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Exploring the ocean through sound – seeing it the way they do

Academic research at OAL is important to us and we strive to publish our work in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  1. Cheng, Z., Li, Y., Pine, M.K., Zuo, T., Niu, M., Wang, J. (2022). Association between porpoise presence and fish choruses: implications for feeding strategies and ecosystem-based conservation of the East Asian finless porpoise. Integrative Zoology Accepted Author Manuscript.
  2. Wilson, L., Pine, M.K., Radford, C.A. (2022). Small recreational boats: a ubiquitous source of sound pollution in shallow coastal habitats. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 174: 113295.
  3. Pine, M.K. (In Production). The influence of underwater noise from small vessels and what we can now expect. Acoustics New Zealand.
  4. Pine, M.K., Wilson,L., Jeffs, A.G., McWhinnie, L., Juanes, F., Sceuderi, A., Radford C.A. (2021). A Gulf in Lockdown: how an enforced ban on recreational vessels increased dolphin and fish communication ranges. Global Change Biology 27(19): 4839 – 4848. doi:10.1111/gcb.15798.
  5. Bates, A.E., Primack, R.B., PAN-Environmental Working Group, Duarte, C.M. (2021). Global COVID-19 lockdown highlights humans as both threats and custodians of the environment. Biological Conservation, 109175.
  6. Halliday, W.D., Barclay, D., Barkley, A.N., Cook, E., Dawson, J., Hilliard, C., Hussey, N.E., Jones, J.M., Juanes, F., Marcoux, M., Niemi, A., Nudds, S., Pine, M.K., Richards, C., Kevin, S., Westdal, K., Insley, S.J. (2021). Underwater sound levels in the Canadian Arctic, 2014-2019. Marine Pollution Bulletin 168: 112437.
  7. Dimoff, S.A., Halliday, W.D., Pine, M.K., Tietjen, K.L., Juanes, F., Baum, J.K. (2021). The utility of different acoustic indicators to describe biological sounds of a coral reef soundscape. Ecological Indicators 124: 107435.
  8. Hopkins, G.A., Gilbertson, F., Floerl, O., Casanovas, P., Pine, M.K., Cahill, P. (2021). Continuous bubble streams for controlling marine biofouling on static artificial structures. Peer J 9: e11323.
  9. Nikolich, K., Halliday, W.D., Pine, M.K., Cox, K., Black, M., Morris, C., Juanes, F. (2021). The sources and prevalence of anthropogenic noise in Rockfish Conservation Areas with implications for marine reserve planning. Marine Pollution Bulletin 164: 112017.
  10. Cheng, Z., Pine, M.K., Li, Y., Zou, T., Niu, M., Wan, X., Zhao, X., Wang, K., Wang, J. (2021). Using local ecological knowledge to determine ecological status and threats of the East Asian finless porpoise, Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri, in south Bohai Sea, China. Ocean & Coastal Management 203: 105516.
  11. Halliday, W.D., Pine, M.K., Citta, J.J., Harwood, L., Hauser, D.D.W., Hilliard, C.R., Lea, E.V., Loseto, L.L., Quakenbush, L., Insley, S.J. (2021). Potential exposure of beluga and bowhead whales to underwater noise from ship traffic in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas. Ocean & Coastal Management 204: 105473.
  12. Fang, L., Lin, W., Guo, L., Cai, H., Pine, M.K., Wu, Y. (2020). Monitoring Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin occurrences in a highly urbanized estuary for informing conservation and management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.
  13. Heimrich, A.F., Halliday, W.D., Frouin-Mouy, H., Pine, M.K., Juanes, F., Insley, S.J. (2020). Vocalizations of bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) and their influence on the soundscape of the western Canadian Arctic. Marine Mammal Science.
  14. Cominelli, S., Halliday, W.D., Pine, M.K., Hilliard R.C., Lawson, J.W., Duman, N.I., Devillers, R. (2020). Vessel noise in spatially constricted areas: Modeling acoustic footprints of large vessels in the Cabot Strait, Eastern Canada. Ocean & Coastal Management 194:105255.
  15. Pine, M.K., Halliday, W.D., Insley, S.J., Juanes, F. (2020). Fish sounds near Sachs Harbour and Ulukhaktok in Canada’s Western Arctic. Polar Biology 43:1207-1216.
  16. Halliday, W.D., Pine, M.K., Insley, S.J. (2020). Underwater noise and Arctic marine mammals: review and policy recommendations. Environmental Reviews.
  17. Pine, M.K., Nikolich, K., Martin, B., Morris, C., Juanes, F. (2020). Assessing auditory masking for the management of anthropogenic sound sources. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 147(5):1-10.
  18. Halliday, W.D., Pine, M.K., Mouy, X., Kortsalo, P., Hilliard, R.C., Insley, S.J. (2020). The coastal Arctic marine soundscape near Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada. Polar Biology 43:623-636.
  19. Bruno, D., Lake, M., Pine, M.K., Smith, J., Boubee J. (2019). The use of a novel acoustic ‘listening’ method for detecting pump impellor strike on down stteam migrating eels. Marine and Freshwater Research.
  20. Pine, M.K., Schmitt, P., Culloch, R.M., Lieber, L., Kregting, L.T. (2019). Providing ecological context to anthropogenic subsea noise: Assessing listening space reductions of marine mammals from tidal energy devices. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 103: 49-57.
  21. Halliday, W.D., Pine, M.K., Insley, S.J., Soares, R.N., Kortsalo, P., Mouy, X. (2019) Acoustic detections of Arctic marine mammals near Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories. Canadian Journal of Zoology 97:72-80.
  22. Schmitt, P., Pine, M.K., Culloch, R.M., Lieber, L., Kregting, L.T. (2018). Noise characterization of a sub-sea tidal kite. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 144(5): EL441
  23. Halliday, W.D., Pine, M.K., Bose, A.P.H., Balshine, S., Juanes, F. (2018) The plainfin midshipman’s soundscape at two sites around Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 603:189-200.
  24. Pine, M.K., Hannay, D.E., Insley, S.J., Halliday, W.D., Juanes, F. (2018). Assessing vessel slowdown for reducing auditory masking for marine mammals and fish of the western Canadian Arctic. Marine Pollution Bulletin 135: 290-302.
  25. Cheng, Z., Pine, M.K., Huang, S., Wang, D., Wu, H. Wang, K. (2018). A case of epimeletic behavior and associated acoustic records of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis). Journal of Mammalogy 99(5): 1112-1119.
  26. Riera, A., Rountree, R.A., Pine, M.K., Juanes, F. (2018). Sounds of Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida) in captivity: A preliminary description. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143(5):EL317-EL321.
  27. Archer, S.K., Halliday, W.D., Riera, A. Mouy X., Pine, M.K., Chu, J.W.F., Dunham, A., Juanes, F. (2018). The first description of a glass sponge reef soundscape reveals fish calls and elevated sound pressure levels. Marine Ecology Progress Series 595: 245-252.
  28. Pine, M.K., Wang, D., Porter, L., Wang, K. (2017). Investigating the spatiotemporal variation of fish choruses to help identify important foraging habitat for Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins, Sousa chinensis. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsx197.
  29. Halliday, W.D., Insley, S.J., Hilliard, C., de Jong, T., Pine, M.K. (2017). Potential impacts of shipping noise on marine mammals in the western Canadian Arctic. Marine Pollution Bulletin 123: 73-82.
  30. Fang, L., Wu, Y., Wang, K., Pine, M.K., Wang, D., Li, S. (2017). The echolocation transmission beam of free-ranging Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 142(2):771-779.
  31. Platto, S., Zhang, C. Pine, M.K., Yang, L.G., Feng, W.K., Irwin, A., Wang, D. (2017). Behavioural laterality in Yangtze finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis): Preliminary observations. Behavioural Processes 140:104-114.
  32. Cheng, Z. Wang, D., Wu, H., Huang, S., Pine, M.K., Peng, C., Wang, K. (2017). Evidence suggests signature whistle production in an injured free-ranging adult Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis). Aquatic Mammals 43(2):185-192.
  33. Pine, M.K., Wang, K., Wang D. (2017). Fine-scale habitat use in Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins, Sousa chinesis, may be more influenced by fish rather than vessel noise. Marine Mammal Science 33(1):291-312.
  34. Pine, M.K. Wang, K., Wang, D. (2016). Monitoring rising ambient sound levels from vessels and impacts on Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) dolphin occurrences. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 27:1-12.
  35. Pine, M.K., Jeffs, A.G., Wang, D., Radford, C.A. (2016). The potential for vessel noise to mask biologically important sounds within ecologically significant embayments. Ocean & Coastal Management 127: 67-73.
  36. Pine, M.K., Jeffs, A.G., Radford, C.A. (2016). Effects of underwater turbine noise on crab larval metamorphosis. Advances in Experimental Marine Biology 875: 847-52.
  37. Pine, M.K., Jeffs, A.G., Radford, C.A. (2015). Eavesdropping on the Kaipara Harbour: characterising underwater soundscapes within a seagrass bed and a subtidal mudflat. New Zealand Journal of Marine & Freshwater Research 49(2): 247-258.
  38. Fang, L., Wang, D. Li, Y., Cheng, Z., Pine, M.K., Wang, K., Li, S. (2015). The source parameters of echolocation clicks from captive and free-ranging Yangtze finless porpoises (Neocphocaena asiaorientalis asiaeorientalis). PLoS One 10(6): e0129143.
  39. Pine, M.K. (2014). Marine Bioacoustics: The importance of sound in the marine environment. New Zealand Acoustics 27(2): 5-12.
  40. Pine, M.K., Jeffs, A.G., Radford, C.A. (2014). The cumulative effect on sound levels from multiple underwater anthropogenic sound sources in shallow coastal waters. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 23-30.
  41. Pine, M.K., Styles, J.R. (2014). Underwater Noise Pollution and the Act: Simple guidelines for planners to assess reasonable noise levels underwater. Planning Quarterly 194:18-21.
  42. Pine, M.K., Jeffs, A.G., Radford, C.A. (2013). Underwater Sound Pollution: Planners are advised to consider the impacts of underwater sound pollution around our coasts. Planning Quarterly 188: 15-19.
  43. Pine, M.K., Jeffs, A.G, Radford, C.A. (2012). Turbine sound may influence the metamorphosis behaviour of estuarine crab megalopae. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51790.
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