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. 


Recent publications

4  (of 4 published available) for plt with keyword Sound production clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2015 (20/11)
2015 (3/8)
Animal Biotelemetry
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
2005 (15/1)
Journal of Experimental Biology
vol.208 pp.181-194