Title and publication details: Jensen, F. H., Beedholm, K., Wahlberg, M., Bejder, L., and Madsen, P. T. 2012. Estimated communication range and energetic cost of bottlenose dolphin whistles in a tropical habitat. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 131: 582-592. Abstract and research conclusions: Bottlenose dolphins depend on whistles for many aspects of their [...]
Members of Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit are there in strong force and will be presenting their research in the form of both spoken presentations and posters. Here is a list of the presentation titles, authors and times. If you are at the conference, stop by and listen in.
Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit (MUCRU) Adjunct Professor Magnus Wahlberg and colleagues publish new paper on source parameters of bottlenose dolphin echolocation clicks.
Unmanned aircraft are now flying over south east Queensland in a landmark study on humpback whales led by MUCRU’s Amanda Hodgson
The workshop considered marine wildlife broadly (e.g. marine turtles, whale sharks, seabirds), but focussed mainly on marine mammals. This report focuses on the discussions concerning marine mammals.
Today, Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit (MUCRU) launched a new website and public engagement strategy using social media to communicate and share scientific research to students, policy makers, stakeholders, funders and the general public in a way that is accessible and exciting.
Members of MUCRU had a big presence at the 2011 Australian Marine Science Association conference in Fremantle, Western Australia in July. Here, MUCRU delivered seven oral presentations and seven posters. Congratulations to PhD candidate Kate Sprogis who won the “Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation: Best poster in the area of science and conservation of [...]
New paper published by Simon Allen and Dr. Lars Bejder of the Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit on Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins.
Dr. Rob Williams (University of British Columbia, Canada) together with MUCRU’s Lars Bejder, releases paper that underestimates the damage of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.