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Schorr, G.S., Falcone, E.A., Moretti, D.J., and Andrews, R.D. (2014). First long-term behavioral records from Cuvier’s beaked whales (Ziphius cavirostris) reveal record-breaking dives. PLoS One 9(3): e92633.
 
Barlow, J., Tyack, P.L., Johnson, M.P., Baird, R.W., Schorr, G.S., Andrews, R.D., and Aguilar de Soto, N. (2013). Trackline and point detection probabilities for acoustic surveys of Cuvier's and Blainville's beaked whales. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 134(3):2486–2496. 
 
Mathias, D., Thode, A.M., Straley, J., and Andrews, R.D. (2013). Acoustic tracking of sperm whales in the Gulf of Alaska using a two-element vertical array and tags. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 134(3):2446-2461.
 
Ford, J.K.B., Durban, J.W., Ellis, G.M. Towers, J.R., Pilkington, J.F., Barrett-Lennard, L.G., and Andrews, R.D. (2013). New insights into the northward migration route of gray whales between Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and southeastern Alaska. Marine Mammal Science 29(2): 325–337.
 
Moore M., Andrews, R., Austin, T., Bailey, J., Costidis, A., George, C., Jackson, K., Pitchford, T., Landry, S., Ligon, A., McLellan, W., Morin, D., Smith, J., Rotstein, D., Rowles, T., Slay, C., and Walsh, M. (2013). Rope trauma, sedation, disentanglement, and monitoring-tag associated lesions in a terminally entangled North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis). Marine Mammal Science 29(2):E98–E113. 
 
Baird, R.W., Hanson, M.B., Schorr, G.S., Webster, D.L., McSweeney, D.J., Gorgone, A.M., Mahaffy, S.D., Holzer, D., Oleson, E.M. and Andrews, R.D. (2012). Range and primary habitats of Hawaiian insular false killer whales: informing determination of critical habitat. Endangered Species Research 18:47-61. 
 
Woodworth, P.A., Schorr, G.S., Baird, R.W., Webster, D.L., McSweeney, D.J., Hanson, M.B., Andrews, R.D., and Polovina, J.J. (2012). Eddies as offshore foraging grounds for melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra). Marine Mammal Science 28:638–647.
 
Matkin, C.O., Durban, J.W., Saulitis, E.L., Andrews, R.D., Straley, J.M., Matkin, D.R., Ellis, G.M. (2012). Contrasting abundance and residency patterns of two sympatric populations of transient killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the northern Gulf of Alaska. Fishery Bulletin 110:143–155.
 
Baird, R.W., Schorr, G.S., Webster, D.L., McSweeney, D.J., Hanson, M.B. and Andrews, R.D. (2011). Movements of two satellite-tagged pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata) off the island of Hawai‘i. Marine Mammal Science 27: E332–E337. 
 
Baird, R.W., Schorr, G.S., Webster, D.L., Mahaffy, S.D., McSweeney, D.J., Hanson, M.B. and Andrews, R.D. (2011). Open-Ocean Movements of a Satellite-Tagged Blainville’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon densirostris): Evidence for an Offshore Population in Hawai‘i? Aquatic Mammals 37:506-511. 
 
Matthews, C.J.D., Luque, S.P., Petersen, S.D., Andrews, R.D. and Ferguson, S.H. (2011). Satellite tracking of a killer whale (Orcinus orca) in the eastern Canadian Arctic documents ice avoidance and rapid, long-distance movement into the North Atlantic. 2011. Polar Biology 34:1091-1096. 
 
Baird, R.W., Schorr, G.S., Webster, D.L., McSweeney, D.J., Hanson, M.B. and Andrews, R.D. (2009). Movements and habitat use of satellite-tagged false killer whales around the main Hawaiian Islands. Endangered Species Research 10:107-121.
 
Schorr, G.S., Baird, R.W., Hanson, M.B., Webster, D.L., McSweeney, D.J., and Andrews, R.D. (2009). Movement patterns of satellite tagged Blainville’s beaked whales off the island of Hawai’i. Endangered Species Research 10:203-213.
 
Andrews, R.D., Pitman, R.L., and Ballance, L.T. (2008). Satellite tracking reveals distinct movement patterns for Type B and Type C killer whales in the southern Ross Sea, Antarctica. Polar Biology 31:1461-1468.
 
Andrews, R.D., Mazzuca, L., and Matkin, C.O. (2005). Satellite tracking of killer whales. In: Synopsis of Research on Steller Sea Lions: 2001 – 2005. Edited by T.R. Loughlin, D.G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson. Seward: Alaska Sealife Center, pg. 238 – 248.

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