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Prof Philip Hammond

Prof Philip Hammond
Professor


Research group: Sea Mammal Research Unit

Research students (current):

PhD: Gui Bortolotto; Luis Freitas; Tilen Genov; Claire Lacey; Nadya Ramirez; Anna Schleimer

MPhil: Cristel Reyes

Professional Representation:

Member: IUCN Cetacean Specialist Group and Cetacean Red List Authority.

Member: ICES Working Group on Marine Mammal Ecology.

Associate Editor: Marine Mammal Science; Journal of Cetacean Research & Management

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Research Overview:

Population dynamics and ecology


Foraging behaviour and diet of seals and cetaceans. Estimation of animal abundance. Statistical and mathematical modelling of marine mammal population parameters and processes. Interactions between marine mammals and man: management of whaling, cetacean bycatch in fisheries, seal-fishery interactions; conservation of vulnerable species.

 

Recent publications


9  (of 9 published available) for psh2 with keyword Population-size clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
Please click title of any item for full details.

2019 (4)
Ecology and Evolution
vol.9 pp.4231-4244
(Article)
Decline in abundance and apparent survival rates of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence
Christian Ramp, Julien Delarue, Alain Carpentier, Martine Bérubé, Per J. Palsbøl, Richard Sears, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Abundance, Capture heterogeneity, Capture-recapture, Fin whale, Site fidelity, Survival rate, Terminal bias
2019 (1)
Ecology and Evolution
vol.9 pp.533-544
(Article)
Variations in age- and sex-specific survival rates help explain population trend in a discrete marine mammal population
Monica Arso Civil, Barbara Cheney, Valentina Islas-Villanueva, Jefferson Alden Graves, Vincent Janik, Paul M Thompson, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Calf survival, Capture-recapture, Mortality rate, Population dynamics, Sex-specific survival, Tursiops
2017 (27/12)
Marine Ecology Progress Series
vol.585 pp.213-227
(Article)
Whale distribution in a breeding area
Daniel Danilewicz, Philip Steven Hammond, Len Thomas, Alexandre N Zerbini 
Keywords: Shelter, Conservation, Density surface model, Cetacean, Line transect, Reproduction
2016

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))
The Gulf of Ambracia’s common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
Joan Gonzalvo, Giancarlo Lauriano, Philip Steven Hammond, Karine A Viaud-Martinez, Maria Cristina Fossi, Ada Natoli, Letizia Marsili 
Keywords: Bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, Photo-identification, Site-fidelity, Abundance estimate
2015 (1)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.31 pp.298–321
(Article)
Recommendations for photo-identification methods used in capture-recapture models with cetaceans
Kim Urian, A Gorgone, Andrew J Read, Brian Balmer, Randall S Wells, Per Berggren, John W Durban, Tomo Eguchi, Will Rayment, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Capture-recapture, Mark-recapture, Photo-identification, Abundance, Population size estimates
2014 (1)
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
vol.450 pp.30–39
(Article)
2013 (3)
ICES Journal of Marine Science

(Article)

Contact Details:

Prof Philip Hammond
Bute Building
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9TS
Fife
UK

tel: 01334 463222
fax:
room: B7
email: psh2@st-andrews.ac.uk

Related:

research@st-andrews
Sea Mammal Research Unit
Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling
Sea Mammal Research Unit
School of Biology
Scottish Oceans Institute

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