Research Unit of Tomonari Akamatsu, NRIFE, FRA


2013.8.23 A special issue on methods for marine mammals passive acoustics was published. Two articles from our group are included.
1. Akamatsu, T., Ura, T., Sugimatsu, H., Bahl, R., Behera, S., Panda, S., Khan, M., Kar, S. K., Kar, C. S., Kimura, S., Sasaki-Yamamoto, Y., (2013) A multimodal detection model of dolphins to estimate abundance validated by field experiments, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 134, 2418-2426.
2. Lin, T., Chou, L., Akamatsu, T., Chan, H., and Chen, C. (2013) Automatic detection algorithm for extracting the representative frequency of cetacean tonal sound, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 134, 2477-2485.
How many biosonar sounds finless porpoises produced in a day?
Kimura, S., Akamatsu, T., Wang, D., Li, S., Wang, K., Yoda, K. (2013) Variation in the production rate of biosonar signals in freshwater porpoises, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 133, 3128-3134.
Local habitat use of Sousa, proved to be affected by tide
Lin, T., Akamatsu, T., Chou, L., (2013) Tidal influences on habitat use of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) at an estuarine habitat, Marine Biology, 160, 1353-1363.
A simple long-term PAM at Istanbul strait
Dede, A., Amaha-Ozturk, A., Akamatsu, T., Tonay, A.M., Ozturk, B. (2013) Long-term passive acoustic monitoring revealed seasonal and diurnal presence patterns of cetaceans in the Istanbul strait, Journal of Marine Biological Association., in press, doi:10.1017/S0025315413000568.
Overview of distribution of Yangtze finless porpoises
Zao, X., Wang, D., Turvey, S.T., Taylor, B., Akamatsu, T. (2013) Distribution patterns of Yangtze finless porpoises in the Yangtze River: Implications for reserve management, Animal Conservation, doi: 10.1111/acv.12019.

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