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Size-assortative pairing and discrimination of potential mates by humpback whales in the Hawaiian breeding grounds

Journal Article
Pack, A. A., Herman, L. M., Spitz, S. S., Craig, A. S., Hakala, S., Deakos, M. H., …Lowe, C. (2012)
Size-assortative pairing and discrimination of potential mates by humpback whales in the Hawaiian breeding grounds. Animal Behaviour, 84(4), 983-993. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.07.024
Assortative pairing, and its relation to mate choice, has rarely been documented in mammals. Using data collected from 1998-2007, we investigated size-assortative pairing as i...

Respiration rates in Littorina littorea infected with three species of digenean parasite

Journal Article
Huxham, M., Maitland, D., & Mocogni, M. (2001)
Respiration rates in Littorina littorea infected with three species of digenean parasite. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 81(02), (351-352). doi:10.1017/s0025315401003885. ISSN 0025-3154
The gastropod Littorina littorea shows increased mortality in the summer months when infected with digenean parasites. One possible cause of this mortality is impaired respira...

Predator caging experiments: a test of the importance of scale

Journal Article
Fernandes, T. F., Huxham, M., & Piper, S. R. (1999)
Predator caging experiments: a test of the importance of scale. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 241(1), (137-154). doi:10.1016/s0022-0981(99)00076-3. ISSN 0022-0981
The impact of predators is often relative to the spatial scale at which the study is conducted. In this paper we investigated how spatial scale might influence the importance ...