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After the fourth International Conference
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
September 10-14, 2006

Saint-Petersburg 2006
Marine Mammals of the Holarctic. 2006. Collection of Scientific Papers. Saint-Petersburg. 589 pages.
Editor – Dr. Belkovich V.M.
Compilers: Belkovich V.M., Smelova I.V., Boltunov A.N.

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  • Aderholt V.C. et al. Temporary holding of three Steller Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubatus) mother / pup pairs in captivity in a remote field location

  • Agafonov A.V. Identification of individuals bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) based on frequency parameters and characteristics of their underwater acoustic signals

  • Agafonov A.V. The theoretical possibilities of the origin of the communication system of dolphins on the basis of echo-sounding

  • Altukhov A., Burkanov V. Spatial breeding patterns of Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) on Dolgaya Rock, Lovushki Islands

  • Altukhov A., Burkanov V. Spatial distribution of the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) and fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) on Dolgaya Rock (Lovushki Islands)

  • Andreeva N.A. The significance of Staphylococcus and Proteus in the microflora of the Black Sea bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) maintained in the Sevastopol Oceanarium

  • Andreeva N.A.  Epidemiological aspects of Maintenance of dolphins in oceanariums

  • Andrianov V.V., Lebedev A.A. «Sentinel Behavior» of belugas (Delphinapterus leucas) in the local water area off Cape Gluboky of Onega Bay of the White Sea       

  • Andrianov V.V. et al. Assessment of the numbers of the southern and western stocks of the beluga whale (Delphinapterus Leucas) in Onega Bay of the White Sea in 2005

  • Ashchepkov A.T. et al. Factors influencing time of approach of northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) to Tyuleny Island in the Sea of Okhotsk

  • Baranov V.S. et al. Behavior of beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) adult males in a summer reproductive gathering

  • Belikov S.E. Approaches to managing populations of marine mammals and polar bear in arctic region of Russia

  • Belikov S.E.  Territorial protection of marine mammals and the polar bear (Ursus maritimus) in the Russian Arctic

  • Belonovich O.A. et al. Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) olfactory contacts

  • Belkovich V.M., Agafonov A.V. The structural analysis of two types of vocal signals of bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus)

  • Belkovich V.M., Agafonov A.V. The underwater acoustic activity of bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) in winter-spring season

  • Bengtson J.L. et al. Ribbon seal (Histriophoca fasciata) habitat selection and seasonal movements

  • Blokhin A.S., Blokhin S.A. Some results of search for probable winter grounds of the western gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) in the South China coastal waters

  • Blokhin I.A. Diet of northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) on the Bering Island in the coastal seasons 2000-2004

  • Blokhin I.A., Babichev A.S. Some aspects of feeding behavior of northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) on the Bering Island

  • Blokhin S.A. Mud plumes raised by Gray Whales (Eschrichtius robustus) at their feeding grounds as an extra indicator of the animal feeding activity in different parts of the Piltun area, northeast Sakhalin

  • Blokhin S.A. et al. History of finding Western Gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) in the Offshore area off the coast of Sakhalin island and the 2001-2005 aerial surveys results

  • Boveng P.L. Harbor seals in Alaska: Conservation, co-management, and subsistence use

  • Bogdanova L.N. Seasonal and age depending changes of sex hormones in the Black Sea bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus ponticus) in captivity

  • Bukina L.A. et al. Peculiarities of spleen morphology and spleen lymphatic nodes in the White Sea harp seal pups (Pagophilus groenlandica)

  • Bulgakova T.N.  Electrophysiological study of spatial hearing in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncates) and beluga (Delphinapterus leucas)

  • Burdin A.M., Zagrebelniy S.V. Results of the sea otter (Enhydra lutris) survey on Commander Islands in 2005

  • Burkanov N.V. et al. Brief results of Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus)  survey in Russian waters, 2004-2005

  • Burkanov V.N. et al. Accidental by-catch of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in the western Bering Sea herring (Clupea harengus) trawl fishery

  • Bushuyev S.G. Distribution and feeding of Minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede) in the Antarctic Area III

  • Watanabe Y. et al. Body density affects stroke patterns in Baikal seals

  • Vedenev A.I. Control of the critical dose of noise in the feeding area of the western gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) population as a protective mitigation measure from acoustic impact on mammals during oil field facilities construction

  • Vedenev A.I. Acoustic monitoring of the gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) feeding area during oil platform installation on Sakhalin shelf

  • Verevkin M.V. et al. By-catch mortality of the Ladoga seal (Phoca hispida ladogensis) population

  • Verevkin M.V., Sagitov R.A. Marine mammals of the Gulf of Finland

  • Vladimirov A.V. et al. The distribution and abundance of the Okhotsk-Korean gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) population in the coastal waters of northeast Sakhalin in June-October 2005 (based on shore-based surveys)

  • Voinov V.B. et al. Arrhythmia in cyclical phenomena of behavior and Oxigenium supporting systems regulation of marine mammals

  • Goryaev Yu. et al. Vessel based observations of Atlantic walruses (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) in the southeastern part of the Barents Sea

  • Waite J.N., Burkanov V.N. Dietary differences between sex and age classes of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in the Russian Far-East, 2000-2004

  • Glazov D.M. et al. Aerial survey of white whales (Delphinapterus leucas Pall.) in the White Sea in 2000, 2002 and 2005

  • Goldin E.B., Goldin P.E. Economic utilization of cetaceans by coastal Ukraine residents           

  • Goldin P.E. On the lifespan of the Black Sea bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in natural populations

  • Grachev A.I. Analysis of present-day harvest of true seals in the Sea of Okhotsk and its prospects

  • Grachev A.I. Dispersal of seals in the coastal waters of the northern Sea of Okhotsk during the ice-free season

  • Hoover-Miller A. et al. Temporal shifts in pupping phenology of harbor seals in a declining and recovering harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardii) population in Aialik Bay, Alaska

  • Gurarie E. et al. A comparison of maternal attendance patterns on Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) rookeries in Russia

  • Datsky A. et al. Results of marine mammal research of ChukotTINRO off the Bering and Chukchi seas, 1997-2006

  • Denisenko T., Sokolova O. The role of Streptococcus in infectious diseases of marine mammals

  • Doroshenko M. Marine mammals as part of ecological education in the Far-Eastern State Technical Fisheries University

  • Doroshenko N. The coloration of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Davis R.W., Calkins D.G. Energy intake and growth of Steller sea lion pups (Eumetopias jubatus)

  • Eliseeva E.A., Obukhov D.K. The behavior of the young bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus Montagu, 1821) at the beginning of the juvenile period (the first 0,5 year of life) in captivity

  • Eliseeva E.A.  The ecology and behavior of phocid seals of Chupa Inlet of Kandalakshski Bay of the White Sea in the summer-autumn period

  • Erokhina I.A.  The biochemical indices of the blood plasma of the harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus Erxleben, 1777) of different age

  • Gelatt T.G. et al. Diet composition of the sea otter (Enhydra lutris L.) of Bering Island (Commander islands): qualitative approach in investigation of trophic relations

  • Zagrebelniy S. et al. New pinniped species for Commander Islands

  • Zasypkin M.Yu. What new and interesting about of biology of the sea otter (Enhydra lutris L.,1758) brought research of its allozymic variability: a review

  • Zasypkin M.Yu. et al. Genetic variability and interspecies relationships of three seal species of Pusa subgenus: Ringed seal P. hispida, Baikal seal P. sibirica, and Caspian seal, P. caspica.

  • Zakharova N.A. Impact of pollutants on reproductive capacity of Caspian seal (Phoca caspica Cmelin, 1788) population

  • Ivanov M.P. Stability of echolocation system of the dolphin to the effect of passive and active interference

  • Ivkovich T.V. et al. The description of killer whales (Orcinus orca) population of Avachinskii Gulf based on photoidentification data

  • Ilyicheva T.N. et al. Avian flu H5N1 antibodies in the serum of marine mammals

  • Kavry V.I. et al. Cape Vankarem – nature-ethnic complex at the Arctic coast of Chukotka (northeastern Russia)

  • Kavtsevich N.N., Yerokhina I.A. Is “Physiological decussation” of the leukocyte blood formula the index of seal pups vitality?

  • Cameron M. et al. Diving behavior, habitat use, and movements of bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) pups in the Bering and the Chukchi Seas

  • Karyakin K.A. Records of killer whales (Orcinus orca) of anomalously white coloration in the Sea of Okhotsk

  • Kibalchich A.A. The factors determining seasonal distribution of Pacific walruses

  • Kirillova O.I. Vessel based survey of cetaceans in the Atlantic sector of the Antarctic

  • Klepikovskiy R., Shestopal I.P. Northern bottlenose whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus) of the Barents Sea: autumn distribution and interaction with fishing-vessels

  • Kolesnikov A.A. et al. Analysis of the Black Sea bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) population polymorphism with molecular genetic markers

  • Korzhev V.A. Modelling of abundance dynamics of harp seal population (Pagophilus groenlandicus) in the White Sea taking into account uncertainty in estimation of harp seal parameters

  • Kornev S. et al. Results of survey of cetaceans in the northwestern Pacific in 2005

  • Korneva S. Comparative analysis of diet of sea otter (Enhydra lutris) in Commander Islands

  • Kochnev A.A. Costal haulout of Pacific walruses (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) on Kolyuchin Island, the Chukchi Sea

  • Kochnev A.A., Novikov V.G. On larga seal (Phoca largha) distribution in eastern Arctic seas

  • Krasnova V.V. et al. Identification of White Sea belugas (Delphinapterus leucas) by natural markers

  • Krasnoschekova E.I. Features of the structural organization of cerebral cortex in the cetacean, as an illustration of their evolutionary status

  • Krupina E.G., Mamaev E.G. Postures of Steller sea lions in rest behavior 

  • Kuzin A.E. Social and demographic parameters of the Sea Lion reproductive group (Eumetopias yubatus) at Tyuleny island, the sea of Okhotsk, and their determining factors

  • Kuznetsov A.A., Belkovich V.M. Comparative analysis of structure in the summer population’s Solovetskiy stock of belugas (Delphinapterus leucas)

  • Kuznetsov V.B. Magnetic sense and navigation of dolphins

  • Kuznetsov V.B. Presence of water in the upper respiratory ways the main reason of infectious diseases of marine mammals        

  • Kuznetsov V.B. Problem of estimate of number of dolphins. Increase of abundance of dolphins in the Black Sea in a period from 1996 to 2005

  • Kuznetsov N.V. Alternative estimation of White Sea harp seal (Phoca groenlandica) population size

  • Lazareva E.M. et al. The echolocation of killer whales (Orcinus orca) during the different activities

  • Lazareva N.I. Some features of the behavior of beluga whale Delphinapterus leucas and bottlenose dolphins in the Moscow oceanarium

  • Lebedeva I. Application of the New Antimicrobial (NA) to treat white whales’ (Delphinapterus leucas) wounds and pyoinflammatory skin lesions

  • Lisitsyna T.Yu., Burdin A.M. Tidal phenomenon as a factor of the ecological niche of marine mammals dwelling in a stony littoral  

  • Lisitsyna T.Yu., Burdin A.M. Interspecific interaction in the community of marine mammals of the northern coast of Bering Island (Commander Islands)

  • Lisovsky A.S. et al. Remote sensing method for seals identification on the ice and definition of their linear proportions by the example of harp seals (Phoca groenlandica) in the White Sea

  • Litovka D.I. et al. Distribution of beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) and bowhead (Balaena mysticetus) whales in the northwestern Bering Sea according to aerial survey performed in April, 2005 and 2006

  • Lukin L.R. et al. Influence of mineral oil on behavior of local reproductive groups of white whales (Delphinapterus leucas)

  • Lukin N.N. et al. Distribution of marine mammals in the White Sea in spring (according to results of PINRO aerial surveys in 2004, 2005)

  • Lyamin O.I. et al. Behavioral and physiological adaptations of aquatic mammals for sleep in the water environment

  • Myers M.J. et al. Organochlorine contaminants in Steller sea lion pups (Eumetopias jubatus) from western Alaska and the Russian Far East

  • Malakhova L.V., Ostaptchyuk A.V. Influence of the age, sex and reproductive status of the Black Sea bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) on accumulation and distribution of organochlorines in tissue of their different organs

  • Mamaev E.G., Burkanov V.N. The status of the Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) at Yugo-Vostochny rookery of Medny I., 2005

  • Mamaev E.G., Burkanov V.N. Killer whales (Orcinus orca) and northern fur seals of the Commander Islands: is it feeding specialization development?

  • Mass A. Retinal resolution of the harp seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) as revealed by topographic study

  • Matveev E.V. et al. Estimation of basic energy exchange in the harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus)

  • Medvedev N. et al. Peculiarities of the Ladoga ringed seal (Phoca hispida ladogensis) distribution across the lake water area in the ice-covered period

  • Medvedev N. et al. Some new approaches to estimating the body burden and dynamics of heavy metal levels in tissues of the Ladoga ringed seal (Phoca hispida ladogensis)

  • Melentyev V.V., Chernook V.I. Project “Walrus”: ice regime and winter hydrology of the Bering Sea and their possible impact on the behavior ecology of walruses (Odobenus rosmarus divergens Illiger)

  • Mitina E.G., Musinova L.P. Murmansk Oceanarium – open educational platform

  • Mikhalev Yu. Distribution and migration peculiarities of Minke whales in South Hemisphere

  • Mikhalev Yu. Distinguishing biological features of the Arabian Sea's humpbacks

  • Mymrin N.I.  Belukha whales (Delphinapterus leucas P.) in the ice trap. Bering Strait, Chukotka.

  • Mymrin N.I. The marine fauna and rural hunting industry of Chukotka

  • Nagailik M.M. et al. Dependence of the killer whale (Orcinus orca) acoustic signaling on the social and behavioral contexts

  • Nadolishnyaya A.P. et al. Generalization by a relative characteristic of “middle” by gray seal (Halichoerus grypus Fabricius, 1791)

  • Nielsen O. Marine mammal distemper in arctic and Atlantic Canada

  • Nikulin V.S., Kuzin A.E. Biologic and morphologic characteristics of Dall’s porpoises (Phocoenoides dalli) entangled in salmon driftnets in different parts of the northwest Pacific

  • Norberg S.E., Andrews R.D. Methods for measuring prey ingestion in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) and Northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) using remote monitoring instruments

  • Ostapchuk T.V. Research of skin microflora of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at adaptation to of captivity

  • Pereverzev A.A. The Structure of Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) groupings at coastal haulouts of Anadyr Bay in 2003-2005 and their local displacements

  • Perlov A.S. Possibilities for limited sealing in Russian Far East on the assumption of lack of data to estimate the total allowable quota

  • Perlov A.S., Shvetsov E.P. Investigations of Fish Injuries of Salmonidae by the Larga Seal (Phoca largha) Performed at the Rivers Kukhtui and Okhota in Khabarovsk Krai in 2003

  • Permyakov P.A. Interaction of killer whales (Orcinus orca) and Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in water area adjacent to sea lions rookery in Brat Chirpoev Island (Kuril Islands), 2002-2005

  • Permyakov P.A. Cases of direct infanticide of Steller sea lion`s (Eumetopias jubatus) pups by territorial male on rookery of Brat Chirpoev Island (Kuril Islands)

  • Petko O.N. Mother and calf behavior comparison in captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus ponticus Barabash)

  • Petrov E.A. et al. Consumption by the Baikal seal (Pusa sibirica gm.) of salmonid fishes (Salmonidae)

  • Petrov E.A., Tkachev V.V. Comparison of age and sex structure and reproductive activity of seals (Pusa sibirica Gm.) from two geographically removed parts of Lake Baikal

  • Pryaslova Yu.P. et al. The behavioral aspects of sleep in bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) calves and their mothers

  • Raverty S. et al. An overview of post mortem findings in hunter harvested beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in the western Arctic, Canada, 2004-2005       

  • Raverty S. et al. Post mortem findings of stranded killer whales (Orcinus orca) within the western pacific, 1998-2005

  • Rodionov V.A. Comparative investigation of the dolphin musculature of the thoracic girdles and limbs

  • Rozanova E.I. et al. Investigations of the circulation of some pathogens in Black Sea bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in captivity

  • Romanov V. Effects of transportation on hematological indices of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus ponticus Barabash, 1940)

  • Romanov V.V. et al. Comparative characterization for the microflora of the respiratory tract of free-ranging Black Sea bottle-nosed dolphins (Tursiops truncatus pontiñus Barabash, 1940)

  • Rudneva I. Features of the antioxidant system of the blood of the Black Sea bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

  • Routti H. et al. Thyroid hormone levels in the highly contaminated Baltic ringed seals (Phoca hispida)

  • Ray C., Hufford G. Last Ice: What is to be the fate of Beringian marine mammals in response climate change (with particular reference to Pacific walruses and ribbon seals)?

  • Savenko O.V. Mortality of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from injuries caused by motor ships off the Black Sea coast of the Crimea

  • Svetochev V.N. et al. Shore based observations of white whales in the Avariynaya bay of the Kara Sea in August-September 2004

  • Svetochev V.N. et al. Biological data on the Kara Sea ringed seal (Phoca hispida) according to results of field studies in April 2005

  • Swanson B. et al. Breeding stock structure of ringed seals

  • Semenov V.A., Romanov V.V. Structure and seasonal changes of the intestinal microbiocenose of long-term captive Black Sea bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus pontiñus Barabash, 1940)

  • Sipilä T. The past and future size of the Saimaa ringed seal (Phoca hispida saimensis) population

  • Skurat L., Potapova L. Morphological features of the sea otter (Enhydra lutris) skin

  • Smirnova L. Formation of the environment for the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus ponticus Barabash, 1940) maintained in a tank in natural and chlorinated water

  • Sokolova O.V., Denisenko T.E. The immune-microbiological investigations by the ecological aspect in some marine mammal species

  • Solntseva G.N. Comparative analysis of the vestibular apparatus development in pinnipeds and cetaceans

  • Solntseva G.N. Comparative analysis of development of hearing organ in pinnipeds and cetaceans

  • Somov A.G. The North Okhotsk Sea shelf oil exploitation: the preliminary assessment of impact on marine mammals

  • Speckman S.G. et al. Estimating the size of the Pacific walrus population: the 2006 survey in Alaska

  • Starodubtsev Yu.D. et al. Assessment of the capability of a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) to recognize and locate objects underwater without receiving any specific training for the task

  • Starodubtsev Yu.D. et al. Successful search for a small silent object in a coastal zone by a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

  • Stepanova O. Viruses in pathology of mammals living in captivity in bays of Sevastopol (Black Sea)

  • Suntsova N.A. et al. The blood mineral composition in the harp seal pups (Pagophilus groenlandica)

  • Tervo O. et al. Vocalisation of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in Disko Bay, Western Greenland, in relation to vertical distribution of zooplankton

  • Tormosov D. About Baltic seals

  • Trukhin A.M. Separation of the placenta at period of delivery in Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus): dependence of this process duration on presentation of the fetus

  • Tyurneva O.Yu. et al. Seasonal movements of gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) between feeding areas on the northeast shelf of Sakhalin Island

  • Uni Y. Review of catch records of marine mammals in Japanese waters

  • Filatova O.A. et al. Estimating the status and population structure of killer whales (Orcinus orca) from Avacha Gulf, Kamchatka using vocal dialects       

  • Härkönen T. et al. Current population status and demographic history of the Caspian seal (Phoca caspica)

  • Chernook V.I. et al. Distribution of the Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) in Russian part of the Bering Sea in April 2005 and 2006

  • Chechina O.N. About possibility learning of marine mammals in early postnatal ontogenesis

  • Shafikov I.N. The calculation of the abundance of marine mammals by the data of aerial mappings using the probabilistic approach

  • Shafikov I.N. et al. Results of aerial survey of the White Sea harp seal (Phoca groenlandica) population on the whelping and molting patches in 2004-2005

  • Shitova M. et al. Brief results of observation of marine mammals on the Kozlov Cape (East Kamchatka) in 2005

  • Schliebe S. et al. Fall distribution of polar bears along northern Alaska coastal areas and relationship to pack ice position

  • Shpak O. et al. Using photoidentification for studying seasonal distribution of the Black Sea dolphins along the resort coastline of Big Sochi

  • Shulezhko T.S. et al. Results of application of acoustic and photoidentification methods for the dietary specialization research of Orcinus orca in the Commanders Islands area

  • Ebihara N. et al. A crisis of Caspian seals (Phoca caspica) in the Caspian Sea

  • Yurakhno M.V., Stryukov A.A. Helminthofauna of Steller Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubatus) from western and central parts of the Bering Sea

  • Yurko A.S. Behavioral peculiarities of harp seals (Phoca groenlandica) in captivity

  • Yurko A.S., Kavtsevich N.N. Lymphocyte nucleolus organizers regions of the harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus Erxleben, 1777) of different age

  • Belkovich V.M. Biology of white whale (Delphinapterus leucas) of the White Sea. Recent investigations

  • Index of Latine names

  • Author index (Russian spell.)           

  • Author index (English spell.)


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