Literature & Background (Citations)

Papers on Australian Humpback Whales

Migrations/biology/life history - papers, book chapters

Anderson, M.J., Hinten, G., Paton, D., Baverstock, P.R. (2001)
A model for the integration of microsatellite genotyping with photographic identification of humpback whales
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 47(2): 452-457
Bannister, J.L. (1985)
Southern right (Eubalaena australis) and humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae) whales off Western Australia: some recent aerial survey work
In Ling, J.K. and Bryden, M.M. "Studies of Sea Mammals in South Latitudes" South Australian Museum, Adelaide
Bannister, J.L., Hedley, S.L. (2001)
Southern Hemisphere Group IV humpback whales: their status from recent aerial surveys
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 47(2):587-598
Brown, M., Corkeron, P. (1995)
Pod characteristics of migrating humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off the east Australian coast
Behaviour 132(3-4):163-179
Brown, M.R., Corkeron, P.J., Hale, P.T., Schultz, K.W., Bryden, M.M. (1995)
Evidence for a sex-segregated migration in the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Series B: Biological Sciences 259:229-234
Bryden, M. M. (1985)
Studies of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), Area V
In "Studies of Sea Mammals in South Latitudes", ed. by J. K. Ling & M. M. Bryden. South Australian Museum, Adelaide, pp. 115-23
Bryden, M.M., Kirkwood, G. P., Slade, R. W. (1990)
Humpback whales, Area V. An increase in numbers off Australia's east coast
In "Antarctic Ecosystems: Ecological Change and Conservation", ed. by K. R. Kerry & G. Hempel. Springer-Verlag, Berlin & Heidelberg, pp.271-7
Burton, C.L.K. (1991)
Sighting analysis and photo-identification of humpback whales, off Western Australia, 1989
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30(2): 259-270
Burton, C.L.K. (2001)
Historical and recent distribution of humpback whales in Shark Bay, Western Australia
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 47(2): 599-611
Chittleborough, R.G. (1953)
Aerial observations on the humpback whales, Megaptera nodosa (Bonnaterre), with notes on other species
Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 4:219-226
Chittleborough, R.G. (1954)
Studies on the ovaries of the humpback whale, Megaptera nodosa (Bonnaterre), on the Western Australian coast
Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 5:35-63
Chittleborough, R.G. (1955)
Aspects of reproduction in the male humpback whale, Megaptera nodosa (Bonnaterre)
Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 6:1-29
Chittleborough, R.G. (1955)
Puberty, physical maturity, and relative growth of the female humpback whale, Megaptera nodosa (Bonnaterre), on the Western Australian coast
Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 6:315-327
Chittleborough, R.G. (1958)
The breeding cycle of the female humpback whale, Megaptera nodosa (Bonnaterre)
Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 9(1):3-18
Chittleborough, R.G. (1959)
Determination of age in the humpback whale, Megaptera nodosa (Bonnaterre)
Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 10:125-143
Chittleborough, R. G. (1965)
Dynamics of two populations of the humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski)
Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 16, 33-128
Corkeron, P.J., Brown, M., Slade, R.W., Bryden, M.M. (1994)
Humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae (Cetacea: Balaenopteridae), in Hervey Bay, Queensland
Wildlife Research 21:293-305
Corkeron, P.J. (1995)
Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Hervey Bay, Queensland: Behaviour and responses to whale-watching vessels
Canadian Journal of Zoology 73:1290-1299
Corkeron, P.J., Brown, M., Slade, R.W., Bryden, M.M. (1994)
Humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae (Cetacea: Balaenopteridae), in Hervey Bay, Queensland
Wildlife Research 21:293-305
Dawbin, W. H. (1956)
The migrations of humpback whales which pass the New Zealand coast
Transcript Royal Society of New Zealand, 84, 147-96
Dawbin, W.H. (1960)
An analysis of the New Zealand catches of humpback whales from 1947-1958
Norsk Hvalfangst-Tidende 49:61-75
Dawbin, W. H. (1964)
Movements of whales marked in the south west Pacific Ocean 1952 to 1962
Norsk Hvalfangsttid 3, 68-78
Dawbin, W. H. (1966)
The seasonal migratory cycle of humpback whales
In "Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises", ed. by K. S. Norris. University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles, pp. 145-70
Dawbin, W.H. (1997)
Temporal segregation of humpback whales during migration in southern hemisphere waters
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 42 (1): 105-138
Forestell, P.H., Paton, D.A., Hodda, P., Kaufman, G.D. (2001)
Observations of a hypo-pigmented humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, off east coast Australia: 1991-2000
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 47 (2): 437-449
Garrigue, C., Forestell, P., Greaves, J., Gill, P., Naessig, P., Patenaude, N.M., Baker, C.S. (2000)
Migratory movements of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) between New Caledonia, East Australia and New Zealand
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 2(2):111-115
Gill, P.C., C.L.K. Burton. (1995)
Photographic resight of a humpback whale between Western Australia and Antarctic Area IV.
Marine Mammal Science 11(1): 96-100
Janetzki, H.A., Paterson, R.A. (2001)
Aspects of humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, calf mortality in Queensland
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 47 (2): 431-435
Jenner, K.C.S., Jenner, M-N., K.A. McCabe (2001)
Geographical and temporal movements of humpback whales in Western Australian waters
APPEA Journal 38(1):692-707
Kaufman, G.D., Smultea, M.A., Forestell, P. (1987)
Use of lateral body pigmentation for photographic identification of east Australian (Area V) humpback whales
Cetus 7:5-13
Noad, M.J., Cato, D.H. (2007)
Swimming speeds of singing and non-singing humpback whales during migration
Marine Mammal Science, 23, 481 - 495
Noad, M.J., Dunlop, R., Paton, D., Cato, D.H. (2011)
Absolute and relative abundance estimates of Australian east coast humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Journal of Cetacean Management and Research (Special issue), 3, 243-252
Paterson, R. (1980)
Encouraging sightings of humpback whales off east coast
Australian Fisheries, 40(4), 30-3
Paterson, R. (1984)
Migration patterns of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the waters adjacent to Moreton and North Stradbroke Islands
In "Focus on Stradbroke", ed. by R. J. Coleman, J. Covacevich, P. Davie. Boolarong, Brisbane, pp.342-7
Paterson, R., Paterson, P. (1984)
A study of the past and present status of humpback whales in east Australian waters
Biological Conservation, 29, 321-343
Paterson, R., Paterson, P. (1989)
The status of the recovering stock of humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae in east Australian waters
Biological Conservation 47, 33-48
Paterson, R.A. (1991)
The migration of humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae in east Australian waters
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30 (2) : 333-341
Paterson, R.A., Van Dyck, S. (1991)
Studies of two humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, stranded at Fraser Island, Queensland
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30 (2) : 343-350
Paterson, R. A., Quayle, C. J., Van Dyck, S. M. (1993)
A humpack whale calf and two subadult dense-beaked whales recently stranded in southern Queensland
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 33(1), 291-7
Paterson, R., Paterson, P., Cato, D.H. (1994)
The status of humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae in East Australia thirty years after whaling
Biological Conservation 70, 135-142
Paterson, R., Paterson, P., Cato, D.H. (2001)
The status of humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae in east Australia at the end of the 20th century
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (special issue on humpback whales), 47(2) 579-586
Paterson, R., Paterson, P., Cato, D.H. (2004)
Continued increase in east Australian humpback whales in 2001, 2002
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 49 (2), 712
Paxton, C.G.M., Hedley, S.L., Bannister, J.L. (2006)
Group IV Humpback whales: their status from aerial and land-based surveys off Western Australia, 2005
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, Special Issue on Humpback Whales
Quayle, C.J. (1991)
A dissection of the larynx of a humpback whale calf with a review of its functional morphology
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 30 (2), 351-354
Quayle, C.J. (2001)
Dissection of a humpback whale calf larynx with particular reference to the relationships of the ventral diverticulum
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 47 (2), 613-616
Rosenbaum, H.C., P.J. Clapham, J. Allen, M-N. Jenner, C. Jenner, L. Florez-Gonzalez, J. Urban-R, P. Ladron-G, K. Mori, M. Yamaguchi, C.S. Baker. (1995)
Geographic variation in ventral fluke pigmentation of humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae populations worldwide
Marine Ecology-Progress Series 124(1-3): 1-7

Acoustics, related behaviour, BRS papers, book chapters

Cato, D.H. (1984)
Recording humpback whale sounds off Stradbroke Island
In "Focus on Stradbroke", ed. R.J. Coleman, J. Covacewich and P. Davie. Boolarong Publications: Brisbane. Pp.285-290
Cato, D.H. (1991)
Songs of humpback whales: the Australian perspective
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30(2), 278-290
Cato, D.H., Paterson, R., Paterson, P. (2001)
Vocalisation rates of migrating humpback whales over 14 years
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (special issue on humpback whales), 47(2) 481-489
Dawbin, W.H., Eyre, E.J. (1991)
Humpback whale songs along the coast of Western Australia and some comparison with east coast songs
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30(2), 255-257
Dawbin, W.H., Gill, P.C. (1991)
Humpback whale survey along the west coast of Australia: a comparison of visual and acoustic observations
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30(2):255-257
Dunlop, R,A., Noad, M.J., Cato, D.H., Stokes, D. (2007)
The social vocalization repertoire of east Australian migrating humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122, 2893-2905
Dunlop. R.A., Cato, D.H., Noad, M.J. (2008)
Non-song acoustic communication in migrating humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Marine Mammal Science, 21, 613-629
Dunlop, R.A., Cato, D.H., Noad, M.J. (2010)
Your attention please: increasing ambient noise levels elicits a change in communication behaviour in humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Proceedings of the Biological Society, doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.2319
Dunlop, R.A., Cato, D.H., Noad, M.J. (2014)
Evidence of a Lombard response in migrating humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136, 430-437.
Dunlop, R.A., Cato, D.H., Noad, M.J., Stokes, D.M. (2013)
Source levels of social sounds in migrating humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134, 706-714..
Helweg, D.A., Cato, D.H., Jenkins, P.F., Garrigue, C., McCauley, R.D. (1998)
Geographic variation in South Pacific humpback whale songs
Behaviour 135:1-27
Macknight, F.L., Cato, D.H., Noad, M.J., Grigg, G.C. (2001)
A qualitative and quantitative analysis of the song of the east Australian population of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (special issue on humpback whales), 47(2) 525-537
McCauley, R.D., Jenner, M-N., Jenner, C., McCabe, K.A., Murdoch, J. (1998)
The response of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) to offshore seismic survey noise: Preliminary results of observations about a working seismic vessel and experimental exposures
APPEA Journal, 1998, 692-707
McCauley, R.D., Fewtrell, J., Duncan, A.J., Jenner, C., Jenner, M-N., Penrose, J., Prince, R.I.T., Adhitya, A., Murdoch, J., McCabe, K. (2000)
Marine seismic surveys - A study of environmental implications
APPEA Journal, 2000: 692-705
McCauley, R.D., Fewtrell, J., Duncan, A.J., Jenner, C., Jenner, M-N., Penrose, J.D., Prince, R.I.T., Adhitya, A., Murdoch, J., McCabe, K. (2003)
Marine seismic surveys: analysis and propagation of air-gun signals; and effects of exposure on humpback whales, sea turtles, fishes and squid
In (Anon) "Environmental implications of offshore oil and gas development in Australia: further research", Australian Petroleum Production Exploration Association, Canberra, pp 364-521.
Mednis, A. (1991)
An acoustic analysis of the 1988 song of the humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, off eastern Australia
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30(2):323-332
Miksis-Olds, J.L., Buck, J.R., Moad, M.J., Cato, D.H., Stokes, M.D. (2008)
Information theory analysis of Australian humpback whale song
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America,124, 2385-2393
Noad, M.J., Cato, D.H., Bryden, M.M., Jenner, M-N., Jenner, K.C.S. (2000)
Cultural revolution in whale songs
Nature, 408, 537
Noad, M.J., Cato, D.H. (2001)
A combined acoustic and visual survey of humpback whales off southeast Queensland
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (special issue on humpback whales), 47 (2) 507-523
Smith, J.N., Goldizen, A.W., Dunlop, R.A., Noad, M.J. (2008)
Songs of male humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, are involved in intersexual interactions
Animal Behaviour 76, 467-477
Thode, A.M., Gerstoft, P., Burgess, W.C., Guerra , M., Stokes, M.D., Noad, M.J., Cato, D.H. (2006)
A portable matched-field processing system using passive acoustic time synchronization
IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 31, 696 - 710