., Engel, M. H., Félix, F., Flórez-González, L., Freitas, A., Haase, B., Llano, M., Lodi, L., Muñoz, E., Olavarría, C., Secchi, E., Scheidat, M. and Siciliano, S. A note on the migrations of individually identified humpback whales between the Antarctic Peninsula and South America. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 6(2): 109-113.

2002: Migura, K.A., and Meadows, D.W. Short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) interact with melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra) in Hawaii. Aquatic Mammals, 28(3): 294-297.

2001: Forestell, P.H., Paton, D., Hodda, P. and Kaufman, G. Multiple sightings of a hypo-pigmented humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) off east coast Australia: 1991- 2000. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 47: 437-450.

2000: Garrigue, C., Forestell, P., Greaves, J., Gill, P., Naessig, P., Patenaude, N. and Baker, C.S. Migratory movement of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) between New Caledonia, East Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 2(2): 111-115.

2000: Scheidat, M., Castro, C., Denkinger, J., Gonzalez, J., and Adelung, D.A. Breeding area for humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Ecuador. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 2(3): 165-171.

1999: Chaloupka, M.Y., Osmond, M.G. and Kaufman, G.D. Estimating seasonal abundance trends and survival rates of humpback whales in Hervey Bay (east coast Australia). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 184: 291-301.

1998: Osmond, M.G. and Kaufman, G.D. A Heavily Parasitized Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Marine Mammal Science, 14(1): 146-149.

1996: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Development of Whalewatching in Hawaii and its Application as a Model for Growth and Development of the Industry Elsewhere. Encounters With Whales 1995 Proceedings. ANCA, Canberra, Australia: 53-65.

1995: Forestell, P.HDoing well by doing good: Need eco-tourism be an oxymoron? In: Nagata, S. (ed.) Ocean Resources: Development of Marine Tourism, Fisheries and Coastal Management in the Pacific Islands Area. Association for Communication of Transcultural Study, Honolulu, HI, USA: 63-71.

1995: Orams, M.B. and Forestell, P.H. From Whale Harvesting to whalewatching: Tangalooma 30 Years on. In: Bellwood, O. and Choat, H., and N. Saxena (eds.) Recent Advances in Marine Science and Technology, ’94, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

1994: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Field researchers and resource managers: Allies or adversaries? In Postle, D. and Simmons, M.  (eds.) Encounters With Whales. Workshop Series No. 20. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Australia: 17-26.

1993: Forestell, P.H. If Leviathan has a face, does Gaia have a soul? Incorporating environmental education in marine eco-tourism programs. Ocean and Coastal Management, 20: 267-282.

1992: Forestell, P.H. The anatomy of a whalewatch: Marine tourism and environmental education. The Journal of Marine Education, 11: 10-15.

1991: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. The history of whalewatching in Hawaii and its role in enhancing the visitor's appreciation for endangered species. In Miller, M.L. and Auyong, J.  (eds.) Proceedings of the 1990 Congress on Coastal and Marine Tourism, Volume II. National Coastal Resources Research & Development Institute; Newport, OR, USA: 399-407.

1991: Forestell, P.H. Marine education and ocean tourism: Replacing parasitism with symbiosis. In Miller, M.L. and Auyong, J.  (eds.) Proceedings of the 1990 Congress on Coastal and Marine Tourism, Volume II. National Coastal Resources Research & Development Institute; Newport, OR, USA: 35-39.

1990: Helweg, D.A., Herman, L.M., Yamamoto, S. and Forestell, P.H. Comparison of songs of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) recorded in Japan, Hawaii, and Mexico during the winter of 1989. Scientific Reports of Cetacean Research, 1: 1-20.

1990: Kaufman, G.D., Osmond, M. Forestell, P.H. and Ward, A. Photographic documentation of migratory movement of a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) between east Australia and Antarctic Area V. Report to the International Whaling Commission (Special Issue 12): 265-267.

1987: Kaufman, G.D., Smultea, M. and Forestell P.H. Use of lateral body pigmentation patterns for photo identification of east Australian (Area V) humpback whales. Cetus,7: 5-13.

1986: Baker, C.S., Herman, L.M., Perry, A., Lawton, W., Straley, J.M., Wolman, A., Kaufman, G., Winn, H., Hall, J., Reinke, J. and Ostman, J. The migratory movement and population structure of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Central and Eastern North Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 31: 105-119.

1985: Baker, C.S, Herman, L., Perry, A., Lawton, W., Straley, J. and Straley, J.H. Population chartacteristics and migration of summer and late-season humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Southeastern Alaska. Marine Mammal Science, 1: 304-323. (PWF data analyzed).

1984: Baker, C.S. and Herman, L.M. Aggressive behavior between humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, wintering in Hawaiian waters. Canadian Journal of Zoology,62: 1922-1937. (PWF data analyzed)

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C. Papers Presented to Scientific Working Groups

2014: Currie, J.J., Stack, S.H., Davidson, E.H., Kaufman, G.D. and Martinez, E. Results from two years of line transect surveys utilizing surprise encounters and near-misses as proxies of vessels collisions with humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the four-island region of Maui, Hawai'i, USA. Document SC/65b/HIM01 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Bled, Slovenia: 12-24 May. Download PDF

2014: Davidson, E.H., Currie, J.J., Stack, S.H., Kaufman, G.D.and Martinez, E. Whale and Dolphin Tracker, a web-application for recording cetacean sighting data in real-time: Example using opportunistic observations reported in 2013 from tour vessels off Maui, Hawai`i. Document SC/65b/WW05 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Bled, Slovenia: 12-24 May. Download PDF

2014: Stack, S.H., Swabb, M.H., Currie, J.J., Kaufman, G.D. and Martinez, E. Match My Whale: A crowdsourcing platform for cross-identification of Australian humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Document SC/65b/SH10 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Bled, Slovenia: 12-24 May. Download PDF  

2013: Stack, S.H., Currie, J.J., Davidson, E.H., Frey, D., Maldini, D., Martinez, E. and Kaufman, G.D. Preliminary results from line transect surveys utilizing surprise encounters and near-misses as proxies of vessels collisions with humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Maui County waters, Hawai'i, USA. Document SC/65a/WW04 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Jeju, Korea: 3 June - 15 June. Download PDF

2013: Kaufman, G.D. and Kaufman, P.M. Summary results of a survey conducted during the 2012 whalewatching season in Hervey Bay, Australia. Document SC/65a/WW05 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Jeju, Korea: 3 June - 15 June. Download PDF

2012: Castro, C., Aguayo-Lobo, A., Allen, J., Dalla Rosa, L., Kaufman, G., Forestell, P., Scheidat, M., Secchi, E.R. and Marcos, S. Humpback whale identification off Ecuador and their migratory connections to Antarctica (Area I and II). Document SC/64/SH23 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Panama City, Panama: 11 June - 6 July.

2012: Castro, C., Acevedo, J., Aguayo-Lobo, A., Allen, J., Capella, J., Dalla Rosa, L., Flores-Gonzales, L., Kaufman, G., Forestell, P., Scheidat, M., Secchi, E.R., Stevick, P. and Marcos, S. Long-term resightings of humpback whales off Ecuador. Document SC/64/SH24 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Panama City, Panama: 11 June - 6 July.

2011: Castro, C., Alcorta, B., Allen, J., Caceres, C., Forestell, P., Kaufman, G., Mittila, D., Pacheco, A.S., Robbins, J., Santillan, L., Scheidat, M., Silva, S. and Tagarino, A. Comparison of the humpback whale catalogues between Ecuador, Peru and American Samoa. Evidence of the enlargement of the Breeding Stock G to Peru. Document SC/63/SH19 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Tromso, Norway: 11-14 July.

2011: Castro, C., Kaufman, G.D. and Maldini, D. A preliminary review of skin conditions and other body anomalies observed on humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from Ecuador. Document SC/63/SH18 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Tromso, Norway: 11-14 July.

2011: Constantine, R., Allen, J., Beeman, P., Burns, D., Childerhouse, S., Double, M.C., Ensor, P., Franklin, T., Franklin, W., Gales, N., Garrigue, G., Gates, E., Gibbs, N., Hutsel, A., Jenner, C., Jenner, M., Kaufman, G., Macie, A., Mattila, D.K., Oosterman, A., Paton, D., Robbins, J., Stevick, P., Schmitt, N., Tagarino, A., Thompson, K. Comprehensive photo-identification matching of Antarctic Area V humpback whales. Document SC/63/SH16 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Tromso, Norway: 11-14 July.

2011: Kaufman, G., Coughran, D., Allen, J., Burns, D., Burton, C., Castro, C., Constantine, R., Childerhouse, S., Franklin, T., Franklin, W., Forestell, P., Gales, R., Garrigue, G., Gibbs, N., Jenner, C., Paton, D., Noad, M., Robbins, J., Slooten, E., Smith, F. and Stevick, P. Photographic evidence of interchange between east Australia (BS E-1) and West Australia (BS D) humpback whale breeding populations. Document SC/63/SH11 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Tromso, Norway: 11-14 July.

2011: Kaufman, G.D., Maldini, D., Ward, B., Merrill, P., Moore, B. and Kaufman, M. Enhancing platforms of opportunity data collection using newly developed Whale & Dolphin Tracker software. Document SC/63/WW3 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Tromso, Norway: 11-14 July.

2011: Richardson, D.T., Silva, I.F., Macie, A., Rankin, R.W., Maldini, D. and Kaufman, G.D. Whale surprise encounters and near misses: proxies of vessel strikes in Maui County waters. Document SC/63/BC2 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Tromso, Norway: 11-14 July.

2011: Silva, I.F., Kaufman, G.D., Hutsel, A., Macie, A., Maldini, D. and Rankin, R.W. Mid-migration humpback whale feeding behavior off Eden, NSW, Australia. Document SC/63/SH12 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Tromso, Norway: 11-14 July.

2010: Hoffman, W.S., Kaufman, G.D. and Jule, K. 2010. Estimation of Survival, Recruitment and Realized Growth Rates of the East Australia Humpback Population (BS-1) Using Temporal Symmetry Models. Document SC/62/SH14 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Agadir, Morocco: 21-25 June.

2010: Kaufman, G.D., Macie, A., Hutsel, A., and Jule, K. 2009 Humpback Whale Surveys in the Cairns/Cooktown Management Area of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Document SC/62/SH25 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Agadir, Morocco: 21-25 June.

2009: Gibson, Q., Kaufman, G. and Forestell, P. Status Report: Photo-Identification of Humpback Whales at Multiple Aggregation Areas along east coast Australia. Document SC/61/SH25 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Madeira, Portugal: 22-25 June.

2008: Acevedo, J., Allen, J., Castro, C., Félix, F., Rasmussen, K., Flórez-González, L., Aguayo-Lobo, A., Secchi, E., Llano, M., Garita, F., Forestell, P., Haase, B., Capella, J., Dalla Rosa, L., Ferrina, D., Plana, J.., Tobón, I.C., Kaufman, G., Flak, P., Scheidat, M. and Pastene, L.A. Migratory destination of humpback whales from the eastern south pacific population as revealed by photo identification analysis. Document SC/60/SH20 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Santiago, Chile, 23-27 June.

2008: Castro, C., Acevedo, J., Dalla Rosa, L., Aguayo, A., Florez, L., Allen J., Llano, M., Rassmusen, K., Garita F., García-Godos I., Ferina, D., Secchi, E., Forestell, P., and Kaufman, G. Migratory movements of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) between Machalilla National Park, Ecuador and Southeast Pacific. Document SC/60/SH23 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Santiago, Chile, 23-27 June.

2008: Castro, C., Groch, K., Marcondes, M., Van Bressem, M. and Van Waerebeek, K. Miscellaneous skin lisions of unknown aetiology in humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from South America. Document SC/60/DW18 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Santiago, Chile, 23-27 June.

2008: Castro, C., Forestell, P., Kaufman, G., Scheidat, M., Gibson, Q., and Ferina, D. Photo-identification of Humpback Whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, in the Puerto Lopez part of Machalilla National Park in the Ecuadorian Coast – South America: 1996 – 2007. Document SC/60/SH22 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Santiago, Chile, 23-27 June. 

2008: Gibson, Q., Kaufman, G. and Forestell, P. Two may be better than one: Association among east Australian Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) mother-calf pairs on the southward migration. XIII Reunion de trabajo de Especialistas en Mamiferos Aquaticos del Sur y 7° Congreso SOLAMAC, Montevideo, Uruguay: 13-17 November.

2008: Gibson, Q., Kaufman, G., Forestell, P., Hutsel, A. and Macie, A. Biased Analysis of Incomplete Data Sets Weakens Conclusions about the Status and Interchange of Breeding Stock E. Document SC/60/SH17 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Santiago, Chile, 23-27 June.

2007: Engel, M.H., Marcondes, M.C.C., Castro, C., Forestell, P., Llano, M.E., Rasmussen, K., Garita, F., Garcia-Godos, I., Baracho, C., Rossi-Santos, M.R., Neves, M. C., Ferreira, S. and Fontes, F. The Latin American Humpback Whale Photo-identification Network.  Document (SC/59/SH12) presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Anchorage, Alaska, USA: 1-15 May.

2006: Castro, C., Félix, F., Forestell, P., Haase, B., Kaufman, G. and Scheidat, M. Site fidelity of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Ecuador between 1991-2004, based on photo-identification. Document SC/A06/HW8 presented to the IWC Intersessional Workshop on Comprehensive Assessment of Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whales, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: 3-7 April.

2006: Félix, F., Castro, C., Hasse, B., Forestell, P., Alava, J.J. and Scheidat, M. Estimates of the Southeastern Pacific Humpback Whale Stock with Mark-Recapture Models in Ecuador. Document SC/A06/HW13 presented to the IWC Intersessional Workshop on Comprehensive Assessment of Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whales, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: 3-7 April.

2006: Forestell, P.H., Kaufman, G.D. and Chaloupka, M. Abundance estimate of humpback whales in Hervey bay, Australia, based on CMR profiles, 1988– 2002. Document SC/A06/HW17 presented to the IWC Intersessional Workshop on Comprehensive Assessment of Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whales, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: 3-7 April.

2006: Kaufman, G., Forestell, P.H., Mallo, A. and Lehmann, S. Calving rates and intervals for east Australia female humpback whales, based on individual photo-identifications: 1984-2005. Document SC/A06/HW23 presented to the IWC Intersessional Workshop on Comprehensive Assessment of Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whales, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: 3-7 April.

2005: Acevedo, J., Rasmussen, K., Felix, F., Castro, C., Aguayo-Lobo, A., Haase, B., Scheidat, M., Olavarria, C., Forestell, P., Acuña, P., Kaufman, G. and Pastene, L.A. Further information on the migratory destination of humpback whales of the Magellan Strait feeding ground. Document SC/57/SH10 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Ulsan, Korea: 20-24 June.

2000: Baird, R.W. and Burkhart, S.M. Bias and variability in distance estimation on the water: Implications for the management of whale watching. Document SC/52/WW1 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Adelaide, Australia: 3-6 July.

1995: Forestell, P.H. Ensuring Scientific Proposals for Rules are Practicable. IWC Workshop on Scientific Aspects of Managing Whale Watching. Monte Castello de Vibio (PG), Italy, 31 March - 4 April. Workshop Report. IFAW, UK, ISBN 1-901002-00-4.

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D. Scientific Conference Presentations

2013: Currie J.J., Martinez, E., Davidson, E.H., Frey, D., Stack, S.H., Maldini, D. and Kaufman, G.D. Surprise encounters and near-misses: Proxies of vessel strikes in Maui County waters, Hawai’i, USA. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Dunedin, New Zealand: 9-13 December.

2013: Meissner, A.M., Martinez, E., Orams, M.B. and Stockin, K.A.  Occurrence, distribution and behaviour of common dolphins (Delphinus sp.) in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Dunedin, New Zealand: 9-13 December.

2013: Torre, L., Martinez, E. and Stockin, K.A. Where have the humpback whales gone? Historic catches and opportunistic sightings of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand.  Proceedings (abstracts) of the 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Dunedin, New Zealand: 9-13 December.

2012: Castro, C., Kaufman, G. and Ponce, H. Evaluacion preliminary de la interaccion entre cetaceos y pesquerias en el Ecuador continental. 15ª Reunión de Trabajo de Expertos en Mamíferos Acuáticos de América del Sur, 9º Congresso SOLAMAC, Puerto Madryn, ChubPatagonia, Argentina: 16 - 20 September.

2011: Atcheson, M., Tamarack, D., Miller, H., Kozama, C., Rankin, R., Maldini, D. and Kaufman, G. Distribution and behavior of odontocetes in Maui County waters based on platform of opportunity data (2010 - 2011). Proceedings (abstracts) of the 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, FL, USA: 26 November - 2 December.

2011: Kaufman, G.D., Silva, I.F., Hutsel, A., Macie, A., Maldini, D., and Rankin, R.W. Mid-migration humpback whale feeding behavior off Eden, NSW, Australia. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, FL, USA: 26 November - 2 December.

2011: Kaufman, M., Kaufman, G., Coughran, D., Allen, J., Burns, D., Burton, C., Castro, C., Constantine, R., Childerhouse, S.,Franklin, T., Franklin, W., Forestell, P., Gales, R., Garrigue, G., Gibbs, N., Jenner, C., Paton, D., Noad, M., Robbins, J., Slooten, E., Smith, F. and Stevick, P. Photographic evidence of interchange between east Australia (BS E-1) and West Australia (BS D) humpback whale breeding populations. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, FL, USA: 26 November - 2 December.

2011: Richardson, D.T., Silva, I.F., Macie, A., Rankin, R.W., Maldini, D., and Kaufman, G.D. Whale surprise encounters and near misses: proxies of vessel strikes in Maui County waters. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, FL, USA: 26 November - 2 December.

2011: Silva, I.F., Maldini, D., Kaufman, G.D. and Rankin, R.W. Presence and distribution of Hawaiian false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) in Maui County waters: An historical perspective. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, FL, USA: 26 November - 2 December.

2011: Tonachella, N., Natasi, A., Maldini, D., Rankin, R. and Kaufman, G. Trends in humpback whale abundance along Maui County’s south shore waters based on shore-based census data. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, FL, USA: 26 November - 2 December.

2010: Hoffman, W.S, Kaufman, G.D. and Jule, K. Estimation of Survival, Recruitment and Realized Growth Rates of the East Australia Humpback Population (BS-1) Using Temporal Symmetry Models. 14a Reunião de Trabalho de Especialistas em Mamíferos Aquáticos da América do Sul y 8o Congresso da Sociedade Latinoamericana de Especialistas em Mamíferos Aquáticos, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil: 24-28 October.

2010: Jule, K. and Kaufman, G. Greenhouse effect? Evidence of apparent sun damage to East Australian humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). 14a Reunião de Trabalho de Especialistas em Mamíferos Aquáticos da América do Sul y 8o Congresso da Sociedade Latinoamericana de Especialistas em Mamíferos Aquáticos, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil: 24-28 October.

2010: Jule, K. and Kaufman, G. Evidence of sunburn in Southern Hemisphere humpback whales as a bio-indicator of global warming. XXXII Reunión Internacional para el Estudio de los Mamíferos Marinos, Sociedad Mexicana de Mastozoología Marina, Xalapa, Mexico: 2-6 May.

2010: Kaufman, G., Forestell, P., Coughran, D. and Allen, J. The First Photographic Evidence of Interchange Between East Australia (BS E-1) and West Australia (BS – D) Breeding Populations. 14a Reunião de Trabalho de Especialistas em Mamíferos Aquáticos da América do Sul y 8o Congresso da Sociedade Latinoamericana de Especialistas em Mamíferos Aquáticos, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil: 24-28 October.

2010: Kaufman, G.D., Macie, A., Hutsel, A. and Jule, K. 2009 Humpback Whale Surveys in the Cairns/Cooktown Management Area of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. 14a Reunião de Trabalho de Especialistas em Mamíferos Aquáticos da América do Sul y 8o Congresso da Sociedade Latinoamericana de Especialistas em Mamíferos Aquáticos, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil: 24-28 October.

2009: Gibson, Q., Kaufman, G. and Forestell, F. Two may be better than one: Association among east Australian Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) mother-calf pairs on the southward migration. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Quebec, Canada: 12-16 October.

2008: Castro, C., Acevedo, J., Allen, J., Dalla Rosa, L., Flórez-González, L., Aguayo-Lobo, A., Rasmussen, K., Llano, M., Forestell, P., Secchi, E.R., Garita, F., Capella, J., Godos, I., Ferrina1, D., Kaufman, G., Tobón, I., Scheidat, M. and Falk, P. Movimientos migratorios de las ballenas jorobadas (Megaptera novaeangliae) entre el Parque Nacional Machalilla-Ecuador, la Antártica y el Pacífico Sudeste. I Simposio Ecuatoriano de Cienia Polar, La Libertad, Provincia de Santa Elena, Ecuador: 30-31 July.

2008: Castro, C., Kaufman, G. and Forestell, P. Observation of a birth of a humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae in situ and analysis of the placenta, Porto Lopez, Machalilla National Park, Ecuador. 13er Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de América del Sur-7o Congreso RT – SOLAMAC, Montevideo, Uruguay.

2008: Fernando, F., Castro, C. Laake, J.L., Haase, B. and Scheidat, M. Abundance and survival estimates of the southeastern Pacific humpback whale stock from 1991-2006, Photo-identification surveys in Ecuador. V Simposio Latino Americano Sobre Investigaciones Antárticas. La Libertad, Salinas:  2-4 September.

2008: Gibson, Q., Kaufman, G. and Forestell, F. Two may be better than one: Association among east Australian Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) mother-calf pairs on the southward migration. 3er Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de América del Sur-7o Congreso RT – SOLAMAC, Montevideo, Uruguay.

2007: Forestell, P. and G. Kaufman. Catalogue: Southern Hemisphere, 1979 - 2006. Estado Actual de la Foto Identificatión de Jorobadas de Áreas de Reprodución en Latinoamerica, Ubatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil: 9-12 March.

2006: Castro, C. and Olavaria C. Alimentación De Ballenas Jorobadas En Un Área De Reproducción.  La 12va. Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de Sudamérica, Merida, México: October.

2006: Castro, C., Forestell, P., Kaufman, G., Sheidat, M. and Castro, L. Occurrence and habitat use of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Machalilla National Park, Ecuador. La Reunión International sobre el Estudio de los Mamíferos Acuáticos, Mérida, Yucután, México: 5-9 November.

2006: Felix, F., Castro, C., Haase, B. and Scheidat, M. New estimate of the Southeastern Pacific Humpback Whale Stock.  La 12va. Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de Sudamérica, Merida, México: October.

2006: Forestell, P., Kaufman, G., Mallo, A. and Lehman, S. Indices e Intervalos de Nacimientos de Hembras de Ballenas Jorobadas Foto-Identificadas en las Costas del Este de Australia, 1984 - 2005. La Reunión International sobre el Estudio de los Mamíferos Acuáticos, Mérida, Yucután, México: 5-9 November.

2006: Kaufman, G.D., Forestell, P.H., Butt, R. and Lehman, S. The Importance of Eden, NSW as an Opportunistic Feeding Area for Southbound East Australian Humpback Whales. DEH Australia: Cetacean Research Priorities Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia: 21-22 February.

2005: Castro, C., Forestell, P., Kaufman, G. and Scheidat, M. Current Knowledge of orca (Orcinus orca) attacks on humpback whale (Megaptera novaeagliae) in Machalilla Nacional Park, Ecuador. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 16th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Diego, CA, USA: 12-16 December.

2004: Castro, C., Forestell, P., Kaufman, G. and Scheidat, M. Ocurencia, abundancia y residencia de las ballenas jorobodas (Megaptera novaeanagliae) en una area de reproducciό en costas cuatorianas. La 11va Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de América del Sur, y 5to Congreso de la Sociedad Latinoamericana de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos, Quito, Ecuador: 11-17 September.

2004: Cruz R., Castro C., Carrasco L. and Scheidat, M. Impacto de las actividades turísticas sobre el comportamiento de la ballena jorobada Megaptera novaeangliae en la Isla de la Plata, Parque Nacional Machalilla. La 11va. Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de Sudamérica, Quito, Ecuador: 11-17 September.

2004: Scheidat, M., Castro, C., Cruz, R., González, J. and Williams, R. Uso del hábitat a pequeña escala de las ballenas jorobadas Megaptera novaeangliae en una area de reproducción en costas ecuatorianas. La 11va. Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de Sudamérica, Quito, Ecuador: 11-17 September.

2004: Tonato, L., Castro, C., López, C., Castro, L. and Muñoz, W. 2004. La conservación de los mamíferos marinos en el Parque Nacional Machalilla – Ecuador: Una novedosa experiencia de educación para niños. La 11va. Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de Sudamérica, Quito, Ecuador: 11-17 September.

2001: Hellrung, A.R., Kaufman, G.D. and Meadows, D.W. Comparative Cetacean Sightings Data From The Two Main Small Boat Harbors in Maui County. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, B.C., Canada: 28 November - 3 December.

2000: Baird, R.W., Gorgone, A.M., Ligon, A.D. and Hooker, S.K. Odontocete population assessment in the four-island area, Hawaii: A preliminary summary of results from 1999. Presentation to the National Marine Fisheries Service Scientific Review Group, Kihei, HI, USA. 

2000: Forestell, P.H., Paton, D. and Hodda, P. Multiple Sightings of an All-White Humpback Whale Along the East Coast of Australia, 1991- 1999. Proceedings (abstracts) of the Queensland Museum Humpback Whale 2000 Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: 29 August - 1 September.

2000: Kaufman, G.D., Naessig, P., Forestell, P.H. and Chaloupka, M. Estimates of group size and rates of interchange between humpback whales in the Whitsunday Islands and Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia. Proceedings (abstracts) of the Queensland Museum Humpback Whale 2000 Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: 29 August - 1 September.

2000: Kaufman, G.D. and Naessig, P. Observations of humpback whales feeding off Eden, NSW, Australia. Proceedings (abstracts) of the Queensland Museum Humpback Whale 2000 Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: 29 August - 1 September.

1999: Baird, R.W., Ligon, A.D., Hooker, S.K., Burkhart, S.M., Roberts, A.C. and Gorgone, A.M. Sub-surface and night-time behavior of pantropical spotted dolphins off Maui, Hawaii. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui, HI, USA, 29 November - 3 December.

1999: Burkhart, S.M., Baird, R.W. and Roberts, A.C. How Close is the Whale? Bias and Error in Distance Estimation and the Efficacy of Distance Approach Regulations in the Management of Boat/ Whale Interactions. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui, HI, USA, 29 November - 3 December.

1999: Naessig, P. Levels and Origin of Predatory Scarring on Humpback Whales in East Australian Waters. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui, HI, USA, 29 November - 3 December.

1999: Roberts, A.C., Baird, R.W. and Burkhart, S.M. Reactions of odontocetes to tagging attempts using a pole-deployed suction-cup tag. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui, HI, USA, 29 November - 3 December.

1998: Forestell, P.H. The human approach to cetaceans: Idolization, colonization, or urbanization? Proceedings (abstracts) of the 7th International Dolphin and Whale Conference, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan: 28-29 March.

1995: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Development of Whalewatching in Hawaii and its Application as a Model for Growth and Development of the Industry Elsewhere. Encounters With Whales, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia: 26-30 July.

1995: Forestell, P.H. and Susko, M.L. Differences in average distance from shore shown by identified humpback females in years accompanied by a calf and years without a calf near Maui, Hawaii. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 11th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Orlando, FL, USA: 14-18 December.

1995: Mobley, Jr., J.R., Forestell, P.H. and Grotefendt, R.A. Preliminary results of 1993 and 1995 aerial surveys of Hawaiian waters. Proceedings of the Workshop to Assess Research and Other Needs and Opportunities Related to Humpback Whale Management in the Hawaiian Islands, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI, USA: 26-28 April.

1994: Forestell, P.H. A New Dawn for the “Noble Savage” – Can We Talk to Animals If We Don’t Know How to Listen? The 4th International Dolphin and Whale Conference, Enoshima, Japan: 8 April.

1994: Forestell, P.H. Two Minds in Troubled Waters: Balancing the Human/Cetacean Equation. The 4th International Dolphin and Whale Conference, Ogasawara, Japan: 16 April.

1994: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Helping Those Who Help Those Who Watch The Whales. Pacific Congress on Marine Science and Technology (PACON 94), Townsville, Queensland, Australia: July.

1993: Brown, E.K. and Forestell, P.H. Surface intervals of humpbacks in the Hawaiian wintering area. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 10th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, TX, USA: 11-15 November.

1993: Forestell, P.H. In the Wake of the Whale: Studying the Migration of Individually Identified Humpback Whales Along the East Coast of Australia. Conference of Marine Education Society of Australasia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: 29 September.

1993: Forestell, P.H. Not Just A Fluke: How to Find a Whale in the Deep Blue Sea. National Marine Educators' Association Conference, Newport, OR, USA: 3-8 August.

1993: Forestell, P.H. (Convener), Balasz, G., Berg, C. and Magruder, W. Environmental issues and answers panel: What's happening and what do we tell our students and clients? 2nd Annual Hawaii Environmental Education Association Conference, Makawao, HI, USA: 12-15 June.

1993: Forestell, P.H., Mobley, Jr., J.R., Grotefendt, R., Brown, E.K., Norris, T., and Smultea, M. Observations of odontocetes during aerial surveys in Hawaii. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, TX, USA: 11-15 November.

1993: Kaufman, G.D. and Forestell, P.H. Marine mammals and boats in Hervey Bay Marine Park, Queensland, Australia, as determined by aerial surveys. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 10th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, TX, USA: 11-15 November.

1993: Kaufman, G.D. and Forestell, P.H. The role of research in the development of the whalewatching industry. Invited presentation at Encounters with Whales Conference, Lady Elliot Island, Australia: 7 September.

1993: Mobley, Jr., J.R., Forestell, P.H., Grotefendt, R., Brown, E., Bowles, A., Norris, T. and Smultea, M. Aerial surveys of humpback whales wintering in Hawaiian waters: 1993 results. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 10th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, TX, USA: 11-15 November.

1993: Schick, R.S., Forestell, P.H. and Brown, E.K. Near-shore distribution patterns of humpback whales in Hawaii simultaneously determined by theodolite and small-boat surveys. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 10th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, TX, USA: 11-15 November.

1991: Brown, E.K. and Forestell, P.H. Probability of humpback whales at the surface, as a function of pod size and type in Hawaii. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 9th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Chicago, IL, USA: 5-9 December.

1991: Forestell, P.H., Brown, E.K., Herman, L.M. and Mobley, J.R. Near-shore distribution of humpback whales near Maui, Hawaii: 1976 - 1991. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 9th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Chicago, IL, USA: 5-9 December.

1991: Kaufman, G.D., Krutzikowsky, G.K. and Lagerquist, B.A. Reproductive profiles of female humpback whales off east Australia. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 9th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Chicago, IL, USA: 5-9 December.

1991: Krutzikowsky, G.K., Forestell, P.H., Kaufman, G.D. and Lagerquist, B.A. Migratory timing of east Australian female humpback whales with and without calves. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 9th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Chicago, IL, USA: 5-9 December.

1990: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Whalewatching in Hervey Bay, Australia and its role in enhancing public appreciation for endangered species. Proceedings (abstracts) of the Queensland Museum Humpback Whale Conference, Brisbane, Australia: 27-28 September.

1990: Forestell, P.H. and Heide, K. Marine education in the 21st century: Revising our definition of technological literacy. National Marine Educators' Association Conference, Hilo, HI, USA: 5-12August.

1990: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Whalewatching in Hervey Bay, Australia and its role in enhancing public appreciation for endangered species. Proceedings (abstracts) of the Queensland Museum Humpback Whale Conference, Brisbane, Australia: 27-28 September.

1990: Forestell, P.H. Eco-Tourism in the 90s. Refining Our Definition of Environmental Education. 2nd International Ecotourism and Resource Conservation Symposium; Miami, FL, USA: 27-31 November.

1990: Forestell, P.H., Kaufman, G.D., Lagerquist, B. and Krutzikowsky, G. An examination of bio-geographical factors associated with the presence of humpback whales in Hervey Bay, Australia. Proceedings (abstracts) of the Queensland Museum Humpback Whale Conference, Brisbane, Australia: 27-28 September.

1990: Kaufman, G.D., Osmond, M., Lagerquist, B. and Forestell, P.H. Humpback whales of Australia: A catalogue of individuals identified by fluke and lateral body photographs. Proceedings (abstracts) of the Queensland Museum Humpback Whale Conference, Brisbane, Australia: 27-28 September.

1989: Brown, E.K., Forestell, P.H. and Jenner, C. Biogeographical factors affecting humpback whale calves in Hawaii. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Monterey, CA, USA: 7-11 December.

1989: Chaloupka, M., Kaufman, G.D. and Forestell, P.H. Pulse recruitment to humpback whale populations induced by anomalous oceanographic events. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Monterey, CA, USA: 7-11 December.

1989: Forestell, P.H. Whales and dolphins: A window on the soul of the ocean. National Marine Educator's Association Conference, Miami, FL, USA: 24-28 July.

1989: Helweg, D., Herman, L.M., Yamamoto, S. and Forestell, P.H. Comparison of 1989 humpback song from Japan, Hawaii, and Mexico. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Monterey, CA, USA: 7-11 December.

1989: Jenner, C., Jenner, M. and Forestell, P.H. Repeated behavioral observation of six photo-identified adult pygmy killer whales during one month prior to stranding by three members of the group. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Monterey, CA, USA: 7-11 December.

1989: Kaufman, G.D., Mochizuki, A., Forestell, P.H. and Kodaka, A. Humpback whales in Ogasawara, Japan: distribution patterns and pod characteristics. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Monterey, CA, USA: 7-11 December.

1989: Krutzikowsky, G.K., Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. An analysis of humpback whale activity in Hervey Bay, Australia during the southward migration. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Monterey, CA, USA: 7-11 December.

1989: Osmond, M.G., Chaloupka, M.Y. and Kaufman, G.D. Seasonal distribution patterns of humpback whales in the Great Barrier Reef region. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Monterey, CA, USA: 7-11 December.

1989: Yamamoto, S., Helweg, D.K., Herman, L.M. and Forestell, P.H. Comparison of 1989 humpback song from Japan, Hawaii, and Mexico. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 8th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Monterey, CA, USA: 7-11 December.

1988: Kaufman, G.D., Osmond, M. and Chaloupka, M. Use of lateral body and fluke pigmentation patterns in population estimates of east Australian (Area V) humpback whales. Proceedings (abstracts) of Symposium on the Use of Non-lethal Techniques, Especially Photo-identification Techniques to Estimate Cetacean Population Parameters, La Jolla, CA, USA: 29 April - 1 May.

1987: Kaufman, G.D. and Osmond, M. Aspects of population dynamics of east Australian humpback whales. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 7th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Miami, FL, USA: 5-9 December.

1987: Kaufman, G.D. Photo-identification of Humpback Whales in Australian Waters. Symposium on Marine Mammals of Australasia, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: 8-10 August.

1985: Forestell, P.H., Herman, L.M. and Kaufman, G.D. Aerial survey of seasonal trends and population characteristics of humpback whales in the four-island region of Hawaii. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 6th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, B.C., Canada: 22-26 November.

1985: Kaufman, G.D. Photographic fluke and lateral body identification of Australian humpback whales. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 6th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, B.C., Canada: 22-26 November.

1985: Kaufman, G.D. and Jenkins, P.F. Comparisons of Australian and Hawaiian humpback whale songs. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 6th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, B.C., Canada: 22-26 November.

1985: Kaufman, G.D., Sneath, H. and Slade, R. Migratory characteristics of east Australian humpback whales. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 6th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, B.C., Canada: 22-26 November.

1985: Mobley, J.R., Herman, L.M., Kaufman, G.D., Frankel, A. and Minogue, F. Behavioral response of humpback whales to biological and synthetic sound playback in Hawaii. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 6th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, B.C., Canada: 22-26 November.

1983: Kaufman, G.D. Ecology of humpback whales in American Samoa. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 5th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Boston, MA, USA: 27 November - 1 December.

1983: Kaufman, G.D., Wood, K. and Forestell, P.H. Induced changes in behavior patterns and habitat usage by humpback whales off southwest Maui, Hawaii. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 5th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Boston, MA, USA: 27 November - 1 December.

1981: Kaufman, G.D. and Wood, K. Effects of boat traffic, air traffic and military activity on Hawaiian humpback whales. Proceedings (abstracts) of the 4th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, CA, USA: 14-18 December.

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E. Contract and Government Reports

1984-2014: Pacific Whale Foundation Annual Australia Research, Progress report on cetacean research, with statistical data for the calendar year. Annual Australian Progress Report on Cetacean Research (SC/Prog.Rep.) to the International Whaling Commission.

Hawai’i

2013-present: Annual Reports of Humpback Whale Research in Hawaiian Waters. National Marine Fisheries Service/NOAA and State of Hawaii.

2008-present: Annual Report for Odontocete Research in Maui County waters. Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service/NOAA, USA.

1995-2004: Odontocete Research in Hawaiian Waters. Annual Reports to the National Marine Fisheries Service/NOAA, USA.

1980-1999: Annual Reports of Humpback Whale Research in Hawaiian Waters. National Marine Fisheries Service/NOAA and State of Hawaii.

1994: Forestell, P.H., Brown, E.K. and Schick, R.S. Observations of humpback whales and other cetaceans off West Hawaii: Year Two (1993). Final Report for the West Hawaii Coastal Monitoring Program. Marine Research Consultants: Honolulu, HI, USA.

1994: Mobley, J.R. Jr., Forestell, P.H. and Grotefendt, R. Results of 1993 Aerial Surveys in Hawaiian Waters. Annual report to Advance Research Projects Agency: 1993 ATOC Marine Mammal Research Program, San Diego, CA, USA.

1993: Forestell, P.H. and Brown, E.K. Cetacean abundance and distribution patterns off West Hawaii: Winter, 1992. Final Report for the West Hawaii Coastal Monitoring Program. Marine Research Consultants, Honolulu, HI, USA.

1993: Forestell, P.H. and Brown, E.K. Survey of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the vicinity of Kahoolawe, Hawaii during the winter of 1992. Final Report to the USDOC/NOAA Marine Sanctuaries Division, Contract 43ABNC201408.

1992: Forestell, P.H., Mobley, J.R. and Brown, E.K. Humpback whale aerial survey throughout the major Hawaiian Islands during the 1991 season. Draft Final Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service, Contract 43ABNF100666.

1992: Forestell, P.H. and Brown, E.K. Description of humpback whale use of Maalaea Bay, Maui, Hawaii. Draft Final Report to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Contract DACW83-91-P-0601.

1990: Forestell, P.H. Report to the Marine Mammal Commission Committee of Scientific Advisors: Current research efforts, Honolulu, HI, USA.

1990: Forestell, P.H., Brown, E.K. Herman, L.M. and Schick, R.S. Relative frequency and distribution of humpback whales and boats near Maui, Hawaii during the 1990 winter season. Final Report to the Consortium of Maui Commercial Boat Operators, Maui, HI, USA.

1989: Brown, E.K., Forestell, P.H., Bender, J., Cook, J. and Strang, D. Comparison of diversity and abundance of tropical coral reefs and associated fish communities for selected areas of Maui, Hawaii. Report to the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Aquatic Division, HI, USA.

1989: Forestell, P.H. Assessment and verification of abundance estimates, seasonal trends, and population characteristics of the humpback whale in Hawaii. Final Report to the US Marine Mammal Commission. PB90-190273. NTIS: Washington, D.C., USA.

1985: Forestell, P.H. Assessment and verification of abundance estimates, population characteristics and seasonal trends of the humpback whale in Hawaii. Final Report to Sea Grant. University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA.

Australia

2003-present: Humpback Whale Photo-Identification Survey of Hervey Bay Marine Park. Annual Report to Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.

1997-2000, 2007-2010, 2013-present: Humpback Whale Photo-Identification Survey off Eden. Annual Report to National Parks and Wildlife Service, New South Wales, Australia.

2009-2010: Humpback Whale Photo-Identification Surveys in the Cairns/Cooktown and Whitsunday Islands Management Areas. Annual Report to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Queensland, Australia.

1996-2000: Naessig, P.J. and Kaufman, G.D. Humpback Whale Photo-Identification Survey of the Whitsunday Islands and Hervey Bay. Annual Report to Department of Environment, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

1994-1995: Forestell, P.H. and Kaufman, G.D. Humpback Whale Photo-Identification Survey of the Whitsunday Islands. Annual Report to Department of Environment and Heritage, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

1990-1996: Survey of the Humpback Whales Photographically Identified off Perth. Annual Report to Department of Conservation and Land Management, Como, West Australia, Australia.

1988-1992: Humpback Whale Photo-Identification Survey of Hervey Bay. Annual Report to Environment and Heritage, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

1984-1997: Survey of the Humpback Whales Photographically Identified Australian Waters. Annual Report to Nature Conservation Agency, Canberra, Australia.

2001: Kaufman, G.D. Humpback Whale Photo-Identification Survey of Hervey Bay: 2000 Season. Annual Report to Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.

2003: Forestell, P.H., Kaufman, G.D. and Chaloupka, M. Migratory characteristics of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Hervey Bay and the Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia: 1993-1999. Final Report to the Environment Protection Agency, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

1995: Forestell, P.H. and Brown, E.K. Feasibility study on shore-based observations of humpback whale distribution and behaviour patterns in Hervey Bay Marine Park, Australia. Final Report to the Department of Environment and Heritage, Hervey Bay Marine Park, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.

1993: Forestell, P.H., Brown, E.K. and Kaufman, G.D. Spatial and temporal use of Hervey Bay Marine Park by humpback whales and boats: 1992. Final Report to Department of Environment and Heritage, Hervey Bay Marine Park, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.

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F. PWF Supported/Sponsored Master/PhD Projects

2011: Roccatagliata, N. The ecology of the green sea turtle at resting and feeding sites in Maui County. Master’s Thesis. University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

2011: Ramasco, M.C. Use of Maui County Waters by spinner dolphins during the daytime and potential effects of boating activities on their behavior. Master’s Thesis. University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

2007: De La Paz Suzacq, L. Changes in Relative Abundance and Distribution of Humpback Whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, in Hervey Bay Marine Park during Aerial Surveys Conducted in 1992 and 2004. Master’s Thesis. University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA.

2006: Shapiro, K.R. Whale watch Passenger’s Preferences for Tour Attributes and Marine Management in Maui, Hawaii. Master’s Thesis. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada.

2004: Naessig P.J. Levels and probable origin of predatory scarring on humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in east Australian waters. Bachelor Honours. The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

2002: Castro, C. Población de la Ballena Jorobada Megaptera novaeangliae en el ParqueNacional Machalilla, Ecuador. Doctoral Thesis. Universidad Central del Ecuador, Ecuador.

2001: Bazua Duran, M.C. The Whistles of Hawai’ian Spinner Dolphins (Stenella Longirostris): Description and Geographic Variations. Doctoral Thesis. University of Hawai’I, Honolulu, HI, USA.

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G. PWF Supported Research Projects 

2012: Galletti Vernazzani, B. Abundance estimates of Chilean blue whales by mark-recapture and line transect techniques. Document SC/64/SH19 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Panama City, Panama: 11 June - 6 July.

2012: Galletti Vernazzani, B. and Olson, P. Progress of between region comparisons under Southern Hemisphere Blue Whale Catalogue (SHBWC). Document SC/64/SH20 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Panama City, Panama: 11 June - 6 July.

2012: Galletti Vernazzani, B. and Veirs, V. Wind farm projects near cetacean critical habitat in Chile: A case study. Document SC/64/E12 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Panama City, Panama: 11 June - 6 July.

2012: Galletti Vernazzani, B., Brownell, Jr., R.L, Cabrera, E., Carlson, C.A. and Sironi, M. Update on 2012 blue whale field season in Chile. Document SC/64/SH18 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Panama City, Panama: 11 June - 6 July.

2012: Centro de Conservacion Cetacea . 2012 Season of Alfaguara Project. Annual Report to Pacific Whale Foundation. Santiago, Chile.

2011: Centro de Conservacion Cetacea. Annual Report 2011 to Pacific Whale Foundation. Santiago, Chile.

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H. Popular Articles/Educational Materials/Documentaries

2012: Junior Naturalist Guide, Humpback Whales Hervey Bay, Australia. Pacific Whale Foundation

2011: Humpback whales visit us and leave their tracks behind. Ecocontexto, Ecuador

2011: Machalilla is the love shack of the whales. Ecuador Infinito

2011: Humpback whales visit Ecuador. La Guia

2011: Clips from the Field: Highlights of 2010 Australia Research (DVD)

2010: Watching Sharks. Hawaii Tourism Bureau, County of Maui Economic Development.

2010: Watching Monk Seals. Hawaii Tourism Bureau, County of Maui Economic Development.

2008: Watching Hawaii’s Dolphins. Hawaii Tourism Bureau, County of Maui Economic Development.

2007: Watching Hawaii’s Turtles. Hawaii Tourism Bureau, County of Maui Economic Development.

2006: Be Whale Aware: Best Practices for Water Users around Whales and Dolphins. A3H and Ocean Tourism Council.

2006: Why Whales Do That! (DVD).

2004: Enjoying Maui’s Ocean Environment. Hawaii Tourism Bureau, Maui Ocean Center, County of Maui Economic Development.

2002: Guia De Ballenas Jorobadas en Ecuador (Guide of Humpback Whales in Ecuador).

2002: Sustainable Seafood Card. National Audubon/Living Oceans.

2001: Song Across the Pacific: Songs of the Humpback (CD).

2001: Sharks of Hawaii. Dept. of Land and Natural Resources, HI, USA.

2000: Exploring Hawaii’s Coral Reefs. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Hawaii Coastal Zone Management, Dept. of Interior, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

2000: Junior Naturalist Guide – marine life. Pacific Whale Foundation.

1999 – present: Maui Outdoor Adventures. Pacific Whale Foundation.

1999: Junior Naturalist Guide – whales. Pacific Whale Foundation.

1998: Welcome to Hawaii's Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. A Whalewatching Guide. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (Sanctuaries and Reserves Division), State of Hawaii (Office of State Planning) and Maui Visitors Bureau.

1996: Watching Hawaii's Wild Dolphins. Pacific Whale Foundation.

1994: Forestell, P.H. The cost of misguided attention: who watches those who watch those who watch the whales? Maui Inc Magazine, 9: 12 - 16.

1994: Watching Hawaii's Humpback Whales. A Whalewatching Guide. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (Sanctuaries and Reserves Division), State of Hawaii (Office of State Planning) and Maui Visitors Bureau.

1993: Forestell, P.H. Seeking Sanctuary. Maui Inc. Magazine. 8: 18 - 32.

1991: Humpback Whales. TV Kids, Tokyo, Japan.

1990: Western Australia Whalewatching Guide. Western Australia Department of Conservation and Land Management, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

1990: Hervey Bay Whalewatching Guide. Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

1989: Whale Tales. TV MAUI. Honolulu, HI, USA: December-May (biweekly).

1989: Mitsuaki Iwago's Nature World: Living Whales. NHK Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

1988: Whale Tales. The Observer. Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia: August-October.

1988: The Long Journey Back. Kauai Magazine. Honolulu, HI, USA: February.

1988: Watching Hawaii's Humpback Whales. Hawaiian. Honolulu, HI, USA: March.

1987: The Long Journey Back. Network 10, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

1987: Whalewatching Guide. PWF Press, Kihei, HI, USA.

1986: Forty Ton Tenor. Disney Channel, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

1985: Creatures of Legend. NBC, San Diego, CA, USA.

1982: Salute to a Gentle Giant. Silver Kris, Singapore: May.

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