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05 Feb Swim-with Dolphins Reference List

U.S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Swim-with Dolphins Information
Publications 2013 to Current

Meissner, A. M., Christiansen, F., Martinez, E., Pawley, M. D., Orams, M. B., & Stockin, K. A. (2015). Behavioural effects of tourism on oceanic common dolphins, Delphinus sp., in New Zealand: The effects of markov analysis variations and current tour operator compliance with regulations. PloS One, 10(1), e0116962.

Heenehan, H. L., Van Parijs, S. M., Bejder, L., Tyne, J. A., & Johnston, D. W. (2017). Using acoustics to prioritize management decisions to protect coastal dolphins: A case study using Hawaiian spinner dolphins. Marine Policy, 75, 84-90.

Bach, L., & Burton, M. (2016). Proximity and animal welfare in the context of tourist interactions with habituated dolphins. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1-17.

Wiener, C. S. (2015). Dolphin Tourism and Human Perceptions: Social Considerations to Assessing the Human–Dolphin Interface. Animals and Tourism: Understanding Diverse Relationships, 67, 146.

Filby, N. E., Stockin, K. A., & Scarpaci, C. (2015). Social science as a vehicle to improve dolphin-swim tour operation compliance?. Marine Policy, 51, 40-47.

Wiener, C. (2013). Friendly or dangerous waters? Understanding dolphin swim tourism encounters. Annals of Leisure Research, 16(1), 55-71.

Jensen, Frants H., et al. “Single-click beam patterns suggest dynamic changes to the field of view of echolocating Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) in the wild.” Journal of Experimental Biology 218.9 (2015): 1314-1324.

Fandel, A. D., Bearzi, M., & Cook, T. C. (2015). Effects of ocean recreational users on coastal bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Santa Monica Bay, California. Bulletin, Southern California Academy of Sciences, 114(2), 63-75.

Yuan, Y., Ding, Z., Yu, Z., & Zhang, Z. (2016, October). Evaluation of Dolphin Swimming Speed and Thrust Based on CFD. In The Twelfth ISOPE Pacific/Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium. International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers.

Pagel, C. D., Scheer, M., & Lück, M. (2016). Swim encounters with killer whales (Orcinus orca) off Northern Norway: interactive behaviours directed towards human divers and snorkellers obtained from opportunistic underwater video recordings. Journal of Ecotourism, 1-11.

Filby, N. E., Stockin, K. A., & Scarpaci, C. (2014). Long-term responses of Burrunan dolphins (Tursiops australis) to swim-with dolphin tourism in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia: A population at risk. Global Ecology and Conservation, 2, 62-71.

Peters, K. J., Parra, G. J., Skuza, P. P., & Möller, L. M. (2013). First insights into the effects of swim‐with‐dolphin tourism on the behavior, response, and group structure of southern Australian bottlenose dolphins. Marine Mammal Science, 29(4), E484-E497.

Hazelkorn, R. A., Schulte, B. A., & Cox, T. M. (2016). Persistent Effects of Begging on Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Behavior in an Estuarine Population. Aquatic Mammals, 42(4), 531.

Higham, J., Bejder, L., & Williams, R. (2014). Tourism, cetaceans and sustainable development. Whale-watching: Sustainable tourism and ecological management, 1.

Tyne, J., Loneragan, N., & Bejder, L. (2014). The use of area–time closures as a tool to manage cetacean-watch tourism. Whale-watching: Sustainable Tourism and Ecological Management, 242-260.

Mustika, P. L. K., Birtles, A., Everingham, Y., & Marsh, H. (2013). The human dimensions of wildlife tourism in a developing country: Watching spinner dolphins at Lovina, Bali, Indonesia. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 21(2), 229-251.

Mustika, P. L. K., Birtles, A., Everingham, Y., & Marsh, H. (2015). Evaluating the potential disturbance from dolphin watching in Lovina, north Bali, Indonesia. Marine Mammal Science, 31(2), 808-817.

Singh, T. V. (2015). Man is a paragon of animals.

Walker, K., & Hawkins, E. (2013). Watching and swimming with marine mammals: the international scope, management and best practice in cetacean ecotourism. International Handbook on Ecotourism, 169-177.

Scarpaci, C., & Parsons, E. C. M. (2014). Recent advances in whale-watching research: 2012–2013. Tourism in Marine Environments, 10(1-2), 121-140.

Cribb, N., & Seuront, L. (2016). Changes in the behavioural complexity of bottlenose dolphins along a gradient of anthropogenically-impacted environments in South Australian coastal waters: Implications for conservation and management strategies. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 482, 118-127.

Higham, J., Bejder, L., & Williams, R. (2014). Fostering the nascent ‘sustainability paradigm’. Whale-watching: Sustainable Tourism and Ecological Management, 365.

Hill, H. M., Guarino, S., Dietrich, S., & St Leger, J. (2016). An inventory of peer-reviewed articles on killer whales (Orcinus orca) with a comparison to bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Animal Behavior and Cognition, 3(3), 135-149.

Moorhouse, T. P., Dahlsjö, C. A., Baker, S. E., D’Cruze, N. C., & Macdonald, D. W. (2015). The customer isn’t always right—conservation and animal welfare implications of the increasing demand for wildlife tourism. PloS One, 10(10), e0138939.

Moorhouse, T., D’Cruze, N. C., & Macdonald, D. W. (2016). Unethical use of wildlife in tourism: what’s the problem, who is responsible, and what can be done?. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1-12.

Putra, D., & Nyoman, I. (2014). Bali: Between Cultural and Marine Tourism. Jurnal Kajian Bali (Journal of Bali Studies), 4(1).

Tyne, J. (2015). A scientific foundation for informed management decisions: Quantifying the abundance, important habitat and cumulative exposure of the Hawaii Island spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) stock to human activities (Doctoral dissertation, Murdoch University).

Beasley, I., Bejder, L., & Marsh, H. (2014). Cetacean-watching in developing countries. Whale-watching: Sustainable tourism and ecological management, 307.

Orams, M., Forestell, P., & Spring, J. (2014). What’s in it for the whales?. Whale-watching: Sustainable Tourism and Ecological Management, 146.

Alves, L. C., Zappes, C. A., Oliveira, R. G., Andriolo, A., & Azevedo, A. D. F. (2013). Perception of local inhabitants regarding the socioeconomic impact of tourism focused on provisioning wild dolphins in Novo Airão, Central Amazon, Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 85(4), 1577-1591.

Usatiuk, O., Riabokon, T., Усатюк, О. М., Рябоконь, Т. Ю., Усатюк, Е. М., & Рябоконь, Т. Ю. (2013). Dolphinarium hotel as innovative type of health centre.

Redclift, M., & Navarrete, D. M. (2014). “Sustainable places”: place as a vector of culture. In 9° Congresso Città e Territorio Virtuale, Roma, 2, 3 e 4 ottobre 2013 (pp. 1191-1201). Università degli Studi Roma Tre.

Argüelles, M. B., Coscarella, M., Fazio, A., & Bertellotti, M. (2016). Impact of whale-watching on the short-term behavior of Southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) in Patagonia, Argentina. Tourism Management Perspectives, 18, 118-124.

Argüelles, M. B., Coscarella, M., Fazio, A., & Bertellotti, M. (2016). Tourism Management Perspectives. Tourism Management, 18, 118-124.

Sitar, A. (2015). Is Dolphin-Watching Sustainable in Bocas del Toro, Panama (Doctoral dissertation, George Mason University).

Durán, D. G., & Fraga, J. (2015). Las relaciones humano-delfín y el turismo: Estudio de caso en la Riviera Maya. Turismo y ocio, 107.

Guerrero-Rodríguez, R. (2014). Mexico for Sale 6. The Making of Heritage: Seduction and Disenchantment, 8, 120.

Çalik, A. Ö., & Çíftçí, G. (2013). Animal ethics in tourism. International Journal of Business and Management Studies, 5(1), 160-177.

Martinez, E., Currie, J. J., Stack, S. H., Easterly, S. K., & Kaufman, G. D. (2015). Note on patterns of area use by humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in 2013 in Hervey Bay, Australia, with an emphasis on mother-calf dyads. Working paper SC/66a/SH2 submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, San Diego, Calif. Available from http://www. pacificwhale. org/sites/pacificwhale. org/files/SC_66a_SH_2. Pdf.

Lundquist, D., Sironi, M., Würsig, B., Rowntree, V., Martino, J., & Lundquist, L. (2013). Response of southern right whales to simulated swim‐with‐whale tourism at Península Valdés, Argentina. Marine Mammal Science, 29(2), E24-E45.

Pepperell, J., & Williams, S. (2014). Swimming with Humpback Whales.

Carlson, C., Rose, N., Kato, H., & Williams, R. (2014). The International Whaling Commission (IWC) and whale-watching. Whale-watching: Sustainable Tourism and Ecological Management, 71.

Hoyt, E., & Parsons, E. C. M. (2014). The whale-watching industry. Whale-watching, 57-70.

Birtles, A., & Mangott, A. (2013). Highly interactive behaviour of inquisitive dwarf minke whales. Whales and Dolphins: Cognition, Culture, Conservation and Human Perceptions, 140.

Walker, K., & Weiler, B. (2014). Swimming with whales in Tonga: a case study of community capacity development involving a wild species in a protected area.

Walker, K. (2014). Swimming with whales in Tonga: social capital implications of a rapidly growing tourism activity in the Asia-Pacific region. MAJOR SPONSORS, 72.

Walker, K., & Hawkins, E. (2013). Watching and swimming with marine mammals: the international scope, management and best practice in cetacean ecotourism. International handbook on ecotourism, 169-177.

Authority, G. B. R. M. P. (2016). Marine Parks permit application: Application for interaction with cetaceans exemption.

Ku, K. C., Chen, T. C., & Ying, T. C. (2014). A collaborative reference model for monitoring whale-watching quantity in the Hualien coastal area, Taiwan. Ocean & Coastal Management, 95, 26-34.

Allen, S. J. (2014). From exploitation to adoration. Whale-watching: Sustainable Tourism and Ecological Management, 31.

Scheer, M. (2010) Review of self-initiated behaviors of free-ranging cetaceans directed towards human swimmers and waders during open water encounters. Interaction Studies 11(3): 442–466.
DOI: 10.1075/is.11.3.07sch

Scheer, M., Hofmann, B. & Behr, I.P. (2004) Ethogram of selected behaviors initiated by free-ranging short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) and directed to human swimmers during open water encounters. Anthrozoös 17(3): 244-257. DOI: 10.2752/089279304785643267

Publications before 2013

O’Neill, F., Barnard, S., & Lee, D. (2004). Best practice and interpretation in tourist/wildlife encounters: A wild dolphin swim tour example.

Constantine, R. (2001). Increased avoidance of swimmers by wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) due to long‐term exposure to swim‐with‐dolphin tourism. Marine Mammal Science, 17(4), 689-702.

Orams, M. B. (1997). Historical accounts of human-dolphin interaction and recent developments in wild dolphin based tourism in Australasia. Tourism Management, 18(5), 317-326.

Orams, M. B., & Hill, G. J. (1998). Controlling the ecotourist in a wild dolphin feeding program: is education the answer?. The Journal of Environmental Education, 29(3), 33-38.

Scarpaci, C., Bigger, S. W., Corkeron, P. J., & Nugegoda, D. (2000). Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) increase whistling in the presence of swim-with-dolphin’tour operations. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 2(3), 183-185.

Samuels, A., Bejder, L., & Heinrich, S. (2000). A review of the literature pertaining to swimming with wild dolphins. Marine Mammal Commission.

Curtin, S. (2006). Swimming with dolphins: A phenomenological exploration of tourist recollections. International Journal of Tourism Research, 8(4), 301-315.

Scarpaci, C., Nugegoda, D., & Corkeron, P. J. (2004). No detectable improvement in compliance to regulations by “swim-with-dolphin” operators in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia. Tourism in Marine Environments, 1(1), 41-48.

Bejder, A. S. L., Constantine, R., & Heinrich, S. (2003). Swimming with wild cetaceans, with a special focus on the Southern Hemisphere. Marine Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues, 277.

Samuels, A., & Spradlin, T. R. (1995). Quantitative behavioral study of Bottlenose Dolphins in swim with dolphin programs in the United States. Marine Mammal Science, 11(4), 520-544.

Constantine, R., & Baker, C. S. (1997). Monitoring the commercial swim-with-dolphin operations in the Bay of Islands (p. 59). New Zealand: Department of Conservation.

Samuels, A., & Bejder, L. (2004). Chronic interaction between humans and free-ranging bottlenose dolphins near Panama City Beach, Florida. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 6(1), 69-77.

Scheer, M., Alves, L. C. Pinto de Sá, Ritter, F., Azevedo, A. de Freitas & Andriolo, A. (2014) Behaviors of botos and short-finned pilot whales during close encounters with humans: management implications derived from ethograms for food-provisioned versus unhabituated cetaceans. In J.B. Samuels (Ed.) Dolphins: Ecology, Behavior and Conservation Strategies (pp. 1-36). New York, U.S.A.: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-63117-952-5.

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