2019 Research Recipients

Congratulations to the 2019 Grants In Aid of Research Recipients!

Distribution, ecology and abundance of cetaceans in the Southern Ocean Maria Cecilia Passadore Real

Intra- and interspecific social structures, social networks and vocal repertoires between bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic spotted dolphins of the central coast of Venezuela, South Caribbean Sea Sergio Cobarrubia-Russo

Systematic, ontogeny and paleobiology of Prosqualodon australis (Cetacea: Odontoceti) from the early Miocene of Patagonia (Argentina) Carlos Maximiliano Gaetán

Applying biochemical and molecular tools to assess metabolic characteristics in wild marine Tursiops truncatus from different subspecies Bárbara Righetti

Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Coastal Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata graffmani) from the Mexican Central Pacific: Evaluating a Possible Risk Factor Evelyn Diaz

Temporal and intra-individual foraging patterns of Ross seals inferred from bulk stable isotope signatures Mia Wege

Evaluating trophic segregation between sympatric otariid species, South American fur seals and South American sea lions, in the productive upwelling Humboldt Current System Susana Cárdenas-Alayza

Paleodiversity and paleobiology of Pan-Physeteroidea from Miocene of Patagonia (Rio Negro and Chubut provinces, Argentina) Florencia Paolucci

The humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) of El Salvador: Investigating the seasonal occurrence and identity of this endangered population Nicole Louise Ransome

The influence of ship traffic on the behaviors and echolocation of Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) in the lower reaches of Yangtze River Lu Zhou

Commerson’s dolphin trophic ecology and population genetics along its endemic distribution in the Southwestern south Atlantic Ocean Cristian Alberto Durante

Persistent Organic Pollutants measured in pinniped keratinous tissues: Influence of physiology on measured pollutant concentrations Nico Lubcker

Mercury bioaccumulation in humpback whales sampled in the northern Colombian Pacific and the Antarctic Peninsula Natalia Botero Acosta

Feeding ecology of Otariids in Southern Brazil over a ten-year period Renan Costa de Lima

Assessing feeding ecology and mercury concentrations in four delphinid species in La Guajira to evaluate contamination in the northern portion of the Colombian Caribbean Dalia C. Barragan-Barrera