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Marine Species Monitoring

Blue and Fin Whale Satellite Tagging

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Irvine, L.M., Winsor, M.H., Follett, T.M., Mate, B.R., Palacios, D.M. 2020. An at-sea assessment of Argos location accuracy for three species of large whales, and the effect of deep-diving behavior on location error. Animal Biotelemetry 8, 20. doi: 10.1186/s40317-020-00207-x
Irvine, L. M., D. M. Palacios, B. A. Lagerquist, and B. R. Mate. 2019. Scales of blue and fin whale feeding behavior off California, USA, with implications for prey patchiness.

Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7:338. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00338
Mate, B.R., L.M. Irvine, and D.M. Palacios. 2017. The development of an intermediate-duration tag to characterize the diving behavior of large whales. 

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