Peres dos Santos, R., R. Martins, A. Chaiko, T. Cheeseman, L.S. Jones, F.W. Wenzel. 2022. First humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) re-sighting between Azorean waters and the Barents Sea (Murman coast, northwestern Russia). Polar Biol 45: 523–527.

Zoidis, A.M., P.A. Olson, T.A. Jefferson, N.C. Johnson, C.P. Soucier, J.H. Bassi. 2022. Distribution and Abundance of Marine Mammals in the Estuarine Waters of the Piscataqua River, Maine, USA. Aquatic Mammals 48(1): 25-35. DOI: 10.1578/am.48.1.2022.25

Lowe, C.L., K.E. Hunt, J. Robbins, R.E. Seton, M. Rogers, C.M. Gabriele, J.L. Neilson, S. Landry, S.S. Teerlink, C.L. Buck. 2021. Patterns of cortisol and corticosterone concentrations in humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) baleen are associated with different causes of death. Conservation Physiology 9(1): coab096; DOI:10.1093/conphys/coab096.

Violi, B., A. Verga, L.S. Jones, G. Calogero, G. Soldano, T. Cheeseman, F.W. Wenzel. 2021.  A Wanderer in the Mediterranean Sea: The Case of a Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) from the West Indies. Aquatic Mammals 47(6): 599-611. DOI: 10.1578/AM.47.6.2021.599

Cheeseman, T., K. Southerland, J. Park, M. Olio, K. Flynn, J. Calambokidis, L. Jones, C. Garrigue, A. Frisch Jordán, A. Howard, W. Reade, J. Neilson, C. Gabriele, P. Clapham. 2021. Advanced image recognition: a fully automated, high-accuracy photo-identification matching system for humpback whales. Mammalian Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s42991-021-00180-9

Lowe, C.L., K.E. Hunt, M.C. Rogers, J.L. Neilson, J. Robbins, C.M. Gabriele, S.S. Teerlink, R. Seton, C.L. Buck. 2021. Multi-year progesterone profiles during pregnancy in baleen of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Conservation Physiology 9(1): coab059. DOI:10.1093/conphys/coab059.

Newcomb, E., D. Walk, H. Haverkamp, L. Doughty, S. Todd, R. Seton, L. Jones, K. Cammen. 2021. Breaking down “harassment” to characterize trends in human interaction cases in Maine’s pinnipeds. Conservation Science and Practice 3(e518): 1-13. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.518

Berrow, S.D., N Massett, P. Whooley, B.V.M. Jann, P. Lopez-Suárez, P.T. Stevick, F.W. Wenzel. 2021. Resightings of Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from Ireland to a known breeding ground: Cabo Verde, West Africa. Aquatic Mammals 47(1): 63-70. DOI 10.1578/AM.47.1.2021.63.

Wenzel, F.W., F. Broms, P. López-Suárez, K. Lopes, N. Veiga, K. Yeoman, M.S.D. Rodrigues, J. Allen, T.W. Fernald, P.T. Stevick, L. Jones, B. Jann, L. Bouveret, C. Ryan, S. Berrow and P. Corkeron. 2020. Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Cape Verde Islands: Migratory Patterns, Resightings, and Abundance. Aquatic Mammals 46(1):21-31. DOI:

Stevick, P.T., L. Bouveret, N. Gandilhon, C. Rinaldi, R. Rinaldi, F. Broms, C. Carlson, A. Kennedy, N. Ward and F. Wenzel. 2018. Migratory destinations and timing of humpback whales in the southeastern Caribbean differ from those off the Dominican Republic. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 18: 127-133. 

Hunt, K. N. Lysiak, J. Robbins, M. Moore, R. Seton, L. Torres, C. Loren Buck. 2017. Multiple steroid and thyroid hormones detected in baleen from eight whale species. Conservation Physiology. 5: cox061. DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cox061

Jones, L.S., Bouveret, L., Stevick, P.T., Thomason, B., Wenzel, F.W., and Whooley, P. 2017. First humpback whale resighting from the British Isles to a breeding ground. Poster presented at the 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, October, 2017. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.10831.18086.

Stevick, P.T., Berrow, S., Berube, M., Bouveret, L., Broms, F., Jann, B., Kennedy, A., Lopez-Suarez, P., Meunier, M., Ryan, C., and Wenzel, F.W. 2016. There and back again: multiple and return exchange of humpback whales between breeding habitats separated by an ocean basin. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 96(4): 885-890. doi: 10.1017/S0025315416000321.

Constantine, R., D. Steel, J. Allen, M. Anderson, O. Andrews, C. S. Baker, P. Beeman, D. Burns, J-B. Charrassin, S. Childerhouse, M. Double, P. Ensor, T. Franklin, W. Franklin, N. Gales, C. Garrigue, N. Gibbs, P. Harrison, N. Hauser, A. Hutsel, C. Jenner, M-N. Jenner, G. Kaufman, A. Macie, D. Mattila, C. Olavarria, A. Oosterman, D. Paton, M. Poole, J. Robbins, N. Schmitt, P. Stevick, A. Tagarino, K. Thompson and J. Ward. 2014. Remote Antarctic feeding ground important for east Australian humpback whales. Marine Biology: 1-7. DOI 10.1007/s00227-00014-02401-00222.

Stevick, P.T., J.M. Allen, M. H. Engel, F. Felix, B. Haase and M. C. Neves. 2014. Inter-oceanic movement of an adult female humpback whale between Pacific and Atlantic breeding grounds off South America. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 13(2):159-162.

McCordic, J., S. Todd, and P.T. Stevick. 2014. Differential rates of killer whale attacks on humpback whales in the North Atlantic as determined by scarification. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom FirstView: 1-5 DOI:

Allen, J.M., C. Carlson and P.T. Stevick. 2012. A description and summary of the Antarctic Humpback Whale Catalogue. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (Special Issue 3): 95-99.

Dalla Rosa, L., F. Félix, P.T. Stevick, E.R. Secchi, J.M. Allen, K. Chater, A.R. Martin and M. Bassoi. 2012. Feeding grounds of the eastern South Pacific humpback whale population include the South Orkney Islands. Polar Research 31 17324, DOI: 10.3402/polar.v31i0.17324.

Robbins, J., L. Dalla Rosa, J.M. Allen, D.K. Mattila, E.R. Secchi, A.S. Friedlaender, P.T. Stevick and D.P. Nowacek and D. Steel. 2011. Return movement of a humpback whale between the Antarctic Peninsula and American Samoa: a seasonal migration record. Endangered Species Research 13:117-121.

Schick, R. S., P. N. Halpin, A. J. Read, D. L. Urban, B. D. Best, C. P. Good, J. J. Roberts, E. A. LaBrecque, C. Dunn, L. P. Garrison, K. D. Hyrenbach, W. A. McLellan, D. A. Pabst, D. L Palka and P.T. Stevick. 2011. Community structure in pelagic marine mammals at large spatial scales as revealed by multivariate ordination. Marine Ecology Progress Series 434: 165-181.

Stevick, P. T., M. C. Neves, F. Johansen M. H. Engel, J. Allen, M. C. C. Marcondes and C. Carlson. 2010. A quarter of a world away: female humpback whale moves 10 000 km between breeding areas. Biology Letters 7:299-302. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0717.

Wenzel F. W., J. Allen, S. D. Berrow, C. J. Hazevoet, B. Jann, R. E. Seton, L. Steiner, P. T. Stevick, P. L. Suárez and P. Whooley. 2009. Current knowledge on the distribution and relative abundance of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off the Cape Verde Islands, eastern North Atlantic. Aquatic Mammals 35: 502-510.

Friday, N. A., T. D. Smith, P.T. Stevick, T. Fernald and J. Allen. 2008. Balancing bias and precision in capture-recapture estimates of abundance. Marine Mammal Science 24: 253-275.

Stevick P.T., L. S. Incze, S. D. Kraus, S. Rosen, N. Wolff and A. Baukus 2008. Trophic relationships and oceanography on and around a small offshore bank. Marine Ecology Progress Series 363: 15-28.

Rasmussen, K., D. M. Palacios, J. Calambokidis, M. T. Saborío, L. Dalla Rosa, E. R. Secchi, G. H. Steiger, J. M. Allen, and G. S. Stone. 2007. Southern Hemisphere humpback whales wintering off Central America: insights from water temperature into the longest mammalian migration. Biology Letters 3:302-305. doi:310.1098/rsbl.2007.0067.

Stevick, P.T. 2007. Humpback whale. Pp 491-494 In B. Riffenburgh (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Antarctic. Routledge.

Mehta, A. V., J. M. Allen, R. Constantine, C. Garrigue, B. Jann, C. Jenner, M.K. Marx, C.O. Matkin, D.K. Mattila, G. Minton, S.A. Mizroch, C. Olavarrí, J. Robbins, K.G. Russell, R.E. Seton, G.H. Steiger, G.A. Víkingsson, P.R. Wade, B.H. Witteveen and P.J. Clapham. 2007. Baleen whales are not important as prey for killer whales Orcinus orca in high-latitude regions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 348: 297-307.

Stevick, P. T.J. Allen, P. J. Clapham, P. S. Hammond, S. K. Katona, F. Larsen, J. Lien, D. K. Mattila, P. J. Palsbøll, R. Sears, J. Sigurjónsson, T. D. Smith, G. Vikingsson and N. Øien. 2006. Population spatial structuring on the feeding grounds in North Atlantic humpback whales. Journal of Zoology, London. 270:244-255.

Stevick, P.T., L. Pacheco de Godoy, M. McOsker, M.H. Engel and J. Allen. 2006. A note on the movement of a humpback whale from Abrolhos Bank, Brazil to South Georgia. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 8: 297-300.

Stevick, P.T., A. Aguayo, J. Allen, I.C. Avila, J. Capella, C. Castro, K. Chater, L. Dalla Rosa, M.H. Engel, F. Félix, L. Florez-Gonzalez, A. Freitas, B. Haase, M. Llano, L. Lodi, E. Munoz, C.Y. Olavarri­a, E. Secchi, M. Scheidat, and S. Siciliano. 2004. Migrations of individually identified humpback whales between the Antarctic Peninsula and South America. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 6(2):109-113.

Clapham, P., J. Barlow, M. Bessinger, T. Cole, D. D. Mattila, R. Pace, D. Polka., J. Robbins., and R. Seton. 2003. Abundance and demographic parameters of humpback whales from the Gulf of Maine, and stock definition relative to the Scotian Shelf. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 5(1):13-22.

Jann, B., J. Allen, M. Carrillo, S. Hanquet, S.K. Katona, A.R. Martin, R.R. Reeves, R. Seton, P.T. Stevick and F.W. Wenzel. 2003. Migration of a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) between the Cape Verde Islands and Iceland. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 5(2):125-129.

Stevick, P.T, J. Allen, M. Berube, P.J. Clapham, S.K. Katona, F. Larsen, J. Lien, D.K. Mattila, P.J. Palsbøll, J. Robbins, J. Sigurjonsson, T.D. Smith, N. Øien and P.S. Hammond. 2003. Segregation of migration by feeding ground origin in North Atlantic humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). J. Zool., Lond. 259:231-7.

Stevick, P.T., J. Allen, P.J. Clapham, N. Friday, S.K. Katona, F. Larsen, J. Lien, D.K. Mattila, P.J. Palsbøll, J. Sigurjonsson, T.D. Smith, N. Øien and P.S. Hammond. 2003. North Atlantic humpback whale abundance and rate of increase four decades after protection from whaling. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 258: 263-273.

Barco, S., W. McLellan, J. Allen, R. Asmutis, R. Mallon-Day, E. Meagher, D.A. Pabst, J. Robbins, R. Seton, W.M. Swingle, M. Wienrich, P.J. Clapham. 2002. Population identity of humpback whales (Megaptera novaengliae) in the waters of the US mid-Atlantic states. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 4(2):135-141.

Stevick, P. T., B. J. McConnell and P. S. Hammond. 2002. Patterns of movement. Pp 185-216 In A. R. Hoelzel (ed.) Marine Mammal Biology: An Evolutionary Approach. Blackwell Science.

Palsbøll, P.J., J. Allen, T.H. Andersen, M. Berube, P.J. Clapham, T.P. Federsen, N. Friday, P.S. Hammond, H. Jorgensen, S. Katona, A.H.Larsen, F. Larsen, J. Lien, D.K. Mattila, F.B. Nygaard, J. Robbins, R. Sears, J. Sigurjonsson, T. Smith, R. Sponer, P. Stevick, N. Øien and G. Vikingsson. 2001. Stock structure and composition of the North Atlantic humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae. Rep. Int. Whaling Commn. SC/53/NAH11.

Stevick, P.T., J. Allen, P.J. Clapham, N. Friday, S.K. Katona, F. Larsen, J. Lien, D.K. Mattila, P.J. Palsbøll, J. Sigurjonsson, T.D. Smith, N. Øien and P.S. Hammond. 2001. Trends in abundance of North Atlantic humpback whales, 1979-1993. Rep. Int. Whal. Commn SC/53/NAH2.

Stevick, P.T., J. Allen, P.J. Clapham, S.K. Katona, F. Larsen, J. Lien, D.K. Mattila, P.J. Palsbøll, R. Sears, J. Sigurjonsson, T.D. Smith, G. Vikingsson and N. Øien. 2001. Population spatial structuring on the feeding grounds in North Atlantic humpback whales. Rep. Int. Whal. Commn SC/53/NAH8.

Stevick, P. T., T. D. Smith, M. V. Bravington, P. J. Palsbøll and P. S. Hammond. 2001. Errors in identification of individuals by natural markings: rates, sources and effects on capture-recapture estimates of abundance. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58:1861-1870.

Friday, N., T. Smith, P.T. Stevick and J. Allen. 2000. Measurement of photographic quality and individual distinctiveness for the photographic identification of humpback whales, Megaptera novaveangliae. Mar. Mam. Sci. 16(2):355-374.

Borggaard, D., J. Lien and P.T. Stevick. 1999. Assessing the effects of industrial activity on large cetaceans in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. Aquatic Mammals 25:149-161.

Katona, S.K. and S.D. Kraus. 1999. Efforts to conserve the North Atlantic Right Whale. Chap. 14 in: Conservation and Management of Marine Mammals. J.R. Twiss, Jr. and R.R. Reeves (eds.), Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 471 pp.

McAlpine, D. F., P. T. Stevick and L. D. Murison. 1999. Increase in extralimital occurrences of ice-breeding seals in the northern Gulf of Maine region: more seals or fewer fish? Marine Mammal Science 15:906-911.

McAlpine, D. F., P. T. Stevick, L. D. Murison and S. D. Turnbull. 1999. Extralimital records of hooded seals (Cystophora cristata) from the Bay of Fundy and northern Gulf of Maine. Northeastern Naturalist 6:225-230.

Smith, T.D., J. Allen, P.J. Clapham, P.S. Hammond, S.K. Katona, F. Larsen, J. Lien, D. Mattila, P.J. Palsbøll, J. Sigurjonsson, P.T. Stevick, N. Øien. 1999. An ocean-basin-wide mark-recapture study of the North Atlantic Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Mar. Mammal Sci. 15(1):1-32.

Stevick, P.T. 1999. Age-length relationships in humpback whales: a comparison of strandings in the western North Atlantic with commercial catches. Marine Mammal Science. 15:725-737.

Stevick, P.T., C. A. Carlson and K. C. Balcomb. 1999. A note on the migratory destinations of humpback whales from the eastern Caribbean. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 1:251-254.

Stevick, P.T. and T.W. Fernald. 1998. Increase in extralimital records of harp seals in Maine. Northeastern Naturalist 5:75-82.

Stevick, P. T., N. Øien and D. K. Mattila. 1999. Migratory destinations of humpback whales from Norwegian and adjacent waters: evidence for stock identity. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 1:147-152.

Stevick, P.T., N. Øien and D. K. Mattila. 1998. Migration of a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) between Norway and the West Indies. Mar. Mammal Sci. 14:162-166.

Palsbøll, P.J., J. Allen, M. Berube, P.J. Clapham, T.P. Federsen, P.S. Hammond, R. R. Hudson, H. Jergensen, S.K. Katona, A.H.Larsen, F. Larsen, J. Lien, D.K. Mattila, J. Sigurjonsson, R. Sears, T. Smith, R. Sponer, P.T. Stevick, N. Øien. 1997. Genetic tagging of humpback whales. Nature 388:767-769.

Todd, S.K., P.T. Stevick, J. Lien, F. Marques and D. Ketten. 1996. Behavioural effects of exposure to underwater explosions in humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Can. J. Zool. 74:1661-1672.

Brown, M.W., J.M. Allen and S.D. Kraus. 1995. The designation of seasonal right whale conservation areas in the waters of Atlantic Canada. Volume I of the Proceeding of the Second International Conference on the Science and Management of Protected Areas. May 16-20, 1994, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

Marques, F., J. Lien, D.E. Sergeant, and R. Seton. 1995. Changes in strandings of Arctic species of cetaceans in Newfoundland waters: a response to changes in water temperatures and ice conditions? Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science, Special Issue.

Rosenbaum, H.C., P.J. Clapham, J. Allen, M.Nicole-Jenner, C. Jenner, L. Florez-Gonzalez, J. Urban R., P. Ladong G., K. Mori, M. Yamaguchi, C.S. Baker. 1995. Geographic variation in ventral fluke pigmenttion of humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae populations worldwide. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 124:1-7.

Seton, R. and J. Lien. 1995. The historical pattern of ice entrapments of blue whales in Newfoundland. Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science, Special Issue.

Allen, J.M., H. Rosenbaum, S.K. Katona, P.J. Clapham and D.K. Mattila. 1994. Regional and sexual differences in fluke pigmentation of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from the North Atlantic Ocean. Can. J. Zool. 72:274.279.

Agler, B.A., K.A. Robertson, D. DenDanto, S.K. Katona, J.M. Allen, S.E. Frohock, I.E. Seipt and R. Bowman. 1992. The use of photographic identification for studying individual fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the Gulf of Maine. Rep. Int. Wal. Commn 42:711-722.

Katona, S.K., V. Rough and D.T. Richardson. 1992. A Field Guide To Whales, Porpoises, and Seals (4th edition, rev.) Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.

Lien, J., W. Barney, S.K. Todd, R. Seton, and J. Guzzwell. 1992. Effects of adding sounds to codtraps on the probability of collisions by humpback whales. In J. Thomas, R. Kasteline, and A. Supin (eds.), Marine Mammal Sensory Systems, Plenum Press, N.Y.

Lien, J., D. Nelson, S.K. Todd, and R. Seton. 1992. A program to minimize whale mortality and damage to fishing gear: Incidental catches of large whales in Newfoundland and Labrador. In Proceedings of the World Fisheries Congress.

Nelson, D., A. Desbrosse, J. Lien, P. Ostram, and R. Seton. 1992. A new stranding of the pygmy sperm whale, Kogia breviceps, in waters off eastern Canada. Canadian Field-Naturalist. 105(3): 407- 408.

Stone, G.S., S.K. Katona, A. Mainwaring, J.M. Allen and H.D. Corbett. 1992. Respiration and surfacing rates of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) observed from a lighthouse tower. Rep. Int. Whal. Commn 42: 739-745.

Katona, S.K. and J. Allen Beard. 1991. Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30(2): 307-321.

Agler, B.A., J. Allen Beard, H.D. Corbett, S.E. Frohock, M.P. Hawvermale, S.K. Katona, S. S. Sadove, and I.E. Seipt. 1990. Fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus, photographic identification: methodology and preliminary results from the western North Atlantic. Rep. Int. Whal. Commn (Special Issue 12): 349-356.

Katona, S.K. 1990. Large scale planning for assessment and recovery of humpback whale populations. Mem. Queensland Museum 30:297-306.

Katona, S.K. and J. Allen Beard. 1990. Population size, migrations and feeding aggregations of the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Rep. Int. Whal. Commn (Special Issue 12): 295-305.

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Mizroch, S.A., J.Allen Beard and M. Lynde. 1990. Computer assisted photo-identification of humpback whales. Rep. Int. Whal. Commn (Special Issue 12): 63-70.

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Mattila, D.K., P.J. Clapham, S.K. Katona and G.S. Stone 1989. Population composition of humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, on Silver Bank, 1984. Can. J. Zool. 67:281-285.

Katona, S.K., J. Allen Beard, P.E. Girton and F.W. Wenzel. 1988. Killer whales (Orcinus orca) from the Bay of Fundy to the Equator, including the Gulf of Mexico. Rit Fiskedeildar 11:205-224.

Katona, S.K. and H. Whitehead 1988. Are cetacea ecologically important? Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 26: 553-568.

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