Publications


Crocker, D.E., McDonald, B.I. Physiological Capacity and Constraint Impact Behavioral Phenotype in Phocid Seals. In: Costa, D.P., McHuron, E.A. (eds) Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Phocids. Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Marine Mammals. 2022. Springer, Cham.

Tackaberry, J., Dobson, E., Flynn, K., Cheeseman, T., Calambokidis, J. Low resighting rates of entangled humpback whales within the California, Oregon, and Washington region based on photo-identification and long-term life history data. Frontiers in Marine Science, Vol 8. 2022.

Madrigal, B.C., Crance, J.L., Berchok, C.L., Stimpert, A.K. Call repertoire and inferred ecotype presence of killer whales (Orcinus orca) recorded in the southeastern Chukchi Sea. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 150, 145-158. 2021.

McDonald, B.I., S.L. Elmegaard, M. Johnson, D.M. Wisniewska, L. Rojano-Donate, A. Galatius, U. Siebert, J. Teilmann, and P.T. Madsen. High heart rates in hunting porpoises. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288: 1962. 2021

Cole, M.R., J.A. Zeligs, S. Skrovan, and B.I. McDonald. Head-mounted accelerometry accurately detects prey capture in California sea lions. Animal Biotelemetry 9: Article # 44. 2021

Crocker D.E. and B.I. McDonald. Chapter 4: Physiological capacity and constraint impacts behavioral phenotype in phocid seals.  In: Phocid Ethology. Eds. E. McHuron & D.P. Costa. Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Marine Mammals Series. Springer. Accepted.  

Elmegaard, S.L., B.I. McDonald, J.Teilmann, and P.T. Madsen. Heart rate and startle responses to transient noise exposure and sonar are decoupled in diving, captive harbour porpoises. Biology Open 10:bio058679. 2021.

Fahlman, A., K. Aoki, G. Bale, J. Brijs, K. Chon, C.K. Drummond, M. Fore, X. Manteca, B.I. McDonald, J.C. McKnight, K.Q. Sakamoto, I. Suzuki, M.J. Rivero, Y. Ropert-Coudert, D.M. Wisniewska. The new era of Physio-logging and their grand challenges. Frontiers in Physiology, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2021.669158. 2021.

Kooyman, G.L., B.I. McDonald, C.L. Williams, J.U. Meir, and P.J. Ponganis. The aerobic dive limit: After 40 years, still rarely measured but commonly used. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 252: 110841. 2021.

Harrington, K.J., J.A. Fahlbusch, R. Langrock, J.-F. Therrien, J.L. Houtz, and B.I. McDonald. Seasonal activity levels of a farm-island population of striated caracaras (Phalcoboenus australis) in the Falkland Islands. Animal Biotelemetry 8: Article # 27. 2020.

McDonald, B.I., M.S. Tift, L.A. Hückstädt, M. Jeffko, and P.J. Ponganis. Stroke effort and relative lung volume influence heart rate in diving sea lions. Journal of Experimental Biology 223: jeb214163. 2020

Hückstädt, L.A., M.A. Piñones, D.M. Palacios, B.I. McDonald, M.S. Dinniman, E.E. Hofmann, J.M. Burns, D.E. Crocker and D.P. Costa. Predicted shift in the foraging strategy of the largest consumer of Antarctic krill, the crabeater seal, due to climate change in the western Antarctica Peninsula. Nature Climate Change 10:472–477. 2020.

Hindell, M., R.R. Reisinger, Y. Ropert-Coubert, L.A. Hückstädt, P.N. Trathan, H. Bornemann, J-B. Charrassin, D. P. Costa, …, B.I McDonald, …, B. Raymond (81 authors). Tracking predator communities to protect the Southern Ocean. Nature 580:87–92. 2020.

Ropert-Coubert, Y., Van de Putte, A., Reisinger, R., Bornemann, H., Charrassin, J., … Hindell, M. The retrospective analysis of Antarctic tracking data project. Scientific Data. 7, Article #: 94. 2020.

Tackaberry, J.E, Cade, D.E., Goldbogen, J.A., Wiley, D.N., Friedlaender, A.S., Stimpert, A.K. From a calf's perspective: humpback whale nursing behavior on two U.S. feeding grounds. PeerJ 8:e8538.

Lauer, A., L. Palmer, C. Kloock, H.E.M. Liwanag, B.I. McDonald, C. Mulcahy, T. Norris, J. Mejia Muñoz, S. Hannah, and S. Johnson. Survey for anti-Coccidioides antibodies in blood sera from California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) and northern fur seal pups (Callorhinus ursinus) that stranded along California’s coast (2013-2015). Western Wildlife 6:69-81. 2019.

Stimpert, A. K.Madrigal, B. C., Wakefield, W. W., & Yoklavich, M. M. Acoustic influence of underwater mobile survey vehicles on the soundscape of Pacific rockfish habitat. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 146(1), EL45-EL51. 2019.

Horning, M., R.D. Andrews, A. Biship, P.L. Boveng, D.P. Costa, D.E. Crocker, M. Haulena, M. Hindell, A.G. Hindle, R.R. Holser, S.K. Hooker, L.A. Hückstädt, S. Johnson1, M.-A. Lea, B.I. McDonald, C.R. McMahon, P.W. Robinson, R. Sattler, C.R. Shuert, S.M. Steingass, D. Thompson, P.A. Tuomi, C.L. Williams, and J.N. Womble. Best practice recommendations for the use of external telemetry devices on pinnipeds. Animal Biotelemetry 7:20. 2019

Elmegaard, S.L., B.I. McDonald, and P.T. Madsen. Drivers in diving heart rate in captive harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb208637. 2019.

Hooper, A.W., R.W. Burger, L.S. Rubin, B.I. McDonald, and D.E. Crocker. Maternal age influences offspring behavior and growth efficiency during provisioning in northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris). Animal Behavior 151: 121-130. 2019.

Rojano-Donate, L., B.I. McDonald, D.M. Wisniewska, M. Johnson, J. Teilmann, M. Wahlberg, J.H. Kristensen, and P.T. Madsen. High field metabolic rates of wild harbor porpoises. Journal of Experimental Biology 221: jeb.185827. 2018.

Kaczmarek J., C. Reichmuth, B.I. McDonald, J.H. Kristensen, J. Larson, F. Johansson, J. Sullivan, P.T. Madsen. Drivers of the dive response in pinnipeds; apnea, submergence or temperature. Journal of Experimental Biology 221:  jeb.176545. 2018.

Goetz, K.T., B.I. McDonald, and G.L. Kooyman. Habitat preference and dive behavior of non-breeding emperor penguins in the eastern Ross Sea, Antarctica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 509: 155-171. 2018.

Fahlbusch, J. A., and Harrington, K. J.  A low-cost, open-source inertial movement GPS logger for eco-physiology applications. Journal of Experimental Biology, 222: jeb211136. 2018

McDonald, B.I., M. Johnson, and P.T. Madsen. Dive heart rate in harbour porpoises is influenced by exercise and expectations. Journal of Experimental Biology 221: jeb.168740. 2018. 

Harrington, K.J., Pole-Evans, S., Reeves, M., Bechard, M., Bobowski, M., Barber, D.R., Rexer-Huber, K., Lecomte, N. and Bildstein, K.L. Seasonal micro-migration in a farm-island population of striated caracaras (Phalcoboenus australis) in the Falkland Islands. Movement Ecology 6(1): 1-9. 2018.

Hooker, S., S.E. Simmons, A. Stimpert, and B.I. McDonald. Equity and career-life balance in marine mammal science. Marine Mammal Science 33: 955-965. 2017.

Ponganis, P.J., B.I. McDonald, M.S. Tift, S.C. Gonzalez, B. DaValle, R.A. Gliniecki, C.C. Stehman, N. Hauff, B. Ruddick, and R. Howard. Effects of inhalational anesthesia on blood gases and pH in California sea lions. Marine Mammal Science 33: 726-737. 2017.

Tift, M.S., L.A. Hückstädt, B.I. McDonald, P. Thorson, and P.J. Ponganis. Flipper stroke rate and venous oxygen levels in free-ranging California sea lions. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 1533-1540. 2017.

Ponganis, P.J., B.I. McDonald, M.S. Tift, and C.L. Williams. Heart rate regulation in diving sea lions: the vagus nerve rules. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 1372-1382. 2017.

Elmegaard, S.L., M. Johnson, P.T. Madsen, and B.I. McDonald. Cognitive control of heart rate in diving harbor porpoises. Current Biology 26: R1175-R1176. 2016. (cover photo).

Villegas-Amtmann, S., B.I. McDonald, D. Paez-Rosas, D. Aurioles-Gamboa, and D.P. Costa. Adapted to change: Low energy requirements in a low and unpredictable productivity environment, the case of the Galapagos sea lion. Deep-Sea Research Part II 140: 94-104. 2016.

Crocker, D.E. and B.I. McDonald. Chapter 10: Post-partum reproduction. In: Marine Mammal Physiology: Requisites for Ocean Living. Eds. M.A. Castellini & J.A. Mellish. CRC Press, Boca Raton. 2015.

Kooyman, G.L., B.I. McDonald, and K.T. Goetz. Why do satellite transmitters on emperor penguins stop transmitting?  Animal Biotelemetry 3: 54. 2015.