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Prof Peter Tyack

Prof Peter Tyack
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Research Overview:

I am interested in the evolution of vocal learning in mammals and what effects this has on social behavior, especially mediating indvidual-specific relationships. My lab primarily studies cetaceans in the field, and we have developed new methods to sample behavior continuously from individuals. I am also concerned about the effects of anthropogenic sound on wildlife, and have studied effects of sounds such as naval sonar and airguns used for seismic survey on cetaceans. 

 

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Biosonar performance of foraging beaked whales (Mesoplodon densirostris) P T Madsen, Mark Johnson, N A de Soto, W M X Zimmer, Peter Lloyd Tyack
Journal of Experimental Biology 2005 vol.208 pp.181-194

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