Scientific Publications

(during the period 2012 – 2019)

Scientific Publications

McCauley, R.D., A.N. Gavrilov, C.D. Jolliffe, R. Ward and P.C. Gill. 2018. Pygmy blue and Antarctic blue whale presence, distribution and population parameters in southern Australia based on passive acoustics. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Barlow, D.R., L.G. Torres, K.B. Hodge, D. Steel, C.S. Baker, T.E. Chandler, N. Bott, R. Constantine, M.C. Double, P. Gill, D. Glasgow, R.M. Hamner, C. Lilley, M. Ogle, P.A. Olson, C. Peters, K.A. Stockin, C.T. Tessaglia-Hymes, H. Klink. 2018. Documentation of a New Zealand blue whale population based on multiple lines of evidence. Endangered Species Research 36: 27-40.

Attard C.R.M., L.B. Beheregaray, J. Sandoval-Castillo, K.C.S. Jenner, P.C. Gill, M.-N. Jenner, M.G. Morrice and L.M. Möller. 2018. Conservation genetics to conservation genomics: a genome-wide assessment of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in Australian feeding aggregations. Royal Society Open Science. 5:170925.

Garcia-Rojas M.I., K.C.S. Jenner, P.C. Gill, M.-N. Jenner, A.L. Sutton and R.D. McCauley. 2018. New environmental evidence for a pygmy blue whale aggregation area in the South Subtropical Convergence zone south of Australia. Marine Mammal Science 34(4): 901-923. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12494

Donnelly, D., P. Ensor, P. Gill, R. Clarke, K. Evans, M. Double, T. Webster, W. Rayment, N. Schmitt. 2018. New diagnostic descriptions and distribution information for Shepherd’s beaked whale (Tasmacetus shepherdi) off southern Australia and New Zealand. Marine Mammal Science 34(3): 829-840. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12478.

Gill, P.C., R. Pirzl, M.G. Morrice and K. Lawton. 2015. Cetacean diversity of the continental shelf and slope off southern Australia. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(4):672–681; DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.867

Attard, C.R.M., L.B. Beheregaray, K.C.S. Jenner, P.C. Gill, M.-N. Jenner, M.G. Morrice, K. Robertson and L.M. Möller. 2012. Hybridization of Southern Hemisphere blue whale subspecies and a sympatric area off Antarctica: impacts of whaling or climate change? Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/mec.12025


Goldsworthy, S.D., Mackay, A.I., Bilgmann, K., Möller, L., Parra, G.J., Gill, P., Bailleul, F., Shaughnessy, P., Reinhold, S.-L. and Rogers P.J. 2017. Status, distribution and abundance of iconic species and apex predators in the Great Australian Bight. Final Report GABRP Project 4.1. Great Australian Bight Research Program, GABRP Research Report Series Number 15, 227pp.

Gill, P.C. 2016. Offshore cetacean surveys in the Great Australian Bight, Blue Whale Study Inc., Report to SARDI. GABRP Research Report Series Number 10, Great Australian Bight Research Program, August 2016, 26pp.

Gill, P.C. 2016. Blue whale aerial survey, Bonney Upwelling, 22 March 2016. Report to Klein Family Foundation. Blue Whale Study Inc.

Gill, P.C. 2014. Final report, Origin Enterprise aerial survey program 2014. Report to Origin Energy. Blue Whale Study Inc.

Gill, P.C, M.G. Morrice, R. Pirzl and K. Lawton. 2013. Final report: Otway Basin aerial survey program 2012-13. Report to Origin Energy. Blue Whale Study Inc.

Gill, P.C., M.G. Morrice, R. Pirzl and K. Lawton. 2012. Blue whale abundance in the Bonney Upwelling. Final report, aerial survey program 2012, Antarctic Blue Whale Project. Report to Australian Marine Mammal Centre, Kingston TAS. Blue Whale Study Inc.

Gill, P.C, M.G. Morrice and R. Pirzl. 2012. Final report: Great Australian Bight – Bonney Upwelling aerial survey program 2012 for Bight Petroleum. Blue Whale Study Inc.