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Estimating minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boing sound density using passive acoustic sensors

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Estimating minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boing sound density using passive acoustic sensors. / Martin, Steven; Marques, Tiago A.; Thomas, Len; Morrissey, Ronald; Jarvis, Susan; DiMarzio, Nancy; Moretti, David; Mellinger, David.

In: Marine Mammal Science, Vol. 29, 2013, p. 142-158.

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Martin, S, Marques, TA, Thomas, L, Morrissey, R, Jarvis, S, DiMarzio, N, Moretti, D & Mellinger, D 2013, 'Estimating minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boing sound density using passive acoustic sensors', Marine Mammal Science, vol. 29, pp. 142-158. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00561.x

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Martin, S., Marques, T. A., Thomas, L., Morrissey, R., Jarvis, S., DiMarzio, N., ... Mellinger, D. (2013). Estimating minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boing sound density using passive acoustic sensors. Marine Mammal Science, 29, 142-158. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00561.x

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Martin S, Marques TA, Thomas L, Morrissey R, Jarvis S, DiMarzio N et al. Estimating minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boing sound density using passive acoustic sensors. Marine Mammal Science. 2013;29:142-158. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00561.x

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Martin, Steven ; Marques, Tiago A. ; Thomas, Len ; Morrissey, Ronald ; Jarvis, Susan ; DiMarzio, Nancy ; Moretti, David ; Mellinger, David. / Estimating minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boing sound density using passive acoustic sensors. In: Marine Mammal Science. 2013 ; Vol. 29. pp. 142-158.

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title = "Estimating minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boing sound density using passive acoustic sensors",
abstract = "Density estimation for marine mammal species is performed primarily usingvisual distance sampling or capture-recapture. Minke whales in Hawaiian watersare very difficult to sight; however, they produce a distinctive “boing” call, making them ideal candidates for passive acoustic density estimation. We used an array of 14 bottom-mounted hydrophones, distributed over a 60 × 30 km area off Kauai, Hawaii, to estimate density during 12 d of recordings in early 2006.We converted the number of acoustic cues (i.e., boings) detected using signal processing software into a cue density by accounting for the false positive rate and probability of detection. The former was estimated by manual validation, the latter by applying spatially explicit capture-recapture (SECR) methods to a subset of data where we had determined which hydrophones detected each call. Estimated boing density was 130 boings per hour per 10,000 km2 (95{\%} CI 104–163). Little is known about the population’s acoustic behavior, so conversion from boing to animal density is difficult. As a demonstration of the method, we used a tentative boing rate of 6.04boings per hour, from a single animal tracked in 2009, to give an estimate of 21.5 boing-calling minke whales per 10,000 km2.",
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