Detecting surface-feeding behavior by rorqual whales in accelerometer data
Kylie Owen, Rebecca A Dunlop, Jason P Monty, Daniel Chung, Michael J Noad, David Donnelly, Anne W Goldizen, Thomas Mackenzie
Marine Mammal Science | WILEY | Published : 2016
Awarded by Australian Marine Mammal Centre at the Australian Antarctic Division
We thank Eva Hartvig for assisting with DTAG programming and calibration, all field volunteers but in particular Scott Sheehan, and the staff and students of the Cetacean Ecology and Acoustics Laboratory for their support. Thanks also to the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre and Cat Balou Whale Watching Cruises for their support. This research was conducted under Scientific Licence number SL100183, and Commonwealth permit numbers 2011-0002 and 2012-0004. Ethical approval was granted by the NSW Director General's Animal Ethics committee (11/2374) and the University of Queensland Animal Welfare Unit (SVS/NSW/198/11/AMMC). Funding for the research was provided by the Australian Marine Mammal Centre at the Australian Antarctic Division (grant number 10/20).