Bester MN,  Connan M. 2022. Cephalopod diet of juvenile male southern elephant seals Mirounga leonina at Marion Island, South Indian Ocean. Polar Biology 45: 1307-1312. doi: 10.1007/s00300-022-03070-z pdf

Bester MN, Hofmeyr GJG, Bartlett PA. 2022. Dispersion of a southern elephant seal to Possession Island, Namibia. Polar Biology 45: 951-958 pdf

Bowmaker-Falconer K, Thiebault A, Connan M, Aubin T, Charrier I, Pistorius P. 2022. Sexual and individual signatures are encoded in the temporal rate of Cape gannet display calls. Ostrich 93: 106-119. doi: 10.2989/00306525.2022.2113926 pdf

Conry DS, de Bruyn PJN, Pistorius P, Cockcroft VG, Penry GS. 2022. Alloparental care of a bottlenose and common dolphin calf by a female Indian Ocean humpback dolphin along the Garden Route, South Africa. Aquatic Mammals 48(3): 197-202 pdf

Courbin N, Pichegru L, Seakamela M, Makhado A, Meÿer M, Kotze PGH, Mc Cue SA, Péron C, Grémillet D. 2022. Seascapes of fear and competition shape regional seabird movement ecology. Communications Biology 5: 208. pdf

Hammerschlag N, Fallows C, Meÿer M, Seakamela SM, Orndorff S, Kirkman S, Kotze D, Creel S. 2022. Loss of an apex predator in the wild induces physiological and behavioural changes in prey. Biology Letters 182021047620210476 pdf

Holness SD, Harris LR, Chalmers R, De Vos D, Goodall V, Truter H, Oosthuizen A, Bernard ATF, Cowley PD, da Silva C, Dicken M, Edwards L, Marchand G, Martin P, Murray TS, Parkinson MC, Pattrick P, Pichegru L, Pistorius P, Sauer WHH, Smale M, Thiebault A, Lombard AT. 2022. Using systematic conservation planning to align priority areas for biodiversity and nature-based activities in marine spatial planning: A real-world application in contested marine space. Biological Conservation 271:109574 pdf

Harris LR, Holness SD, Finke G, Amunyela M, Braby R, Coelho N, Gee K, Kirkman SP, Kreiner A, Mausolf E, Majiedt P, Maletzky E, Nsingi KK, Russo V, Sink KJ, Sorgenfrei R. 2022. Practical Marine Spatial Management of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas: Emerging Lessons From Evidence-Based Planning and Implementation in a Developing-World Context. Frontiers in Marine Science pdf

Kock AA, Lombard AT, Daly R, Goodall V, Meÿer M, Johnson R, Fischer C, Koen P, Irion D, Gennari E, Towner A, Jewell OJD, da Silva C, Dicken ML, Smale MJ, Photopoulou T. 2022. Sex and size influence the spatiotemporal distribution of white sharks, with implications for interactions with fisheries and spatial management in the southwest Indian Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science pdf

Mortimer JA, Appoo J, Bautil B, Betts M, Burt AJ, Chapman R, Currie JC, Doak N, Esteban N, Liljevik A, Mahoune JT, Onezia C, Pistorius P, Richards H, Samedi U, Sanchez CL, Seabrook W, Underwood A, van de Crommenacker J, von Brandis R, Hays GC.  2022. Long term changes in adult size of green turtles at Aldabra Atoll and implications for clutch size, sexual dimorphism and growth rates. Marine Biology 169:123 pdf

Noll D, Leon F, Brandt D, Pistorius P, Le Bohec C, Bonadonna F, Trathan PN, Barbosa A, Raya Rey A, Dantas GPM, Bowie RCK, Poulin W, Vianna JA. 2022. Positive selection over the mitochondrial genome and its role in the diversification of gentoo penguins in response to adaptation in isolation. Scientific Reports 12: 3767 pdf

Oosthuizen WC, Pistorius PA, Korczak-Abshire M, Hinke JT, Santos M, Lowther AD. 2022. The foraging behavior of nonbreeding Adélie penguins in the western Antarctic Peninsula during the breeding season. Ecosphere 13: e4090 pdf

Orgeret F, Thiebault A, Kovaks K, Lydersen C, Hindell M, Sydeman W, Thompson S, Pistorius PA. 2022. Climate change impacts on seabirds and marine mammals: the importance of study duration, thermal tolerance and generation time. Ecology Letters 25: 218-239 pdf   

Pretorius LE, Bester MN, Connan MA, Hofmeyr GJG. 2022. Canine morphometrics as a tool to distinguish species, sex and age class in Southern Ocean fur seals. Journal of Morphology DOI: 10.1002/jmor.21521 16 pdf    

Reisinger RR, Corney S, Raymond B, Lombard AT, Bester MN, Crawford RJM, Davies D, de Bruyn PJN, Dilley BJ, Kirkman SP, Makhado AB, Ryan PG, Schoombie S, Stevens KL, Tosh C A, Wege M, Whitehead TO, Sumner MD, Wotherspoon S, Friedlaender AS, Cotte C, Hindell MA, Ropert-Coudert Y, Pistorius PA. 2022. Habitat model forecasts suggest potential redistribution of marine predators in the southern Indian Ocean. Diversity and Distributions 28: 142-159 pdf

Roussouw N, Wintner S, Hofmeyr GJG, Wohlsein P, Seibert U, Ploen S. 2022. External indicators of fisheries interactions in known bycaught dolphins from bather protection nets along the KwaZuluNatal coastline, South Africa. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 23(1):127-40

Schoombie S, Connan M, Dilley B, Davies D, Ryan PG. 2022. Tracking non-breeding sooty albatrosses (Phoebetria fusca) using geolocators, satellite trackers and stable isotope data. Polar Biology 45: 31-44. pdf

Segre PS, di Clemente J, Kahane-Rapport SR, Gough WT, Meÿer MA, Lombard AT, Goldbogen JA, Penry GS. 2022. High-speed chases along the seafloor put Bryde's whales at risk of entanglement. Conservation Science and Practice e12646. pdf

Shabangu FW, Hofmeyr GJG, Probert R, Connan M, Burhmann C, Gridley T. 2022. In-air sounds and acoustic behaviour of wild juvenile crabeater seals in rehabilitation. Bioacoustics. Doi: 10.1080/09524622.2022.2108145 pdf

Soekoe M, Smale MJ, Potts WM. 2022. Highly conserved tooth morphology in allopatric elasmobranch populations despite contrasting diets—a case of Triakis megalopterus in southern Africa. Environmental Biology of Fishes 105 (7): 821-850 pdf

Towner AV, Watson RGA, Kock AA, Papastamatiou Y, Sturup M, Gennari E, Baker K, Booth T, Dicken M, Chivell W, Elwen S, Kaschke T, Edwards D, Smale MJ. 2022. Fear at the top: killer whale predation drives white shark absence at South Africa’s largest aggregation site. African Journal of Marine Science 44 (2): 139-152 pdf

Zeyl JN, Snelling EP, Connan M, Basille M, Clay TA, Joo R, Patrick SC, Phillips RA, Pistorius PA, Ryan PG, Snyman A, Clusella-Trullas S. 2022. Aquatic birds have middle ears adapted to amphibious lifestyles. Scientific Reports 12: 5251 pdf



Appoo JC, Cagua EF, van de Crommenacker J, Burt AJ, Pistorius P, Taylor FE, Richards H, Haupt P, Doak N, Fleischer-Dogley F. 2021. Population dynamics of the coconut crab Birgus latro on Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles. Marine Ecology Progress Series 665: 103-113 pdf

Barnardo T, van Niekerk TM, Pichegru L, Marlin D. 2021. The first baseline estimation of marine litter in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Marine Pollution Bulletin 172: 112903 pdf 

Carroll E, McGowen M, McCarthy ML, Marx FG, Aguilar N, Dalebout M, Gaggiotti OE, Hansen SS, van Helden A, Nielsen SD, Onoufriou A, Baker CS, Berrow S, Cholewiak D, Constantine R, Ferreira M, Gatesy J, Hofmeyr GJG, Martín V, Mead J, Mignucci A, Morin P, Reyes C, Rogan E, Rosso M, Silva M, Springer M, Steel D, Tange Olsen M. 2021. Speciation in the abyss: genomics and morphology reveal a new species of beaked whale - Mesoplodon eueu. Proc R Soc B 288: 20211213 pdf

Connan M, Perold V, Dilley BJ, Barbraud C, Cherel Y, Ryan PG. 2021. The Indian Ocean ‘garbage patch’: Empirical evidence from floating macro-litter. Marine Pollution Bulletin 169: 112559 pdf

Corbeau A, Collet J, Orgeret F, Pistorius P, Weimerskirch H. 2021. Fine-scale interactions between boats and large albatrosses indicate variable susceptibility to bycatch risk according to species and populations. Animal Conservation DOI: 10.1111/acv.12676 pdf

Da Silva C, Attwood CG, Wintner SP, Wilke CG, Winker H, Smale MJ, Kerwath SE. 2021. Life history of Mustelus mustelus in the Langebaan Lagoon marine protected area. Marine and Freshwater Research. 78:8. DOI: 10.1071/MF20277. pdf 

Dakwa F, Ryan P, Dyer B, Crawford R, Pistorius P, Makhado A. 2021. Long-term variation in the breeding diets of macaroni and eastern rockhopper penguins at Marion Island (1994–2018). African Journal of Marine Science 43: 1-13. DOI: 10.2989/1814232X.2021.1901248. pdf

de Kock, L, Oosthuizen, WC, Beltran, RS, Bester, MN, de Bruyn, PJN. 2021. Determinants of moult haulout phenology and duration in southern elephant seals. Scientific Reports 11:13331. pdf

Favaro L, Cresta E, Friard O, Ludynia K, Mathevon N, Pichegru L, Reby D, Gamba M. 2021. Passive acoustic monitoring of the endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) using autonomous recording units and ecoacoustic indices. Ibis. DOI:10.1111/ibi.12970. pdf

Jordaan, RK, Reisinger RR, Oosthuizen, WC, de Bruyn, PJN. 2021. Seasonal fission and fusion of killer whale, Orcinus orca, social structure at sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Animal Behaviour 177: 223-230. pdf

Keys D, Orgeret F, Le Corre M, Jaeger A, Pistorius P. 2021. At-sea distribution and foraging tactics in a monomorphic tropical seabird. Marine Biology 168:1-13 pdf

Kirkman SP, Mann BQ , Sink KJ, Adams R, Livingstone T-C, Mann-Lang JB, Pfaff MC, Samaai T,  van der Bank MG,  Williams L & Branch GM . 2021. Evaluating the evidence for ecological effectiveness of South Africa’s marine protected areas. African Journal of Marine Science, 43:3, 389-412 pdf

Lopes F, Oliveira LR, Kessler A, Beux Y, Crespo E. Kirkman SP et al. 2021. Phylogenomic Discordance in the Eared Seals is best explained by Incomplete Lineage Sorting following Explosive Radiation in the Southern Hemisphere. Systematic Biology 70: 786–802 pdf

Micklem I, Connan M, Stander N, McQuaid C. 2021. Influence of ontogeny on stable isotope ratios and trophic discrimination factors of African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) tissues. Marine Biology 168: 1-12. pdf

Oosthuizen, WC, Péron, G, Pradel, R, Bester, MN, de Bruyn, PJN. 2021. Positive early-late life-history trait correlations in elephant seals. Ecology 102:e03288 pdf

Oosthuizen WC, Reisinger RR, Bester MN, Steinhage D, Auel H, Flores H, Knust R, Ryan S, Bornemann H. 2021. Spatial modelling of pack-ice seal density in the southern Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 673: 211–227 pdf

Orgeret F, Reisinger RR, Carpenter‐Kling T, Keys DZ, Corbeau A, Bost CA, Weirmerskirch H, Pistorius PA. 2021. Spatial segregation in a sexually‐dimorphic central place forager: competitive exclusion or niche divergence? Journal of Animal Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13552 pdf

Passuni G, Human LRD, Riddick S, Bizani M, Pattrick P, Deyzel SHP, Bornman TG, Pichegru L. 2021. Is the largest African penguin colony in South Africa influencing local ocean productivity? African Journal of Marine Science 43: 455-469 pdf

Queiroz N, Humphries NE, Couto A, Vedor M, da Costa I, Sequeira AM, Mucientes G, Santos AM, Abascal FJ, Abercrombie DL... Smale MJ, et al. 2021. Reply to: Caution over the use of ecological big data for conservation. Nature 595: E20-E28. pdf

Queiroz N, Humphries NE, Couto A, Vedor M, da Costa I, Sequeira AM, Mucientes G, Santos AM, Abascal FJ, Abercrombie DL... Smale MJ, et al. 2021. Reply to: Shark mortality cannot be assessed by fishery overlap alone. Nature 595: E8-E16. pdf

Ryan PG, Weideman EA, Perold V, Hofmeyr G, Connan M. 2021. Message in a bottle: Assessing the sources and origins of beach litter to tackle marine pollution. Environmental Pollution 288: 117729 pdf

Scheun J, Miller RJ, Ganswindt A, Waller LJ, Pichegru L, Sherley RB, Maneveldt GW. 2021. Implementing non-invasive endocrine monitoring to assess the effect of human disturbance on baseline adrenocortical function in the African penguin (Spheniscus demersus). Conserv. Physiol. 9(1): coab078 pdf

Thiebault A, Huetz C, Pistorius P, Aubin T, Charrier I. 2021. Animal-borne acoustic data alone can provide high accuracy classification of activity budgets. Animal Biotelemetry 9: 28 doi 10.1186/s40317-021-00251-1 pdf

Vargas‐Fonseca OA, Yates P, Kirkman SP, Pistorius PA, Moore DM, Natoli A, Cockcroft V, Hoelzel AR. 2021. Population structure associated with Bioregion and seasonal prey distribution for Indo‐Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in South Africa. Molecular Ecology DOI: 10.1111/mec.16086 pdf

Yorio P, Suárez N, Arciprete PD, Marinao C, Góngora ME, Pichegru L, Prosdocimi L, Kasinsky T. 2021. Spatial use of multiple jurisdictions by Magellanic penguins and assessment of potential conflicts in the face of changing trawl fisheries scenarios. Marine Ecology Progress Series 658: 219-236 pdf



Bestley S, Ropert-Coudert Y, Bengtson Nash S, Brooks CM, Cotté C, Dewar M, Friedlaender AS, Jackson JA, Labrousse S, Lowther DA, McMahon CR, Phillips RA, Pistorius P, Puskic PS, de A. Reis AO, Reisinger RR, Santos M, Tarszisz E, Tixier P, Trathan PN, Wege M, Wienecke B. 2020. Marine ecosystem assessment for the Southern Ocean: birds and marine mammals in a changing climate. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8: 566936 pdf

Botha JA, Kirkman SP, Arnould JPY, Lombard AT, Hofmeyr GJG, Meyer MA, Kotze PGH, Pistorius PA. 2020. Geographic variation in at-sea movements, habitat use and diving behaviour of female Cape fur seals. Marine Ecology Progress Series 649: 201-218 pdf

Carpenter-Kling T, Pistorius P, Reisinger R, Cherel Y, Connan M. 2020. A critical assessment of marine predator isoscapes within the southern Indian Ocean. Movement Ecology 8: 29 pdf

Carpenter-Kling T, Reisinger RR, Orgeret F, Connan M, Stevens KL, Ryan PG, Makhado A, Pistorius PA. 2020. Foraging in a dynamic environment: Response of four sympatric sub-Antarctic albatross species to interannual environmental variability. Ecology and Evolution 00: 1-19 pdf

Courbin N, Chinho T, Pichegru L, Verma-Grémillet A, Péron C, Ryan PG, Grémillet D. 2020. The dance of the Cape gannet contains public information on foraging behaviour. Animal Behaviour 166: 95-108. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.06.012 pdf

Hill S, Hinke J, Bertrand S, Fritz L, Furness RW, Ianelli JN, Murphy M, Oliveros-Ramos R, Pichegru L, Sharp R, Stilman RA, Wright PJ, Ratcliffe N. 2020. Reference points for predators will progress ecosystem-based management of fisheries. Fish and Fisheries 21: 368-378. DOI:10.1111/faf.12434 pdf

Hindell MA, Reisinger RR, Ropert-Coudert Y, Hückstädt LA, Trathan PN, Bornemann H, Charrassin J-B, Chown SL, Costa DP, Danis B. 2020. Tracking of marine predators to protect Southern Ocean ecosystems. Nature 580: 87-92 pdf

Kainge P, Kirkman SP, Estevão V, van der Lingen CD, Uanivi U, Kathena JN, van der Plas A, Githaiga-Mwicigi J, Makhado A, Nghimwatya L, Endjambi T, Paulus S, Kalola M, Antonio M, Tjizoo B, Shikongo T, Nsiangango S, Uahengo T, Bartholomae C, Mqoqi M, Hamukuaya H. 2020.  Fisheries Yields, Climate Change, and Ecosystem-Based Management of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem.  Environmental Development 36(2):100567 pdf

Kirkman SP, Baliwe NG, Nhleko J, Pfaff MC. 2020.  Ecosystem health and human wealth – A comparison of sub-Saharan African Large Marine Ecosystems. Environmental Development 36: 100551 pdf

Levy H, Fiddaman SR, Vianna JA, Noll D, Clucas GV, Sidhu JKH, Polito MJ, Bost CA, Phillips RA, Crofts R, Miller GD, Pistorius P, Bonnadonna F, Le Bohec C, Barbosa A, Trathan P, Rey AR, Frantz LAF, Hart T, Smith AL. 2020. Evidence of pathogen-induced immunogenetic selection across the large geographic range of a wild seabird. Molecular Biology and Evolution 37: 1708-1726 doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msaa040 pdf

Nashima FP, Strydom NA, Connan M, Lamberth SJ. 2020. Stable isotopes reveal trophic structure among the dominant fish species utilizing the Orange River Estuary Continuum. Food Webs 24: e00145. doi: 10.1016/j.fooweb.2020.e00145 pdf

Osborne A, Jones CW, Risi MM, Green DB, Dilley, BJ Cooper J. 2020. Cases of foreign egg adoption by Brown Skuas Stercorarius antarcticus on Marion and Gough Islands. Polar Biology 43: 887-891 pdf 

Pertierra LR, Segovia NI, Noll D, Martinez PA, Pliscoff P, Barbosa A, Aragón P, Rey AR, Pistorius P, Trathan P, Polanowski A, Bonadonna F, Le Bohec C, Bi K, Wang‐Claypool CY, González‐Acuña DY, Dantas GPM, Bowie RCK, Poulin E, Vianna JA. 2020. Cryptic speciation in gentoo penguins is driven by geographic isolation and regional marine conditions: Unforeseen vulnerabilities to global change. Diversity and Distributions 26: 958-975 doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13072 pdf

Pistorius PA, Green DG, Seddon PJ, Thiebault A. 2020. In situ observation of a record-sized squid prey consumed by a Gentoo penguin. Polar Biology 43: 279-283 pdf

Plon S, Heyns ER, Smale MJ, Froneman PW. 2020. Life history parameters and diet in Risso’s dolphins, Grampus griseus, from South Africa. Marine Mammal Science 36(5) DOI: 10.1111/mms.12675 pdf

Reisinger RR, Carpenter-Kling T,  Connan M, Cherel Y, Pistorius PA. 2020. Foraging behaviour and habitat-use drives niche segregation in sibling seabird species. Royal Society Open Science 7: 200649 pdf

Reusch K, Suarez N, Ryan PG, Pichegru L. 2020. Foraging movements of breeding Kelp Gulls from several South African colonies. Movement Ecology 8: 36. DOI:10.1186/s40462-020-00221-x pdf

Rishworth GM, Adams JB, Bird MS, Carrasco NK, Dänhardt A, Dannheim J, Lemley DA, Pistorius PA, Scheiffarth G, Hillebrand H. 2020. Cross-continental analysis of coastal biodiversity change. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 374 (issue 1814) doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0452 pdf

Ropert-Coudert Y, Van de Putte A, Reisinger RR, Bornemann H, Charrassin J-B, Costa DP, Danis B, Hückstädt LA, Jonsen ID, Lea M-A, Thompson D, Torres LG, Trathan PN, Wotherspoon S, Ainley DG, Alderman R, Andrews-Goff V, Arthur B, Ballard G, Bengtson J, Bester MN, Blix AS, Boehme L, Bost C-A, Boveng P, Cleeland J, Constantine R, Crawford RJM, Dalla Rosa L, de Bruyn PJN, Delord K, Descamps S, Double M, Emmerson L, Fedak M, Friedlaender A, Gales N, Goebel M, Goetz KT, Guinet G, Goldsworthy SD, Harcourt R, Hinke JT, Jerosch K, Kato A, Kerry KR, Kirkwood R, Kooyman GL, Kovacs KM, Lawton K, Lowther AD, Lydersen C, Lyver PO, Makhado AB, Márquez MEI, McDonald BI, McMahon CR, Muelbert M, Nachtsheim D, Nicholls KW, Nordøy ES, Olmastroni S, Phillips RA, Pistorius PA, Plötz J, Pütz K, Ratcliffe N, Ryan PG, Santos M, Southwell, Staniland I, Takahashi A, Tarroux A, Trivelpiece W, Wakefield E, Weimerskirch H, Wienecke B, Xavier JC, Raymond B, Hindell MA. 2020. The Retrospective Analysis of Antarctic Tracking Data Project. Scientific Data 7: 1-11 pdf

Ryan PG, Pichegru L, Perold V, Moloney CL. 2020. Monitoring marine plastics – will we know if we’re making a difference? South African Journal of Science 116: 7678. DOI:10.17159/sajs.2020/7678 pdf

Sherley RB, Crawford RJM , de Blocq AD, Dyer BM, Geldenhuys D, Hagen C, Kemper J, Makhado AB, Pichegru L, Upfold L, Visagie J, Waller LJ, Winker H. 2020. The conservation status and population decline of the African  penguin deconstructed in space and time.  Ecology and Evolution 10:8506-8516 pdf

Snyman A, Vanstreels RET, Nell C, Schaefer AM, Stracke T, Parsons NJ, Ludynia K, Pistorius PA. 2020. Determinants of external and blood parasite load in African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) admitted for rehabilitation. Parasitology 147: 577-583 doi.org/10.1017/S0031182020000141 pdf

Sutton G, Pichegru L, Botha JA, Kouzani AZ, Adams S, Bost CA, Arnould JPY. 2020. Multi-predator assemblages, dive type, bathymetry and sex influence foraging success and efficiency in African penguins. PeerJ 8: e9380 pdf

Vargas-Fonseca AO, Kirkman SP, Oosthuizen WC, Bouveroux T, Cockcroft V, Conry DS, Pistorius PA. 2020. Abundance of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) along the south coast of South Africa. PLoS ONE 15: e0227085 pdf

Vianna JA, Fernandes FAN, Frugone MJ, Figueiro HV, Pertierra LR, Noll D, Bi K, Wang-Claypool CY, Lowther A, Parker P, Le Bohec C, Bonadonna F, Wienecke B, Pistorius P, Steinfurth A, Burridge CP, Dantas GPM, Poulin E, Simison WB, Henderson J, Eizirik E, Nery MF, Bowie RCK. 2020. Genome-wide analyses reveal drivers of penguin diversification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2006659117 pdf

Yemane D, Kirkman SP, Samaai T. 2020. Use of openly available occurrence data to generate biodiversity maps within the South African EEZ. African Journal of Marine Science 42: 109-121 pdf


Bouveroux T, Kirkman S, Conry D, Vargas-Foseca A, Pistorius PA. 2019. The first assessment of social organisation of the Indian Ocean humpback dolphin (Sousa plumbea) along the coast of South Africa. Canadian Journal of Zoology 97: 855-865 pdf

Carpenter-Kling T, Handley JM, Connan M, Crawford RJM, Makhado AB, Dyer BM, Froneman W, Lamont T, Wolfaardt AC, Landman M, Sigqala, Pistorius PA. 2019. Gentoo penguins as sentinels of climate change at the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Archipelago, Southern Ocean. Ecological Indicators 101: 163-172 pdf

Carpenter-Kling T, Pistroius PA, Connan M, Reisinger R, Magozzi S, Trueman C. 2019. Sensitivity of δ13C values of seabird tissues to combined spatial, temporal and ecological drivers: A simulation approach. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 512:12-21 pdf

Connan M, Dilley BJ, Whitehead TO, Davies D, McQuaid CD, Ryan PG. 2019. Multidimensional stable isotope analysis illuminates resource partitioning in a sub‐Antarctic island bird community. Ecography 42: 1948-1959 pdf

Frugone MJ et al. 2019. More than the eye can see: genomic insights into the drivers of genetic differentiation in Royal/Macaroni penguins across the Southern Ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 139: 106563 pdf

McInnes A, Thiebault A, Cloete T, Pichegru L, Aubin T, McGeorge C, Pistorius PA. 2019. Social context and prey composition are associated with calling behaviour in a diving seabird. Ibis DOI 10.1111/ibi.12806 pdf

McInnes A, Pistorius P. 2019. Up for grabs: prey herding by penguins facilitates shallow foraging by volant seabirds. Royal Society Open Science 6: 190333 pdf

Ngqulana SG, Plon S, Galatius A, Pistorius PA, Hofmeyr. 2019. Cranial variation in common dolphins Delphinus spp. Off South Africa, with the inclusion of information from the holotype of Delphinus capensis. African Journal of Marine Science 4: 247-260 pdf

Ngqulana SG, Pistroius PA, Galatius A, Plon S, Hofmeyr GJG. 2019. Variations in cranial morphology of bottlenose dolphins (geus <em>Tursiops</em> off South Africa. Marine Mammal Science DOI: 10.1111/mms12553 pdf

Kirkman S, Costa D, Harrison A-L, Kotze PGH, Oosthuizen WH, Weise M, Botha JA, Arnould JPY. 2019. Dive behaviour and foraging effort of female Cape fur seals Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus. Royal Society Open Science 6: 191369 pdf

Queiroz N, et al. 2019. Global spatial risk assessment of sharks under the footprint of fisheries. Nature 572: 461-466 pdf

Sherly et al. 2019. The status and conservation of the Cape Gannet Morus capensis. Ostrich 90:335-346 pdf

Thiebault A, Charrier I, Pistorius PA, Aubin T. 2019. At sea vocal repertoire of a foraging seabird. Journal of Avian Biology 50: DOI 10.1111/jav.02032 pdf

Thiebault A, Charrier I, Aubin T, Green DB, Pistorius PA. 2019. First evidence of underwater vocalisations in hunting penguins. PeerJ 7: e8240 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Parsons NJ, McGeorge C, Hurtado R, Ludynia K, Waller L, Ruthenberg M, Purves A, Pichegru L, Pistorius PA. 2019. Identification of land predators of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus through post-mortem examination. Ostrich 90: 359-372 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Parsons NJ, Pistorius PA, Schaefer AM. 2019. Prognostic indicators of immature rehabilitated African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) in South Africa. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 55: 758-769 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Hurtado R, Snyman A, Roberts DG, Parsons NJ, Pistorius PA. 2019. Empirical primaquine treatment of avian Babesiosis in seabirds. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 33: 258-264 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Pichegru L, Pfaff MC, Snyman A, Dyer BM, Parsons NJ, Roberts DG, Ludynia K, Makhado A, Pistorius PA. 2019. Seashell and debris ingestion by African penguins. EMU DOI: 10.1080/01584197.2019.1659105 pdf



Botha JA. Pistorius PA. 2018. Variability in the foraging distribution and diet of Cape gannets between the guard and post-guard phases of the breeding cycle. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 1-11 pdf

Bouveroux T, Melly B, McGregor G, Plön S. 2018. Another dolphin in peril? Photo-identification, occurrence and population size of the Indian Ocean humpback dolphin (Sousa plumbea) in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. doi: 10.1002/aqc.2877 pdf

Bouveroux T, Caputo M, Froneman W, Plön S. 2018. Largest reported groups for the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) found in Algoa Bay, South Africa: trends and potential drivers. Marine Mammal Science.doi: 10.1111/mms.12471 pdf

Connan M, Hall G, Smale M. 2018. Effects of pre-treatments on bulk stable isotope ratios in fish samples: A cautionary note for studies comparisons. Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry 33: 291-302 pdf

Connan M, Bonnevie BT, McQuaid CD. 2018.Ontogeny, tissue and species but not sex influence stable isotopic values of three albatross species. Polar Biology 41: 1175-1186 pdf

Cristofari R, Liu X, Bonadonna F, Cherel Y, Pistorius P, Le Maho Y, Raybaud V, Stenseth NC, Le Bohec C, Trucchi E. 2018. Climate-driven range shifts in fragmented ecosystems. Nature Climate Change 8: 245-251 pdf

Daly R, Smale MJ, Singh S, Anders D, Shivji M, Daly CAK, Lea JSE, Sousea LL, Whetherbee BM, Fitzpatrick, R, Clarkke CR, Sheaves M, Barnett A. 2018. Refuges and risks: Evaluating the benefits of an expanded MPA network for mobile marine predators. Diversity and Distributions 2018:1-14 pdf

Dicken ML, Winker H, Smale MJ, Cliff G. 2018. Sharks caught in the KwaZulu-Natal bather protection programme, South Africa. 14. The smooth hammerhead Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus). African Journal of Marine Science, 40: 157-174 pdf

Favaro L, Pichegru L. 2018. Penguins: Behavioural Ecology and Vocal Communication. In Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. Vonk J, Shackelford TK (eds). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_844-1

Handley JM, Thiebault A, Stanworth A, Schutt D, Pistorius P. 2018. Behaviourally mediated predation avoidance in penguin prey: in situ evidence from animal-borne camera loggers. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171449 pdf

Makhado AB, Crawford RJM, Dias MP, Dyer BM, Lamont T, Pistorius PA, Ryan PG, Upfold L, Weimerskirch H, Reisinger RR. 2018. Foraging behaviour and habitat use by Indian yellow-nosed albatrosses Thalassarche carteri breeding at Prince Edward Island. EMU Austral Ornithology 118: 353-362 pdf 

Ngqulana SG, Pistorius P, Galatius A, Plön S, Hofmeyr GJG. 2018. Variation in cranial morphology of bottlenose dolphins (genus Tursiops) off South Africa. Marine Mammal Science pdf

Ortega-Cisneros K, Yokwana S, Sauer W, Cochrane K, Cockcroft A, James NC, Potts WM, Singh L, Smale M, Wood A, Pecl G. 2018. Assessment of the likely sensitivity to climate change for the key marine species in the southern Benguela system. African Journal of Marine Science 40:279-292 pdf

Reisinger RR, Raymond B, Hindell MA, Bester MN, Crawford RJM, Davies D, de Bruyn PJN, Dilley BJ, Kirkman SP, Makhado AB, Ryan PG, Schoombie S, Stevens K, Sumner MD, Tosh CA, Wege M, Whitehead TO, Wotherspoon S, Pistorius PA. 2018. Habitat modelling of tracking data from multiple marine predators identifies important areas in the Southern Indian Ocean. Diversity and Distributions 34: 535-550 pdf

Rishworth GM, Pistorius PA, 2019. Intrinsic and extrinsic controls on foraging effort in an iconic Benguela seabird. Journal of Marine Systems 188: 142-148 pdf

Reisinger RR, Landman M, Mgibantaka N, Smale MJ, Bester MN, de Bruyn PJN, Pistorius PA 2018. Overlap and temporal variation in the diets of sympatric Antarctic and Subantarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus spp.) at sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Polar Research 37: 1451142 pdf

Sherley RB, Barham BJ, Barham PJ, Campbell KC, Grigg J, Horswill C, McInnes AM, Morris T, Pichegru L, Steinfurth A, Votier SC, Weller F, Winker H. 2018. Bayesian inference reveals positive but subtle effects of experimental fishery closures on marine predator demographics. Proceeding of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285: 20172443 pdf

Thiebault A, Mullers R, Tremblay Y, Pistorius PA. 2018. "m2b" package in R:deriving multiple variables from movement data to predict behavioural states with random forests. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9:1548–1555 pdf

Traisnel G, Pichegru L, Visser HJ, Edwards LC. 2018. Colour aberrations in African penguins Spheniscus demersus. Marine Ornithology 46: 19-22 pdf

Traisnel G, Pichegru L. 2018. Possible drivers of nest usurpation in African penguins Spheniscus demersus. Marine Ornithology 46: 85–88 pdf

Traisnel G, Pichegru L. 2018. Does it always pay to defend one's nest? A case study in African penguin. Ethology 124: 74-83 pdf

Traisnel G, Pichegru L. 2018. Success comes with consistency in hard times: foraging repeatability relates to sex and breeding output in African Penguins. Marine Ecology Progress Series 608: 279-289 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Parsons NJ, Pistorius PA. 2018. A three-legged African penguin Spheniscus demersus. Marine Ornithology 46:23-26 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Ferreira FC, Dutrad D, Epiphanioe S, Bragad EM, Pistorius PA, Catão-Dias JL. 2018. Investigation of Babesia sp. in pygoscelid penguins at the South Shetland Islands. Polar Research 37: 1500267 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Proctor H, Snyman A, Hurtado R, Ludynia K, Parsons NJ, Pistorius PA. 2018. Nasal mites (Mesostigmata: Rhinonyssidae) in African penguins (Spheniscus demersus). Parasitology 146: 121-127 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Yabsley MJ, Swanepoel L, Stevens K, Carpenter-Kling T, Ryan PG, Pistorius PA. 2018. Molecular characterization and lesions associated with Diomedenema diomedeae (Aprotoidea: Desmidoceridae) from grey-headed albatrosses (Thalassarche chrysostoma) on Subantarctic Marion Island. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 7: 155-160 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Yabsley MJ, Parsons NJ, Swanepoel L, Pistorius PA. 2018. A novel candidate species of Anaplasma that infects avian erythrocytes. Parasites and Vectors 11: 525 pdf

Vanstreels RET, Hurtado R, Egert L, Mayorga LF, Bhering RCCB, Pistorius PA. Discoloured and worn-out plumage in juvenile Magellanic penguins (<em>Spheniscus magellanicus</em>) found ashore in southeast and northeast Brazil. Revista Braileira de Ornitologia 26: 202-206 pdf

Vermeulen E, Bouveroux T, Plön S, Atkins S, Chivell W, Cockcroft V, Conry D, Gennari E, Hörbst S, James BS, Kirkman S, Penry G, Pistorius P, Thornton M, Vargas‐Fonseca OA, Elwen SH. 2018. Indian Ocean humpback dolphin (Sousa plumbea) movement patterns along the South African coast. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 28:231-240 pdf 


Ansorge IJ, Skelton P, Bekker A, de Bruyn PJN, Butterworth D, Cilliers P, Cooper J, Cowan DA, Dorrington R, Fawcett S, Fietz S, Findlay KP, Froneman PW, Grantham GH, Greve M, Hedding D, Hofmeyr GJG, Kosch M, le Roux PC, Lucas M, MacHutchon K, Meiklejohn I, Nel W, Pistorius P, Ryan PG, Stander J, Swart S, Treasure A, Vichi M, Jansen van Vuuren B. 2017. Exploring South Africa southern frontier: A 20-year vision for Polar Research through the South African National Antarctic Programme. South African Journal of Science 113: 1-7 pdf

Botha JA, Rishworth GM, Thiebault A, Green DB, Pistorius PA. 2017. Sex-specific foraging over space and time in Cape gannets during chick rearing. Marine Ecological Progress Series 579:157-167 pdf

Carpenter-Kling T, Dyer BM, Makhado AB, Pistorius PA. 2017. Plumage aberrations in Macaroni Penguins Eudyptes chrysolophus at sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Polar Biology 40: 1907-1911 pdf

Carpenter-Kling T, Dickens J, Pistorius PA, 2017. First record of an Adélie penguin at sub-Antarctic Marion island. Marine Biodiversity Records 1: 13 pdf

Carpenter-Kling T, Handley JM, Green DB, Reisinger RR, Makhado AB, Crawford, RJM, Pistorius PA. 2017. A novel foraging strategy in gentoo penguins breeding at sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Marine Biology 164:33 pdf

Connan M, Bonnevie BT, Hagen C, van den Lingen CD, McQuaid CD. 2017. Diet specialization in a colonial seabird studied using three complementary dietary techniques: effects of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Marine Biology 164: 171 pdf

Dicken ML, Hussey NE, Christiansen HM, Smale MJ, Nkabi N, Cliff G, Wintner SP. 2017. Diet and trophic ecology of the tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) from South African waters. PLoS ONE 12: e0177897 pdf

Dilley BJ, Davies D, Schramm M, Connan M, Ryan PG. 2017. The distribution and abundance of Blue Petrels Halobaena caerulea breeding at sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Emu: Austral Ornithology. 117: 222-232

Filmalter JD, Cowley PD, Potier M, Ménard F, Smale MJ, Cherel Y, Dagorn L. 2016. Feeding ecology of silky sharks Carcharhinus falciformis associated with floating objects in the western Indian Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology 90: 1321-1337 

Gaglio D, Cook T, Connan M, Ryan P, Sherley R. 2017. A non-invasive method using digital photography for studying the diet of prey carrying birds. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8: 214-222

Gaglio D, Cook TR, McInnes AM, Sherley RB, Ryan PR. 2018. Foraging plasticity in seabirds: a non-invasive study of the diet of greater crested terns breeding in an exploited and unpredictable environment. PloS ONE 13: e0190444 pdf

Handley JM, Connan M, Baylis AM, Brickle P, Pistorius PA. 2017. Jack of all prey, master of some: Influence of habitat on the feeding ecology of a diving marine predator. Marine Biology 164: 82 pdf

Hofmeyr GJG. 2017. Population Ecology and Conservation Threats of the Cape Fur Seal Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus. In: Tropical Pinnipeds: Bio-Ecology, Threats and Conservation, (Ed.) JJ Alava-Saltos. CRC Press. pp 234-243.

Lübcker N, Reisinger RR, Oosthuizen WC, de Bruyn PJN, van Tonder A, Pistorius PA, Bester MN. 2017. Low trophic level diet of juvenile southern elephant seals Mirounga leonina from Marion Island: a stable isotope investigation using vibrissal regrowths. Marine Ecology Progress Series 577: 237-250 pdf

McInnes AM, McGeorge C, Ginsberg S, Pichegru L,& Pistorius PA. 2017. Group foraging increases foraging efficiency in a piscivorous diver, the African penguin. Royal Society Open Science 4: 170918 pdf

McInnes AM, Ryan PG, Lacerda M, Deshayes J, Goschen WS, Pichegru L. 2017. Small pelagic fish responses to fine scale oceanographic conditions – implication for the endangered African Penguin. Marine Ecological Progress Series 569: 187-203 pdf

McInnes AM, McGeorge C, Ginsberg S, Pichegru L, Pistorius P. 2017. Group foraging increases foraging efficiency in a piscivorous diver, the African penguin. Royal Society Open Science. 4: 170918 pdf

Ngqulana SG, Hofmeyr GJG, Plön S. 2017. Sexual dimorphism in common dolphins (Delphinus capensis) from KwaZulu-Natal, South African. Journal of Mammalogy 98:1389-1399 pdf

Parsons NJ, Vanstreels RET, Schaffer AM. 2017. Prognostic indicators of rehabilitation outcomes for adult African penguins (Spheniscus demersus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 54:54-65 

Parsons NJ, Gous TA, Cranfield MR, Cheng LI, Schultz A, Horne E, Last RP, Lampen F, Ludynia K, Bousfield B, Strauss V, Peirce MA, Vanstreels RET. 2017. Novel vagrant records and occurrence of vector-borne pathogens in King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) in South Africa. Polar Biology 41:79-86 pdf

Parsons NJ, Voogt NM. Schaefer AM, Peirce MA, Vanstreels RET. 2017. Occurrence of blood parasites in seabirds admitted for rehabilitation in the Western Cape, South Africa, 2001-2013. Veterinary Parasitology 233:52-61 pdf

Pichegru L, Nyengera R, McInnes AM, Pistorius P. 2017. Avoidance of seismic survey activities by penguins. Scientific Reports 7: 16305 pdf

Pistorius P, Hindell M, Crawford RJM, Makhado AB, Dyer B, Reisinger R. 2017. At‐sea distribution and habitat use in king penguins at sub‐Antarctic Marion Island. Ecology and Evolution 7 3894-3903 pdf

Plön S, Hofmeyr GJG, Cockcroft VG, Shaughnessy P, Kemper CM Beesley PL. 2017. Graham James Berry Ross 1945-2017. Marine Mammal Science 33: 1255-1263.

Reisinger RR, Beukes (Janse van Rensburg) C, Hoelzel AR, de Bruyn PJN. 2017. Kinship and association in a highly social apex predator population, killer whales at Marion Island. Behavioral Ecology 28: 750-759 pdf

Spelt A, Pichegru L. 2017. Sex allocation and sex-specific parental investment in an endangered seabird. Ibis 159: 272-284.

Vermeulen E, Bouveroux T, Plön S, Atkins S, Chivell W, Cockcroft V, Conry D, Gennari E, Hörbst S, James BS. 2018. Indian Ocean humpback dolphin (Sousa plumbea) movement patterns along the South African coast. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 28: 231-240. pdf

Webster I, Dulau-Drouot V, Hofmeyr GJG, Estrade V. 2017. Records of pinnipeds in the Mascarene Islands, 1996 – 2014. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 15:38-47

Whitehead TO, Connan M, Ropert-Coudert Y, Ryan PG. 2017. Subtle but significant segregation in the feeding ecology of sympatric penguins during the unconstrained pre-moult period. Marine Ecology Progress Series 565: 227-236

Yabsley M, Vanstreels RET, Shock BC, Purdee M, Horne EC, Peirce MA, Parsons NJ. 2017. Molecular characterization of Babesia peircei and Babesia ugwidiensis provides insight into the evolution and host specificity of avian piroplasmids. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 6:257-264


Connan M, Hofmeyr GJG, Pistorius PA. 2016. Reappraisal of the trophic ecology of one of the world most threatened Spheniscids, the African penguin. PLoS ONE11: e0159402

Conry DS, Pistorius PA, Plön S, Hofmeyr GJG. 2016. Sexual dimorphism in striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba crania from South Africa. Marine Mammal Science 32: 1254-1271

Danckwerts DK, McQuaid CD, Connan M, Smale MJ, Le Corre M, Humeau L, Kaehler S, Juhasz CC, Orlowski S, Tourmetz J, Jaquemet S. 2016. Intra-annual variation in the foraging ecology of the endangered endemic Barau’s Petrel (Pterodroma baraui) from Réunion Island, south-western Indian Ocean: insights from a multifaceted approach. Marine Biology 163: Article 18

De Bruyn PJN, Bester MN, Oosthuizen WC, Hofmeyr GJG, Pistorius PA. 2016. A conservation assessment of Mirounga leonina. In: Child MF, Roxburgh L, Do Linh San E, Raimondo D, Davies-Mostert HT, editors. The Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. South African National Biodiversity Institute and Endangered Wildlife Trust, South Africa

Grémillet D, Péron C, Kato A, Amélineau F, Ropert-Coudert Y, Ryan PG, Pichegru L. 2016. Starving seabirds: Unprofitable foraging and its fitness consequences in Cape gannets competing with fisheries in the Benguela upwelling ecosystem. Marine Biology 163: 35-46.

Grémillet D, Péron C, Kato A, Amélineau F, Ropert-Coudert Y, Ryan PG, Pichegru L. 2016. Erratum to: Starving seabirds: Unprofitable foraging and its fitness consequences in Cape gannets competing with fisheries in the Benguela upwelling ecosystem. Marine Biology 163: doi:10.1007/s00227-015-2798-2.

Handley J, Baylis AMM, Brickel P, Pistorius PA. 2016. Temporal variation in the diet of Gentoo penguins at the Falkland Islands. Polar Biology 39(2): 283-296.

Handley J, Pistorius PA. 2016. Kleptoparasitism in foraging Gentoo penguins. Polar Biology 39(2): 391-395.

Hofmeyr GJG, de Bruyn PJN, Bester MN, Wege M. 2016. A conservation assessment of Arctocephalus gazelle. In Child MF, Roxburgh L, Do Linh San E, Raimondo D, Davies-Mostert HT, editors. The Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. South African National Biodiversity Institute and Endangered Wildlife Trust, South Africa.

Hofmeyr GJG, de Bruyn PJN, Wege M, Bester MN. 2016. A conservation assessment of Arctocephalus tropicalis. In Child MF, Roxburgh L, Do Linh San E, Raimondo D, Davies-Mostert HT, editors. The Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. South African National Biodiversity Institute and Endangered Wildlife Trust, South Africa.

Kirkman SP, Yemane DG, Lamont T, Meÿer MA, Pistorius PA. 2016. Foraging behaviour of Subantarctic fur seals supports efficiency of a marine reserve’s design. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0152370.

Kirkman SP, Hofmeyr GJG, Seakamela SM, Pistorius, PA. 2016. A conservation assessment of Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus. In Child MF, Roxburgh L, Do Linh San E, Raimondo D, Davies-Mostert HT, editors. The Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. South African National Biodiversity Institute and Endangered Wildlife Trust, South Africa.

Koper RP, Karczmarski L, du Preez D, Plön S. 2016. Sixteen years later: Occurrence, group size, and habitat use of humpback dolphins (Sousa plumbea) in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Marine Mammal Science 32(2): 490-507.

Lingham-Soliar T. 2016. Experiments on ostrich decomposition and opisthotonus with implications for theropod dinosaurs. Journal of Zoology 300 (2) 127-136.

Parsons NJ, Gous TA, Schaeffer AM, Vanstreels RET. 2016. Health evaluation of African penguins (Speniscus demersus) in southern Africa. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 38(1): 1-13.

Pichegru L, Edwards T, Dilley B, Flower TJ, Ryan PG. 2016. African penguin tolerance to humans depends on historical exposure at colony level. Bird Conservation International 26(3): 307-322.

Reisinger RR, Gröcke DR, Lübcker N, McClymont EL, Hoelzel AR, de Bruyn PJN. 2016. Variation in the diet of killer whales (Orcinus orca) at Marion Island, Southern Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 549: 263-274.

Relton C, Cockcroft V, Hofmeyr GJG. 2016. A conservation assessment of Ziphiidae spp. In: Child MF, Roxburgh L, Do Linh San E, Raimondo D, Davies-Mostert HT, editors. The Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. South African National Biodiversity Institute and Endangered Wildlife Trust, South Africa.

Sanchez-Sarmiento AM, Rossi S, Vilca FZ, Vanstreels RET, Monteiro SA, Vale LAS, Santos RG, Marigo J, Bertozzi CP, Grisi Filho JHH, Tornisielo VL, Matishuma ER. 2016. Organochlorine pesticides in green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) with and without fibropapillomatosis caught at three feeding areas off Brazil. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 97: 1-9.

Thiebault A, Semeria M, Lett C, Tremblay Y. 2016. How to capture fish in a school? Effect of successive predator attacks on seabird feeding success. Journal of Animal Ecology 85(1): 157-167

Thiebault A, Pistorius PA, Muller R, Tremblay Y. Seabird acoustic communication at sea: a new perspective using biologging devices. Scientific Reports 6: 30972.

Towner AV, Leos-Barajas V, Langrock R, Schick RS, Smale MJ, Kasche T, Jewell OJD, Papamastrio YP. In press. Sex-specific and individual preferences for hunting strategies in white sharks. Functional Ecology30: 1397-1407.

Van Eeden RB, Reid T, Ryan PG, Pichegru L. 2016. Foraging cues for African Penguins on a fine spatial-temporal scale in a thermally dynamic marine environment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 543: 257-271.

Vanstreels RET, Braga EM, Catao-Dias JL.2016. Blood parasites of penguins: a critical review. Parasitology 143(8): 931-956.

Vanstreels RET, Capellino F, Silveira P, Braga EM, Heredia SAR, Loureiro J, Catao-Dias JL. 2016. Avian malaria (Plasmodium spp.) in captive Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) from northern Argentina. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 52(3): 734-73.

van Eeden RB, Reid T, Ryan PG, Pichegru L. 2016. Fine-scale foraging cues for African Penguins in a highly variable marine environment. Marine Progress Series 543: 257-271.

Wallace R, Garcia-Parraga D, Braga EM, Chitty J, Catao-Dias JL, Carvalho LM. 2016. Malaria in penguins: current perceptions. Avian Pathology (45): 393-407.

Wege M, Etienne M-P, Oosthuizen WC, Reisinger RR, Bester MN, de Bruyn PJN. 2016. Trend changes in sympatric Subantarctic and Antarctic fur seal pup populations at Marion Island, Southern Ocean. Marine Mammal Science 32(3): 960-982.



Baylis A, Orben R, Pistorius P, Brickle P, Staniland I, Ratcliffe N. 2015. Winter foraging site fidelity in king penguins at the Falkland Islands. Marine Biology 162(1): 99-110.

Cabana AL, Vanstreels RET, Xavier MO, Osorio LG, Adornes AC, Leite ATM, Soares MP, Silva-Filho RP, Catao-Dias JL, Meireles MCA. 2015. Lethal concurrent avian malaria and aspergillosis in Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus). Boletín Chileno de Ornitología 20: 28-32.

Connan M, Teske PR, Tree AJ, Whittington PA, McQuaid CD. 2015. The subspecies of Antarctic terns (Sterna vittata) wintering on the South African coast: evidence from morphology, genetics and stable isotopes. Emu: Austral Ornithology 115(3): 223-236.

Gonzales-Viera O, Ruoppolo V, Marigo J, Carvalho VM, Bertozzi CP, Takakura C, Namiyama G, Vanstreels RET, Catao-Dias JL. 2015. Renal lesions in cetaceans from Brazil. Journal of Comparative Pathology 152: 1-10.

Goschen WS, Bornman TG, Deyzel SHP, Schumann EH. 2015. Coastal upwelling on the far eastern Agulhas Bank associated with large meanders in the Agulhas Current. Continental Shelf Research 101: 34-46.

Green D, Coetzee J, Rishworth GM, Pistorius PA. 2015.  Foraging distribution of Cape gannets in relation to oceanographic features, prey availability and marine protected areas in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Marine Ecology Progress Series 537: 277-88.

Green D, Klages NTW, Crawford RJM, Coetzee JC, Dyer BM, Rishworth GM, Pistorius PA. 2015. Dietary change in Cape gannets reflects distributional and demographic shifts in two South African commercial fish stocks. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72(3): 771-781.

Hurtado R, Fabrizio T, Vanstreels RET, Krauss S, Webby RJ, Webster RG, Durigon EL. 2015. Molecular Characterization of Subtype H11N9 Avian Influenza Virus Isolated from Shorebirds in Brazil. Plos One 10: e0145627.

Hurtado R, Vanstreels RET, Serafini PP, Azevedo Junior SM, Durigon EL. 2015. Aquatic wild birds kept captive at remote coastal communities in northern Brazil. Boletín Chileno de Ornitología 20: 17-22.

Kessel ST, Hussey NE, Webber DM, Gruber SH, Young JM, Smale MJ, Fisk A.  2015. Close proximity detection interference with acoustic telemetry: the importance of considering tag power output in low ambient noise environments. Animal Biotelemetry 3:5.

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Lingham-Soliar T. 2015. Three stages of post mortem opisthotonus uniquely captured in the dinosaur Sinosauropteryx. Journal of Ornithology 156: 257-262.

Lowther AD, Ahonen H, Hofmeyr GJG, Oosthuizen C, de Bruyn PJN, Lydersen C, Kovacs KM. 2015. The reliability of VHF telemetry data for measuring onshore attendance patterns of marine predators: a comparison with Time Depth Recorder data. Marine Ecology Progress Series 538: 249-256.

McInnes AM, Khoosal A, Murrell B, Merkle D, Lacerda M, Nyengera R, Coetzee JC, Edwards LC, Ryan PG, Rademan J, van der Westhuizen JJ, Pichegru L. 2015. Recreational fish-finders - an inexpensive alternative to scientific echo-sounders for unravelling the links between marine top predators and their prey. PLoS ONE 10: e0140936

Moura AE, Kenny JG, Chaudhuri RR, Hughes MA, Reisinger RR, de Bruyn PJN, Dahlheim ME, Hall N, Hoelzel AR. 2015. Phylogenomics of the killer whale indicates ecotype divergence in sympatry. Heredity 114: 48-55.

Moura AE, Kenny JG, Chaudhuri RR, Hughes MA, Welch AJ, Reisinger RR, de Bruyn PJN, Dahlheim ME, Hall N, Hoelzel AR. 2015. Population genomics of the killer whale indicates ecotype evolution in sympatry involving both selection and drift. Molecular Ecology 23: 5179-5192.

Niemandt C, Kovacs KM, Lydersen C, Dyer BM, Isaksen K, Hofmeyr GJG, de Bruyn PJN. 2016. Chinstrap and macaroni penguin diet and demography at Nyrøysa, Bouvetøya, Southern Ocean. Antarctic Science 28: 91-100.

Parsons NJ, Gous TA, Van Wilpe E, Strauss V, Vanstreels RET. 2015. Herpesvirus-like respiratory infection in African penguins Spheniscus demersus admitted to a rehabilitation centre. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 116: 149-155.

Pettex E, Barrett RT, Lorentsen S-H, Bonadonna F, Pichegru L, Pons J-B, Grémillet D. 2015. Contrasting population trends at Norwegian Northern gannet colonies: is food limitation a factor? Journal of Ornithology 156: 397-406.

Pistorius PA, Hindell MA, Tremblay Y, Rishworth GM. 2015. Weathering a dynamic seascape: influences of wind and rain on a seabird’s year-round activity budget. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142623.

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Postma M, Tordiffe ASW, Hofmeyr MS, Reisinger RR, Bester LC, Buss PE, de Bruyn PJN. 2015. Terrestrial mammal three-dimensional photogrammetry: multispecies mass estimation. Ecosphere 6(12): 293.

Reisinger RR, Keith M, Andrews RD, de Bruyn PJN. 2015. Movement and diving of killer whales (Orcinus orca) at a Southern Ocean archipelago. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 473: 90-102.

Rishworth GM, Pistorius PA. 2015. Protection and provisioning: the role of parental behaviour in terms of chick growth and survival in a pelagic seabird. Marine Ecology Progress Series 530: 153-162.

Smale MJ, Dicken ML, Booth AJ. 2015. Seasonality, behaviour and philopatry of raggedtooth sharks, Carcharias taurus in Eastern Cape nursery areas, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 37: 219-231.

Van der Vyver JSF, De Bruyn PJN, Lipinski MR, Leslie RW. 2015. First record of a porbeagle shark Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788) stranding at sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Marine Biodiversity Records 8: 1-5.

Van der Vyver JSF, Sauer WHH, McKeown NJ, Yemane D, Shaw PW, Lipinski MR. 2015. Phenotypic divergence despite high gene flow in chokka squid Loligo reynaudi (Cephalopoda: Loligonidae): implications for fishery management. Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 1-9.

Vanstreels RET, Silva-Filho RP, Kolesnikovas CKM, Bhering RCC, Ruoppolo V, Epiphanio S, Amaku M, Ferreira Junior FC, Braga EM, Catao-Dias JL. 2015. Epidemiology and pathology of avian malaria in penguins undergoing rehabilitation in Brazil. Veterinary Research 46: 30.

Vanstreels RET, Woehler EJ, Ruoppolo V, Vertigan P,Carlile N, Priddel D, Finger A, Dann P, Herrin KV, Thompson P, Ferreira Junior FC, Braga EM, Hurtado R, Epiphanio S, Catao-Dias JL. 2015. Epidemiology and molecular phylogeny of Babesia sp. in Little Penguins Eudyptula minor in Australia. International Journal of Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 4: 198-205.

Whitehead O, Rollinson DP, Reisinger RR. 2015. Pseudostalked barnacles Xenobalanus globicipitis attached to killer whales Orcinus orca in South African waters. Marine Biodiversity 45: 873-876.

Whittington PA, Tree AJ, Connan M, Watkins EG. 2015. The status of the Damara tern in the Eastern Cape. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology 86(1-2): 65-73.

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