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Prof Peter Tyack

Prof Peter Tyack
Professor


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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. 

 

Recent publications


19  (of 19 published available) for plt with keyword Marine mammal clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2019 (12/3)
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
vol.7 
(Article)
Diving behavior and fine-scale kinematics of free-ranging Risso’s dolphins foraging in shallow and deep-water habitats
Patricia Arranz Alonso, Kelly Benoit-Bird, Ari S. Friedlaender, Elliot L. Hazen, Jeremy A. Goldbogen, Alison K. Stimpert, Stacy Lynn De Ruiter, John Calambokidis, Brandon Southall, Andreas Fahlman, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
Keywords: Deep diving odontocete, Foraging energetics, Marine mammal, Grampus griseus, Activity level, Prey value, Central place foraging theory
2019 (20/3)
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
vol.286 
(Article)
Northern bottlenose whales in a pristine environment respond strongly to close and distant navy sonar signals
Paul Wensveen, Saana Isojunno, Rune R. Hansen, Alexander M. Von Benda-beckmann, Lars Kleivane, Sander Van Ijsselmuide, Frans-peter A. Lam, Petter H. Kvadsheim, Stacy L. Deruiter, Charlotte Curé, Tomoko Narazaki, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Patrick Miller 
Keywords: Hyperoodon ampullatus, Military sonar, Cetacean, Marine mammal, Disturbance
2018 (1)
Journal of Applied Ecology
vol.55 pp.396-404
(Review article)
Marine mammals and sonar
Catriona M Harris, Len Thomas, Erin Falcone, John Hildebrand, Dorian Houser, Petter Kvadsheim, Frans-Peter A. Lam, Patrick Miller, David J. Moretti, Andrew Read, Hans Slabbekoorn, Brandon L. Southall, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Douglas Wartzok, Vincent Janik 
Keywords: Sonar, Cetaceans, Human disturbance, Impact assessment, Anti-predator response, Anthropogenic noise, Behavioural response, Marine mammals, Dose response
2018 (2)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
vol.143 pp.954-967
(Article)
Modelling the broadband propagation of marine mammal echolocation clicks for click-based population density estimates
Alexander von Benda-Beckmann, Len Thomas, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Michael Ainslie 
2018 (28/2)
Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.221 
(Article)

Ecology and Evolution
vol.Early View 
(Review article)
Understanding the population consequences of disturbance
Enrico Pirotta, Daniel P. Costa, Erica Fleishman, Scott D. Kraus, David Lusseau, David Moretti, Leslie Frances New, Robert Schilling Schick, Lisa K. Schwarz, Samantha E. Simmons, Len Thomas, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Michael J. Weise, Randall S. Wells, John Harwood 
Keywords: Anthropogenic disturbance, Environmental impact assessments, Marine mammals, Nonconsumptive effects, Population consequences, Trait-mediated indirect interactions, Uncertainty
2017 (15/8)
Marine Pollution Bulletin
vol.121 pp.60-68
(Article)
Avoidance responses of minke whales to 1–4 kHz naval sonar
Petter H Kvadsheim, Stacy DeRuiter, Lise D Sivle, Jeremy Goldbogen, Rune Roland-Hansen, Patrick Miller, Frans-Peter A Lam, John Calambokidis, Ari Friedlaender, Fleur Visser, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Lars Kleivane, Brandon Southall 
Keywords: Behavioural response, Naval sonar, Minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata, North Pacific, North Atlantic
2017 (1)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.33 pp.356-364
(Article)
Insights into Blainville's beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris) echolocation ontogeny from recordings of mother-calf pairs
John Durban, Jessica Shaffer, David Moretti, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Luke Edward Rendell 
2017 (13/4)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.33 pp.653-668
(Article)
Successful suction-cup tagging of a small delphinid species, Stenella attenuata
Tammy L Silva, T Aran Mooney, Laela S Sayigh, Robin W Baird, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
2016 (21/9)
Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.219 pp.2898-2907
(Article)
Discrimination of fast click series produced by tagged Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus) for echolocation or communication
Patricia Arranz Alonso, Stacy Lynn De Ruiter, Alison Stimpert, Ari Friedlaender, Jeremy Goldbogen, Fleur Visser, John Calambokidis, Brandon Southall, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
Keywords: Biosonar, Pulsed sound, Buzz, Burst pulse, Jerk, Foraging behavior
2016
pp.399-407
(Conference contribution)
The challenges of analyzing behavioral response study data
Catriona M Harris, Len Thomas, Dinara Sadykova, Stacy Lynn De Ruiter, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Brandon L. Southall, Andrew J. Read, Patrick Miller 
Keywords: Sonar, Cetaceans, Change-point, Dose-response, State-space modelling
2015 (5)
Marine Environmental Research
vol.106 pp.68-81
(Article)
How effectively do horizontal and vertical response strategies of long-finned pilot whales reduce sound exposure from naval sonar?
Paul Wensveen, Alexander M von Benda-Beckmann, Michael A Ainslie, Frans-Peter A Lam, Petter H Kvadsheim, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Patrick Miller 
Keywords: Cetaceans, Disturbance, Behaviour, Environmental impact, Noise, Risk assessment, Individual-based models, Sonar
2015 (3/8)
Animal Biotelemetry
vol.3 
(Article)
Sound production and associated behavior of tagged fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the Southern California Bight
Alison Stimpert, Stacy DeRuiter, Erin Falcone, John Joseph, Annie B Douglas, David J Moretti, Ari S Friedlander, John Calambokidis, Glenn Gailey, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Jeremy A Goldbogen 
Keywords: Fin whale, DTAG, Balaenoptera physalus, Acoustic behavior, Sound production, Biologging
2014 (1)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.30 pp.154-168
(Article)
2014 (15/7)
Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.217 pp.2449-2455
(Article)
Using accelerometers to determine the calling behavior of tagged baleen whales
Jeremy Goldbogen, Stacy Lynn De Ruiter, Alison Stimpert, John Calambokidis, Ari Friedlaender, Greg Schorr, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Brandon Southall 
Keywords: Acceleration, Acoustics, Whale
2014 (27/1)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.496 pp.99-108
(Article)
Using short-term measures of behaviour to estimate long-term fitness of southern elephant seals.
Leslie Frances New, James Clark, Daniel Costa, Erica Fleishman, Mark Hindell, Tin Klanjšček, David Lusseau, Scott Kraus, Clive McMahon, Patrick Robinson, Robert Schilling Schick, Lisa Schwartz, Samantha Simmons, Len Thomas, Peter Lloyd Tyack, John Harwood 
Keywords: Kalman filter, Mirounga leonina, Population consequences of disturbance , State-space model, Telemetry data
2013 (4)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.29 pp.E46-E59
(Article)
Delphinid whistle production and call matching during playback of simulated military sonar.
Stacy Lynn De Ruiter, Ian Boyd, Christopher Clark, Chuck Gagnon, Brandon Southall, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
2012 (22/3)
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
vol.279 pp.1041-1050
(Review article)
Deadly diving? Physiological and behavioural management of decompression stress in diving mammals
Sascha Kate Hooker, A. Fahlman, M. J. Moore, N. Aguilar de Soto, Y. Bernaldo de Quiros, A. O. Brubakk, D. P. Costa, A. M. Costidis, S. Dennison, K. J. Falke, A Fernandez, M. Ferrigno, J. R. Fitz-Clarke, M. M. Garner, D. S. Houser, P. D. Jepson, D. R. Ketten, P. H. Kvadsheim, P. T. Madsen, N. W. Pollock, D. S. Rotstein, T. K. Rowles, S. E. Simmons, W. Van Bonn, P. K. Weathersby, M. J. Weise, T. M. Williams, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
Keywords: Diving physiology, Marine mammals, Gas bubbles, Embolism, Decompression sickness
2006
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.309 pp.279-295
(Review article)
Wind turbine underwater noise and marine mammals
P T Madsen, M Wahlberg, J Tougaard, K Lucke, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
Keywords: Marine mammal, Wind turbine, Pile-driving, Underwater noise, Impact zones, Masking

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