Publications

One accepted measure of the productivity of a research program is its record of achievement in providing information to the scientific community, wildlife management agencies, and the public. The following list includes our program’s peer-reviewed publications, including the relevant work of our collaborators from partner institutions. The list includes published papers and those that have been accepted by journals and are in press. Copies of specific published papers can be obtained via the links as indicated, or upon request, as electronic pdf files.

Category Key

BSC: Behavior, social structure, and communication
CRA: Conservation research and action
EPD: Ecology, population structure and dynamics
DRM: Dolphin rescues, releases, and follow-up monitoring
TAT: Tools and techniques
HAP: Health and Physiology
REV: Review of available literature at the time
MEM: In Memoriam

YearCitationCategory
Accepted Dunn, C., D. Claridge, D. Herzing, C. Volker, K. Melillo-Sweeting, R. S. Wells, T. Turner and K. O’Sullivan. Accepted. Satellite-linked telemetry study of a rehabilitated and released Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) in The Bahamas provides insights into broader ranging patterns and conservation needs. Aquatic Mammals. DRM
In Press Humble, E., J. Hosegood, R. Ogden, M. de Bruyn, S. Creer, G. Stevens, M. Abudaya, K. Bassos-Hull, R. Bonfil, D. Fernando, A. Foote, H. Hipperson, R. Jabado, J. Kaden, M. Moazzam, L. Peel, S. Pollett, A. Ponzo, M. Poortvliet, J. Salah, H. Senn, J. Stewart, S. Wintner, G. Carvalho. 2020. Phylogenomics and species delimitation for effective conservation of manta and devil rays. Molecular Ecology. CRA
2019 Hays, G. C., H. Bailey, S. J. Bograd, W. D. Bowen, C. Campagna, R. H. Carmichael, P. Casale, A. Chiaradia, D. P. Costa, E. Cuevas, P. J. Nico de Bruyn, M. P. Dias, C. M. Duarte, D. C. Dunn, P. H. Dutton, N. Esteban, A. Friedlaender, K. T. Goetz, B. J. Godley, P. N. Halpin, M. Hamann, N. Hammerschlag, R. Harcourt, A-L. Harrison, E. L. Hazen, M. R. Heupel, E. Hoyt, N. E. Humphries, C. Y. Kot, J. S. E. Lea, H. Marsh, S. M. Maxwell, C. R. McMahon, G. Notarbartolo di Sciara, D. M. Palacios, R. A. Phillips, D. Righton, G. Schofield, J. A. Seminoff, C. A. Simpfendorfer, D. W. Sims, A. Takahashi, M. J. Tetley, M. Thums, P. N. Trathan, S. Villegas-Amtmann, R. S. Wells, S. D. Whiting, N. E. Wildermann and A. M. M. Sequeira. 2019. Translating marine animal tracking data into conservation policy and management. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 34:459-473. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2019.01.009 Link Here ›› CRA
2019 Kragh, I. M., K. McHugh, R. S. Wells, L. S. Sayigh, V. M. Janik, P. L. Tyack and F. H. Jensen. 2019. Signal-specific amplitude adjustment to noise in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). J. of Experimental Biology 222: jeb216606. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.216606 Link Here ›› BSC
2019 McBride-Kebert, S., J. S. Taylor, H. Lyn, F. R. Moore, D. F. Sacco, B. Kar and S. A. Kuczaj II. 2019. Controlling for survey effort is worth the effort: comparing bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) habitat use between standardized and opportunistic photographic-identification surveys. Aquatic Mammals 45(1): 21-29. DOI: 10.1578/AM.45.1.2019.21 Link Here ›› EPD/TAT
2019 McBride-Kebert, S., J. S. Taylor, K. A. Wilkinson, H. Lyn, F. R. Moore, D. F. Sacco, B. Kar and S. A. Kuczaj II. 2019. Common bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, seasonal habitat use and associations with habitat characteristics in Roanoke Sound, North Carolina. Int. J. of Comp Psychology 32. Link Here ›› EPD
2019 McHugh, K. A. 2019. Odontocete social strategies and tactics along and inshore. Pp. 165-182 In: B. Würsig, ed., Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Odontocetes, Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Marine Mammals. Springer Nature Switzerland. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-16663-2_8 Link Here ›› BSC
2019 Rojas-Bracho, L., F. M. D. Gulland, C. R. Smith, B. Taylor, R. S. Wells, P .O. Thomas, B. Bauer, M. P. Heide-Jørgensen, J. Teilmann, R. Dietz, J. D. Balle, M. V. Jensen, M. H. S. Sinding, A. Jaramillo-Legorreta, G. Abel, A. J. Read, A. J. Westgate, K. Colegrove, F. Gomez, K. Martz, R. Rebolledo, S. Ridgway, T. Rowles, C. E. van Elk, J. Boehm, G. Cardenas-Hinojosa, R. Constandse, E. Nieto-Garcia, W. Phillips, D. Sabio, R. Sanchez, J. Sweeney, F. Townsend, J. C. Vivanco, S. Walker. 2019. A field effort to capture critically endangered vaquitas (Phocoena sinus) for protection from entanglement in illegal gillnets. Endangered Species Research 38:11–27 DOI: 10.3354/esr00931 Link Here ›› DRM/CRA
2019 Serrano-Flores, F., J.C. Pérez-Jiménez, I. Méndez-Loeza, K. Bassos-Hull, and M.J. Ajemian. 2019. Comparison between the feeding habits of spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari) and their potential prey in the southern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 99(3):661-672. DOI: 10.1017/S0025315418000450 Link Here ›› EPD
2019 Taylor, B., R.S. Wells, P. Olson, R. L. Brownell, Jr., F. Gulland, A. J. Read, F. J. Valverde-Esparza, O. H. Ortiz-Garci?a, D. Ruiz-Sabio, A. M. Jaramillo-Legorreta and L. Rojas-Bracho. 2019. Likely annual calving in the vaquita, Phocoena sinus: A new hope? Marine Mammal Science 35: 1603-1612. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12595 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2019 Wells, R. S. 2019. Common bottlenose dolphin foraging: Behavioral solutions that incorporate habitat features and social associates. Pp. 331-344 In: B. Würsig, ed., Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Odontocetes, Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Marine Mammals. Springer Nature Switzerland. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-16663-2_15 Link Here ›› BSC/CRA
2019 Wells, R. S., A. Natoli and G. Braulik. 2019. Tursiops truncatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T22563A50377908. DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-1.RLTS.T22563A156932432.en Link Here ›› REV/CRA
2020 Brewster, L.R., B.V. Cahill, M.N. Burton, C. Dougan, J.S. Herr, L. Issac Norton, S.A. McGuire, M. Pico, E. Urban?Gedamke, K. Bassos?Hull, J.P. Tyminski, R.E. Hueter, B.M. Wetherbee, M. Shivji, N. Burnie and M.J. Ajemian. 2020. First insights into the vertical habitat use of the whitespotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, revealed by pop?up satellite archival tags. Journal of Fish Biology. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14560 Link Here ›› BSC
2020 Deming, A. C., N. L. Wingers, D. P. Moore, D. Rotstein, R. S. Wells, R. Ewing, M. R. Hodanbosi and R. H. Carmichael. 2020. Case report: Health impacts and recovery from prolonged freshwater exposure in a common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Frontiers in Veterinary Science 7:235. DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2020.00235 Link Here ›› HAP
2020 Fire, S., G. A. Miller and R. S. Wells. 2020. Explosive exhalations by common bottlenose dolphins during Karenia brevis red tides. Heliyon 6: e03525. DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e03525 Link Here ›› HAP/EPD
2020 Greenfield, M. R., K. A. McHugh, R. S. Wells and D.I. Rubenstein. 2020. Anthropogenic injuries disrupt social associations of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12729 Link Here ›› BSC/CRA
2020 Hart, L., M. Dziobak, E. Pisarski, E. Wirth and R. S. Wells. 2020. Sentinels of synthetics – a comparison of phthalate exposure between common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and human reference populations. PLOS ONE 15 (10): e0240506. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240506 Link Here ›› HAP
2020 Hazelkorn, R. A., R. S. Wells, Z. A. Siders, R. DeLynn and G. N. Lovewell. 2020. Physical maturity in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota Bay, FL. Marine Mammal Science 36: 1309-1321. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12733 Link Here ›› HAP
2020 Irvine, A. B. 2020. The accidental marine mammalogist. Aquatic Mammals 46(5):504-529. DOI: 10.1578/AM.46.5.2020.504 Link Here ›› REV
2020 Linnehan, B. K., A. Hsu, F. M. Gomez, S. M. Huston, R. Takeshita, K. M. Colegrove, T. K. Rowles, W. B. Musser, C. A. Harms, A. Barratclough, V. Cendejas, E. S. Zolman, B. C. Balmer, F. I. Townsend, R. S. Wells, E. D. Jensen, L. H. Schwacke and C. R. Smith. 2020. Standardization of dolphin cardiac auscultation and characterization of heart murmurs in managed and free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Frontiers in Veterinary Science 7:570055. DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2020.570055 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2020 Morin, P., F. Archer, C. Avila, J. Balacco, Y. Bukham, W. Chow, O. Fedrigo, G. Formenti, J. Fronczek, A. Fungtammasan, F. Gulland, B. Haase, M-P. Heide-Jorgensen, M. Houck, K. Howe, A. Misuraca, J. Mountcastle, W. Musser, S. Paez, S. Pelan, A. Phillippy, A. Rhie, J. Robinson, L. Rojas-Bracho, T. Rowles, O. Ryder, C. Smith, S. Stevenson, B. Taylor, J. Teilmann, J. Torrance, R. Wells, A. Westgate and E. D. Jarvis. 2020. Reference genome and demographic history of the most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita. Molecular Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.13284 Link Here ›› CRA
2020 Robinson, K. J., K. Ternes, N. Hazon, R. S. Wells and V. M. Janik. 2020. Bottlenose dolphin calves have multi-year elevations of plasma oxytocin compared to all other age classes. General and Comparative Endocrinology 286: 113323. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2019.113323 Link Here ›› HAP/BSC
2020 Robles-Malagamba, M., M. T. Walsh, M. Shamim Ahasan, P. Thompson, R. S. Wells, C. Jobin, A. A. Fodor, K. Winglee and T. B. Waltzek. 2020. Characterization of the bacterial microbiome among free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Heliyon 6: 1-10. e03944. DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e03944 Link Here ›› HAP
2020 Ronje, E. I., H. R. Whitehead, K. Barry, S. Piwetz, J. Struve, V. Lecours, L. P. Garrison, R. S. Wells, K. D. Mullin. 2020. Abundance of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in three discrete estuaries of the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico: Implications for a metapopulation. Gulf and Caribbean Research 31(1): 18-34. DOI: 10.18785/gcr.3101.09 Link Here ›› EPD
2020 Rycyk, A. M., R. B. Tyson Moore, R. S. Wells, K. A. McHugh, E. J. Berens McCabe and D. A. Mann. 2020. Passive acoustic listening stations (PALS) show rapid onset of ecological effects of harmful algal blooms in real time. Scientific Reports 10: 17863 (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-74647-z Link Here ›› EPD/TAT
2020 Toms, C., T. Stone and T. Och-Adams. 2020. Visual-only assessments of skin lesions on free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Reliability and utility of quantitative tools. Marine Mammal Science 36:744-773. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12670     Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2020 Tyson-Moore, R. B., D. C. Douglas, H. H. Nollens, L. Croft and R. S. Wells. 2020. Post-release monitoring of a stranded and rehabilitated short-finned pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus) reveals current-assisted travel. Aquatic Mammals 46(2): 200-214. DOI: 10.1578/AM.46.2.2020.200 Link Here ›› DRM
2020 Wells, R. S. 2020. The Sarasota Dolphin Research Program in 2020: Celebrating 50 years of research, conservation, and education. Aquatic Mammals 25(5): 502-503. DOI: 10.1578/AM.46.5.2020.502 Link Here ›› REV
2018 O'Hara, T., M. Templeton, J. Castellini, R. Wells, K. Beckmen and J. Berner. 2018. Use of blood-soaked cellulose filter paper for measuring Carbon and Nitrogen stable isotopes. Journal of Wildife Diseases 54:375-379. DOI: 10.7589/2017-08-202 Link Here ›› TAT
2018 Pirotta, E., C. Booth, D. Costa, E. Fleishman, S. Kraus, D. Lusseau, D. Moretti, L. F. New, R. Schick, L. Schwarz, S. Simmons, L. Thomas, P. Tyack, M. Weise, R. Wells and J. Harwood. 2018. Understanding the population consequences of disturbance. Ecology and Evolution 8: 9934-9946. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4458 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2018 Pulis, E. E, R. S. Wells, G. S. Schorr, D. C. Douglas, M. M. Samuelson and M. Solangi. 2018. Movements and dive patterns of Pygmy Killer Whales (Feresa attenuata) released in the Gulf of Mexico following rehabilitation. Aquatic Mammals 44(5): 555-567. DOI: 10.1578/AM.44.5.2018.555 Link Here ›› DRM
2018 Sequeira, A. M. M., J. P Rodríguez, V. Eguíluz, R. Harcourt, M. Hindell, D. W. Sims, C. M. Duarte, D. P. Costa, J. Fernandez-Gracia, L. C. Ferreira, G. Hays, M. Heupel, M. G. Meekan, A. Aven, F. Bailleul, A. Baylis, M. Berumen, C. Braun, M. J. Caley, R. Campbell, R. H. Carmichael, E. Clua, L. Einoder, S. D. Goldsworthy, C. Guinet, J. Gunn, D. Hammer, N. Hammerschlag, M. Hammill, L. A. Hückstädt, N. E. Humphries, I. Jonsen, G. Skomal, M.-A. Lea, A. Lowther, A. Mackay, E. McHuron, J. Mckenzie, L. McLeay, C. R. McMahon, K. Mengersen, M. Muelbert, A.M. Pagano, B. Page, N. Queiroz, P. Robinson, S. A. Shaffer, M. Shivji, S. Thorrold, S. Villegas-Amtmann, M. Weise, R. Wells, B. Wetherbee, A. Wiebkin, B. Wienecke, M. Thums. 2018. Convergence of marine megafauna movement patterns in coastal and open oceans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115: 3072-3077. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1716137115 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2018 Sprogis, K. R., F. Christiansen, H. C. Raudino, H. T. Kobryn, R. S. Wells and L. Bejder. 2018. Sex-specific differences in the seasonal habitat use of a coastal dolphin population. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 3637-3656. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-018-1618-7 Link Here ›› BSC
2018 Wells, R. S., A. Natoli and G. Braulik. 2018. Tursiops truncatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1. . DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-1.RLTS.T22563A156932432.en Link Here ›› REV/CRA
2018 Wells, R.S. 2018. Identification methods. Pp. 503-509 In: B. Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen, and K. Kovacs, eds., Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. 3rd Ed. Academic Press/Elsevier, San Diego, CA. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-804327-1.00009-1 Link Here ›› TAT
2018 Wells, R.S. and M.D. Scott. 2018. Bottlenose dolphin: Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Pp. 118-125 In: B. Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen, and K. Kovacs, eds., Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. 3rd Ed. Academic Press/Elsevier, San Diego, CA. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-804327-1.00072-8 Link Here ›› REV
2019 Andrews, R. D., R. W. Baird, J. Calambokidis, C. E. C. Goertz, F. M. D. Gulland, M. P. Heide-Jørgensen, S. K. Hooker, M. Johnson, B. Mate, Y. Mitani, D. P. Nowacek, K. Owen, L. T. Quakenbush, S. Raverty, J. Robbins, G. S. Schorr, O. V. Shpak, F. I. Townsend, Jr., M. Uhart, R. S. Wells and A. N. Zerbini. 2019. Best practice guidelines for cetacean tagging. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 20:27-66. Link Here ›› TAT
2019 Baker, I., J. O’Brien, K. McHugh and S. Berrow. 2019. Fine-scale sociality reveals female-male affiliations and absence of male alliances in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. Marine Mammal Science 36: 66-88. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12631 Link Here ›› BSC
2019 Barratclough, A., R. S. Wells, L. H. Schwacke, T. K. Rowles, F. M. Gomez, D. A. Fauquier, J. C. Sweeney, F. I. Townsend, L. J. Hansen, E. S. Zolman, B. C. Balmer and C. R. Smith. 2019. Health assessments of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Past, present, and potential conservation applications. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 6:444. DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00444 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2019 Beal, A., J. J. Kiszka, R. S. Wells and J. M. Eirin-Lopez. 2019. The Bottlenose dolphin Epigenetic Aging Tool (BEAT): a molecular age estimation tool for small cetaceans. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:561. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00561 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2019 Boggs, A. S. P., J. M. Ragland, E. S. Zolman, T. B. Schock, J. S. Morey, T. M. Galigan, G. Dalle Luche, B. C. Balmer, R. S. Wells, J. R. Kucklick and L. H. Schwacke. 2019. Remote blubber sampling paired with liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry for steroidal endocrinology in free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). General and Comparative Endocrinology 281:164-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2019.06.006 Link Here ›› TAT/HAP
2019 Cerutti-Pereyra, F., X. Arvizu-Torres, I. García-Carrillo, and K. Bassos-Hull. 2019. Ciencia ciudadana en la conservación de rayas águila. Ecofronteras: 23(66): 23-25. Link Here ›› CRA
2019 De Guise, S., M. Levin, L. Jasperse, G. R. Risatti and R. S. Wells. 2019. T helper cell subsets and their functions in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Frontiers in Immunology 10:1578. DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01578 Link Here ›› HAP
2019 Galligan, T. M., A. S. P. Boggs, B. C. Balmer, T. Rowles, C. Smith, F. Townsend, R. S. Wells, E. S. Zolman and L. H. Schwacke. 2019. Blubber steroid hormone profiles as indicators of physiological state in free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 239: 110583. 11 pp. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2019.110583 Link Here ›› HAP
2017 Bejarano, A. C., R. S. Wells and D. P. Costa. 2017. Development of a bioenergetic model for estimating energy requirements and prey biomass consumption of the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus. Ecological Modelling 356: 162-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.05.001 Link Here ›› TAT/HAP/EPD
2017 Cremer, M. J., A. C. Holz, P. Bordino, R. S. Wells and P. C. Simões-Lopes. 2017. Social sounds produced by franciscana dolphins, Pontoporia blainvillei (Cetartiodactyla, Pontoporiidae). J. of the Acoustical Society of America. 141(3): 2047-2054. DOI: 10.1121/1.4978437 Link Here ›› BSC
2017 Davison, A. J., K. Subramaniam, K. Kerr, J. J. Jacob, N. Landrau-Giovannetti, M. T. Walsh, R. S. Wells, and T. B. Waltzek. 2017. Genome sequence of a gammaherpesvirus from a common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Genome Announcements 5:e00777-17. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00777-17 Link Here ›› HAP
2017 De Guise, S., M. Levin, E. Gebhard, L. Jasperse, J. T. Saliki, L. Burdett Hart, C. Smith, S. Venn-Watson, F. I. Townsend, R. S. Wells, B. C. Balmer, E. Zolman, T. K. Rowles and L. H. Schwacke. 2017. Changes in immune functions in bottlenose dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Endangered Species Research 33:291–303. DOI: 10.3354/esr00814 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2017 Hart, L. B., K. Wischusen and R. S. Wells. 2017. Rapid assessment of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) body condition: There's an app for that. Aquatic Mammals 43(6): 635-644. DOI: 10.1578/AM.43.6.2017.635 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2017 Hornsby, F. E., T. L. McDonald, B. C. Balmer, T. R. Speakman, K. D. Mullin, P. E. Rosel, R.S. Wells, A. C. Telander, P. W. Marcy, K. C. Klaphake and L. H. Schwacke. 2017. Using salinity to identify common bottlenose dolphin habitat in Barataria Bay, LA. Endangered Species Research 33:181–192. DOI: 10.3354/esr00807 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2017 Kellar, N. M., T. R. Speakman, C. R. Smith, S. M. Lane, B. C. Balmer, M. L. Trego, K. N. Catelani, M. N. Robbins, C. D. Allen, R. S. Wells, E. S. Zolman, T. K. Rowles and L. H Schwacke. 2017. Low reproductive success rates of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the northern Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon disaster (2010-2015). Endangered Species Research 33:143–158. DOI: 10.3354/esr00775 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2017 Mullin, K. D., T. McDonald, R. S. Wells, B. C. Balmer, T. Speakman, C. Sinclair, E. S. Zolman, F. Hornsby, S. M. McBride, K. A. Wilkinson and L. H. Schwacke. 2017. Density, survival and ranging patterns of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Mississippi Sound following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. PLoS ONE 12(10): e0186265. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186265 Link Here ›› CRA/EPD
2017 Pack, A. A., E. Y. K. Herman, C. S. Baker, G. B. Bauer, P. J. Clapham, R. C. Connor, A. S. Craig, P. H. Forestell, A. S. Frankel, G. Notarbartolo di Sciara, M. Hoffmann-Kuhnt, E. Mercado, J. Mobley, M. R. Shyan-Norwalt, S. S. Spitz, M. Solangi, R. K. R. Thompson, L. von Fersen, R. Uyeyama, R. Wells and J. Wolz. 2017. In Memoriam: Louis M. Herman (1930 - 2016). Marine Mammal Science. 33(1): 389–406. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12387 Link Here ›› MEM
2017 Pasamontes, A., A. A. Aksenov, M. Schivo, T. K. Rowles, C. R. Smith, L. H. Schwacke, R. S. Wells, L. Yeates, S. Venn-Watson and C. E. Davis. 2017. Noninvasive respiratory metabolite analysis associated with clinical disease in cetaceans: a Deepwater Horizon oil spill study. Environmental Science and Technology 51: 5737-5746. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b06482 Link Here ›› HAP
2017 Ronje, E. I., K. P. Barry, C. Sinclair, M. A. Grace, N. Barros, J. Allen, B. Balmer, A. Panike, C. Toms, K. D. Mullin, R. S. Wells. 2017. A common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) prey handling technique for marine catfish (Ariidae) in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE 12(7):e0181179. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181179 Link Here ›› BSC/EPD
2017 Sayigh, L. S., R. S. Wells and V. M. Janik. 2017. What's in a voice? Dolphins do not use voice cues for individual recognition. Animal Cognition 20: 1067-1079. DOI 10.1007/s10071-017-1123-5 Link Here ›› BSC
2017 Schwacke, L. H., L. Thomas, R. S. Wells, W. E. McFee, A. A. Hohn, K. D. Mullin, E. S. Zolman, B. M. Quigley, T. K. Rowles and J. H. Schwacke. 2017. Quantifying injury to common bottlenose dolphins from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill using an age-, sex- and class-structured population model. Endangered Species Research 33:265–279. DOI: 10.3354/esr00777 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2017 Smith, C. R., T. K. Rowles, L. B. Hart, F. I. Townsend, R. S. Wells, E. S. Zolman, B. C. Balmer, B. Quigley, M. Ivan?i?, W. McKercher, M. Tumlin, K. Mullin, J. D. Adams, D. Wu, W. McFee, T. Collier, and L. H. Schwacke. 2017. Slow recovery of Barataria Bay dolphin health following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2013-2014), with evidence of persistent lung disease and impaired stress response. Endangered Species Research 33: 127–142. DOI: 10.3354/esr00778 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2017 Tyson, R.B., W.E.D. Piniak, C. Domit, D. Mann, M. Hall, D.P. Nowacek and M.M.P.B. Fuentes. 2017. Novel bio-logging tool for studying fine-scale behaviors of marine turtles in response to sound. Front. Mar. Sci. 4:219. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00219 Link Here ›› TAT/BSC/CRA
2017 Weideman, H. J., Z. M. Jablons, J. Holmberg, K. Flynn, J. Calambokidis, R. B. Tyson, J. B. Allen, R. S. Wells, K. Hupman, K. Urian and C. V. Stewart. 2017. Integral curvature representation and matching algorithms for identification of dolphins and whales. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops Proceedings, 2831-2839. Link Here ›› TAT
2017 Wells, R. S., L. H. Schwacke, T. K. Rowles, B. C. Balmer, E. Zolman, T. Speakman, F. I. Townsend, M. C. Tumlin, A. Barleycorn and K. A. Wilkinson. 2017. Ranging patterns of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Endangered Species Research 33:159-180. DOI: 10.3354/esr00732 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2017 Wilkinson, K. A., R. S. Wells, W. E. Pine and R. R. Borkhataria. 2017. Shark bite scar frequency in resident common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 33(2): 678–686. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12385 Link Here ›› HAP/EPD
2017 Wilson, R.M., R.B. Tyson, J.A. Nelson, B.C. Balmer, J.P. Chanton and D.P. Nowacek. 2017. Niche differentiation and prey selectivity among common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) sighted in St. George Sound, Gulf of Mexico. 2017. Front. Mar. Sci. 4:235. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00235 Link Here ›› EPD
2018 Baker, I., J. O’Brien, K. McHugh, S.N. Ingram, and S. Berrow. 2018. Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) social structure in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland, is distinguished by age- and area-related associations. Marine Mammal Science 34: 458-487. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12462 Link Here ›› BSC
2018 Baker, I., J. O'Brien, K. McHugh, and S. Berrow. 2018. Female reproductive parameters and population demographics of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. Marine Biology 165: 15. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-017-3265-z Link Here ›› EPD
2018 Balmer, B., T. McDonald, F. Hornsby, J. Adams, J. Allen, A. Barleycorn, P. Clarke, C. Cush, A. Honaker, K. McHugh, T. Speakman, R. Wells and L. Schwacke. 2018. Long-term trends in a northern Gulf of Mexico common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) population in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. J. Cet. Res. Management. 18:1-9. Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2018 Balmer, J. E., G. M. Ylitalo, T. K. Rowles, K. D. Mullin, R. S. Wells, F. I. Townsend, R. W. Pearce, J. L. Bolton, E. S. Zolman, B. C. Balmer and L. H. Schwacke. 2018. Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in blood and blubber of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at three northern Gulf of Mexico sites following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Science of the Total Environment 621:130–137. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.209 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2018 Cerutti-Pereyra, F., K. Bassos-Hull, X. Arvizu-Torres, K.A. Wilkinson, I. García-Carrillo, J.C. Perez-Jimenez and R.E. Hueter. 2018. Observations of spotted eagle rays (Aetobatus narinari) in the Mexican Caribbean using photo-ID. Environmental Biology of Fishes 101(2):237-244. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-017-0694-y Link Here ›› TAT/EPD
2018 Cheney, B., R. S. Wells, T. Barton and P. Thompson. 2017. Laser photogrammetry reveals variation in growth and early survival in free-ranging bottlenose dolphins. Animal Conservation 21: 252-261. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12384 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA/TAT
2018 Desoubeaux, G., C. Le-Bert, V. Fravel, T. Clauss, A. J. Delaune, J. Soto, E. D. Jensen, J. E. Flower, R. S. Wells, G. D. Bossart and C. Cray. 2018. Evaluation of a genus-specific ELISA and a commercial Aspergillus Western blot IgG® immunoblot kit for the diagnosis of aspergillosis in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Medical Mycology 56: 847-856. DOI: 10.1093/mmy/myx114 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2018 Desoubeaux, G., R. Peschke, C. LeBert, V. Fravel, J. Soto, E. Jensen, J. Flower, R. Wells, A. Joachim and C. Cray. 2018. Seroprevalence survey for microsporidia in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Example of a quantitative approach based on immunoblotting J. Wildlife Diseases 54: 870-873. DOI: 10.7589/2017-11-287 Link Here ›› HAP
2018 Fahlman, A., F. H. Jensen, P. L. Tyack and R. S. Wells. 2018. Modeling tissue and blood gas kinetics in coastal and offshore common bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Frontiers in Physiology 9:838. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00838 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2018 Fahlman, A., K. McHugh, J. Allen, A. Barleycorn, A. Allen, J. Sweeney, R. Stone, G. Bedford, M. J. Moore, F. Jensen and R. Wells. 2018. Resting metabolic rate and lung function in wild offshore common bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, near Bermuda. Frontiers in Physiology 9:886. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00886 Link Here ›› HAP
2018 Fahlman, A., M. Brodsky, R. Wells, K. McHugh, J. Allen, A. Barleycorn, J. C. Sweeney and D. Fauquier. 2018. Field energetics and lung function in wild bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171280. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.171280 Link Here ›› HAP
2018 Galligan, T. M., L. H. Schwacke, D. S. Houser, R. S. Wells, T. K. Rowles and A. S. P. Boggs. 2018. Characterization of circulating steroid hormone profiles in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). General and Comparative Endocrinology 263:80-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2018.04.003 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2018 Hart, L. B., B. Beckingham, R. S. Wells, M. Alten Flagg, K. Wischusen, A. Moors, J. Kucklick, E. Pisarski and E. Wirth. 2018. Urinary phthalate metabolites in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota Bay, FL, USA. GeoHealth 2:313-326. DOI: 10.1029/2018GH000146 Link Here ›› HAP
2018 Lauderdale, L. K., C. Messinger, R. S. Wells, K. A. Mitchell, D. Messinger, R. Stacey and L. J. Miller. 2018. Advancing the use of morphometric data for estimating and managing common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) mass. Marine Mammal Science 35: 875-892. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12568 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2018 Le-Bert, C., C. R. Smith, J. Poindexter, A. Ardente, J. Meegan, R. S. Wells, S. Venn-Watson, E. D. Jensen and K. Sakhaee. 2018. Comparison of potential dietary and urinary risk factors for ammonium urate nephrolithiasis in two bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations. American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology 315:F231-F237. DOI: 10.1152/ajprenal.00606.2017 Link Here ›› HAP
2016 Flowers, K. I., M.J. Ajemian, K. Bassos-Hull, K.A. Feldheim, R.E. Hueter, Y.P. Papastamatiou and D.D. Chapman. 2016. A review of batoid philopatry, with implications for future research and population management. Marine Ecology Progress Series 562: 251-261. DOI: 10.3354/meps11963 Link Here ›› REV
2016 Friedlaender, A., D. Johnston, R. Tyson, A. Katlenberg, J. Goldbogen, A. Stimpert, E. Hazen, P. Halpin, A. Read and D. P. Nowacek. 2016. Multiple-stage decisions in a marine central place forager. Royal Society Open Science 3:160043. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160043 Link Here ›› BSC
2016 Mallette, S. D., W. A. McLellan, F. S. Scharf, H. N. Koopman, S. G. Barco, R. S. Wells and D. A. Pabst. 2016. Ontogenetic allometry and body composition of the common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) from the U.S. mid-Atlantic. Marine Mammal Science 32(1):86-121. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12253 Link Here ›› HAP
2016 Quintana-Rizzo, E. and R. S. Wells. 2016. Behavior of an adult female bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) toward an unrelated dead calf. Aquatic Mammals 42(2):198-202. DOI: 10.1578/AM.42.2.2016.198 Link Here ›› BSC
2016 Schwarz, L. K., E. McHuron, M. Mangel, R. S. Wells and D. P. Costa. 2016. Stochastic dynamic programming: An approach for modelling the population consequences of disturbance due to lost foraging opportunities. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. Fourth International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Acoustical Society of America 27: 04004. DOI: 10.1121/2.0000276 Link Here ›› TAT/EPD
2016 Sobolesky, P., C. Parry, B. Boxall, R. S. Wells, S. Venn-Watson and M. G. Janech. 2016. Proteomic analysis of non-depleted serum proteins from bottlenose dolphins uncovers a high vanin-1 phenotype. Scientific Reports 6:3387. DOI: 10.1038/srep33879 Link Here ›› HAP
2016 Tyson, R. B., A. S. Friedlaender and D. P. Nowacek. 2016. Does optimal foraging theory predict the foraging performance of a large air-breathing marine predator? Animal Behaviour 116: 22-235. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.03.034 Link Here ›› BSC
2017 Ardente, A. J., R. S. Wells, C. R. Smith, M. T. Walsh, E. D. Jensen, T. L. Schmitt, J. Colee, B. J. Vagt and R. C. Hill. 2017. Dietary cation-anion difference may explain why ammonium urate nephrolithiasis occurs more frequently in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care than in free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins. Journal of Animal Science 95: 1396-1406. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2016.1113 Link Here ›› HAP
2017 Ardente, A. J., T. J. Garrett, J. Colee, B. J. Vagt, M. T. Walsh, R. S. Wells, C. R. Smith, E. D. Jensen, T. L. Schmitt and R. C. Hill. 2017. Differences in purine metabolite concentrations in the diet of managed and free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins, (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals 43:618-628. DOI: 10.1578/AM.43.6.2017.618 Link Here ›› HAP
2017 Baker, I., J. O'Brien, K. McHugh, and S. Berrow. 2017. An ethogram for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. Aquatic Mammals 43: 594-613. DOI: 10.1578/AM.43.6.2017.594 Link Here ›› BSC
2013 Wells, R.S. and J. E. Yordy. 2013. Long-term research on persistent organic pollutants in bottlenose dolphins from Sarasota Bay, Florida, USA. Proceedings of the ECS/ASCOBANS/ACCOBAMS Joint Workshop on Chemical Pollution and Marine Mammals, P.G.H. Evans, ed., European Cetacean Society Special Publication Series 55:25-31. Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2013 Wells, R.S., D.A. Fauquier, F.M.D. Gulland, F.I. Townsend and R. DiGiovanni, Jr. 2013. Evaluating post-intervention survival of free-ranging odontocete cetaceans. Marine Mammal Science 29:E463-E483. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12007 Link Here ›› DRM
2013 Wells, R.S., K.A. McHugh, D.C. Douglas, S. Shippee, E.J. Berens McCabe, N.B. Barros and G.T. Phillips. 2013. Evaluation of potential protective factors against metabolic syndrome in bottlenose dolphins: Feeding and activity patterns of dolphins in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Front. Endocrinol. 4:139. DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2013.00139 Link Here ›› BSC/HAP
2013 Wilson, R.M., J.A. Nelson, B.C. Balmer, D.P. Nowacek, and J.P. Chanton. 2013. Stable isotope variation in the northern Gulf of Mexico constrains bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) foraging ranges. Marine Biology 160:2967–2980. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-013-2287-4 Link Here ›› EPD
2014 Adimey, N.M., C.A. Hudak, J.R. Powell, K. Bassos-Hull, A. Foley, N.A. Farmer, L. White and K. Minch. 2014. Fishery gear interactions from stranded bottlenose dolphins, Florida manatees and sea turtles in Florida, USA. Marine Pollution Bulletin 81(1):103-115. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.02.008 Link Here ›› CRA
2014 Aksenov, A., L. Yeates, A. Pasamontes, C. Siebe, Y. Zrodnikov, J. Simmons, M. McCartney, J-P. Delplanque, R. Wells and C. Davis. 2014. Metabolite content profiling of bottlenose dolphin exhaled breath. Analytical Chemistry 86: 10616?10624. DOI: 10.1021/ac5024217 Link Here ›› HAP
2014 Balmer, B.C., R.S. Wells, L.E. Howle, A.A. Barleycorn, W.A. McLellan, D.A. Pabst, T.K. Rowles, L.H. Schwacke, F.I. Townsend, A.J. Westgate, and E.S. Zolman. 2014. Advances in cetacean telemetry: a review of single-pin transmitter attachment techniques on small cetaceans and development of a new satellite-linked transmitter design. Marine Mammal Science 30:656-673. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12072 Link Here ›› TAT
2014 Balmer, B.C., R.S. Wells, L.H. Schwacke, J.H. Schwacke, B. Danielson, R.C. George, S.M. Lane, W.A. McLellan, D.A. Pabst, K. Sparks, T.R. Speakman, F.I. Townsend, and E.S. Zolman. 2014. Integrating multiple techniques to identify stock boundaries of common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 24:511-521. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2357 Link Here ›› EPD
2014 Bassos-Hull, K,. K.A. Wilkinson, P.T. Hull, D.A. Dougherty, K.L. Omori, L.E. Ailloud, J.J. Morris and R.E. Hueter. 2014. Life history and seasonal occurrence of the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97(9):1039-1056. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-014-0294-z Link Here ›› EPD
2014 Cammen, K. M., L. A. Wilcox, P. E. Rosel, R. S. Wells and A. J. Read. 2014. From genome-wide to candidate gene: An investigation of variation at the major histocompatibility complex in common bottlenose dolphins exposed to harmful algal blooms. Immunogenetics 67:125-133. DOI: 10.1007/s00251-014-0818-x Link Here ›› HAP/EPD
2014 Cammen, K. M., P. E. Rosel, R. S. Wells, and A. J. Read. 2014. Lack of variation in voltage-gated sodium channels of common bottlenose dolphins exposed to neurotoxic algal blooms. Aquatic Toxicology 157:150-158. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.10.010 Link Here ›› HAP
2014 Hansen, C.M., K. Hueffer, F. Gulland, R.S. Wells, B.C. Balmer, J.M. Castellini and T. O’Hara. 2014. Use of cellulose filter paper to quantify whole-blood mercury in two marine mammals: Validation study. J. Wild. Dis. 50(2):271-278. DOI: 10.7589/2013-08-214 Link Here ›› TAT
2014 Newby, J., T. Darden, K. Bassos-Hull and A.M. Shedlock. 2014. Kin structure and social organization in the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, off coastal Sarasota, FL. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97(9):1057-1065. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-014-0289-9 Link Here ›› BSC
2014 Rossman, S., E. Berens McCabe, N. Barros, H. Gandhi, P. Ostrom, C. Stricker and R. Wells. 2014. Foraging habits in a generalist predator: Sex and age influence habitat selection and resource use among bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Marine Mammal Science 31:155-168. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12143 Link Here ›› BSC
2014 Schwacke, L. H., C. R. Smith, F. I. Townsend, R. S. Wells, L. B. Hart, B. C. Balmer, T. K. Collier, S. De Guise, M. M. Fry, L. J. Guillette Jr., S. V. Lamb, S. M. Lane, W. E. McFee, N. J. Place, M. C. Tumlin, G. M. Ylitalo, E. S. Zolman and T. K. Rowles. 2014. Response to comment on health of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Barataria Bay, Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Environmental Science & Technology 48:4209-4211. DOI: 10.1021/es5009278 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2014 Schwacke, L. H., C. R. Smith, F. I. Townsend, R. S. Wells, L. B. Hart, B. C. Balmer, T. K. Collier, S. De Guise, M. M. Fry, L. J. Guillette Jr., S. V. Lamb, S. M. Lane, W. E. McFee, N. J. Place, M. C. Tumlin, G. M. Ylitalo, E. S. Zolman and T. K. Rowles. 2013. Health of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Environmental Science & Technology 48:93-103. DOI: 10.1021/es403610f Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2014 Stewart, J.R., F. I. Townsend, E. Dyar, A.A. Hohn, S.M. Lane, T.K. Rowles, L.A. Staggs, R.S. Wells, B.C. Balmer, and L.H. Schwacke. 2014. Survey of antibiotic resistant bacteria isolated from bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus in the southeastern United States. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 108: 91-102. DOI: 10.3354/dao02705 Link Here ›› HAP
2014 Tornero, V., K. Taranjit, R.S. Wells and J. Singh. 2014. Eco-toxicants: A growing global threat. Pp. 309-332 In: J. Yamagiwa and L. Karczmarski (eds.), Primates and Cetaceans: Field Research and Conservation of Complex Mammalian Societies, Primatology Monographs, Tokyo, Japan: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-54523-1_16 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2014 Wells, R.S. 2014. Social structure and life history of common bottlenose dolphins near Sarasota Bay, Florida: Insights from four decades and five generations. Pp. 149-172 In: J. Yamagiwa and L. Karczmarski (eds.), Primates and Cetaceans: Field Research and Conservation of Complex Mammalian Societies, Primatology Monographs, Tokyo, Japan: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-54523-1_8 Link Here ›› BSC
2014 Wells, R.S., C. R. Smith, J. C. Sweeney, F. I. Townsend, D. A. Fauquier, R. Stone, J. Langan, L. H. Schwacke, and T. K. Rowles. 2014. Fetal survival of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Aquatic Mammals 40(3): 252-259. DOI: 10.1578/AM.40.3.2014.252 Link Here ›› HAP
2014 Wilson, R.M., J. P. Chanton, B. C. Balmer, and D. P. Nowacek. 2014. An evaluation of lipid extraction techniques for interpretation of carbon and nitrogen isotope values in bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) skin tissue. Marine Mammal Science 30(1): 85-103. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12018 Link Here ›› TAT/EPD
2015 Au, W., J. Ford, L. M. Herman, P. Nachtigall, S. Ridgway, J. Thomas, R. Wells, H. Whitehead, C. M. Johnson and D. L. Herzing. 2015. Visions of the future. Pp. 271-298 in: D. L. Herzing and C. M. Johnson, eds., Dolphin Communication and Cognition: Past, Present, and Future. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Link Here ›› BSC
2015 Balmer, B.C., G.M. Ylitalo, L.E. McGeorge, K.L. Baugh, D. Boyd, K.D. Mullin, P.E. Rosel, C. Sinclair, R.S. Wells, E.S. Zolman and L.H. Schwacke. 2015. Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in blubber of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast, USA. Science of the Total Environment Vol. 527–528, Pgs. 306-312. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.05.016 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2015 Cammen, K. M., T. S. Schultz, P. E. Rosel, R. S. Wells and A. J. Read. 2015. Genome-wide investigation of adaptation to harmful algal blooms in bottlenose dolphins. Molecular Ecology 24:4697-4710. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13350 Link Here ›› EPD
2015 Hart, L. B., R. S. Wells, N. Kellar, B. C. Balmer, A. A. Hohn, S. V. Lamb, T. Rowles, E. Zolman and L. H. Schwacke. 2015. Adrenal hormones in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Influential factors and reference intervals. PLoS ONE. 10(5): e0127432. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127432 Link Here ›› HAP
2015 Helm, R. C., D. P. Costa, T. D. DeBruyn, T. J. O'Shea, R. S. Wells and T. M. Williams. 2015.  Overview of effects of oil spills on marine mammals. Pp. 455-475 In: Handbook of Oil Spill Science and Technology, First Edition.  M. F. Fingas, ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. DOI: 10.1002/9781118989982.ch18 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2015 Lane, S. M., C. R. Smith, B. C. Balmer, K. P. Barry, T. McDonald, J. Mitchell, C. S. Mori, P. E. Rosel, T. K. Rowles, T. R. Speakman, F. I. Townsend, M. C. Tumlin, R. S. Wells, E. S. Zolman and L. H. Schwacke. 2015. Reproductive outcome and survival of bottlenose dolphins sampled in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, USA following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 282: 20151944. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1944 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2015 Mancia, A., L. Abelli, J. R. Kucklick, T. K. Rowles, R. S. Wells, B. C. Balmer, A. A. Hohn, J. E. Baatz and J. C. Ryan. 2015. Microarray applications to understand the impact of exposure to environmental contaminants in wild dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Marine Genomics 19:47-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.margen.2014.11.002 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT/CRA
2015 Miller, L. J., R. S. Wells, R. Stacey, F. W. Zeigler, J. C. Whitham and M. Adkesson. 2015. Animal welfare management of bottlenose dolphins at the Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo. World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Magazine 16:14-17. Link Here ›› HAP/BSC
2015 Rossman, S., M. Stolen, N.B. Barrros, H. Gandhi, P.H. Ostrom, C.A. Stricker and R.S. Wells. 2015. Individual specialization in the foraging habits of female bottlenose dolphins living in a trophically diverse and habitat rich estuary. Oecologia 178:415-425. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-015-3241-6 Link Here ›› BSC
2015 Sellas A.B., K. Bassos-Hull, J.C. Pérez-Jiménez, J.A. Angulo-Valdés, M.A. Bernal and R.E. Hueter. 2015. Population structure and seasonal migration of the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari. Journal of Heredity 106(3): 266-275. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esv011 Link Here ›› EPD
2015 Simard, P., C. C. Wall, J. B. Allen, R. S. Wells, S. Gowans, E. Forys, B. Würsig and D. A. Mann. 2015. Dolphin distribution on the West Florida Shelf using visual surveys and passive acoustic monitoring. Aquatic Mammals 41(2): 167-187. DOI: 10.1578/AM.41.2.2015.167 Link Here ›› EPD
2015 Urian, K., A. Read, A. Gorgone, B. Balmer, R. Wells, P. Berggren, T. Eguchi, W. Rayment and P. Hammond. 2014. Recommendations for photo-identification methods used in capture-recapture models with cetaceans. Marine Mammal Science 31: 298-321. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12141 Link Here ›› TAT
2015 Venn-Watson, S. K., C. Parry, M. Baird, S. Stevenson, K. Carlin, R. Daniels, C. R. Smith, R. Jones, R. S. Wells, S. Ridgway and E. Jensen. 2015. Increased dietary intake of saturated fatty acid heptadecanoic acid (C17:0) associated with decreasing ferritin and alleviated metabolic syndrome in dolphins. PLOS One 10(7):e0132117. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132117 Link Here ›› HAP
2015 Wells, R.S., J.B. Allen, G.N. Lovewell, J. Gorzelany, R.E. DeLynn, D.A. Fauquier and N.B. Barros. 2015. Carcass-recovery rates for resident bottlenose dolphins in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 31:355-368. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12142 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2016 Balmer, B., C. Sinclair, T. Speakman, B. Quigley, K. Barry, C. Cush, M. Hendon, K. Mullin, E. Ronje, P. Rosel, L. Schwacke, R. Wells, and E. Zolman. 2016. Extended movements of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the northern Gulf of Mexico’s central coast. Gulf of Mexico Science 33(1):93-97. DOI: 10.18785/goms.3301.08 Link Here ›› EPD
2016 Bik, E. M., E. K. Costello, A. D. Switzer, B. J. Callahan, S. P. Holmes, R. S. Wells, K. P. Carlin, E. D. Jensen and S. Venn-Watson and D. A. Relman. 2016. Marine mammals harbor unique microbiotas shaped by and yet distinct from the sea. Nature Communications 7: 10516. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10516 Link Here ›› HAP
2016 Christiansen, F., K. A. McHugh, L. Bejder, E. M. Siegal, D. Lusseau, E. Berens McCabe, G. Lovewell and R. S. Wells. 2016. Food provisioning increases the risk of injury and mortality in a long-lived marine top predator. Royal Society Open Science 3:160560. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160560. Link Here ›› BSC/HAP/CRA
2016 de Silva, A., C. Spencer, K. C. Ho, M. Al Tarhuni, C. Go, M. Houde, S. de Solla, R. Lavoie, L. King, D. Muir, P. Fair, R. Wells and G. Bossart. 2016. Perfluoroalkylphosphinic acids in northern pike (Esox lucius), double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus), and bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in relation to other perfluoroalkyl acids. Environmental Science and Technology 50:10903-10913. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03515 Link Here ›› HAP
2016 Fleishman, E., D. P. Costa, J. Harwood, S. Kraus, D. Moretti, L. F. New, R. S. Schick, L. K. Schwarz, S. E. Simmons, L. Thomas and R. S. Wells. 2016. Monitoring population-level responses of marine mammals to human activities. Marine Mammal Science 32: 1004-1021. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12310 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2010 Kucklick, J., R. Pugh, P. Becker, J. Keller, R. Day, J. Yordy, A. Moors, S. Christopher, C. Bryan, L. Schwacke, C. Goetz, R. Wells, B. Balmer, A. Hohn and T. Rowles. 2010. Specimen banking for marine animal health assessment. Pp. 15-23 In: T. Isobe, K. Moniyama, A. Subramanian, and S. Tanabe, eds., Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry – Environmental Specimen Bank. TERRAPUB. Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2010 Loughlin, T., L. Cunningham, N. Gales, R.S. Wells and I. Boyd. 2010. Marking and capturing. Pp. 16-41 In: I. Boyd, D. Bowen and S. Iverson (eds.), Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press. Link Here ›› TAT
2010 Mancia, A. G. W. Warr, J.S. Almeida, A. Veloso, R. S. Wells and R. W. Chapman. 2010. Transcriptome profiles: Diagnostic signature of dolphin populations. Estuaries and Coasts 33:919-929. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-010-9287-0 Link Here ›› EPD
2010 Mann, D., M. Hill-Cook, C.A. Manire, D. Greenhow, E. Montie, J. Powell, R.S. Wells, G. Bauer, P. Cunningham-Smith, R. Lingenfelser, R. DiGiovanni, A. Stone, M. Brodsky, R. Stevens, G. Kieffer and P. Hoetjes. 2010. Hearing loss in stranded odontocete dolphins and whales. PLoS ONE 5(11):e13824. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013824 Link Here ›› HAP/DRM/CRA
2010 Meegan, J., C. Field, I. Sidor, T. Romano, S. Casinghino, C.R. Smith, L. Kashinsky, P.A. Fair, G. Bossart, R. Wells and J.L. Dunn. 2010. Development, validation, and utilization of a competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of antibodies against Brucella species in marine mammals. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 22(6):856-862. DOI: 10.1177/2F104063871002200603 Link Here ›› HAP
2010 Mendez, M., H.C. Rosenbaum, R.S. Wells, M.A. Stamper and P. Bordino. 2010. Genetic evidence highlights potential impacts of by-catch to cetaceans. PLoS ONE. 5(12): e15550. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015550 Link Here ›› EPD/CRA
2010 Sayigh, L. S. and V. Janik. 2010. Dolphin signature whistles. Pp. 553-561 In: Breed M.D. and Moore J., (eds.) Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, volume 1. Oxford: Academic Press. Link Here ›› BSC
2010 Schwacke L.H., M.J. Twiner, S. De Guise, B.C. Balmer, R.S. Wells, F.I. Townsend, D.C. Rotstein, R.A. Varela, L.J. Hansen, E.S. Zolman, T.R. Spradlin, M. Levin, H. Leibrecht, Z. Wang and T.K. Rowles. 2010. Eosinophilia and biotoxin exposure in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from a coastal area impacted by repeated mortality events. Environmental Research 110:548-555. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2010.05.003 Link Here ›› HAP
2010 Venn-Watson, S., F.I. Townsend, R.L. Daniels, J.C. Sweeney, J.W. McBain, L.J. Klatsky, C.L. Hicks, L.A. Staggs, T.K. Rowles, L.H. Schwacke, R.S. Wells and C.R. Smith. 2010. Hypocitraturia in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Assessing a potential risk factor for urate nephrolithiasis. Comparative Medicine 60:1-5. Link Here ›› HAP
2010 Yordy, J, R.S. Wells, B.C. Balmer, L. Schwacke, T. Rowles and J.R. Kucklick. 2010. Life history as a source of variation for persistent organic pollutant (POP) patterns in a community of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) resident to Sarasota Bay, FL. Science of the Total Environment 408:2163-2172. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.01.032 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2010 Yordy, J.E., D.A. Pabst, W.A. McLellan, R.S. Wells, T.K. Rowles, and J.R. Kucklick. 2010. Tissue-specific distribution and whole body burden estimates of persistent organic pollutants in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29:1-11. DOI: 10.1002/etc.152 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2010 Yordy, J.E., M.A.M. Mollenhauer, RM. Wilson, R.S. Wells, A. Hohn, J. Sweeney, L.H. Schwacke, T.K. Rowles, J.R. Kucklick, and M.M. Peden-Adams. 2010. Complex contaminant exposure in cetaceans: A comparative E-SCREEN analysis of bottlenose dolphin blubber and mixtures of four persistent organic pollutants. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29:2143-2153. DOI: 10.1002/etc.279 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2010 Yordy, J.E., R.S. Wells, B.C. Balmer, L.H. Schwacke, T.K. Rowles and J.R. Kucklick. 2010. Partitioning of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) between blubber and blood of wild bottlenose dolphins: Implications for biomonitoring and health. Environmental Science and Technology 44:4789-4795. DOI: 10.1021/es1004158 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2011 Balmer, B. C., L. H. Schwacke, R. S. Wells, R. C. George, J. Hoguet, J. R. Kucklick, S. M. Lane, A. Martinez, W. A. McLellan, P. E. Rosel, T. K. Rowles, K. Sparks, T. Speakman, E. S. Zolman, and D. A. Pabst. 2011. Relationship between persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and ranging patterns in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from coastal Georgia, USA. Science of the Total Environment 409:2094-2101. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.01.052 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2011 Balmer, B. C., R. S. Wells, L. H. Schwacke, T. K. Rowles, C. Hunter, E. S. Zolman, F. I. Townsend, B. Danielson, A. J. Westgate, W. A. McLellan and D. A. Pabst. 2011. Evaluation of a single-pin, satellite-linked transmitter deployed on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the coast of Georgia, U.S.A. Aquatic Mammals 37:187-192. DOI: 10.1578/AM.37.2.2011.187 Link Here ›› TAT
2011 Burdett Hart, L., D.S. Rotstein, R.S. Wells, K. Bassos-Hull and L.H. Schwacke. 2011. Lacaziosis and lacaziois-like prevalence among wild, common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the west coast of Florida, USA. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 95:49-56. DOI: 10.3354/dao02345 Link Here ›› HAP
2011 DeLynn, R.E., G. Lovewell, R.S. Wells and G. Early. 2011. Congenital scoliosis of a bottlenose dolphin. Journal of Wildlife Disease. 47(4):979-983. DOI: 10.7589/0090-3558-47.4.979 Link Here ›› HAP
2011 Dennison, S., M. J. Moore, A. Fahlman, K. Moore, S. Sharp, C. T. Harry, J. Hoppe, M. Niemeyer, B. Lentell, and R. S. Wells. 2011. Bubbles in live-stranded dolphins. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279, 1396–1404. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1754 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2011 Dunshea, G., D. Duffield, N. Gales, M. Hindell, R.S. Wells and S.N. Jarman. 2011. Telomeres as age markers in vertebrate molecular ecology. Molecular Ecology Resources 11:225-235. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02976.x Link Here ›› EPD/TAT
2011 Janik, V. M. 2011. Vocal communication and cognition in cetaceans. In: Tallerman M & Gibson KR (eds) OUP Handbook of Language Evolution. Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199541119.013.0009 Link Here ›› BSC
2011 Kucklick, J., L. Schwacke, R. Wells, A. Hohn, A. Guichard, J. Yordy, L. Hansen, E. Zolman, R. Wilson, J. Litz, D. Nowacek, T. Rowles, R. Pugh, B. Balmer, C. Sinclair, and P. Rosel. 2011. Bottlenose dolphins as indicators of persistent organic pollutants in the Western North Atlantic Ocean and Northern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Science & Technology 45:4270-4277. DOI: 10.1021/es1042244 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2011 McHugh, K.A., J.B. Allen, A.A. Barleycorn and R.S. Wells. 2011. Natal philopatry, ranging behavior, and habitat selection of juvenile bottlenose dolphins in Sarasota Bay, FL. J. Mammalogy 92:1298-1313. DOI: 10.1644/11-MAMM-A-026.1 Link Here ›› BSC
2011 McHugh, K.A., J.B. Allen, A.A. Barleycorn and R.S. Wells. 2011. Severe Karenia brevis red tides influence juvenile bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) behavior in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 27:622-643. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2010.00428.x Link Here ›› EPD/BSC
2011 Miller, D.L., V. Woshner, E.L. Styer, S. Ferguson, K.K. Knott, M.J. Gray, R.S. Wells and T.M. O’Hara. 2011. Histological findings in free-ranging Sarasota Bay bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) skin: Mercury, selenium and seasonal factors. J. of Wildlife Diseases. 47(4):1012–1018. DOI: 10.7589/0090-3558-47.4.1012 Link Here ›› HAP
2011 Powell, J.R. and R.S. Wells. 2011. Recreational fishing depredation and associated behaviors involving common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 27:111-129. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2010.00401.x Link Here ›› BSC/CRA
2011 Rowles, T.K., L.S. Schwacke, R.S. Wells, J.T. Saliki, L. Hansen, A. Hohn, F. Townsend, R.A. Sayre and A.J. Hall. 2011. Evidence of susceptibility to morbillivirus infection in cetaceans from the United States. Marine Mammal Science 27:1-19. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2010.00393.x Link Here ›› HAP
2011 Schwacke, L.H., E.S. Zolman, B.C. Balmer, S. De Guise, R.C. George, J. Hoguet, A.A. Hohn, J.R. Kucklick, S. Lamb, M. Levin, J.A. Litz, W.E. McFee, N.J. Place, F.I. Townsend, R.S. Wells, T.K. Rowles 2011. Anemia, hypothyroidism, and immune suppression associated with polychlorinated biphenyl exposure in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279:48-57. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.0665 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2011 Sellas, A. B., K. Bassos-Hull, R.E. Hueter and K.A. Feldheim. 2011. Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers from the spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari). Conservation Genetics Resources 3(4):609-611. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-011-9415-6 Link Here ›› EPD
2011 Simard, P., N. Lace, S. Gowans, E. Quintana-Rizzo, S. Kuczaj II, R.S. Wells and D. A. Mann. 2011. Low frequency narrow-band calls in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): signal properties, function and conservation implications. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 130:3068-3076. DOI: 10.1121/1.3641442 Link Here ›› BSC/CRA
2011 Twiner, M.J., S. Fire, L. Schwacke, L. Davidson, Z. Wang, S. Morton, S. Roth, B. Balmer, T. Rowles and R. Wells. 2011. Concurrent exposure of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) to multiple algal toxins in Sarasota Bay, Florida, USA. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17394. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017394 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2012 Hart, L.B., D.S. Rotstein, R.S. Wells, J. Allen, A. Barleycorn, B.C. Balmer, S.M. Lane, T. Speakman, E.S. Zolman, M. Stolen, W. McFee, T. Goldstein, T.K. Rowles and L.H. Schwacke. 2012. Skin lesions on common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from three sites in the Northwest Atlantic, USA. PLoS ONE 7(3): e33081. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033081 Link Here ›› HAP
2012 Stolen, M.K., R.S. Wells, D. Duffield and R. DeLynn. 2012. Nélio B. Barros, 23 January 1960 – 10 February 2010. Marine Mammal Science 28:227-231. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00555.x Link Here ›› MEM
2012 Wells, R.S. 2012. Individual dolphins as tools for conservation. Animal Conservation 15:436-437. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2012.00593.x Link Here ›› CRA
2012 Wilson, R.M., J. R. Kucklick, B. C. Balmer, R. S. Wells, J. P. Chanton and D. P. Nowacek. 2012. Spatial distribution of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inferred from stable isotopes and priority organic pollutants. Science of the Total Environment 425: 223-230. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.02.030 Link Here ›› HAP/EPD
2013 Balmer, B.C., L.H. Schwacke, R.S. Wells, J.D. Adams, R.C. George, S.M. Lane, W.A. McLellan, P.E. Rosel, K. Sparks, T. Speakman, E.S. Zolman and D.A. Pabst. 2013. Comparison of abundance and habitat usage for common bottlenose dolphins between sites exposed to differential anthropogenic stressors within the estuaries of southern Georgia, U.S.A. Marine Mammal Science 29(2):E114–E135. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2012.00598.x Link Here ›› EPD
2013 Bassos-Hull, K., R. Perrtree, C. Shepard, S. Schilling, A. Barleycorn, J. Allen, B. Balmer, W. Pine and R. Wells.  2013. Long-term site fidelity and seasonal abundance estimates of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the southwest coast of Florida and responses to natural perturbations.  Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 13:19-30. Link Here ›› EPD
2013 Buckstaff, K.C., R.S. Wells, J.G. Gannon and D.P. Nowacek. 2013. Responses of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) to construction and demolition of coastal marine structures. Aquatic Mammals 39:174-186. DOI: 10.1578/AM.39.2.2013.174 Link Here ›› BSC/CRA
2013 Correa, L., J.M. Castellini, R.S. Wells and T. O'Hara. 2013. Distribution of mercury and selenium in blood compartments of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota Bay, FL. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32:2441-2448. DOI: 10.1002/etc.2327 Link Here ›› HAP
2013 Dunshea, G., N.B. Barros, E.J. Berens McCabe, N.J. Gales, M.A. Hindell, S.N. Jarman and R.S. Wells. 2013. Stranded dolphin stomach contents represent the free-ranging population’s diet. Biology Letters 9:201231036. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.1036 Link Here ›› HAP
2013 Hart, L.B., R.S. Wells and L.H. Schwacke. 2013. Reference ranges for body condition in wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Biology 18:63–68. DOI: 10.3354/ab00491 Link Here ›› HAP
2013 Janik, V.M., S.L. King, L.S. Sayigh and R.S. Wells. 2013. Identifying signature whistles from recordings of groups of unrestrained bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Marine Mammal Science 29:109-122. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00549.x Link Here ›› BSC
2013 King, S., L. Sayigh, R. Wells, W. Fellner and V. Janik. 2013. Vocal copying of individually distinctive signature whistles in bottlenose dolphins. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 280: 20130053. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0053 Link Here ›› BSC
2013 Rossman, S., N.B. Barros, P.H. Ostrom, C.A. Stricker, A.A. Hohn, H. Gandhi and R.S. Wells. 2013. Retrospective analysis of bottlenose dolphin foraging: a legacy of anthropogenic ecosystem disturbance. Marine Mammal Science 29:705-718. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2012.00618.x Link Here ›› BSC/CRA
2013 Slifka, K.A., R.S. Wells, A.J. Ardente and S. Crissey. 2013. Comparative diet analysis of fish species commonly consumed by managed and free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Internet Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 10(1):1582. Link Here ›› HAP
2013 Smith, C.R., S. Venn-Watson, R.S. Wells, S.P, Johnson, N. Maffeo, B.C. Balmer, E.D. Jensen, F.I. Townsend and K. Sakhaee. 2013. Comparison of nephrolithiasis prevalence in two bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations. Front. Endocronol. 4:145. DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2013.00145 Link Here ›› HAP
2013 St. Aubin, D.J., K.A. Forney, S.J. Chivers, M.D. Scott, K. Danil, T. Romano, R.S. Wells and F.M.D. Gulland. 2013. Hematological, serum and plasma chemical constituents in pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata) following chase, encirclement and tagging. Marine Mammal Science 29:14-35. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00536.x Link Here ›› HAP
2013 Venn-Watson, S., C. Smith, S. Stevenson, C. Parry, R. Daniels, E. Jensen, V. Cendejas, B. Balmer, M. Janech, B. Neely and R. Wells. 2013. Blood-based indicators of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Front. Endocrinol. 4:136. DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2013.00136 Link Here ›› HAP
2013 Wells, R. S., E. M. Fougeres, A. G. Cooper, R. O. Stevens, M. Brodsky, R. Lingenfelser, C. Dold and D. C. Douglas. 2013. Movements and dive patterns of short-finned pilot whales, Globicephala macrorhynchus, released from a mass stranding in the Florida Keys. Aquatic Mammals 39(1): 61-72. DOI: 10.1578/AM.39.1.2013.61 Link Here ›› DRM
2013 Wells, R. S., P. Bordino and D. C. Douglas. 2013. Patterns of social association in Franciscanas, Pontoporia blainvillei. Marine Mammal Science 29:E520-E528. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12010 Link Here ›› BSC
2010 Burdett Hart, L., R.S. Wells, J.D. Adams, D.S. Rotstein and L.H. Schwacke. 2010. Modeling lacaziosis lesion progression in common bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus using long-term photographic records. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 90:105-112. DOI: 10.3354/dao02224 Link Here ›› HAP
2007 Klatsky, L.J., R.S. Wells, and J.C. Sweeney. 2007. Offshore bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Movement and dive behavior near the Bermuda Pedestal. Journal of Mammalogy 88:59-66. DOI: 10.1644/05-MAMM-A-365R1.1 Link Here ›› BSC
2007 Moore, M.M, G. Early, K. Touhey, S. Barco, F. Gulland, and R. Wells. 2007. Rehabilitation of marine mammals in the United States: Risks and benefits. Marine Mammal Science 23:731-750. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2007.00146.x Link Here ›› DRM/CRA
2007 Remington, N., R.D. Stevens, R.S. Wells, A. Hohn, S. Dhungana, C.H. Taboy, A.L. Crumbliss, R. Henkens, and C. Bonaventura. 2007. Genetic diversity of coastal bottlenose dolphins revealed by structurally and functionally diverse hemoglobins. Gene 398:123-131. DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2007.02.050 Link Here ›› EPD/HAP
2007 Sayigh, L.S., H.C. Esch, R.S. Wells, and V.M. Janik. 2007. Facts about signature whistles of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Animal Behaviour 74:1631-1642. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.02.018 Link Here ›› BSC
2007 Westgate, A.J., W.A. McLellan, R.S. Wells, M.D. Scott, E.M. Meagher and D.A. Pabst. 2007. A new device to remotely measure heat flux and skin temperature from free-swimming dolphins. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 346:45-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2007.02.014 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2007 Wilson, J.Y., R. Wells, A. Aguilar, A. Borrell, V. Tornero, P. Reijnders, M. Moore, and J.J. Stegeman. 2007. Correlates of Cytochrome P450 1A1 expression in bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) integument biopsies. Toxicological Sciences. 97:111-119. DOI: 10.1093/toxsci/kfm031 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2008 Balmer, B. C., R. S. Wells, S. M. Nowacek, D. P. Nowacek, L. H. Schwacke, W. A. McLellan, F. S. Scharf, T. K. Rowles, L. J. Hansen, T. R. Spradlin, and D. A. Pabst. 2008. Seasonal abundance and distribution patterns of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) near St. Joseph Bay, Florida, USA. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 10:157-167. Link Here ›› EPD
2008 Clucas, B., K. McHugh, and T. Caro. 2008. Flagship species on covers of US conservation and nature magazines. Biodiversity and Conservation 17: 1517-1528. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-008-9361-0 Link Here ›› CRA
2008 Dunshea, G., N.B. Barros, R.S. Wells, N.J. Gales, M.A. Hindell and S.N. Jarman. 2008. Pseudogenes and DNA-based diet analyses: a cautionary tale from a relatively well sampled predator-prey system. Bulletin of Entomological Research 98: 239-248. DOI: 10.1017/S0007485308005993 Link Here ›› EPD/TAT
2008 Fire, S.E., L.J. Flewelling, J. Naar , M.S. Henry, R.H. Pierce, D. P. Gannon, Z. Wang, and R.S. Wells. 2008. Prevalence of brevetoxins in prey fish of bottlenose dolphins in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 368:283-294. DOI: 10.3354/meps07643 Link Here ›› HAP/EPD
2008 Fire, S.E., L.J. Flewelling, Z. Wang, J. Naar , M.S. Henry, R. H. Pierce, and R. S. Wells. 2008. Florida red tide and brevetoxins: Association and exposure in live resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, USA. Marine Mammal Science 24:831-844. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2008.00221.x Link Here ›› HAP/EPD
2008 Gannon, D.P. 2008. Passive acoustic techniques in fisheries science: a review and prospectus. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137(2):638-656. DOI: 10.1577/T04-142.1 Link Here ›› TAT/REV
2008 Harms, C.A., R.G. Maggi, E.B. Breitschwerdt, C.L. Clemons-Chevis, M. Solangi, D.S. Rotstein, P.A. Fair, L.J. Hansen, A.A. Hohn, G.N. Lovewell, W.A. McLellan, D.A. Pabst, T.K. Rowles, L.H. Schwacke, F.I. Townsend and R.S. Wells. 2008. Bartonella species detection in captive, stranded and free-ranging cetaceans. Veterinary Research. 39:59. DOI: 10.1051/vetres:2008036 Link Here ›› HAP
2008 Meagher, E., W.A. McLellan, A.Westgate, R.S. Wells, J. Blum, and D.A. Pabst. 2008. Seasonal patterns of heat loss in wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 178:529-543. DOI: 10.1007/s00360-007-0245-5 Link Here ›› HAP
2008 Mendez, M., H. Rosenbaum and P. Bordino. 2008. Conservation genetics of the franciscana dolphin in Northern Argentina: population structure, by-catch impacts, and management implications. Conservation Genetics 9(2): 419-435. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-007-9354-7 Link Here ›› CRA/EPD
2008 Sergio, F., T. Caro, D. Brown, B. Clucas, J. Hunter, J. Ketchum, K. McHugh, and F. Hiraldo. 2008. Top predators as conservation tools: ecological rationale, assumptions, and efficacy. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 39: 1-19. DOI: 10.1146/annurev.ecolsys.39.110707.173545 Link Here ›› CRA
2008 Venn-Watson, S., R. Rivera, C.R. Smith, J.T. Saliki, S. Casteline, J. St. Leger, P. Yochem, R.S. Wells and H. Nollens. 2008. Exposure to novel parainfluenza virus and clinical relevance in two bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations. Emerging Infectious Diseases 14:397-405. DOI: 10.3201/eid1403.071250 Link Here ›› HAP
2008 Wells, R.S., J.B. Allen, S. Hofmann, K. Bassos-Hull, D.A. Fauquier, N.B. Barros, R.E. DeLynn, G. Hurst, V. Socha and M.D. Scott. 2008. Consequences of injuries on survival and reproduction of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the west coast of Florida. Marine Mammal Science 24:774-794. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2008.00212.x Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2008 Woshner, V., K. Knott, R. Wells, C. Willetto, R. Swor and T. O’Hara. 2008. Mercury and selenium in blood and epidermis of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota Bay, Florida (USA): interaction and relevance to life history and hematologic parameters. EcoHealth 5(1):360-370. DOI: 10.1007/s10393-008-0164-2 Link Here ›› HAP
2009 Esch, C., L. Sayigh and R. Wells. 2009. Quantifying parameters of bottlenose dolphin signature whistles. Marine Mammal Science 25:976-986. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2009.00289.x Link Here ›› BSC
2009 Esch, H.C., L.S. Sayigh, J.E. Blum, and R.S. Wells. 2009. Whistles as potential indicators of stress in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Mammalogy 90:638-650. DOI: 10.1644/08-MAMM-A-069R.1 Link Here ›› BSC
2009 Fauquier, D.A., M. J. Kinsel, M. D. Dailey, G. E. Sutton, M. K. Stolen, R. S. Wells, F. M. D. Gulland. 2009. Prevalence and pathology of lungworm infection in bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus from southwest Florida. Dis. Aquat. Org. 88: 85–90. DOI: 10.3354/dao02095 Link Here ›› HAP
2009 Gannon, D.P., E.J. Berens, S.A. Camilleri, J.G. Gannon, M.K. Brueggen, A. Barleycorn, V. Palubok, G.J. Kirkpatrick and R.S. Wells. 2009. Effects of Karenia brevis harmful algal blooms on nearshore fish communities in southwest Florida. Marine Ecology Progress Series 378:171–186. DOI: 10.3354/meps07853 Link Here ›› EPD/HAP
2009 Janik, V. M. 2009. Acoustic communication in delphinids. Advances in the Study of Behavior 40:123-157. DOI: 10.1016/S0065-3454(09)40004-4 Link Here ›› BSC
2009 Nollens, H.H., R. Rivera, G. Palacios, J.F.X. Wellehan, J.T. Saliki, S.L. Caseltine, C.R. Smith, E.D. Jensen, P.K. Yochem, R.S. Wells, J. St. Leger and S. Venn-Watson. 2009. New recognition of Enterovirus infections in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Veterinary Microbiology. 139:170-175. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.05.010 Link Here ›› HAP
2009 Noren, S.R. and R.S. Wells. 2009. Blubber deposition during ontogeny in free-ranging bottlenose dolphins: Balancing disparate roles of insulation and locomotion. Journal of Mammalogy 90:629-637. DOI: 10.1644/08-MAMM-A-138R.1 Link Here ›› HAP
2009 Ruiz, C., H.H. Nollens, S. Venn-Watson, L.G. Green, R.S. Wells., M.T. Walsh, E. Chittick, J.F. McBain and E.R. Jacobson. 2009. Baseline circulating immunoglobulin G levels in managed collection and free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Developmental and Comparative Immunology 33:449-455. DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2008.09.002 Link Here ›› HAP
2009 Sayigh, L.S. and V.M. Janik. 2009. Signature whistles. Pp. 1014-1016 In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen, eds., Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Second Edition. Elsevier, Inc., San Diego, CA. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-373553-9.00235-2 Link Here ›› BSC
2009 Schwacke, L.H., A.J. Hall, F.I. Townsend, R.S. Wells, L.J. Hansen, A.A. Hohn, G.D. Bossart, P.A. Fair and T.K. Rowles. 2009. Hematologic and serum biochemical reference intervals for free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and variation in the distributions of clinicopathologic values related to geographic sampling site. Am J Vet Res 70: 973-985. DOI: 10.2460/ajvr.70.8.973 Link Here ›› HAP/EPD
2009 Sih, A., K. McHugh and S. Hanser. 2009. Social network theory: new insights and issues for behavioral ecologists. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63: 975-988. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-009-0725-6 Link Here ›› BSC
2009 Urian, K.W., S. Hofmann, R.S. Wells, and A.J. Read. 2009. Fine-scale population structure of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in Tampa Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science. 25:619-638. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2009.00284.x Link Here ›› EPD
2009 Wells, R. S. 2009. Dolphins and porpoises. Pp. 3635-3647 In: J.H. Steele, S.A. Thorpe, and K. K. Turekian (eds.), Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, Second Edition (First Online Update). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-012374473-9.00682-2 Link Here ›› REV
2009 Wells, R.S. 2009. Identification methods. In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen, eds., Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Second Edition. Elsevier, Inc., San Diego, CA. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-373553-9.00139-5 Link Here ›› TAT
2009 Wells, R.S. 2009. Learning from nature: Bottlenose dolphin care and husbandry. Zoo Biology 28:1-17. DOI: 10.1002/zoo.20252 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2009 Wells, R.S. and M.D. Scott. 2009. Common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen, eds., Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Second Edition. Elsevier, Inc., San Diego, CA. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-373553-9.00062-6 Link Here ›› REV
2009 Wells, R.S., C.A. Manire, L. Byrd, D.R. Smith, J.G. Gannon, D. Fauquier, and K.D. Mullin.  2009.  Movements and dive patterns of a rehabilitated Risso’s dolphin, Grampus griseus, in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean.  Marine Mammal Science 25:420-429. DOI:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2008.00251.x Link Here ›› DRM
2010 Balmer, B.C., L.H. Schwacke and R.S. Wells. 2010. Linking dive behavior to satellite-linked tag condition for a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) along Florida’s northern Gulf of Mexico coast. Aquatic Mammals 36:1-8. DOI: 10.1578/AM.36.1.2010.1 Link Here ›› TAT/DRM
2010 Barbieri, M.M., W. A. McLellan, R. S. Wells, J. A. Blum, S. Hofmann, J. Gannon, and D. A. Pabst. 2010. Using infrared thermography to assess seasonal trends in dorsal fin surface temperatures of free?swimming bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 26:53-66. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2009.00319.x Link Here ›› HAP
2010 Barros, N.B., P. Ostrom, C. Stricker and R.S. Wells. 2010. Stable isotopes differentiate bottlenose dolphins off west central Florida. Marine Mammal Science. 26:324-336. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2009.00315.x Link Here ›› EPD
2010 Berens McCabe, E., D.P. Gannon, N.B. Barros and R.S. Wells. 2010. Prey selection by resident common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) community in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Biology 157(5):931-942. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-009-1371-2 Link Here ›› BSC
2010 Borobia, M., D.M. Palacios, R.S. Wells, M.K. Stolen and E.R. Secchi. 2010. Nélio Baptista Barros (1960-2010) – A pioneer at home and abroad. LAJAM 8:191-192. DOI: 10.5597/lajam00149 Link Here ›› MEM
2010 Bowen, W.D., J.D. Baker, D. Siniff, I.L. Boyd, R. Wells, J.K.B. Ford, S.D Kraus, S.D., J.A. Estes and I. Stirling. 2010. Long-term Studies. Pp. 283-305 In: I. Boyd, D. Bowen and S. Iverson (eds.), Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press. Link Here ›› REV
2010 Bryan, C.E., S.J. Christopher, W.A. McLellan, W.E. McFee, L.H. Schwacke and R.S. Wells. 2010. Application of ICP-MS to examining the utility of skin as a monitoring tissue for trace elements in bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus. The Open Chemical and Biomedical Methods Journal 3:169-178. DOI: 10.2174/1875038901003010169 Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
2006 Quintana-Rizzo, E., D.A. Mann, and R.S. Wells. 2006. Estimated communication range of social sounds used by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 120:1671-1683. DOI: 10.1121/1.2226559 Link Here ›› BSC
2006 Ramcharitar, J., D.P. Gannon, and A.N. Popper. 2006. Review of the bioacoustics of the family Sciaenidae (croakers and drumfishes). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135:1409-1431. DOI: 10.1577/T05-207.1 Link Here ›› REV
2006 Weiss, J. 2006. Foraging habitats and associated preferential foraging specializations of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) mother-calf pairs. Aquatic Mammals 32:10-19. DOI: 10.1578/AM.32.1.2006.10 Link Here ›› BSC
2007 Bryan C.E., S.J. Christopher, B.C. Balmer and R.S. Wells. 2007. Establishing baseline levels of trace elements in blood and skin of bottlenose dolphins in Sarasota Bay, Florida: implications for non-invasive monitoring. Science of the Total Environment 388:325-342. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.07.046 Link Here ›› HAP
2007 Fire, S.E., D. Fauquier, L.J. Flewelling, M. Henry, J. Naar, R. Pierce, and R.S. Wells. 2007. Brevetoxin exposure in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) associated with Karenia brevis blooms in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Biology 152:827-834. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-007-0733-x Link Here ›› HAP/EPD
2007 Gannon, D.P. 2007. Acoustic behavior of Atlantic croaker Micropogonias undulatus (Sciaenidae). Copeia 2007(1): 193-204. DOI: 10.1643/0045-8511(2007)7[193:ABOACM]2.0.CO;2 Link Here ›› BSC
2007 Hall, A.J., R.S. Wells, J.C. Sweeney, F.I. Townsend, B.C. Balmer, A.A. Hohn, and H.L. Rhinehart. 2007. Annual, seasonal and individual variation in hematology and clinical blood chemistry profiles in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota Bay, Florida. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 148:266-277. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2007.04.017 Link Here ›› HAP
2001 Nowacek, S. M., R. S. Wells and A.R. Solow. 2001. Short-term effects of boat traffic on bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 17:673-688. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2001.tb01292.x Link Here ›› CRA
2001 Quintana-Rizzo, E. and R.S. Wells. 2001. Resighting and association patterns of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Cedar Keys, Florida: insights into social organization. Canadian Journal of Zoology 79:447-456. DOI: 10.1139/z00-223 Link Here ›› BSC
2002 Duffield, D.A. and R.S. Wells. 2002. The molecular profile of a resident community of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Pp. 3-11 In: C.J. Pfeiffer, ed., Molecular and Cell Biology of Marine Mammals. Krieger Publishing Company, Melbourne, FL. Link Here ›› BSC/EPD
2002 Meagher, E.M., W.A. McLellan, A.J. Westgate, R.S. Wells, D. Frierson, Jr., and D.A. Pabst. 2002. The relationship between heat flow and vasculature in the dorsal fin of wild bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Journal of Experimental Biology 205:3475-3486. Link Here ›› HAP
2002 Noren, S.R., G. Lacave, R.S. Wells, and T.M. Williams. 2002. The development of blood oxygen stores in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus); Implications for diving capacity. Journal of Zoology 258:105-113. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836902001243 Link Here ›› HAP
2002 Nowacek, D.P. 2002. Sequential foraging behaviour of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, FL. Behaviour 139:1125-1135. DOI: 10.1163/15685390260437290 Link Here ›› BSC
2002 Owen, E.C.G., S. Hofmann, and R.S. Wells. 2002. Ranging and social association patterns of paired and unpaired adult male bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in Sarasota, Florida, provide no evidence for alternative male strategies. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 80:2072-2089. DOI: 10.1139/z02-195 Link Here ›› BSC
2002 Schwacke, L.H., E.O. Voit, L.J. Hansen, R.S. Wells, G.B. Mitchum, A.A. Hohn, and P.A. Fair. 2002. Probabilistic risk assessment of reproductive effects of polychlorinated biphenyls on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the southeast United States coast. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 21(12):2752-2764. DOI: 10.1002/etc.5620211232 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2002 Wells, R.S. 2002. Identification methods. Pp.601-608 In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen, eds., Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. Link Here ›› TAT
2002 Wells, R.S. and M.D. Scott. 2002. Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus and T. aduncus). Pp. 122-128 In: W.F. Perrin, B. Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen, eds., Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. Link Here ›› REV
2003 Harper, C.G., M.T. Whary, Y. Fang, H.L. Rhinehart, R.S. Wells, S. Xu, N.S. Taylor, and J.G. Fox. 2003. Comparison of diagnostic techniques for detecting Helicobacter cetorum infection in wild Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41:2842-2848. Link Here ›› TAT/HAP
2003 Nowacek, D.P., B.M. Casper, R.S. Wells, S.M. Nowacek, and D.A. Mann. 2003. Intraspecific and geographic variability of West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus spp.) vocalizations (L). J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 114(1):66-69. DOI: 10.1121/1.1582862 Link Here ›› BSC
2003 Wells, R.S. 2003. Dolphin social complexity: Lessons from long-term study and life history. Pp. 32-56 In: F.B.M. de Waal and P.L. Tyack, eds., Animal Social Complexity: Intelligence, Culture, and Individualized Societies. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Link Here ›› BSC
2003 Wells, R.S. 2003. Dolphins (Delphinidae). Pp. 41-58 In: V. Geist, M. Hutchins, and M.C. McDade, eds., Mammals IV, Vol. 15 of Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia. The Gale Group, Farmington Hills, MI. Link Here ›› REV
2003 Wells, R.S., T.K. Rowles, A. Borrell, A. Aguilar, H.L. Rhinehart, W.M. Jarman, S. Hofmann, A.A. Hohn, D.A. Duffield, G. Mitchum, J. Stott, A. Hall, and J.C. Sweeney. 2003. Integrating data on life history, health, and reproductive success to examine potential effects of POPs on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Organohalogen Compounds 62:208-211. Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2004 Buckstaff, K. 2004. Effects of watercraft noise on the acoustic behavior of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 20: 709-725. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2004.tb01189.x Link Here ›› BSC
2004 Cook, M.L.H., L.S. Sayigh, J.E. Blum, and R.S. Wells. 2004. Signature whistle production in undisturbed free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, 03PB0428:1-7. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2003.2610 Link Here ›› BSC
2004 Hansen, L.J., L.H. Schwacke, G.B. Mitchum, A.A. Hohn, R.S. Wells, E.S. Zolman, and P.A. Fair. 2004. Geographic variation in polychorinated biphenyl and organochlorine pesticide concentrations in the blubber of bottlenose dolphins from the US Atlantic coast. Science of the Total Environment 319:147-172. DOI: 10.1016/S0048-9697(03)00371-1 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2004 Maresh, J.L., F.E. Fish, D.P. Nowacek, S.M. Nowacek and R.S. Wells. 2004. High performance turning capabilities during foraging by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Marine Mammal Science 20(3):498-509. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2004.tb01175.x Link Here ›› BSC
2004 Nowacek, S.M., R.S. Wells, D.P. Nowacek, E.C.G. Owen, T.R. Speakman and R.O. Flamm. 2004. Florida manatees, Trichechus manatus latirostris, respond to approaching vessels. Biological Conservation 119:517-523. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2003.11.020 Link Here ›› BSC/CRA
2004 Watwood, S.L., P.L. Tyack, and R.S. Wells. 2004. Whistle sharing in paired male bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 55:531-543. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-003-0724-y Link Here ›› BSC
2004 Wells, R.S., H.L. Rhinehart, L.J. Hansen, J.C. Sweeney, F.I. Townsend, R. Stone, D. Casper, M.D. Scott, A.A. Hohn, and T.K. Rowles. 2004. Bottlenose dolphins as marine ecosystem sentinels: Developing a health monitoring system. EcoHealth 1:246-254. DOI: 10.1007/s10393-004-0094-6 Link Here ›› HAP
2005 Fripp, D., C. Owen, E. Quintana-Rizzo, A. Shapiro, K. Buckstaff, K. Jankowski, R.S. Wells, and P. Tyack. 2005. Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) calves appear to model their signature whistles on the signature whistles of community members. Animal Cognition 8:17-26. DOI: 10.1007/s10071-004-0225-z Link Here ›› BSC
2005 Gannon, D.P., N.B. Barros, D.P. Nowacek, A.J. Read, D.M. Waples, and R.S. Wells. 2005. Prey detection by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): an experimental test of the passive-listening hypothesis. Animal Behavior 69:709-720. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.06.020 Link Here ›› BSC
2005 Houde, M., Wells, R.S., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. Hohn, A.A., Rowles, T.K., Sweeney, J.C., Solomon, K.R., Muir, D.C.G. 2005. Polyfluorinated alkyl compounds in free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Science & Technology, 39:6591-6598. DOI: 10.1021/es0506556 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2005 Nowacek, D.P. 2005. Acoustic ecology of foraging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), habitat-specific use of three sound types. Marine Mammal Science 21:587-602. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2005.tb01253.x Link Here ›› BSC/EPD
2005 Sellas, A.B., R.S. Wells, and P.E. Rosel. 2005. Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA analyses reveal fine scale geographic structure in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Gulf of Mexico. Conservation Genetics.6:715-728. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-005-9031-7 Link Here ›› EPD
2005 Tornero, V., A. Borrell, A. Aguilar, R.S. Wells, J. Forcada, T.K. Rowles, and P.J.H. Reijnders. 2005. Effect of organochlorine pollutants and individual biological traits on blubber retinoid concentrations in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Environmental Monitoring 7(2):109-114. DOI: 10.1039/B410494C Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2005 Watwood, S.L., E.C.G. Owen, P.L. Tyack, and R.S. Wells. 2005. Signature whistle use by free-swimming and temporarily restrained bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Animal Behaviour 69:1373-1386. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.08.019 Link Here ›› BSC
2005 Wells, R.S., V. Tornero, A. Borrell, A. Aguilar, T.K. Rowles, H.L. Rhinehart, S. Hofmann, W.M. Jarman, A.A. Hohn, and J.C. Sweeney. 2005. Integrating life history and reproductive success data to examine potential relationships with organochlorine compounds for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida. Science of the Total Environment 349:106-119. Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2006 Buck, J.D., R.S. Wells, H.L. Rhinehart, and L. J. Hansen. 2006. Aerobic microorganisms associated with free-ranging bottlenose dolphins in coastal Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean waters. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 42:536-544. DOI: 10.7589/0090-3558-42.3.536 Link Here ›› HAP
2006 Cunningham-Smith, P., D.E. Colbert, R.S. Wells, and T. Speakman. 2006. Evaluation of human interactions with a provisioned wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) near Sarasota Bay, Florida, and efforts to curtail the interactions. Aquatic Mammals 32:346-356. DOI: 10.1578/AM.32.3.2006.346 Link Here ›› CRA
2006 Fazioli, K.L., S. Hofmann, and R.S. Wells. 2006. Use of coastal Gulf of Mexico waters by distinct assemblages of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Aquatic Mammals 32:212-222. DOI: 10.1578/AM.32.2.2006.212 Link Here ›› EPD
2006 Hall, A.J., B.J. McConnell, T.K. Rowles, A. Aguilar, A. Borrell, L. Schwacke, P.J.H. Reijnders, and R.S. Wells. 2006. An individual based model framework to assess the population consequences of polychlorinated biphenyl exposure in bottlenose dolphins. Environmental Health Perspectives. 114 (suppl.1): 60-64. DOI: 10.1289/ehp.8053 Link Here ›› EPD/HAP/CRA
2006 Houde, M, B.C. Balmer, S. Brandsma, R.S. Wells, T.K. Rowles, K.R. Solomon, and D.C.G. Muir. 2006. Perfluorinated alkyl compounds in relation with life-history and reproductive parameters in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota Bay, Florida, USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25:2405-2412. DOI: 10.1897/05-499R.1 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2006 Houde, M., G. Pacepavicius, R.S. Wells, P.A. Fair, R.J. Letcher, M. Alaee, G.D. Bossart, A.A. Hohn, J.C. Sweeney, K.R. Solomon, and D.C.G. Muir. 2006. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls (OH-PCBs) in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Western Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Science & Technology 40:5860-5866. DOI: 10.1021/es060629n Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2006 Houde, M., T.A.D Bujas, J. Small, R.S. Wells, P.A. Fair, G.D. Bossart, K.R. Solomon, and D.C.G. Muir. 2006. Biomagnification of perfluoroalkyl compounds in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) food web. Environmental Science & Technology 40:4138-4144. DOI: 10.1021/es060233b Link Here ›› HAP/EPD/CRA
2006 Janik, V., L.S. Sayigh, and R.S. Wells. 2006. Signature whistle shape conveys identity information to bottlenose dolphins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103:8293-8297. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0509918103 Link Here ›› BSC
1999 Gauthier, J.M., H. Dubeau, E. Rassart, W.M. Jarman and R.S. Wells. 1999. Biomarkers of DNA damage in marine mammals. Mutation Research 444:427-439. DOI: 10.1016/S1383-5718(99)00106-0 Link Here ›› HAP
1999 Sayigh, L.S., P.L. Tyack, R.S. Wells, A.R. Solow, M.D. Scott and A.B. Irvine. 1999. Individual recognition in wild bottlenose dolphins: A field test using playback experiments. Animal Behaviour 57:41-50. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1998.0961 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
1999 Wells, R. S. 1999. Ken Norris: Dolphin society insights. Marine Mammal Science 15:931-932. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1999.tb00863.x Link Here ›› MEM
1999 Wells, R. S. 1999. Long-term perspectives from research with free-ranging bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Reproduction Workshop Report. European Research on Cetaceans 12:380-382. Link Here ›› REV
1999 Wells, R. S., H. L. Rhinehart, P. Cunningham, J. Whaley, M. Baran, C. Koberna and D. P. Costa. 1999. Long-distance offshore movements of bottlenose dolphins. Marine Mammal Science. 15:1098-1114. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1999.tb00879.x Link Here ›› EPD/DRM
1999 Wells, R.S. and M.D. Scott. 1999. Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821). Pp. 137-182 In: S.H. Ridgway and R. Harrison (eds.), Handbook of Marine Mammals, Vol. 6, the Second Book of Dolphins and Porpoises. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. 486 pp. Link Here ›› REV
1999 Wells, R.S., D.J. Boness and G.B. Rathbun. 1999. Behavior. Pp. 324-422 In: J.E. Reynolds, III and S.A. Rommel, (eds.), Biology of Marine Mammals. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 578 pp. Link Here ›› BSC
1999 Wilson, B., H. Arnold, G. Bearzi, C. M. Fortuna, R. Gaspar, S. Ingram, C. Liret, S. Pribanic, A. J. Read, V. Ridoux, K. Schneider, K.W. Urian, R. S. Wells, C. Wood, P. M. Thompson and P. S. Hammond. 1999. Epidermal diseases in bottlenose dolphins: Impacts of natural and anthropogenic factors. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 266(1423):1077-1083. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1999.0746 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
2000 Connor, R.C., R.S. Wells, J. Mann and A.J. Read. 2000. The bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops spp: Social relationships in a fission-fusion society. Pp. 91-126 In: J. Mann, R.C. Connor, P.L. Tyack and H. Whitehead, eds., Cetacean Societies: Field Studies of Dolphins and Whales. University of Chicago Press. 433 pp. Link Here ›› BSC
2000 Flamm, R. O., E.C.G. Owen, C.F. Weiss, R.S. Wells and D.P. Nowacek. 2000. Aerial videogrammetry from a tethered airship to assess manatee life stage structure. Marine Mammal Science 16(3):617-630. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2000.tb00955.x Link Here ›› TAT
2000 Reeves, R.R., T.A. Jefferson, T. Kasuya, B.D. Smith, W. Ding, W. Peilie, R.S. Wells, B. Würsig, and Z. Kaiya. 2000. Report of the Workshop to Develop a Conservation Action Plan for the Yangtze River Finless Porpoise, Ocean Park, Hong Kong, 16-18 September 1997. Pp. 67-80 In: R.R. Reeves, B.D. Smith and T. Kasuya, eds., Biology and Conservation of Freshwater Cetaceans in Asia. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 152 pp. Link Here ›› CRA
2001 Nowacek, D.P., P.L. Tyack, and R.S. Wells. 2001. A platform for continuous behavioral and acoustic observation of free-ranging marine mammals: Overhead video combined with underwater audio. Marine Mammal Science 17:191-199. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2001.tb00992.x Link Here ›› BSC/TAT
1986 Würsig, B., R.S. Wells and D.A. Croll. 1986. Behavior of gray whales summering near St. Lawrence Island, Bering Sea. Can. J. Zool. 64(3):611-621. DOI: 10.1139/z86-091 Link Here ›› BSC
1987 Wells, R.S., M.D. Scott and A.B. Irvine. 1987. The social structure of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins. Pp. 247-305 In: Genoways, H. (ed.), Current Mammalogy, Vol. 1. New York: Plenum Press. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4757-9909-5_7 Link Here ›› BSC
1989 Hohn, A.A., M.D. Scott, R.S. Wells, J.C. Sweeney and A.B. Irvine. 1989. Growth layers in teeth from known-age, free-ranging bottlenose dolphins. Marine Mammal Science 5(4):315-342. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1989.tb00346.x Link Here ›› HAP/TAT
1989 Würsig, B., E.M. Dorsey, W.J. Richardson and R.S. Wells. 1989. Feeding, aerial and play behaviour of the bowhead whale, Balaena mysticetus, summering in the Beaufort Sea. Aquatic Mammals 15:27-37. Link Here ›› BSC
1990 Calambokidis, J., G.H. Steiger, J.C. Cubbage, K.C. Balcomb, C. Ewald, S.L. Kruse, R.S. Wells and R. Sears. 1990. Sightings and movements of blue whales off central California 1986-88 from photo-identification of individuals. Pp. 343-348 In: P.S. Hammond, S.A. Mizroch and G.P. Donovan (eds.) Individual Recognition of Cetaceans: Use of Photo-Identification and Other Techniques to Estimate Population Parameters. Report of the International Whaling Commission, Special Issue 12, Cambridge, U.K. 440 pp. Link Here ›› EPD
1990 Sayigh, L.S., P.T. Tyack, R.S. Wells and M.D. Scott. 1990. Signature whistles of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus: Stability and mother-offspring comparisons. Behavioral Ecol. and Sociobiol. 26:247-260. DOI: 10.1007/BF00178318 Link Here ›› BSC
1990 Scott, M.D., R.S. Wells and A.B. Irvine. 1990. A long-term study of bottlenose dolphins on the west coast of Florida. Pp. 235-244 In: S. Leatherwood and R.R. Reeves (eds.), The Bottlenose Dolphin. Academic Press, San Diego. 653 pp. Link Here ›› REV
1990 Scott, M.D., R.S. Wells, A.B. Irvine and B.R. Mate. 1990. Tagging and marking studies on small cetaceans. Pp. 489-514 In: S. Leatherwood and R.R. Reeves (eds.), The Bottlenose Dolphin. Academic Press, San Diego. 653 pp. Link Here ›› TAT
1990 Wells, R.S. and M.D. Scott. 1990. Estimating bottlenose dolphin population parameters from individual identification and capture-release techniques. Pp. 407-415 In: P.S. Hammond, S.A. Mizroch and G.P. Donovan (eds.) Individual Recognition of Cetaceans: Use of Photo-Identification and Other Techniques to Estimate Population Parameters. Report of the International Whaling Commission, Special Issue 12, Cambridge, U.K. 440 pp. Link Here ›› TAT
1990 Wells, R.S., L.J. Hansen, A. Baldridge, T.P. Dohl, D.L. Kelly and R.H. Defran. 1990. Northward extension of the range of bottlenose dolphins along the California coast. Pp. 421-431 In: S. Leatherwood and R.R. Reeves (eds.) The Bottlenose Dolphin. Academic Press, San Diego. 653 pp. Link Here ›› EPD
1991 Duffield, D.A. and R.S. Wells. 1991. The combined application of chromosome, protein and molecular data for the investigation of social unit structure and dynamics in Tursiops truncatus. Pp. 155-169 In: A.R. Hoelzel (ed.) Genetic Ecology of Whales and Dolphins. Report of the International Whaling Commission, Special Issue 13, Cambridge, U.K. Link Here ›› BSC
1991 Wells, R.S. 1991. The role of long-term study in understanding the social structure of a bottlenose dolphin community. Pp. 199-225In: K. Pryor and K.S. Norris (eds.), Dolphin Societies: Discoveries and Puzzles. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley. 397 pp. Link Here ›› BSC
1993 Duffield, D.A., and R.S. Wells. 1993. A discussion on comparative data of wild and oceanarium Tursiops populations. Pp. 28-39In: N.F. Hecker (ed.) Proceedings of the 18th International Marine Animal Trainers Association Conference, November 4-9, 1990, Chicago, IL. Link Here ›› EPD
1993 Lahvis, G.P., R.S. Wells, D.R. Casper and C.S. Via. 1993. In vitro lymphocyte response of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Mitogen-induced proliferation. Mar. Envir. Research 35:115-119. DOI: 10.1016/0141-1136(93)90023-S Link Here ›› HAP
1993 Read, A.J., R.S. Wells, A.A. Hohn and M.D. Scott. 1993. Patterns of growth in wild bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. J. of Zoology, Lond, 231:107-123. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1993.tb05356.x Link Here ›› HAP
1993 Sayigh, L.S., R.S. Wells and P.L. Tyack. 1993. Recording underwater sounds of free-ranging dolphins while underway in a small boat. Marine Mammal Science. 9(2):209-213. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1993.tb00447.x Link Here ›› BSC
1993 Wells, R.S. 1993. Parental investment patterns of wild bottlenose dolphins. Pp. 58-64In: N.F. Hecker (ed.) Proceedings of the 18th International Marine Animal Trainers Association Conference, November 4-9, 1990, Chicago, IL. Link Here ›› BSC
1993 Wells, R.S. 1993. The marine mammals of Sarasota Bay. Chapter 9, pp. 9.1 - 9.23 In: Sarasota Bay: 1992 Framework for Action, P. Roat, C. Ciciccolella, H. Smith, and D. Tomasko, eds. Published by the Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program, 5333 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234. Link Here ›› CRA
1994 Wells, R.S. and M.D. Scott. 1994. Incidence of gear entanglement for resident inshore bottlenose dolphins near Sarasota, Florida. Page 629 In: W.F. Perrin, G.P. Donovan, and J. Barlow (eds.), Gillnets and Cetaceans, Rep. int. Whal. Commn (Special Issue 15.). Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
1995 Erickson, K.L., L. DiMolfetto-Landon, R.S. Wells, T. Reidarson, J.L. Stott and D.A. Ferrick. 1995. Development of an interleukin-2 receptor expression assay and its use in evaluation of cellular immune responses in the bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus. Journal of Wildlife Disease 31(2):142-149. DOI: 10.7589/0090-3558-31.2.142 Link Here ›› HAP
1995 Lahvis, G.P., R.S. Wells, D.W. Kuehl, J.L. Stewart, H.L. Rhinehart and C.S. Via. 1995. Decreased lymphocyte responses in free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) are associated with increased concentrations of PCB's and DDT in peripheral blood. Environmental Health Perspectives, 103:67-72. DOI: 10.1289/ehp.95103s467 Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
1995 Mate, B.R., K.A. Rossbach, S.L. Neukirk, R.S. Wells, A.B. Irvine, M.D. Scott and A.J. Read. 1995. Satellite-monitored movements and dive behavior of a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in Tampa Bay, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 11(4):452-463. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1995.tb00669.x Link Here ›› BSC
1995 Sayigh, L.S., P.L. Tyack, R.S. Wells, M.D. Scott and A.B. Irvine. 1995. Sex difference in signature whistle production of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 36:171-177. DOI: 10.1007/BF00177793 Link Here ›› BSC
1995 Tolley, K.A., A.J. Read, R.S. Wells, K.W. Urian, M.D. Scott, A.B. Irvine and A.A. Hohn. 1995. Sexual dimorphism in wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota, Florida. J. Mammalogy 76(4):1190-1198. DOI: 10.2307/1382611 Link Here ›› HAP
1996 Bassos, M.K. and R.S. Wells. 1996. Effect of pool features on the behavior of two bottlenose dolphins. Marine Mammal Science, 12:321-324. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1996.tb00585.x Link Here ›› BSC
1996 Duignan, P.J., C. House, D.K. Odell, R.S. Wells, L.J. Hansen, M.T. Walsh, D.J. St. Aubin, B.K. Rima and J.R. Geraci. 1996. Morbillivirus infection in bottlenose dolphins: Evidence for recurrent epizootics in the western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Marine Mammal Science 12:499-515. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1996.tb00063.x Link Here ›› HAP
1996 Scott, M.D., R.S. Wells and A.B. Irvine. 1996. Long-term studies of bottlenose dolphins in Florida. IBI Reports, 6:73-81. International Marine Biological Research Institute, Kamogawa, Japan. Link Here ›› REV
1996 St. Aubin, D.J., S.H. Ridgway, R.S. Wells and H. Rhinehart. 1996. Dolphin thyroid and adrenal hormones: circulating levels in wild and semi-domesticated Tursiops truncatus, and influence of sex, age, and season. Marine Mammal Science 12(1):1-13. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1996.tb00301.x Link Here ›› HAP
1996 Urian, K.W., D.A. Duffield, A.J. Read, R.S. Wells and D.D. Shell. 1996. Seasonality of reproduction in bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. J. Mammalogy. 77:394-403. DOI: 10.2307/1382814 Link Here ›› EPD
1997 Wells, R.S. and M.D. Scott. 1997. Seasonal incidence of boat strikes on bottlenose dolphins near Sarasota, Florida. Marine Mammal Science 13:475-480. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1997.tb00654.x Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
1998 Barros, N.B. and R.S. Wells. 1998. Prey and feeding patterns of resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida. J. Mammalogy 79(3):1045-1059. DOI: 10.2307/1383114 Link Here ›› BSC
1998 Nowacek, D.P., P.L. Tyack, R.S. Wells and M.P. Johnson. 1998. An onboard acoustic data logger to record biosonar of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins. J. Acoustical Soc. of America 103:1409-1410. Link Here ›› BSC/TAT
1998 Wells, R.S., K. Bassos-Hull and K.S. Norris. 1998. Experimental return to the wild of two bottlenose dolphins. Marine Mammal Science 14:51-71. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1998.tb00690.x Link Here ›› DRM
1998 Wells, R.S., S. Hofmann and T.L. Moors. 1998. Entanglement and mortality of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in recreational fishing gear in Florida. Fish. Bull. 96(3):647-650. Link Here ›› HAP/CRA
1999 Ackerman, B. B., T. D. Pitchford, B. L. Weigle, J. E. Reynolds III, R. S. Wells and M. A. Baran. 1999. Marine mammals. Chapter 11. Marine mammals. Pp. 11-1 – 11-11 in J. R. Pribble, A. J. Janicki and H. Greening, eds., Baywide Environmental Monitoring Report, 1993-1998, Tampa Bay, Florida. Tampa Bay Estuary Program, Technical Publication 07-99. St. Petersburg, Florida. July 1999. Link Here ›› CRA
1999 Crissey, S.D. and R.S. Wells. 1999. Serum alpha and gamma tocopherols, retinol, retinyl palmitate, and carotenoid concentrations in captive and free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B, 124:391-396. DOI: 10.1016/S0305-0491(99)00137-6 Link Here ›› HAP
1971 Gilbert, P. W., B. Irvine and F. H. Martini. 1971. Shark-porpoise behavioral interactions. American Zoologist 11(4):80. Link Here ›› BSC
1971 Migaki, G., M. G. Valerio, B. Irvine and F. M. Garner. 1971. Lobo's disease in an Atlantic bottle-nosed dolphin. J. Amer. Vet. Med. Assoc. 159(5): 578-582. Link Here ›› HAP
1972 Irvine, B. and R.S. Wells. 1972. Results of attempts to tag Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Cetology 13:1-5. Link Here ›› TAT
1973 Irvine, B., R.S. Wells and P.W. Gilbert. 1973. Conditioning an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, to repel various species of sharks. J. Mammal. 54:503-505. DOI: 10.2307/1379138 Link Here ›› BSC
1976 Fehring, W.K. and R.S. Wells. 1976. A series of strandings by a single herd of pilot whales on the west coast of Florida. J. Mammal. 57:191-194. DOI: 10.2307/1379531 Link Here ›› DRM
1979 Irvine, A.B., M.D. Scott, R.S. Wells and J.G. Mead. 1979. Stranding of the pilot whale, Globicephala macrorhynchus, in Florida and South Carolina. Fish. Bull. U.S. 77:511-513. Link Here ›› DRM
1980 Mead, J.G., D.K. Odell, R.S. Wells and M.D. Scott. 1980. Observations on a mass stranding of spinner dolphins, Stenella longirostris, from the west coast of Florida. Fish. Bull. U.S. 78:353-360. Link Here ›› DRM
1980 Wells, R.S., A.B. Irvine and M.D. Scott. 1980. The social ecology of inshore odontocetes. Pp. 263-317 In: Herman, L.M. (ed.) Cetacean Behavior: Mechanisms and Functions. New York: J.Wiley & Sons,463 pp. Link Here ›› BSC/EPD
1981 Irvine, A.B., M.D. Scott, R.S. Wells and J.H. Kaufmann. 1981. Movements and activities of the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, near Sarasota, Florida. Fish. Bull. U.S.79:671-688. Link Here ›› BSC/EPD
1982 Irvine, A.B., R.S. Wells and M.D. Scott. 1982. An evaluation of techniques for tagging small odontocete cetaceans. Fish. Bull. U.S. 80:135-143. Link Here ›› TAT
1984 Wells, R.S. 1984. Reproductive behavior and hormonal correlates in Hawaiian spinner dolphins, Stenella longirostris. Pp. 465-472 In: Perrin, W.F., R.L. Brownell, Jr. and D.P. DeMaster (eds.), Reproduction on Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises. Cambridge: Reports of the International Whaling Commission, Special Issue 6, 495 pp. Link Here ›› BSC/HAP
1984 Würsig, B., E.M. Dorsey, M.A. Fraker, R.S. Payne, W.J. Richardson and R.S. Wells. 1984. Behavior of bowhead whales Balaena mysticetus summering in the Beaufort Sea: surfacing, respiration, and dive characteristics. Can. J. Zool. 62:1910-1921. DOI: 10.1139/z84-281 Link Here ›› BSC
1985 Richardson, W.J., M.A. Fraker, B. Würsig and R.S. Wells. 1985. Behaviour of bowhead whales, Balaena mysticetus, summering in the Beaufort Sea: Reactions to industrial activities. Biological Conservation 32(1985):195-230. DOI: 10.1016/0006-3207(85)90111-9 Link Here ›› BSC
1986 Shane, S.H., R.S. Wells and B. Würsig. 1986. Ecology, behavior, and social organization of the bottlenose dolphin: A review. Marine Mammal Science 2(1):34-63. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1986.tb00026.x Link Here ›› REV
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