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www.sealtag.org

Ocean Mysteries episode on Hulu - http://www.hulu.com/watch/502632

Publications:

 
 
 
 

Walker K, Horning M, Mellish J, Weary D (2011) The effects of two analgesic regimes on behaviour after abdominal surgery in Steller sea lions. The Veterinary Journal 190:160-164.

Horning M, Mellish JE (2009) Spatially explicit detection of predation on individual pinnipeds from implanted post-mortem satellite data transmitter. Endangered Species Research 10:135-143.

Walker KA, Horning M, Mellish JE, Weary DM (2009) Behavioural responses of juvenile Steller sea lions to abdominal surgery: Developing an assessment of post-operative pain. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 120:201-207.

Thomton J, Mellish J, Hennen D, Horning M (2008) Juvenile Steller sea lion dive behavior following temporary captivity. Endangered Species Research 4:195-203.

Horning M, Haulena M, Tuomi P, Mellish J (2008) Intraperitoneal implantation of life-long telemetry transmitters in otariids. BMC Veterinary Research 2008 4: 51.

Petrauskas L, Atkinson S, Gulland F, Mellish J, Horning M (2008) Monitoring glucocorticoid response to rehabilitation and research procedures in California and Steller sea lions. J. Exp. Zool. 309A(2):73-82

Mellish J, Thomton J, Horning M (2007) Physiological and behavioral response to intra-abdominal transmitter implantation in Steller sea lions. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 351:283-293.

Mellish JE, Calkins DG, Christen DR, Horning M, Rea LD, Atkinson SK (2006) Temporary captivity as a research tool: comprehensive study of wild pinnipeds under controlled conditions. Aquatic Mammals 32:58-65.

Horning M, Hill RD (2005) Designing an archival satellite transmitter for life-long deployments on oceanic vertebrates: The Life History Transmitter. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering 30: 807-817.

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