Publications

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Some recent publications (see below for full list):

Bejarano, A. C., R. S. Wells, and D. P. Costa. 2017. Development of a bioenergetic model for estimating energy requirements and prey biomass consumption of the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus. Ecological Modelling 356:162-172. (PDF)

McHuron, E. A., D. P. Costa, L. Schwarz, and M. Mangel. 2017a. State-dependent behavioural theory for assessing the fitness consequences of anthropogenic disturbance on capital and income breeders. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:552-560. (PDF)

Treasure, A. M., F. Roquet, I. J. Ansorge, M. N. Bester, L. Boehme, H. Bornemann, J. B. Charrassin, D. Chevallier, D. P. Costa, M. A. Fedak, C. Guinet, M. O. Hammill, R. G. Harcourt, M. A. Hindell, K. M. Kovacs, M. A. Lea, P. Lovell, A. D. Lowther, C. Lydersen, T. McIntyre, C. R. McMahon, M. M. C. Muelbert, K. Nicholls, B. Picard, G. Reverdin, A. W. Trites, G. D. Williams, and P. J. N. de Bruyn. 2017. Marine Mammals Exploring the Oceans Pole to Pole A Review of the MEOP Consortium. Oceanography 30:132-138. (PDF)

Villegas-Amtmann, S., B. I. McDonald*, D. Paez-Rosas, D. Aurioles-Gamboa, and D. P. Costa. 2017. Adapted to change: Low energy requirements in a low and unpredictable productivity environment, the case of the Galapagos sea lion. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 140:94-104. (PDF)

Villegas-Amtmann, S., L. K. Schwarz, G. Gailey, O. Sychenko, and D. P. Costa. 2017. East or west: the energetic cost of being a gray whale and the consequence of losing energy to disturbance. Endangered Species Research 34:167-183. (PDF)

Costa, D. P., L. Schwarz, P. Robinson, R. S. Schick, P. A. Morris, R. Condit, D. E. Crocker*, and A. M. Kilpatrick. 2016. A Bioenergetics Approach to Understanding the Population Consequences of Disturbance: Elephant Seals as a Model System. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875:161-169. (PDF)

Costa, D. P., L. A. Huckstadt, L. K. Schwarz, A. S. Friedlaender, B. R. Mate, A. N. Zerbini, A. Kennedy, and N. J. Gales. 2016. Assessing the exposure of animals to acoustic disturbance: Towards an understanding of the population consequences of disturbance. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 27:010027. (PDF)

Huckstadt, L. A., M. S. Tift, F. Riet-Sapriza, V. Franco-Trecu, A. M. Baylis, R. A. Orben*, J. P. Arnould, M. Sepulveda, M. Santos-Carvallo, J. M. Burns, and D. P. Costa. 2016. Regional variability in diving physiology and behavior in a widely distributed air-breathing marine predator, the South American sea lion (Otaria byronia). Journal of Experimental Biology 219:2320-2330. (PDF)

McHuron, E. A., S. H. Peterson*, J. T. Ackerman, S. R. Melin, J. D. Harris, and D. P. Costa. 2016. Effects of Age, Colony, and Sex on Mercury Concentrations in California Sea Lions. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 70:46-55. (PDF)

McHuron, E. A., P. W. Robinson, S. E. Simmons*, C. E. Kuhn*, M. Fowler*, and D. P. Costa. 2016. Foraging strategies of a generalist marine predator inhabiting a dynamic environment. Oecologia 182:995-1005. (PDF)

McHuron, E. A., S. M. Walcott, J. Zeligs, S. Skrovan, D. P. Costa, and C. Reichmuth. 2016. Whisker growth dynamics in two North Pacific pinnipeds: implications for determining foraging ecology from stable isotope analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 554:213-224. (PDF)

Schwarz, L. K., E. A. McHuron, M. Mangel, R. S. Wells, and D. P. Costa. 2016. Stochastic dynamic programming: An approach for modelling the population consequences of disturbance due to lost foraging opportunities. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 27:040004. (PDF)

Villegas-Amtmann, S., L. K. Schwarz, J. L. Sumich, and D. P. Costa. 2015. A bioenergetics model to evaluate demographic consequences of disturbance in marine mammals applied to gray whales. Ecosphere 6:art183. (PDF)



Full list of publications:

YearIn reverse chronological orderPDF
2017
Abrahms, B., D. P. Seidel, E. Dougherty, E. L. Hazen, S. J. Bograd, A. M. Wilson, J. Weldon McNutt, D. P. Costa , S. Blake, J. S. Brashares, and W. M. Getz. 2017. Suite of simple metrics reveals common movement syndromes across vertebrate taxa. Movement Ecology 5:12.
Abrahms, B., E. L. Hazen, S. J. Bograd, J. S. Brashares, P. W. Robinson , K. L. Scales, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2017. Climate mediates the success of migration strategies in a marine predator. Ecology Letters:n/a-n/a.
Adachi, T., D. P. Costa , P. W. Robinson , S. H. Peterson*, M. Yamamichi, Y. Naito, and A. Takahashi. 2017. Searching for prey in a three-dimensional environment: hierarchical movements enhance foraging success in northern elephant seals. Functional Ecology 31:361-369.
Baylis, A. M. M., R. A. Orben*, D. P. Costa , M. Tierney, P. Brickle, and I. J. Staniland. 2017. Habitat use and spatial fidelity of male South American sea lions during the nonbreeding period. Ecology and Evolution 7:3992-4002.
Bejarano, A. C., R. S. Wells, and D. P. Costa . 2017. Development of a bioenergetic model for estimating energy requirements and prey biomass consumption of the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus. Ecological Modelling 356:162-172.
Ferraro, M. S., R. R. Decker, D. P. Costa , P. W. Robinson , D. S. Houser*, and D. E. Crocker*. 2017. Evaluating gain functions in foraging bouts using vertical excursions in northern elephant seals. Animal Behaviour 129:15-24.
Goetz, K. T.*, J. M. Burns, L. A. Huckstadt , M. R. Shero, and D. P. Costa . 2017. Temporal variation in isotopic composition and diet of Weddell seals in the western Ross Sea. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 140:36-44.
Hoskins, A. J., N. Schumann, D. P. Costa , and J. P. Y. Arnould. 2017. Foraging niche separation in sympatric temperate-latitude fur seal species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 566:229-241.
Huckstadt, L. A. , M. D. McCarthy, P. L. Koch, and D. P. Costa . 2017. What difference does a century make? Shifts in the ecosystem structure of the Ross Sea, Antarctica, as evidenced from a sentinel species, the Weddell seal. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 284.PDF
McHuron, E. A. , D. P. Costa , L. Schwarz , and M. Mangel. 2017a. State-dependent behavioural theory for assessing the fitness consequences of anthropogenic disturbance on capital and income breeders. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:552-560.PDF
McHuron, E. A. , M. Mangel, L. K. Schwarz , and D. P. Costa . 2017b. Energy and prey requirements of California sea lions under variable environmental conditions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 567:235-247.PDF
Naito, Y., D. P. Costa , T. Adachi, P. W. Robinson , S. H. Peterson*, Y. Mitani, and A. Takahashi. 2017. Oxygen minimum zone: An important oceanographic habitat for deep-diving northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris. Ecology and Evolution 7:6259-6270.
Rodriguez, J. P., J. Fernandez-Gracia, M. Thums, M. A. Hindell, A. M. Sequeira, M. G. Meekan, D. P. Costa , C. Guinet, R. G. Harcourt, C. R. McMahon, M. Muelbert, C. M. Duarte, and V. M. Eguiluz. 2017. Big data analyses reveal patterns and drivers of the movements of southern elephant seals. Scientific Reports 7:112.
Saijo, D., Y. Mitani, T. Abe, H. Sasaki, C. Goetsch , D. P. Costa , and K. Miyashita. 2017. Linking mesopelagic prey abundance and distribution to the foraging behavior of a deep-diving predator, the northern elephant seal. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 140:163-170.
Treasure, A. M., F. Roquet, I. J. Ansorge, M. N. Bester, L. Boehme, H. Bornemann, J. B. Charrassin, D. Chevallier, D. P. Costa , M. A. Fedak, C. Guinet, M. O. Hammill, R. G. Harcourt, M. A. Hindell, K. M. Kovacs, M. A. Lea, P. Lovell, A. D. Lowther, C. Lydersen, T. McIntyre, C. R. McMahon, M. M. C. Muelbert, K. Nicholls, B. Picard, G. Reverdin, A. W. Trites, G. D. Williams, and P. J. N. de Bruyn. 2017. Marine Mammals Exploring the Oceans Pole to Pole A Review of the MEOP Consortium. Oceanography 30:132-138.
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , B. I. McDonald*, D. Paez-Rosas, D. Aurioles-Gamboa, and D. P. Costa . 2017. Adapted to change: Low energy requirements in a low and unpredictable productivity environment, the case of the Galapagos sea lion. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 140:94-104.PDF
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , L. K. Schwarz , G. Gailey, O. Sychenko, and D. P. Costa . 2017. East or west: the energetic cost of being a gray whale and the consequence of losing energy to disturbance. Endangered Species Research 34:167-183.PDF
2016
Baylis, A. M. M., R. A. Orben*, D. P. Costa , J. P. Y. Arnould, and I. J. Staniland. 2016. Sexual segregation in habitat use is smaller than expected in a highly dimorphic marine predator, the southern sea lion. Marine Ecology Progress Series 554:201-211.
Beltran, R. S., S. H. Peterson*, E. A. McHuron , C. Reichmuth, L. A. Huckstadt , and D. P. Costa . 2016. Seals and sea lions are what they eat, plus what? Determination of trophic discrimination factors for seven pinniped species. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 30:1115-1122.
Block, B. A., C. M. Holbrook, S. E. Simmons*, K. N. Holland, J. S. Ault, D. P. Costa , B. R. Mate, A. C. Seitz, M. D. Arendt, J. C. Payne, B. Mahmoudi, P. Moore, J. M. Price, J. J. Levenson, D. Wilson, and R. E. Kochevar. 2016. Toward a national animal telemetry network for aquatic observations in the United States. Animal Biotelemetry 4:1-8.
Boehme, L., A. Baker, M. Fedak, M. Arthun, K. Nicholls, P. Robinson , D. Costa , M. Biuw, and T. Photopoulou. 2016. Bimodal Winter Haul-Out Patterns of Adult Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) in the Southern Weddell Sea. PLoS ONE 11:e0155817.
Constable, A. J., D. P. Costa , O. Schofield, L. Newman, E. R. Urban, E. A. Fulton, J. Melbourne-Thomas, T. Ballerini, P. W. Boyd, A. Brandt, W. K. de la Mare, M. Edwards, M. Eléaume, L. Emmerson, K. Fennel, S. Fielding, H. Griffiths, J. Gutt, M. A. Hindell, E. E. Hofmann, S. Jennings, H. S. La, A. McCurdy, B. G. Mitchell, T. Moltmann, M. Muelbert, E. Murphy, A. J. Press, B. Raymond, K. Reid, C. Reiss, J. Rice, I. Salter, D. C. Smith, S. Song, C. Southwell, K. M. Swadling, A. Van de Putte, and Z. Willis. 2016. Developing priority variables (“ecosystem Essential Ocean Variables” — eEOVs) for observing dynamics and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems. Journal of Marine Systems 161:26-41.
Costa, D. P. , L. Schwarz , P. Robinson , R. S. Schick, P. A. Morris, R. Condit, D. E. Crocker*, and A. M. Kilpatrick. 2016. A Bioenergetics Approach to Understanding the Population Consequences of Disturbance: Elephant Seals as a Model System. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875:161-169.PDF
Costa, D. P. , L. A. Huckstadt , L. K. Schwarz , A. S. Friedlaender, B. R. Mate, A. N. Zerbini, A. Kennedy, and N. J. Gales. 2016. Assessing the exposure of animals to acoustic disturbance: Towards an understanding of the population consequences of disturbance. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 27:010027. PDF
Fiechter, J., L. A. Huckstadt , K. A. Rose, and D. P. Costa . 2016. A fully coupled ecosystem model to predict the foraging ecology of apex predators in the California Current. Marine Ecology Progress Series 556:273-285.
Fleishman, E., D. P. Costa , J. Harwood, S. Kraus, D. Moretti, L. F. New, R. S. Schick, L. K. Schwarz , S. E. Simmons*, L. Thomas, and R. S. Wells. 2016. Monitoring population-level responses of marine mammals to human activities. Marine Mammal Science 32:1004-1021.
Fowler, M. A.*, C. Debier, C. D. Champagne*, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2016. The demands of lactation promote differential regulation of lipid stores in fasting elephant seals. General and Comparative Endocrinology 225:125-132.
Fregosi, S., H. Klinck, M. Horning, D. P. Costa , D. Mann, K. Sexton, L. A. Hückstädt , D. K. Mellinger, and B. L. Southall. 2016. An animal-borne active acoustic tag for minimally invasive behavioral response studies on marine mammals. Animal Biotelemetry 4.
Goetz, K. T.*, J. M. Burns, L. A. Hückstӓdt , M. R. Shero, and D. P. Costa . 2016. Temporal variation in isotopic composition and diet of Weddell seals in the western Ross Sea. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 140: 36-44.
Hays, G. C., L. C. Ferreira, A. M. Sequeira, M. G. Meekan, C. M. Duarte, H. Bailey, F. Bailleul, W. D. Bowen, M. J. Caley, D. P. Costa , V. M. Eguiluz, S. Fossette, A. S. Friedlaender, N. Gales, A. C. Gleiss, J. Gunn, R. Harcourt, E. L. Hazen, M. R. Heithaus, M. Heupel, K. Holland, M. Horning, I. Jonsen, G. L. Kooyman, C. G. Lowe, P. T. Madsen, H. Marsh, R. A. Phillips, D. Righton, Y. Ropert-Coudert, K. Sato, S. A. Shaffer*, C. A. Simpfendorfer, D. W. Sims, G. Skomal, A. Takahashi, P. N. Trathan, M. Wikelski, J. N. Womble, and M. Thums. 2016. Key Questions in Marine Megafauna Movement Ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31:463-475.
Hindell, M. A., C. R. McMahon, M. N. Bester, L. Boehme, D. Costa , M. A. Fedak, C. Guinet, L. Herraiz-Borreguero, R. G. Harcourt, L. Huckstadt , K. M. Kovacs, C. Lydersen, T. McIntyre, M. Muelbert, T. Patterson, F. Roquet, G. Williams, and J.-B. Charrassin. 2016. Circumpolar habitat use in the southern elephant seal: implications for foraging success and population trajectories. Ecosphere 7:e01213.
Huckstadt, L. A. , M. S. Tift, F. Riet-Sapriza, V. Franco-Trecu, A. M. Baylis, R. A. Orben*, J. P. Arnould, M. Sepulveda, M. Santos-Carvallo, J. M. Burns, and D. P. Costa . 2016. Regional variability in diving physiology and behavior in a widely distributed air-breathing marine predator, the South American sea lion (Otaria byronia). Journal of Experimental Biology 219:2320-2330.PDF
McHuron, E. A. , S. H. Peterson*, J. T. Ackerman, S. R. Melin, J. D. Harris, and D. P. Costa . 2016. Effects of Age, Colony, and Sex on Mercury Concentrations in California Sea Lions. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 70:46-55.PDF
McHuron, E. A. , P. W. Robinson , S. E. Simmons*, C. E. Kuhn*, M. Fowler*, and D. P. Costa . 2016. Foraging strategies of a generalist marine predator inhabiting a dynamic environment. Oecologia 182:995-1005.PDF
McHuron, E. A. , S. M. Walcott, J. Zeligs, S. Skrovan, D. P. Costa , and C. Reichmuth. 2016. Whisker growth dynamics in two North Pacific pinnipeds: implications for determining foraging ecology from stable isotope analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 554:213-224.PDF
Peck, H. E., D. P. Costa , and D. E. Crocker*. 2016. Body reserves influence allocation to immune responses in capital breeding female northern elephant seals. Functional Ecology 30:389-397.
Peterson, M. G., S. H. Peterson*, C. Debier, A. Covaci, A. C. Dirtu, G. Malarvannan, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2016. Serum POP concentrations are highly predictive of inner blubber concentrations at two extremes of body condition in northern elephant seals. Environmental Pollution 218:651-663.
Peterson, S. H.*, E. A. McHuron , S. N. Kennedy, J. T. Ackerman, L. D. Rea*, J. M. Castellini, T. M. O'Hara, and D. P. Costa . 2016. Evaluating Hair as a Predictor of Blood Mercury: The Influence of Ontogenetic Phase and Life History in Pinnipeds. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 70:28-45.
Riet-Sapriza, F. G., D. P. Costa , V. Franco-Trecu, Y. Marín, J. Chocca, B. González, G. Beathyate, B. Louise Chilvers, and L. A. Hückstadt. 2016. Corrigendum to “Foraging behavior of lactating South American sea lions (Otaria flavescens) and spatial–temporal resource overlap with the Uruguayan fisheries” [Deep-Sea Res. II 88–89 (2013) 106–109]. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 132:267-268.
Schwarz, L. K. , E. A. McHuron , M. Mangel, R. S. Wells, and D. P. Costa . 2016. Stochastic dynamic programming: An approach for modelling the population consequences of disturbance due to lost foraging opportunities. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 27:040004. PDF
Tennett, K. A., D. P. Costa , and F. E. Fish. 2016. Kinematics of terrestrial locomotion of northern elephant seals. Integrative and Comparative Biology 56:E379-E379.
Thorne, L. H., M. G. Conners*, E. L. Hazen, S. J. Bograd, M. Antolos, D. P. Costa , and S. A. Shaffer*. 2016. Effects of El Nino-driven changes in wind patterns on North Pacific albatrosses. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 13:20160196.
2015
Arnould, J. P., J. Monk, D. Ierodiaconou, M. A. Hindell, J. Semmens, A. J. Hoskins, D. P. Costa , K. Abernathy, and G. J. Marshall. 2015. Use of Anthropogenic Sea Floor Structures by Australian Fur Seals: Potential Positive Ecological Impacts of Marine Industrial Development? PLoS ONE 10:e0130581.
Baylis, A. M., R. A. Orben*, J. P. Arnould, K. Peters, T. Knox, D. P. Costa , and I. J. Staniland. 2015. Diving deeper into individual foraging specializations of a large marine predator, the southern sea lion. Oecologia 179:1053-1065.
Beltran, R. S., M. Connolly Sadou, R. Condit, S. Peterson*, C. Reichmuth, and D. P. Costa . 2015. Fine-scale whisker growth measurements can reveal temporal foraging patterns from stable isotope signatures. Marine Ecology Progress Series 523:243-253.
Conners, M. G.*, E. L. Hazen, D. P. Costa , and S. A. Shaffer*. 2015. Shadowed by scale: subtle behavioral niche partitioning in two sympatric, tropical breeding albatross species. Movement Ecology 3:28.
Fowler, M. A.*, D. P. Costa , D. E. Crocker*, W. J. Shen, and F. B. Kraemer. 2015. Adipose Triglyceride Lipase, Not Hormone-Sensitive Lipase, Is the Primary Lipolytic Enzyme in Fasting Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 88:284-294.
Gallagher, A. J., N. Hammerschlag, S. J. Cooke, D. P. Costa , and D. J. Irschick. 2015a. Evolutionary theory as a tool for predicting extinction risk. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30:61-65.
Gallagher, A. J., N. Hammerschlag, S. J. Cooke, D. P. Costa , and D. J. Irschick. 2015b. One size does not always fit all: a reply to Stroud and Feeley. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30:297-298.
Hoskins, A. J., D. P. Costa , and J. P. Arnould. 2015. Utilisation of intensive foraging zones by female Australian fur seals. PLoS ONE 10:e0117997.
Hoskins, A. J., D. P. Costa , K. E. Wheatley, J. R. Gibbens, and J. P. Y. Arnould. 2015. Influence of intrinsic variation on foraging behaviour of adult female Australian fur seals. Marine Ecology Progress Series 526:227-239.
Jeglinski, J. W., J. B. Wolf, C. Werner, D. P. Costa , and F. Trillmich. 2015. Differences in foraging ecology align with genetically divergent ecotypes of a highly mobile marine top predator. Oecologia 179:1041-1052.
Lawson, G. L., L. A. Hückstädt , A. C. Lavery, F. M. Jaffré, P. H. Wiebe, J. R. Fincke, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2015. Development of an animal-borne “sonar tag” for quantifying prey availability: test deployments on northern elephant seals. Animal Biotelemetry 3:1-16.
Maresh, J. L.*, T. Adachi, A. Takahashi, Y. Naito, D. E. Crocker*, M. Horning, T. M. Williams, and D. P. Costa . 2015. Summing the strokes: energy economy in northern elephant seals during large-scale foraging migrations. Movement Ecology 3:22.
Maxwell, S. M.*, E. L. Hazen, R. L. Lewison, D. C. Dunn, H. Bailey, S. J. Bograd, D. K. Briscoe, S. Fossette, A. J. Hobday, M. Bennett, S. Benson, M. R. Caldwell, D. P. Costa , H. Dewar, T. Eguchi, L. Hazen, S. Kohin, T. Sippel, and L. B. Crowder. 2015. Dynamic ocean management: Defining and conceptualizing real-time management of the ocean. Marine Policy 58:42-50.
Peterson, S. H.*, J. T. Ackerman, and D. P. Costa . 2015. Marine foraging ecology influences mercury bioaccumulation in deep-diving northern elephant seals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 282.
Peterson, S. H.*, M. G. Peterson, C. Debier, A. Covaci, A. C. Dirtu, G. Malarvannan, D. E. Crocker*, L. K. Schwarz , and D. P. Costa . 2015. Deep-ocean foraging northern elephant seals bioaccumulate persistent organic pollutants. Science of the Total Environment 533:144-155.
Schwarz, L. K. , S. Villegas-Amtmann , R. S. Beltran, D. P. Costa , C. Goetsch , L. Huckstadt , J. L. Maresh*, and S. H. Peterson*. 2015. Comparisons and Uncertainty in Fat and Adipose Tissue Estimation Techniques: The Northern Elephant Seal as a Case Study. PLoS ONE 10:e0131877.PDF
Sepulveda, M., S. D. Newsome, G. Pavez, D. Oliva, D. P. Costa , and L. A. Huckstadt . 2015. Using Satellite Tracking and Isotopic Information to Characterize the Impact of South American Sea Lions on Salmonid Aquaculture in Southern Chile. PLoS ONE 10:e0134926.
Shero, M. R., D. P. Costa , and J. M. Burns. 2015. Scaling matters: incorporating body composition into Weddell seal seasonal oxygen store comparisons reveals maintenance of aerobic capacities. Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 185:811-824.
Thorne, L. H., E. L. Hazen, S. J. Bograd, D. G. Foley, M. G. Conners*, M. A. Kappes*, H. M. Kim, D. P. Costa , Y. Tremblay, and S. A. Shaffer*. 2015. Foraging behavior links climate variability and reproduction in North Pacific albatrosses. Movement Ecology 3:27.
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , L. K. Schwarz , J. L. Sumich, and D. P. Costa . 2015. A bioenergetics model to evaluate demographic consequences of disturbance in marine mammals applied to gray whales. Ecosphere 6:art183.PDF
2014
Adachi, T., J. L. Maresh*, P. W. Robinson , S. H. Peterson*, D. P. Costa , Y. Naito, Y. Y. Watanabe, and A. Takahashi. 2014. The foraging benefits of being fat in a highly migratory marine mammal. Proceedings Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 281:1797.
Brooks, C. M., J. B. Weller, K. Gjerde, R. Sumaila, J. Ardron, N. C. Ban, D. Freestone, K. Seto, S. Unger, D. P. Costa , K. Fisher, L. Crowder, P. Halpin, and A. Boustany. 2014. Challenging the ‘Right to Fish’ in a Fast-Changing Ocean. Stanford Environmental Law Journal 33(3):289-324.
Chicco, A. J., C. H. Le, A. E. Schlater, A. D. Nguyen, S. D. Kaye, J. W. Beals, R. L. Scalzo, C. Bell, E. Gnaiger, D. P. Costa , D. E. Crocker*, and S. B. Kanatous. 2014. High fatty acid oxidation capacity and phosphorylation control despite elevated leak and reduced respiratory capacity in northern elephant seal muscle mitochondria. Journal of Experimental Biology 217: 2947-55.
Constable, A. J., J. Melbourne-Thomas, S. P. Corney, K. R. Arrigo, C. Barbraud, D. K. Barnes, N. L. Bindoff, P. W. Boyd, A. Brandt, D. P. Costa , A. T. Davidson, H. W. Ducklow, L. Emmerson, M. Fukuchi, J. Gutt, M. A. Hindell, E. E. Hofmann, G. W. Hosie, T. Iida, S. Jacob, N. M. Johnston, S. Kawaguchi, N. Kokubun, P. Koubbi, M. A. Lea, A. Makhado, R. A. Massom, K. Meiners, M. P. Meredith, E. J. Murphy, S. Nicol, K. Reid, K. Richerson, M. J. Riddle, S. R. Rintoul, W. O. Smith, Jr., C. Southwell, J. S. Stark, M. Sumner, K. M. Swadling, K. T. Takahashi, P. N. Trathan, D. C. Welsford, H. Weimerskirch, K. J. Westwood, B. C. Wienecke, D. Wolf-Gladrow, S. W. Wright, J. C. Xavier, and P. Ziegler. 2014. Climate change and Southern Ocean ecosystems I: how changes in physical habitats directly affect marine biota. Global Change Biology 20(10):3004-3025.
Fowler, M. A.*, C. Debier, E. Mignolet, C. Linard, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2014. Fatty acid mobilization and comparison to milk fatty acid content in northern elephant seals. Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 184:125-135.
Hobday, A. J., S. M. Maxwell*, J. Forgie, J. McDonald, M. Darby, K. Seto, H. Bailey, S. J. Bograd, D. K. Briscoe, D. P. Costa , L. B. Crowder, D. C. Dunn, S. Fossette, P. N. Halpin, J. R. Hartog, E. L. Hazen, B. G. Lascelles, R. L. Lewison, G. Poulos, and A. Powers. 2014. Dynamic Ocean Management: Integrating Scientific and Technological Capacity with Law, Policy, and Management. Stanford Environmental Law Journal 33:125-165.
Irvine, L., B. R. Mate, M. H. Winsor, D. M. Palacios, S. J. Bograd, D. P. Costa , and H. Bailey. 2014. Spatial and Temporal Occurrence of Blue Whales off the U.S. West Coast with Implications for Management. PLoS ONE 9(7):e102959.
Kuhn, C. E.* and D. P. Costa . 2014. Interannual variation in the at-sea behavior of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Marine Mammal Science 30(4):1297-1319.
Louis, C., A. C. Dirtu, M. Stas, Y. Guiot, G. Malarvannan, K. Das, D. P. Costa , D. E. Crocker*, A. Covaci, and C. Debier. 2014. Mobilization of lipophilic pollutants from blubber in northern elephant seal pups (Mirounga angustirostris) during the post-weaning fast. Environmental Research 132: 438-448.
Maresh, J. L.*, S. E. Simmons*, D. E. Crocker*, B. I. McDonald*, T. M. Williams, and D. P. Costa . 2014. Free-swimming northern elephant seals have low field metabolic rates that are sensitive to an increased cost of transport. Journal of Experimental Biology 217:1485-1495.
Peterson, S. H.*, J. L. Hassrick*, A. Lafontaine, J.-P. Thomé, D. E. Crocker*, C. Debier, and D. P. Costa . 2014. Effects of Age, Adipose Percent, and Reproduction on PCB Concentrations and Profiles in an Extreme Fasting North Pacific Marine Mammal. PLoS ONE 9:e96191.
Roman, J., J. A. Estes, L. Morissette, C. Smith, D. Costa , J. McCarthy, J. B. Nation, S. Nicol, A. Pershing, and V. Smetacek. 2014. Whales as marine ecosystem engineers. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12(7):377-385.
Saarinen, J. J., A. G. Boyer, J. H. Brown, D. P. Costa , S. K. Ernest, A. R. Evans, M. Fortelius, J. L. Gittleman, M. J. Hamilton, L. E. Harding, K. Lintulaakso, S. K. Lyons, J. G. Okie, R. M. Sibly, P. R. Stephens, J. Theodor, M. D. Uhen, and F. A. Smith. 2014. Patterns of maximum body size evolution in Cenozoic land mammals: eco-evolutionary processes and abiotic forcing. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 281:20132049.
Shero, M. R., L. E. Pearson, D. P. Costa , and J. M. Burns. 2014. Improving the precision of our ecosystem calipers: a modified morphometric technique for estimating marine mammal mass and body composition. PLoS ONE 9:e91233.
Smith, W., K. Goetz*, D. Kaufman, B. Queste, V. Asper, D. Costa , M. Dinniman, M. Friedrichs, E. Hofmann, K. Heywood, J. Klink, J. Kohut, and C. Lee. 2014. Multiplatform, Multidisciplinary Investigations of the Impacts of Modified Circumpolar Deep Water in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Oceanography 27(2):180-185.
2013
Champagne, C. D.*, S. M. Boaz, M. A. Fowler*, D. S. Houser*, D. P. Costa , and D. E. Crocker*. 2013. A profile of carbohydrate metabolites in the fasting northern elephant seal. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology D-Genomics & Proteomics 8:141-151.
Goldstein, T., I. Mena, S. J. Anthony, R. Medina, P. W. Robinson , D. J. Greig, D. P. Costa , W. I. Lipkin, A. Garcia-Sastre, and W. M. Boyce. 2013. Pandemic H1N1 influenza isolated from free-ranging Northern Elephant Seals in 2010 off the central California coast. PLoS ONE 8:e62259.
Hamer, D. J., S. D. Goldsworthy, D. P. Costa , S. L. Fowler*, B. Page, and M. D. Sumner. 2013. The endangered Australian sea lion extensively overlaps with and regularly becomes by-catch in demersal shark gill-nets in South Australian shelf waters. Biological Conservation 157:386-400.
Hassrick, J. L.*, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2013. Effects of maternal age and mass on foraging behaviour and foraging success in the northern elephant seal. Functional Ecology 27:1055-1063.
Hobday, A. J., J. W. Young, O. Abe, D. P. Costa , R. K. Cowen, K. Evans, M. A. Gasalla, R. Kloser, O. Maury, and K. C. Weng. 2013. Climate impacts and oceanic top predators: moving from impacts to adaptation in oceanic systems. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries:1-10.
Hückstädt, L. A. , R. A. Quiñones, M. Sepúlveda, and D. P. Costa . 2014. Movement and diving patterns of juvenile male South American sea lions off the coast of central Chile. Marine Mammal Science 30(3):1175–1183.PDF
Jeglinski, J. W. E., K. T. Goetz*, C. Werner, D. P. Costa , and F. Trillmich. 2013. Same size – same niche? Foraging niche separation between sympatric juvenile Galapagos sea lions and adult Galapagos fur seals. Journal of Animal Ecology 82:694-706.
Maxwell, S. M.*, E. L. Hazen, S. J. Bograd, B. S. Halpern, G. A. Breed, B. Nickel, N. M. Teutschel, L. B. Crowder, S. Benson, P. H. Dutton, H. Bailey, M. A. Kappes*, C. E. Kuhn*, M. J. Weise*, B. Mate, S. A. Shaffer*, J. L. Hassrick*, R. W. Henry, L. Irvine, B. I. McDonald*, P. W. Robinson , B. A. Block, and D. P. Costa . 2013. Cumulative human impacts on marine predators. Nature Communications 4:2688.
Meir, J. U., P. W. Robinson , L. I. Vilchis, G. L. Kooyman, D. P. Costa , and P. J. Ponganis. 2013. Blood oxygen depletion is independent of dive function in a deep diving vertebrate, the northern elephant seal. PLoS ONE 8:e83248.
Naito, Y., D. P. Costa , T. Adachi, P. W. Robinson , M. Fowler*, and A. Takahashi. 2013. Unravelling the mysteries of a mesopelagic diet: a large apex predator specializes on small prey. Functional Ecology 27:710-717.
New, L. F., J. S. Clark, D. P. Costa , E. Fleishman, M. A. Hindell, T. Klanjšček, D. Lusseau, S. Kraus, C. R. McMahon, P. W. Robinson , R. Schick, L. K. Schwarz , S. E. Simmons*, L. Thomas, P. Tyack, and J. Harwood. 2013. Assessing the Population-Level Effects of Disturbance. Marine Ecology Progress Series 496:99-108.
Noren, D. P., S. M. Budge, S. J. Iverson, M. E. Goebel*, D. P. Costa , and T. M. Williams. 2013. Characterization of blubber fatty acid signatures in northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) over the postweaning fast. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 183:1065-1074.
Okie, J. G., A. G. Boyer, J. H. Brown, D. P. Costa , S. K. M. Ernest, A. R. Evans, M. Fortelius, J. L. Gittleman, M. J. Hamilton, L. E. Harding, K. Lintulaakso, S. K. Lyons, J. J. Saarinen, F. A. Smith, P. R. Stephens, J. Theodor, M. D. Uhen, and R. M. Sibly. 2013. Effects of allometry, productivity and lifestyle on rates and limits of body size evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 280(1764):20131007.
Riet-Sapriza, F. G., D. P. Costa , V. Franco-Trecu, Y. Marín, J. Chocca, B. González, G. Beathyate, B. Louise Chilvers, and L. A. Hückstadt. 2013. Foraging behavior of lactating South American sea lions (Otaria flavescens) and spatial–temporal resource overlap with the Uruguayan fisheries. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 88-89:106-119.
Roquet, F., C. Wunsch, G. Forget, P. Heimbach, C. Guinet, G. Reverdin, J.-B. Charrassin, F. Bailleul, D. P. Costa , L. A. Huckstadt , K. T. Goetz*, K. M. Kovacs, C. Lydersen, M. Biuw, O. A. Nøst, H. Bornemann, J. Ploetz, M. N. Bester, T. McIntyre, M. C. Muelbert, M. A. Hindell, C. R. McMahon, G. Williams, R. Harcourt, I. C. Field, L. Chafik, K. W. Nicholls, L. Boehme, and M. A. Fedak. 2013. Estimates of the Southern Ocean general circulation improved by animal-borne instruments. Geophysical Research Letters 40:6176-6180.
Schick, R. S., L. F. New, L. Thomas, D. P. Costa , M. A. Hindell, C. R. McMahon, P. W. Robinson , S. E. Simmons*, M. Thums, J. Harwood, and J. S. Clark. 2013. Estimating resource acquisition and at-sea body condition of a marine predator. Journal of Animal Ecology 82(6): 1300-1315.
Schwarz, L. K. , M. E. Goebel*, D. P. Costa , and A. M. Kilpatrick. 2013. Top-down and bottom-up influences on demographic rates of Antarctic fur seals Arctocephalus gazella. Journal of Animal Ecology 82:903-911.PDF
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , J. W. Jeglinski, D. P. Costa , P. W. Robinson , and F. Trillmich. 2013. Individual Foraging Strategies Reveal Niche Overlap between Endangered Galapagos Pinnipeds. PLoS ONE 8:e70748.PDF
2012
Breed, G. A., D. P. Costa , I. D. Jonsen, P. W. Robinson , and J. Mills-Flemming. 2012. State-space methods for more completely capturing behavioral dynamics from animal tracks. Ecological Modelling 235-236:49-58.
Caro, T., T. Stankowich, S. L. Mesnick, D. P. Costa , and K. Beeman. 2012. Pelage coloration in pinnipeds: functional considerations. Behavioral Ecology 23:765-774.
Champagne, C. D.*, D. S. Houser*, D. P. Costa , and D. E. Crocker*. 2012. The effects of handling and anesthetic agents on the stress response and carbohydrate metabolism in northern elephant seals. PLoS ONE 7:e38442.
Champagne, C. D.*, D. S. Houser*, M. A. Fowler*, D. P. Costa , and D. E. Crocker*. 2012. Gluconeogenesis is associated with high rates of tricarboxylic acid and pyruvate cycling in fasting northern elephant seals. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology 303:R340-352.
Costa, D. P. , G. A. Breed, and P. W. Robinson . 2012. New Insights into Pelagic Migrations: Implications for Ecology and Conservation. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 43:73-96.PDF
Crocker, D. E.*, R. M. Ortiz, D. S. Houser*, P. M. Webb*, and D. P. Costa . 2012. Hormone and metabolite changes associated with extended breeding fasts in male northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular and Integrative Physiology 161:388-394.
Davidson, A. D., A. G. Boyer, H. Kim, S. Pompa-Mansilla, M. J. Hamilton, D. P. Costa , G. Ceballos, and J. H. Brown. 2012. Drivers and hotspots of extinction risk in marine mammals. Proceedings of the National Academcy of Sciences of the United States of America 109:3395-3400.
Evans, A. R., D. Jones, A. G. Boyer, J. H. Brown, D. P. Costa , S. K. Ernest, E. M. Fitzgerald, M. Fortelius, J. L. Gittleman, M. J. Hamilton, L. E. Harding, K. Lintulaakso, S. K. Lyons, J. G. Okie, J. J. Saarinen, R. M. Sibly, F. A. Smith, P. R. Stephens, J. M. Theodor, and M. D. Uhen. 2012. The maximum rate of mammal evolution. Proceedings of the National Academcy of Sciences of the United States of America 109:4187-4190.
Forcada, J., P. N. Trathan, P. L. Boveng, I. L. Boyd, J. M. Burns, D. P. Costa , M. Fedak, T. L. Rogers, and C. J. Southwell. 2012. Responses of Antarctic pack-ice seals to environmental change and increasing krill fishing. Biological Conservation 149:40-50.
Hazen, E. L., S. Jorgensen, R. R. Rykaczewski, S. J. Bograd, D. G. Foley, I. D. Jonsen, S. A. Shaffer*, J. P. Dunne, D. P. Costa , L. B. Crowder, and B. A. Block. 2012. Predicted habitat shifts of Pacific top predators in a changing climate. Nature Climate Change 3:234–238.
Hooker, S. K., A. Fahlman, M. J. Moore, N. A. de Soto, Y. B. de Quiros, A. O. Brubakk, D. P. Costa , A. M. Costidis, S. Dennison, K. J. Falke, A. Fernandez, M. Ferrigno, J. R. Fitz-Clarke, M. M. Garner, D. S. Houser*, P. D. Jepson, D. R. Ketten, P. H. Kvadsheim, P. T. Madsen, N. W. Pollock, D. S. Rotstein, T. K. Rowles, S. E. Simmons*, W. Van Bonn, P. K. Weathersby, M. J. Weise*, T. M. Williams, and P. L. Tyack. 2012. Deadly diving? Physiological and behavioural management of decompression stress in diving mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 279:1041-1050.
Hückstädt, L. A. , J. M. Burns, P. L. Koch, B. I. McDonald*, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2012. Diet of a specialist in a changing environment: the crabeater seal along the western Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Ecology Progress Series 455:287-301.PDF
Huckstadt, L. A. , P. L. Koch, B. I. McDonald*, M. E. Goebel*, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2012. Stable isotope analyses reveal individual variability in the trophic ecology of a top marine predator, the southern elephant seal. Oecologia 169:395-406.PDF
Jeglinski, J. W. E., C. Werner, P. W. Robinson , D. P. Costa , and F. Trillmich. 2012. Age, body mass and environmental variation shape the foraging ontogeny of Galapagos sea lions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 453:279-296.
Liwanag, H. E. M., A. Berta, D. P. Costa , M. Abney, and T. M. Williams. 2012. Morphological and thermal properties of mammalian insulation: the evolution of fur for aquatic living. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 106:926-939.
Liwanag, H. E. M., A. Berta, D. P. Costa , S. M. Budge, and T. M. Williams. 2012. Morphological and thermal properties of mammalian insulation: the evolutionary transition to blubber in pinnipeds. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 107:774-787.
Lyons, E. T., T. A. Kuzmina, T. R. Spraker, N. Jaggi, D. P. Costa , D. E. Crocker*, S. C. Tolliver, and M. S. Tift. 2012. Parasitological examination for presence of hookworms (Uncinaria spp.) in northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) at Ano Nuevo State Reserve, California (2012). Parasitology Research 111:1847-1850.
Maxwell, S. M.*, J. J. Frank, G. A. Breed, P. W. Robinson , S. E. Simmons*, D. E. Crocker*, J. P. Gallo-Reynoso, and D. P. Costa . 2012. Benthic foraging on seamounts: A specialized foraging behavior in a deep-diving pinniped. Marine Mammal Science 28:E333-E344.
McDonald, B. I.*, M. E. Goebel*, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2012. Biological and environmental drivers of energy allocation in a dependent mammal, the Antarctic fur seal pup. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85:134-147.
McDonald, B. I.*, M. E. Goebel*, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2012. Dynamic influence of maternal and pup traits on maternal care during lactation in an income breeder, the antarctic fur seal. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85:243-254.
Murphy, E. J., R. D. Cavanagh, E. E. Hofmann, S. L. Hill, A. J. Constable, D. P. Costa , M. H. Pinkerton, N. M. Johnston, P. N. Trathan, J. M. Klinck, D. A. Wolf-Gladrow, K. L. Daly, O. Maury, and S. C. Doney. 2012. Developing integrated models of Southern Ocean food webs: Including ecological complexity, accounting for uncertainty and the importance of scale. Progress in Oceanography 102:74-92.
Padman, L., D. P. Costa , M. S. Dinniman, H. A. Fricker, M. E. Goebel*, L. A. Huckstadt , A. Humbert, and T. Scambos. 2012. Oceanic controls on mass balance of Wilkins Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research 117:C01010.
Riet-Sapriza, F. G., P. J. Duignan, B. L. Chilvers, I. S. Wilkinson, N. Lopez-Villalobos, D. D. S. Mackenzie, A. MacGibbon, D. P. Costa , and N. Gales. 2012. Interannual and individual variation in milk composition of New Zealand sea lions (Phocarctos hookeri). Journal of Mammalogy 93:1006-1016.
Robinson, P. W. , D. P. Costa , D. E. Crocker*, J. P. Gallo-Reynoso, C. D. Champagne*, M. A. Fowler*, C. Goetsch , K. T. Goetz*, J. L. Hassrick*, L. A. Huckstadt , C. E. Kuhn*, J. L. Maresh*, S. M. Maxwell*, B. I. McDonald*, S. H. Peterson**, S. E. Simmons*, N. M. Teutschel, S. Villegas-Amtmann , and K. Yoda. 2012. Foraging behavior and success of a mesopelagic predator in the northeast Pacific Ocean: insights from a data-rich species, the northern elephant seal. PLoS ONE 7:e36728.PDF
Schwarz, L. K. , M. A. Hindell, C. R. McMahon, and D. P. Costa . 2012. The implications of assuming independent tag loss in southern elephant seals. Ecosphere 3:art81.PDF
Steinberg, D. K., D. G. Martinson, and D. P. Costa . 2012. Two decades of pelagic ecology of the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Oceanography 25:56-67.
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , S. Atkinson, A. Paras-Garcia, and D. P. Costa . 2012. Seasonal variation in blood and muscle oxygen stores attributed to diving behavior, environmental temperature and pregnancy in a marine predator, the California sea lion. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular and Integrative Physiology 162:413-420.PDF
Winship, A. J., S. J. Jorgensen, S. A. Shaffer*, I. D. Jonsen, P. W. Robinson , D. P. Costa , and B. A. Block. 2012. State-space framework for estimating measurement error from double-tagging telemetry experiments. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3:291-302.
2011
Alava, J. J., P. S. Ross, M. G. Ikonomou, M. Cruz, G. Jimenez-Uzcategui, C. Dubetz, S. Salazar, D. P. Costa , S. Villegas-Amtmann , P. Howorth, and F. Gobas. 2011. DDT in endangered Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki). Marine Pollution Bulletin 62:660-671.
Alava, J. J., S. Salazar, M. Cruz, G. Jimenez-Uzcategui, S. Villegas-Amtmann , D. Paez-Rosas, D. P. Costa , P. S. Ross, M. G. Ikonomou, and F. Gobas. 2011. DDT Strikes Back: Galapagos Sea Lions Face Increasing Health Risks. AMBIO 40:425-430.
Aoki, K., Y. Y. Watanabe, D. E. Crocker*, P. W. Robinson , M. Biuw, D. P. Costa , N. Miyazaki, M. A. Fedak, and P. J. O. Miller. 2011. Northern elephant seals adjust gliding and stroking patterns with changes in buoyancy: validation of at-sea metrics of body density. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:2973-2987.
Block, B. A., I. D. Jonsen, S. J. Jorgensen, A. J. Winship, S. A. Shaffer*, S. J. Bograd, E. L. Hazen, D. G. Foley, G. A. Breed, A. L. Harrison*, J. E. Ganong, A. Swithenbank, M. Castleton, H. Dewar, B. R. Mate, G. L. Shillinger, K. M. Schaefer, S. R. Benson, M. J. Weise*, R. W. Henry, and D. P. Costa . 2011. Tracking apex marine predator movements in a dynamic ocean. Nature 475:86-90.
Breed, G. A., D. P. Costa , M. E. Goebel*, and P. W. Robinson . 2011. Electronic tracking tag programming is critical to data collection for behavioral time-series analysis. Ecosphere 2:1-10.
Costa, D. P. 2011. How Electronic Tags Are Helping to Understand the Movements, Behavior and Habitats of Marine Vertebrates. Online publication ActionBioscience.org Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). http://www.actionbioscience.org/biodiversity/costa.html
Chilvers, B. L., J. M. Amey, L. A. Huckstadt , and D. P. Costa . 2011. Investigating foraging utilization distribution of female New Zealand sea lions, Auckland Islands. Polar Biology 34:565-574.
Friedlaender, A. S., D. W. Johnston, W. R. Fraser, J. Burns, P. N. Halpin, and D. P. Costa . 2011. Ecological niche modeling of sympatric krill predators around Marguerite Bay, Western Antarctic Peninsula. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 58:1729-1740.
Hayes, S. A.*, N. M. Teutschel, C. J. Michel, C. Champagne*, P. W. Robinson , M. Fowler*, T. Yack, D. Mellinger, S. Simmons*, D. P. Costa , and R. B. MacFarlane. 2011. Mobile Receivers:  Releasing the mooring to ‘see’ where fish go. Environmental Biology of Fishes 96(2-3):189-201. Special addition on acoustic telemetry of salmon.
Hofmann, E. E., P. H. Wiebe, D. P. Costa , and J. J. Torres. 2011. Introduction to understanding the linkages between Antarctic food webs and the environment: A synthesis of Southern Ocean GLOBEC studies. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 58:1505-1507.
Matsumura, M., Y. Y. Watanabe, P. W. Robinson , P. J. O. Miller, D. P. Costa , and N. Miyazaki. 2011. Underwater and surface behavior of homing juvenile northern elephant seals. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:629-636.
Maxwell, S. M.*, G. A. Breed, B. A. Nickel, J. Makanga-Bahouna, E. Pemo-Makaya, R. J. Parnell, A. Formia, S. Ngouessono, B. J. Godley, D. P. Costa , M. J. Witt, and M. S. Coyne. 2011. Using Satellite Tracking to Optimize Protection of Long-Lived Marine Species: Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Conservation in Central Africa. PLoS ONE 6:e19905.
Moore, A. M., H. G. Arango, G. Broquet, C. Edwards, M. Veneziani, B. Powell, D. Foley, J. D. Doyle, D. Costa , and P. Robinson . 2011a. The Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) 4-dimensional variational data assimilation systems: Part II – Performance and application to the California Current System. Progress in Oceanography 91:50-73.
Moore, A. M., H. G. Arango, G. Broquet, C. Edwards, M. Veneziani, B. Powell, D. Foley, J. D. Doyle, D. Costa , and P. Robinson . 2011b. The Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) 4-dimensional variational data assimilation systems: Part III – Observation impact and observation sensitivity in the California Current System. Progress in Oceanography 91:74-94.
Verrier, D., C. Guinet, M. Authier, Y. Tremblay, S. Shaffer*, D. P. Costa , R. Groscolas, and J. P. Y. Arnould. 2011. The ontogeny of diving abilities in subantarctic fur seal pups: developmental trade-off in response to extreme fasting? Functional Ecology 25:818-828.
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , S. E. Simmons*, C. E. Kuhn*, L. A. Huckstadt , and D. P. Costa . 2011. Latitudinal range influences the seasonal variation in the foraging behavior of marine top predators. PLoS ONE 6:e23166. PDF
Žydelis, R., R. L. Lewison, S. A. Shaffer*, J. E. Moore, A. M. Boustany, J. J. Roberts, M. Sims, D. C. Dunn, B. D. Best, Y. Tremblay, M. A. Kappes*, P. N. Halpin, D. P. Costa , and L. B. Crowder. 2011. Dynamic habitat models: using telemetry data to project fisheries bycatch. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 278:3191-3200.
2010
Bailey, H., B. R. Mate, D. M. Palacios, L. Irvine, S. J. Bograd, and D. P. Costa . 2010. Behavioural estimation of blue whale movements in the Northeast Pacific from state-space model analysis of satellite tracks. Endangered Species Research 10: 93-106.
Bograd, S. J., B. A. Block, D. P. Costa , and B. J. Godley. 2010. Biologging technologies: new tools for conservation. Introduction. Endangered Species Research 10:1-7.
Costa, D. P. , L. A. Huckstadt , D. E. Crocker*, B. I. McDonald*, M. E. Goebel*, and M. A. Fedak. 2010. Approaches to Studying Climatic Change and its Role on the Habitat Selection of Antarctic Pinnipeds. Integrative and Comparative Biology 50:1018-1030.PDF
Costa, D. P. , P. W. Robinson , J. P. Y. Arnould, A.-L. Harrison*, S. E. Simmons*, J. L. Hassrick*, A. J. Hoskins, S. P. Kirkman, H. Oosthuizen, S. Villegas-Amtmann , and D. E. Crocker*. 2010. Accuracy of ARGOS Locations of Pinnipeds at-Sea Estimated Using Fastloc GPS. PLoS ONE 5(1): e8677. PDF
Hassrick, J. L.*, D. E. Crocker*, N. M. Teutschel, B. I. McDonald*, P. W. Robinson , S. E. Simmons*, and D. P. Costa . 2010. Age and mass impact oxygen stores and dive duration in adult female northern elephant seals. Journal of Experimental Biology 213(4):585-592.
Kappes, M. A.*, S. A. Shaffer*, Y. Tremblay, D. G. Foley, D. M. Palacios, P. W. Robinson , S. J. Bograd, D. P. Costa . 2010. Hawaiian albatrosses track interannual variability of marine habitats in the North Pacific. Progress in Oceanography 86:246–260.
Mitani, Y., R. Andrews, K. Sato, A. Kato, Y. Naito, and D. Costa . 2010. 3D resting behavior of northern elephant seals: drifting like a falling leaf. Biology Letters 6:163-166.
Padman, L., D. P. Costa , S. T. Bolmer, M. E. Goebel*, L. A. Huckstadt , A. Jenkins, B. I. McDonald*, and D. R. Shoosmith. 2010. Seals map bathymetry of the Antarctic continental shelf. Geophysical Research Letters 37: L21601.
Raymond, B., S. A. Shaffer*, S. Sokolov, E. J. Woehler, D. P. Costa , L. Einoder, M. Hindell, G. Hosie, M. Pinkerton, P. M. Sagar, D. Scott, A. Smith, D. R. Thompson, C. Vertigan, and H. Weimerskirch. 2010. Shearwater Foraging in the Southern Ocean: The Roles of Prey Availability and Winds. PLoS ONE 5:e10960.
Robinson, P. W. , Simmons, S. E.*, Crocker, D. E.*, Costa, D. P. 2010. Measurements of Foraging Success in a Highly Pelagic Marine Predator, the Northern Elephant Seal. Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 1146–1156.PDF
Simmons, S. E.*, D. E. Crocker*, J. L. Hassrick*, C. E. Kuhn*, P. W. Robinson , Y. Tremblay, and D. P. Costa . 2010. Climate-scale hydrographic features related to foraging success in a capital breeder, the northern elephant seal Mirounga angustirostris. Endangered Species Research 10:233-243.
Smith, F. A., A. G. Boyer, J. H. Brown, D. P. Costa , T. Dayan, S. K. M. Ernest, A. R. Evans, M. Fortelius, J. L. Gittleman, M. J. Hamilton, L. E. Harding, K. Lintulaakso, S. K. Lyons, C. McCain, J. G. Okie, J. J. Saarinen, R. M. Sibly, P. R. Stephens, J. Theodor, and M. D. Uhen. 2010. The Evolution of Maximum Body Size of Terrestrial Mammals. Science 330:1216-1219.
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , and D. P. Costa . 2010. Oxygen stores plasticity linked to foraging behaviour and pregnancy in a diving predator, the Galapagos sea lion. Functional Ecology 24: 785–795.PDF
Weise, M. J.*, J. T. Harvey, and D. P. Costa . 2010. The role of body size on the foraging behavior of an apex predator, the California sea lion, Zalophus californianus. Ecology 91(4):1004–1015.
2009
McDonald, B. I.*, M. E. Goebel*, Y. Tremblay, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2009. Effects of maternal traits and individual behavior on the foraging strategies and provisioning rates of an income breeder, the Antarctic fur seal. Marine Ecology Progress Series 394: 277-288.
Meir, J.U., C. D. Champagne*, D. P. Costa , C. L. Williams, and P. J. Ponganis. 2009. Extreme hypoxemic tolerance and blood oxygen depletion in diving elephant seals. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology 297: R927 –R939.
Mostman-Liwanag, H.E., T. M. Williams, D. P. Costa , S. Kanatous, R.W. Davis, and I. Boyd. 2009. The effects of water temperature on the energetic costs of juvenile and adult California sea lions (Zalophus californianus): The importance of recycling endogenous heat during activity. Journal of Experimental Biology 212:3977-3984.
Robinson, P. W. , S. Villegas-Amtmann and D. P. Costa . 2009. Field validation of an inexpensive time-depth recorder. Marine Mammal Science 25 (1):199-205.PDF
Shaffer, S. A.*, H. Weimerskirch, D. Scott, D. Pinaud, D. R. Thompson, P. M. Sagar, H. Moller, G. A. Taylor, D. G. Foley, Y. Tremblay, and D. P. Costa . 2009. Spatio-temporal habitat use by breeding sooty shearwaters (Puffinus griseus). Marine Ecology Progress Series 391:209–220.
Simmons, S. E.*, Y. Tremblay, and D. P. Costa . 2009. Pinnipeds as ocean temperature samplers: calibrations, validations and data quality. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 7:648-656.
Teo, S. L. H., R. M. Kudela, A. Rais, C. Perle, D. P. Costa , and B. A. Block. 2009. Estimating chlorophyll profiles from electronic tags deployed on pelagic animals. Aquatic Biology 5:195-207.
Tremblay Y., P. W. Robinson , and D. P. Costa . 2009. A Parsimonious Approach to Modeling Animal Movement Data. PLoS ONE 4(3): e4711.
Tremblay, Y., S. Bertrand, R. H. William, M. A. Kappes*, D. P. Costa , and S. A. Shaffer*. 2009. A Review of Analytical Approaches to Investigate Seabird-Environment Interactions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 391:153–163.
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , S. Atkinson, and D. P. Costa . 2009. Asynchronous breeding cycle in Galapagos sea lions revealed by seasonal progesterone concentrations. Journal of Mammalogy 90(5):1232-1237.
Weimerskirch, H., S. A. Shaffer*, Y. Tremblay, D. P. Costa , H. Gadenne, A. Kato, Y. Ropert-Coudert, K. Sato, and D. Aurioles. 2009. Species and sex specific differences in foraging behaviour and foraging zones in two sympatric seabirds: blue-footed and brown boobies in the Gulf of California. Marine Ecology Progress Series 391:267–278.
2008
Burns, J. M., M. A. Hindell, C. J. A. Bradshaw, D. P. Costa . 2008. Fine-scale habitat selection of crabeater seals as determined by diving behavior. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 55(3-4):500-514.
Charrassin, J.-B., M. Hindell, S. R. Rintoul, F. Rouquet, S. Sokolov, M. Biuw, D. Costa , L. Boehme, P. Lovell, R. Coleman, R. Timmermann, A. Meijers, M. Meredith, Y.-H. Park, F. Bailleul, M. Goebel*, Y. Tremblay, C.-A. Bost, C. R. McMahon, I. C. Field, M. A. Fedak, and C. Guinet. 2008. Southern Ocean frontal structure and sea-ice formation rates revealed by elephant seals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105(33):11634-11639.
Costa, D. P. A conceptual model of the variation in parental attendance in response to environmental fluctuation: Foraging energetics of lactating sea lions and fur seals. 2008. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 17:S44-S52.PDF
Costa, D. 2008. Seals in the service of science. The Explorers Journal. November 2008. The Explorers Club, New York, N.Y. Pages 24-25.PDF
Costa, D. P. , J. M. Klinck, E. E. Hofmann, M. S. Dinniman, and J. M. Burns. 2008. Upper ocean variability in West Antarctic Peninsula continental shelf waters as measured using instrumented seals. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 55(3-4): 323-337.PDF
Hofmann, E. E., P. H. Wiebe, D. P. Costa , and J. J. Torres. 2008. Introduction to Dynamics of plankton, krill, and predators in relation to environmental features of the western Antarctic Peninsula and related areas: SO GLOBEC Part II. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 55(3-4):269-270.
Hoskins, A.J., P. Dann, Y. Ropert-Coudert, A. Kato, A. Chiaradia, D. P. Costa , and J. P. Y. Arnould. 2008. Foraging behaviour and habitat selection of the little penguin (Eudyptula minor) during early chick rearing. Marine Ecology Progress Series 366:293-303.
Kuhn, C. E.*, D. E. Crocker*, Y. Tremblay, and D. P. Costa . (2008). Time to eat: Measuring at-sea feeding behavior of a large marine predator, the northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris). Journal of Animal Ecology 78(3):513-523.
McDonald, B. I.*, D. E. Crocker*, J. M. Burns, and D. P. Costa . 2008. Body condition as an index of winter foraging success in crabeater seals (Lobodon carcinophaga). Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 55(3-4):512-522.
Suryan, R. M., D. J. Anderson, S. A. Shaffer*, D. D. Roby, Y. Tremblay, D. P. Costa , P. R. Sievert, F. Sato, K. Ozaki, G. R. Balogh, N. Nakamura. 2008. Wind, Waves, and Wing Loading: Morphological Specialization May Limit Range Expansion of Endangered Albatrosses. PLoS ONE 3(12): e4016.
Villegas-Amtmann, S. , D. P. Costa , Y. Tremblay, D. Aurioles-Gamboa, and S. Salazar. 2008. Multiple foraging strategies in a marine apex predator, the Galapagos Sea Lion. Marine Ecology Progress Series 363:299-309.PDF
Zeno, R. L., D. E. Crocker*, D. L. Hassrick, S. G. Allen, and D. P. Costa . 2008. Development of foraging behavior in juvenile northern elephant seals. Journal of Zoology 274:180–187.
2007
Biuw, M., L. Boehme, C. Guinet, M. Hindell, D. Costa , J.-B. Charrassin, F. Roquet, F. Bailleul, M. Meredith, S. Thorpe, Y. Tremblay, B. McDonald*, Y.-H. Park, S. Rintoul, N. Bindoff, M. E. Goebel*, D. Crocker*, P. Lovell, J. Nicholson, F. Monks, and M. A. Fedak. 2007. Variations in behaviour and condition of a Southern Ocean top predator in relation to in-situ oceanographic conditions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104(34):13705-13710.
Fowler, S. L.*, D. P. Costa , J. P. Y. Arnould. 2007. Ontogeny of movements and foraging ranges in the Australian sea lion. Marine Mammal Science 23:598-614.
Fowler, S. L.*, D. P. Costa , J. P. Y. Arnould, N. J. Gales, and J. M. Burns. 2007. Ontogeny of oxygen stores and physiological diving capability in Australian sea lions. Functional Ecology 21:922-935.
Hassrick, J. L.*, D. E. Crocker*, R. L. Zeno, S. B. Blackwell, D. P. Costa , and B. J. Le Boeuf. 2007. Swimming Speed and Foraging Strategies of Northern Elephant Seals. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 54:369-383.
Miles, D. B., B. Sinervo, L. C. Hazard, E. I. Svensson, and D. Costa . 2007. Relating endocrinology, physiology and behaviour using species with alternative mating strategies. Functional Ecology 21:653-665.
Newsome, S. D., M. A. Etnier, D. Gifford-Gonzalez, D. L. Phillips, M. Van Tuinen, E. A. Hadly, D. P. Costa , D. J. Kennett, T. P. Guilderson, and P. L. Koch. 2007. The shifting baseline of northern fur seal ecology in the northeast Pacific Ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America104:9709-9714.
Robinson, P. W. , Y. Tremblay, M. Antolos, D. E. Crocker*, C. E. Kuhn*, S. A. Shaffer*, S. Simmons*, and D. P. Costa . 2007. A comparison of indirect measures of foraging behavior based on ARGOS tracking data. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 54:356-368.
Sato, K., Y. Watanuki, A. Takahashi, P. Miller, H. Tanaka, R. Kawabe, P. Ponganis, Y. Handrich, T. Akamatsu, Y. Watanabe, Y. Mitani, D. Costa , C. Bost, K. Aoki, M. Amano, P. Trathan, A. Shapiro, and Y. Naito. 2007. Stroke frequency, but not swimming speed, is related to body size in free-ranging seabirds, pinnipeds and cetaceans. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 274:471-477.
Simmons, S. E.*, D. E. Crocker*, R. M. Kudela, D. P. Costa . 2007. Linking Foraging Behaviour of the Northern Elephant seal with Oceanography and Bathymetry at Mesoscales. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 346:265-275.
Tinker, M. T., D. P. Costa , J. A. Estes, N. Wieringa. 2007. Individual dietary specialization and dive behavior in the California sea otter: using archival time-depth data to detect alternative foraging strategies. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 54:330-342.
Tremblay, Y., A. J. Roberts, and D. P. Costa . 2007. Fractal landscape method: an alternative approach to measuring area-restricted searching behavior. Journal of Experimental Biology 210:935-945.
Weise, M. J.*, and D. P. Costa . 2007. Total body oxygen stores and physiological diving capacity of California sea lions as a function of sex and age. Journal of Experimental Biology 210:278-289.
2006
Crocker, D. E.*, D. P. Costa , B. J. Le Boeuf, P. M. Webb*, and D. S. Houser*. 2006. Impact of El Niño on the foraging behavior of female northern elephant seals. Marine Ecology Progress Series 309:1-10.
Fowler, S. L.*, D. P. Costa , J. P. Y. Arnould, N. J. Gales, and C. E. Kuhn*. 2006. Ontogeny of Diving Behaviour in the Australian sea lion: Trials of Adolescence in a Late Bloomer. Journal of Animal Ecology 75:358-367.
Hayes, S. A.*, D. E. Pearse, D. P. Costa , J. T. Harvey, B. J. Le Boeuf, and J. C. Garza. 2006. Mating system and reproductive success in eastern Pacific Harbour seals. Molecular Ecology 15(10):3023-3034.
Kuhn, C. E.*, and D. P. Costa . 2006. Identifying and quantifying prey consumption using stomach temperature change: a comparison between a seal and sea lion species. Journal of Experimental Biology 209:4524-4532.
Kuhn, C. E.*, B. I. McDonald*, S. A. Shaffer*, J. Barnes, D. E. Crocker*, J. M. Burns, and D. P. Costa . 2006. Diving physiology and winter foraging behavior of a juvenile leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx). Polar Biology 29:303-307.
Lester, C. W.*, and D. P. Costa . 2006. Water conservation in fasting northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris). Journal of Experimental Biology 209:4283-94.
Shaffer, S. A.*, and D. P. Costa . 2006. A Database for the Study of Marine Mammal Behavior: Gap Analysis, Data Standardization, and Future Directions. IEEE Journal of Ocean Engineering 31(1):82-86.
Shaffer, S. A.*, G. W. Gabrielsen, J. Verreault, and D. P. Costa . 2006. Validation of Water Flux and Body Composition in Glaucous Gulls (Larus hyperboreus). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79(4):836-845.
Shaffer, S. A.*, Y. Tremblay, H. Weimerskirch, D. Scott, D. R. Thompson, P. M. Sagar, H. Moller, G. A. Taylor, G. A. Foley, B. A. Block, and D. P. Costa . 2006. Endless Summer: Migratory Shearwaters Integrate Oceanic Resources Across The Pacific Ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103:12799-802
Tremblay Y., S. A. Shaffer*, S. L. Fowler, C. E. Kuhn*, B. I. McDonald*, M. J. Weise*, C.-A. Bost, H. Weimerskirch, D. E. Crocker*, M. E. Goebel*, and D. P. Costa . 2006. Interpolation of animal tracking data in a fluid environment. Journal of Experimental Biology 209:128-140.
Weise, M. J.*, D. P. Costa , and R. M. Kudela. 2006. Movement and diving behavior of male California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) during anomalous oceanographic conditions of 2005 compared to those of 2004. Geophysical Research Letters 33:L22S10.
2005
Burns, J. M., D. P. Costa , K. Frost, and J. T. Harvey. 2005. Development of body oxygen stores in harbor seals: effects of age, mass, and body composition. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 78(6):1057-1068.
Debier, C., G. M. Ylitalo, M. A. Weise, F. Gulland, D. P. Costa , B. J. LeBoeuf, T. de Tillesse, and Y. Larondelle. 2005. PCBs and DDT in the serum of juvenile California sea lions: associations with vitamins A and E and thyroid hormones. Environmental Pollution 134:323–332.
Gales, N., J. Barnes, B. Chittick, M. Gray, S. Robinson, J. Burns, and D. Costa . 2005. Effective, field-based inhalation anesthesia for ice seals. Marine Mammal Science 21:717-727.
Shaffer, S. A.*, Y. Tremblay, J. A. Awkerman, W. Henry, S. L. Teo, D. J. Anderson, D. A. Croll, B. A. Block, and D. P. Costa . 2005. Comparison of light- and SST-based geolocation with satellite telemetry in free-ranging albatrosses. Marine Biology 147:833–843.
Thornton, S. J., P. W. Hochachka, D. E. Crocker*, D. P. Costa , B. J. LeBoeuf, D. M. Spielman, and N. J. Pelc. 2005. Stroke volume and cardiac output in juvenile elephant seals during forced dives. Journal of Experimental Biology 208:3637-3643.
2004
Burns, J. M., D. P. Costa , M. A. Fedak, M. A. Hindell, C. J. A. Bradshaw, N. J. Gales, B. McDonald*, S. J. Trumble, and D. E. Crocker*. 2004. Winter habitat use and foraging behavior of crabeater seals along the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 51:2279-2303.
Costa, D. P. , C. E. Kuhn*, M. J. Weise*, S. A. Shaffer*, and J. P. Arnould. 2004. When does physiology limit the foraging behaviour of freely diving mammals? International Congress Series 1275:359-366.PDF
Costa, D. P. , and B. Sinervo. 2004. Field physiology: Physiological insights from animals in nature. Annual Review of Physiology 66:23.1–23.30.PDF
Gales, N. J., W. R. Fraser, D. P. Costa , and C. Southwell. 2004. Do crabeater seals forage cooperatively? Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 51:2305-2310.
Hayes, S. A.*, A. Kumar, D. P. Costa , D. K. Mellinger, J. T. Harvey, B. L. Southall, and B. J. Le Boeuf. 2004. Evaluating the function of the male harbour seal, Phoca vitulina, roar through playback experiments. Animal Behaviour 67:1133-1139.
Hayes, S. A.*, D. P. Costa , J. T. Harvey, and B. J. Le Boeuf. 2004. Aquatic Mating Strategies of the Male Pacific Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina richardii): Are Males Defending the Hotspot? Marine Mammal Science 20(3):639-656.
Hofmann, E. E., P. H. Wiebe, D. P. Costa , J. J. Torres. 2004. An overview of the Southern Ocean Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics program. Deep-Sea Research II 51:1921–1924.
Mabille, G., O. Boutard, S. A. Shaffer*, D. P. Costa , and H. Weimerskirch. 2004. Growth and energy expenditure of Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Chicks. Ibis 146:85–94.
Miller, N. J., C. B. Daniels, D. P. Costa , and S. Orgeig. 2004. Control of pulmonary surfactant in adult California sea lions. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 313:737-742.
Robson, B. W., M. E. Goebel*, J. D. Baker, R. R. Ream, T. R. Loughlin, T. C. Francis, G. A. Antonelis, and D. P. Costa . 2004. Separation of foraging habitat among breeding sites of a colonial marine predator, the northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:20-29.
Rutishauser, M. R., D. P. Costa , M. E. Goebel*, M. Mangel, and T. M. Williams. 2004. Ecological implications of body composition and thermoregulatory capabilities in young Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 77(4):669-681.
Shaffer, S. A.*, D. P. Costa , and H. Weimerskirch. 2004. Field metabolic rates of blackbrowed albatrosses Thalassarche melanophrys during the incubation stage. Journal of Avian Biology 35:551-558.
2003
Arnould, J. P., S. P. Luque, C. Guinet, D. P. Costa , J. Kingston, and S. A. Shaffer*. 2003. The comparative energetics and growth strategies of sympatric Antarctic and subantarctic fur seal pups at Iles Crozet. Journal of Experimental Biology 206:4497-4506.
Costa, D. P. , D. E. Crocker*, J. Gedamke*, P. M. Webb*, D. S. Houser*, S. B. Blackwell, D. Waples*, S. A. Hayes*, and B. J. LeBoeuf. 2003. The effect of a low-frequency sound source (acoustic thermometry of the ocean climate) on the diving behavior of juvenile northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 113(2):1155-1165.PDF
Costa, D. P. , and N. J. Gales. 2003. The energetics of a benthic diver: Seasonal foraging ecology of the Australian sea lion, Neophoca cinerea. Ecological Monographs 73(1): 27-43.PDF
Fish, F. E., J. Hurley*, and D. P. Costa . 2003. Maneuverability by the sea lion Zalophus californianus: turning performance of an unstable body design. Journal of Experimental Biology 206:667-674.
Houser, D. S.*, and D. P. Costa . 2003. Entrance into stage III fasting by starveling northern elephant seal pups. Marine Mammal Science 19(1):186-197.
Noren, D. P., D. E. Crocker*, T. M. Williams, and D. P. Costa . 2003. Energy reserve utilization in northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) pups during the postweaning fast: size does matter. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 173:443-454.
Shaffer, S. A.*, D. P. Costa , and H. Weimerskirch. 2003. Foraging effort in relation to the constraints of reproduction in free-ranging albatrosses. Functional Ecology 17:66-74.
2002
Block, B.A., D. P. Costa , G. W. Boehlert, and R. Kochevar. 2002. Revealing pelagic habitat use: the tagging of Pacific pelagics program. Oceanologica Acta 25:255-266.
Boehlert, G. W., P. Green-Jesse, D. P. Costa , D. E. Crocker*, T. O’Brien, and S. Levitus. 2002. Marine animals as oceanographic data collectors. Earth System Monitor 12(4):1-4.
Donohue, M., M. E. Goebel*, J. D. Goebel, G. A. Antonelis, and D. P. Costa . 2002. Milk intake and energy expenditure of free-ranging northern fur seal pups. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 75(1):3-18.
Hofmann, E. E., J. M. Klinck, D. P. Costa , K. L. Daly, J. J. Torres, and W. R. Fraser. 2002. U.S. Southern Ocean Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics Program. Oceanography 15(2):64-74.
Ortiz, R. M., W. E. Wade, D. P. Costa , and C. L. Ortiz. 2002. Renal responses to plasma volume expansion and hyperosmolality in fasting seal pups. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology 282: R805-R817.
Ortiz, R. M., C. E. Wade, D. P. Costa , and C. L. Ortiz. 2002. Renal effects of fresh water-induced hypo-osmolality in a marine adapted seal. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 172:297-307.
2001
Boehlert, G. W., D. P. Costa , D. E. Crocker*, P. Green, T. O’Brien, S. Levitus, and B. J. LeBoeuf. 2001. Autonomous Pinniped Environmental Samplers (APES): Using instrumented animals as oceanographic data collectors. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 18:1882-1893.
Costa, D. P. , N. J. Gales, and M. E. Goebel*. 2001. Aerobic dive limit: how often does it occur in nature? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular and Integrative Physiology 129:771-783.PDF
Crocker, D. E.*, N. J. Gales, and D. P. Costa . 2001. Swimming speed and foraging strategies of New Zealand sea lions, Phocarctos hookeri. Journal of Zoology 254:267-277.
Crocker, D. E.*, J. D. Williams*, D. P. Costa , and B. J. LeBoeuf. 2001. The effects of maternal mass, body composition, and age on reproductive effort in northern elephant seals. Ecology 82(12):3541-3555.
Gedamke, J.*, D. P. Costa , and A. Dunstan. 2001. Localization and visual verification of a complex minke whale vocalization. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 109:3038-3047.
Houser, D. S.*, D. E. Crocker*, P. M. Webb*, and D. P. Costa . 2001 Renal function in suckling and fasting pups of the northern elephant seal. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular and Integrative Physiology 129:405-415.
Hurley, J. A.*, and D. P. Costa . 2001. Hypometabolism during diving in trained adult California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Journal of Experimental Biology 204:3273-3281.
Shaffer, S. A.*, D. P. Costa , and H. Weimerskirch. 2001. Comparison of methods for evaluating energy expenditure of incubating wandering albatrosses. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 74(6):823-831.
Shaffer, S. A.*, D. P. Costa , and H. Weimerskirch. 2001. Behavioural factors affecting foraging effort of breeding wandering albatrosses. Journal of Animal Ecology 70:864-874.
Shaffer, S. A.*, H. Weimerskirch, and D. P. Costa . 2001. Functional significance of sexual dimorphism in Wandering Albatrosses, Diomedea exulans. Functional Ecology 15:203-210.
Thornton, S. J., D. M. Spielman, N. J. Pelc, W. F. Block, D. E. Crocker*, D. P. Costa , B. J. LeBoeuf, and P. W. Hochachka. 2001. Effects of forced diving on the spleen and hepatic sinus in northern elephant seal pups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of Americas 98(16):9413-9418.
2000
Andrews, R. D., D. P. Costa , B. J. LeBoeuf, and D. R. Jones. 2000. Breathing frequencies of northern elephant seals at sea and on land revealed by heart rate spectral analysis. Respiration Physiology 123:71-85.
Costa, D. P. , and N. J. Gales. 2000. Foraging energetics and diving behavior of lactating New Zealand sea lions, Phocarctos hookeri. Journal of Experimental Biology 203:3655-3665.PDF
Donohue, M. J., D. P. Costa , M. E. Goebel*, and J. D. Baker. 2000. The ontogeny of metabolic rate and thermoregulatory capabilities of northern fur seal, Callorhinus ursinus, pups in air and water. Journal of Experimental Biology 203:1003-1016.
Golet, G. H.*, D. B. Irons, and D. P. Costa . 2000. Energy costs of chick rearing in Black-legged Kittiwakes Rissa tridactyla. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78:982-991.
Hayes, S. A.*, D. K. Mellinger, D. E. Croll, and D. P. Costa . 2000. An inexpensive passive acoustic system for recording and localizing wild animal sounds. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 107(6):3552-3555.
LeBoeuf, B. J., D. E. Crocker*, D. P. Costa , S. B. Blackwell, P. M. Webb*, and D. S. Houser*. 2000. Foraging ecology of northern elephant seals. Ecological Monographs 70(3):353-382.
LeBoeuf, B. J., D. E. Crocker*, J. Grayson, J. Gedamke*, J. M. Webb, S. B. Blackwell, and D. P. Costa . 2000. Respiration and heart rate at the surface between dives in northern elephant seals. Journal of Experimental Biology 203:3265-3274.
Weimerskirch, H., T. Guionnet, J. Martin, S. A. Shaffer*, and D. P. Costa . 2000. Fast and fuel efficient? Optimal use of wind by flying albatrosses. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 267:1869-1874.
1999
Blackwell, S. B., C. A. Haverl, B. J. LeBoeuf, and D. P. Costa . 1999. A method for calibrating swim speed recorders. Marine Mammal Science 15(3):894-905.
Colosi, J. A., A. B. Baggeroer, T. G. Birdsall, C. Clark, B. D. Cornuelle, D. Costa , B. D. Dushaw, M. A. Dzieciuch, A. M. G. Forbes, B. M. Howe, D. Menemenlis, J. A. Mercer, K. Metzger, W. Munk, and R. C. Spindel, P. F. Worcester, and C. Wunsch. 1999. A Review of Recent Results on Ocean Acoustic Wave Propagation in Random Media: Basin Scales. IEEE Journal of Ocean Engineering 24:138-155.
Costa, D. P. 1999. Recollections of Kenneth S. Norris: Graduate students of Kenneth S. Norris. Marine Mammal Science 15(4):645-946.
Costa, D. P. 1999. The role of physiology in the behavior of diving mammals: Insights from animals in nature. European Undersea Baromedical Society Proceedings of 25th Annual Meeting:233-239.
Costa, D. P. , and W. F. Perrin. 1999. Recollections of Kenneth S. Norris: Bibliography. Marine Mammal Science 15(4):947-955.
Dushaw, B. D., B. M. Howe, J. A. Mercer, R. C. Spindel, A. B. Baggeroer, D. Menemenlis, C. Wunsch, T. G. Birdsall, K. Metzger, C. Clark, J. A. Colosi, B. D. Comuelle, M. Dzieciuch, W. Munk, P. F. Worcester, D. Costa , and A. M. G. Forbes. 1999. Multimegameter-range acoustic data obtained by bottom-mounted hydrophone arrays for measurement of ocean temperature. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering 24(2):202-214.
Wells, R. S., H. L. Rhinehart, P. Cunningham, J. Whaley, M. Baran, C. Koberna, and D. P. Costa . 1999. Long distance offshore movements of bottlenose dolphins. Marine Mammal Science 15(4):1098-1114.
1998
Burgess, W., P. Tyack, B. J. LeBoeuf, and D. P. Costa . 1998. A programmable acoustic recording tag and first results from free-ranging northern elephant seals. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 45(7):1327-1351.
Costa, D. P. et. al., of The ATOC Consortium. 1998. Ocean climate change: Comparison of acoustic tomography, satellite altimetry, and modeling. Science 281:1327-1332.PDF
Costa, D. P. , N. J. Gales, and D. E. Crocker*. 1998. Blood volume and diving ability of the New Zealand sea lion, Phocarctos hookeri. Physiological Zoology 71:208-213.PDF
Crocker, D. E.*, P. Webb*, D. P. Costa , and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1998. Protein catabolism and renal function in lactating northern elephant seals. Physiological Zoology 71(5) 485-491.
Mattlin, R. H., N. J. Gales, and D. P. Costa . 1998. Seasonal dive behaviour of lactating New Zealand fur seals (Arctocephalus forsteri). Canadian Journal of Zoology 76:350-360.
Webb, P. M.*, R. D. Andrews, D. P. Costa , and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1998. Heart rate and oxygen consumption of northern elephant seals during diving in the laboratory. Physiological Zoology 71:116-125.
Webb, P. N., D. E. Crocker*, S. B. Blackwell, D. P. Costa , and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1998. Effects of buoyancy on the diving behavior of northern elephant seals. Journal of Experimental Biology 201:2349-2358.
1997
Andrews, R. D., D. R. Jones, J. D. Williams*, P. H. Thorson, G. W. Oliver, D. P. Costa , and B .J. LeBoeuf. 1997. Heart rates of northern elephant seals diving at sea and resting on the beach. Journal of Experimental Biology 200(15):2083-2095.
Costa, D. P. , D. E. Crocker*, D. M. Waples*, P. M. Webb*, J. Gedamke*, D. Houser*, P. D. Goley, and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1997. The California Marine Mammal Research Program of the Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate Experiment: Potential effects of low frequency sound on distribution and behavior of marine mammals. California and the World Oceans Symposium Volume.
Crocker, D. E.*, B. J. LeBoeuf, and D. P. Costa . 1997. Drift diving in female northern elephant seals: Implications for food processing. Canadian Journal of Zoology 75:27-39.
Kretzmann, M. B.*, W. B. Gilmartin, A. Meyer, G. P. Zegers, S. R. Fain, B. F. Taylor, and D. P. Costa . 1997. Low genetic variability in the Hawaiian monk seal. Conservation Biology 11:482-490.
Shaffer, S. A.*, D. P. Costa , T. M. Williams, and S. H. Ridgway. 1997. Diving and swimming performance of White Whales, Delphinapterus leucas: an assessment of plasma lactate and blood gas levels and respiratory rates. Journal of Experimental Biology 200:3091-3099.
1996
Fletcher, S., B. J. LeBoeuf, D. P. Costa , and P. L. Tyack. 1996. Onboard acoustic recording from diving elephant seals. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 100(4):2531-2539.
Gales, N. J., D. P. Costa , and M. B. Kretzmann*. 1996. Proximate composition of Australian sea lion milk throughout the entire supra-annual lactation period. Australian Journal of Zoology 44:651-657.
LeBoeuf, B. J., P. A. Morris, S. B. Blackwell, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 1996. Diving behavior of juvenile northern elephant seals. Canadian Journal of Zoology 74:1632-1644.
Milsom, W., M. Castellini, M. Harris, J. Castellini, D. Jones, R. Berger, S. Bahrma, L. Rea*, and D. Costa . 1996. Effects of hypoxia and hypercapnia on patterns of sleep-associated apnea in elephant seal pups. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology 271:R1017-R1024.
Ortiz, R., S. H. Adams*, D. P. Costa , and C. L. Ortiz. 1996. Plasma vasopressin levels and water conservation in fasting, post-weaned northern elephant seal pups (Mirounga angustirostris). Marine Mammal Science 12(1):99-106.
Puppione, D. L., C. M. Kluehthau, R. J. Jandacek, and D. P. Costa . 1996. Chylomicron triacylglycerol fatty acids suckling northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) resemble the composition and the distribution of fatty acids in milk fat. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 114(1):53-57.
1995
Davis, T. A., H. V. Nguyen, D. P. Costa , and P. J. Reeds. 1995. Amino acid composition of pinniped milk. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 110(3):633-639.
Udevitz, M. S., J. L. Bodkin, and D. P. Costa . 1995. Detection of sea otters in boat-based surveys of Prince William Sound, Alaska. Marine Mammal Science 11(1):59-71.
1994
Castellini, M. A., W. Milsom, R. Berger, D. P. Costa , D. Jones, J. Castellini, L. Rea*, S. Bahrma, and M. Harris. 1994. Patterns of respiration and heart rate during wakefulness and sleep in elephant seal pups. American Journal of Physiology 266:R863-R869.
1993
Adams, S. H.*, and D. P. Costa . 1993. Water conservation and protein metabolism in northern elephant seal pups during the postweaning fast. Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systematic and Environmental Physiology 163:367-373.
Costa, D. P. 1993. The relationship between reproductive and foraging energetics and the evolution of the Pinnipedia. Symposium Zoological Society of London, Oxford University Press 66:293-314.PDF
Costa, D. P. 1993. The secret life of marine mammals: Novel tools for studying their behavior and biology at sea. Oceanography 6(3):120-128.PDF
Kretzmann, M. B.*, D. P. Costa , and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1993. Maternal energy investment in elephant seal pups: evidence for sexual equality. American Naturalist 141:466-480.
1992
Adams, S. H.*, D. P. Costa , and S. C. Winter. 1992. Plasma carnitine in fasting neonatal and adult northern elephant seals. American Journal of Physiology 263:E570-E574.
Bacon, C. E., W. M. Jarman, and D. P. Costa . 1992. Organochlorine and polychlorinated biphenyl levels in pinniped milk from the Arctic, Antarctica, California and Australia. Chemosphere 24:779-791.
Castellini, M. A., D. P. Costa , and M. Castellini. 1992. Blood glucose distribution, brain size and diving in small odontocetes. Marine Mammal Science 8:294-298.
LeBoeuf, B. J., Y. Naito, T. Asaga, D. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 1992. Swim speed in a female northern elephant seal: Metabolic and foraging implications. Canadian Journal of Zoology 70:786-795.
Puppione, D. A., R. Jandacek, and D. P. Costa . 1992. Positional analyses of triacylglycerol fatty acids in the milk fat of the Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella). Lipids 27:637-639.
Rea, L.*, and D. P. Costa . 1992. Changes in standard metabolism during long-term fasting in northern elephant seal pups (Mirounga angustirostris). Physiological Zoology 65:97-111.
Worthy, G. A. J., P. A. Morris, D. P. Costa , and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1992. Moult energetics of the northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris). Journal of Zoology 227:257-265.
1991
Costa, D. P. 1991. Reproductive and foraging energetics of high latitude penguins, albatrosses and pinnipeds: Implications for life history patterns. American Zoologist 31(1):111-130.PDF
Kretzmann, M. B.*, D. P. Costa , L. V. Higgins*, and D. J. Needham. 1991. Milk composition of Australian sea lions, Neophoca cinerea: variability in lipid content. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69:2556-2561.
1990
Castellini, M. A., and D. P. Costa . 1990. Relationship between plasma ketones and fasting duration in neonatal elephant seals. American Journal of Physiology 259:R1086-R1089.
Fadely, B. S.*, G. A. J. Worthy, and D. P. Costa . 1990. Assimilation efficiency of marine mammals determined using dietary manganese. Journal of Wildlife Management 54:246-251.
Wickham, L. L., D. P. Costa , and R. Elsner. 1990. Blood rheology of captive and wild sea otters and elephant seals: Acclimatization? Canadian Journal of Zoology 68:375-380.
1989
Costa, D. P. , J. P. Croxall, and C. Duck. 1989. Foraging Energetics of Antarctic fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, in relation to changes in prey availability. Ecology 70:596-606.PDF
Feldkamp, S. D., D. P. Costa , and G. K. Dekrey. 1989. Energetic and behavioral effects of net entanglement on juvenile northern fur seals, Callorhinus ursinus. Fishery Bulletin 87:85-94.
Pernia, S. D., D. P. Costa , and C. L. Ortiz. 1989. Glomerular filtration rate in weaned elephant seal pups during natural, long term fasts. Canadian Journal of Zoology 67:1752-1756.
1988
Costa, D. P. , F. Trillmich, and J. P. Croxall. 1988. Intraspecific allometry of neonatal size in the Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 22:361-64.
Costa, D. P. 1988. Methods for studying the energetics of freely diving animals. Canadian Journal of Zoology 66:45-52.
Costa, D. P. , and F. Trillmich. 1988. Mass changes and metabolism during the perinatal fast: a comparison between Antarctic (Arctocephalus gazella) and Galapagos fur seals (A. galapagoensis). Physiological Zoology 61(2):160-169.PDF
Higgins, L. V.*, D. P. Costa , A. C. Huntley, and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1988. Behavioral and physiological measurements of maternal investment in the Steller sea lion, Eumatopias jubatus. Marine Mammal Science 4(1):44-58.
LeBoeuf, B. J., D. P. Costa , A. C. Huntley, and S. D. Feldkamp. 1988. Continuous, deep diving in female northern elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris. Canadian Journal of Zoology 446-458.
1987
Castellini, M. A., D. P. Costa , and A. C. Huntley. 1987. Fatty acid metabolism during extreme fasting: turnover values in elephant seal pups. Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systematic and Environmental Physiology 157:445-448.
Costa, D. P. , and P. A. Prince. 1987. Foraging energetics of Grey-Headed Albatrosses Diomedea chrysostoma at Bird Island, South Georgia. Ibis 129:149-158.PDF
1986
Castellini, M. A., D. P. Costa , and A. C. Huntley. 1986. Hematocrit variation during sleep apnea in elephant seal pups. American Journal of Physiology 251:R429-431.
Costa, D. P. , B. J. LeBoeuf, C. L. Ortiz, and A. C. Huntley. 1986. Energetics of lactation in the Northern elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris. Journal of Zoology 209:21-33.PDF
Costa, D. P. , P. Dann, and W. Disher. 1986. Energy requirements of free-ranging Little Penguin, Eudyptula minor. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular and Integrative Physiology 85:135-8.PDF
Faurot, E., D. P. Costa , and J. A. Ames. 1986. Analysis of Sea Otter, Enhydra lutris scats collected from a California haul out site. Marine Mammal Science 2(3):223-227.
LeBoeuf, B. J., D. P. Costa , A. C. Huntley, G. L. Kooyman, and R. W. Davis. 1986. Pattern and depth of dives in Northern Elephant Seals, Mirounga angustirostris. Journal of Zoology 208:1-7.
1985
Cimberg, R. L., and D. P. Costa . 1985. North Aleutian Shelf Sea Otters and their vulnerability to oil. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings 1985(1): 211-217.
Costa, D. P. , P. H. Thorson, J. G. Herpolsheimer, and J. P. Croxall. 1985. Reproductive bioenergetics of the Antarctic Fur Seal. Antarctic Journal of the United States 20:176-77.PDF
1984
Costa, D. P. , and G. L. Kooyman. 1984. Contribution of specific dynamic action to heat balance and thermoregulation in the sea otter, Enhydra lutris. Physiological Zoology 57(2):199-203.PDF
Huntley, A. C., D. P. Costa , and R. D. Rubin. 1984. The contribution of nasal countercurrent heat exchange to water balance in the northern elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris. Journal of Experimental Biology 113: 447-454.
Ortiz, C. L., B. J. LeBoeuf, and D. P. Costa . 1984. Milk intake of elephant seal pups: an index of parental investment. American Naturalist 124(3):416-421.
1982
Costa, D. P. 1982. Energy nitrogen and electrolyte flux and sea water drinking in the sea otter, Enhydra lutris. Physiological Zoology 55(1):35-44.PDF
Costa, D. P. , and G. L. Kooyman. 1982. Oxygen consumption thermoregulation, and the effect of fur oiling and washing on the sea otter, Enhydra lutris. Canadian Journal of Zoology 60:2761-2767.PDF
Costa, D. P. , and C. L. Ortiz. 1982. Blood chemistry homeostasis during prolonged fasting in the northern elephant seal. American Journal of Physiology 242(11):R591-595.PDF
Kooyman, G. L., R. W. Davis, J. P. Croxall, and D. P. Costa . 1982. Diving depths and energy requirements of King Penguins. Science 217:725-726.
1980
Kooyman, G. L., R. A. Davis, and D. P. Costa . 1980. Behavior and Energetics of Diving in King Penguins, Aptenodytes patagonicus. Antarctic Journal of the United States 15:158.
Nagy, K. A., and D. P. Costa . 1980. Water flux in animals: analysis of potential errors in the tritiated water method. American Journal of Physiology 238:R454-465.
1979
Kooyman, G. L., M. A. Castellini, D. P. Costa , J. O. Billups, and S. C. Piper. 1979. Diving characteristics of free-ranging Weddell seals. Antarctic Journal of the United States 14:179.
1978
Costa, D. P. 1978. The sea otter: its interaction with man. Oceanus 21(2):24-30.
Kooyman, G. L., and D. P. Costa . 1978. Effects of oiling on thermoregulation in sea otters. NOAA Technical Memorandum, Series ERL OCSEAP-1. D. Wolfe ed., Boulder, Colorado.
Ortiz, C. L., D. P. Costa , and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1978. Water and energy flux in elephant seal pups fasting under natural conditions. Physiological Zoology 51(2):166-178.
1977
Pearse, J. S., D. P. Costa , M. B. Yellin, and C. R. Agegian. 1977. Localized mass mortality of red sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus franciscanus. Fishery Bulletin 75(3):645-647.


Books:

BirdLife International. 2004. Tracking ocean wanderers: the global distribution of albatrosses and petrels. Results from the Global Procellariiform Tracking Workshop, 1–5 September, 2003, Gordon’s Bay, South Africa. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.

Huntley, A. C., D. P. Costa, G. A. J. Worthy, and M. A. Castellini. 1987. Approaches to Marine Mammal Energetics. Lawrence: Allen Press.



Book Chapters:

In reverse chronological order
Costa, D. P. 2017. Osmoregulation. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals , edited by J. G. M. Thewissen and B. Wursig. 3 nd Edition. Academic Press.
Costa, D. P. , and J. Maresh*. 2017. Energetics. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals , edited by J. G. M. Thewissen and B. Wursig. 3 nd Edition. Academic Press.
Helm, R. C., D. P. Costa , T. D. DeBruyn, T. J. O'Shea, R. S. Wells, and T. M. Williams. 2015. Overview of effects of oil spills on marine mammals. In Handbook of Oil Spill Science and Technology, Edition. M. Fingas. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (PDF)
Costa, D. P. , D. S. Houser*, and D. E. Crocker*. 2013. Fundamentals of Water Relations and Thermoregulation in Animals. In Encycloedia of Life Science (ELS) , Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Costa, D. P. , and S. A. Shaffer*. 2012. Seabirds and Marine Mammals. In Metabolic Ecology: a scaling approach, edited by J. H. Brown, R. M. Sibly, and A. Kodric-Brown, 225-233. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Costa, D. P. 2010. A Bioenergetics Approach to Developing the PCAD Model. In The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life , edited by A. N. Popper and A. Hawkins, 423-426. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 730, © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
Block, B. A., D. P. Costa , S. J. Bograd. 2010. A View of the Ocean from Pacific Predators. In Life in the World’s Oceans , edited by Alasdair D. McIntyre, 291-311. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Costa, D. P. , B. E. Block, S. Bograd, M. A. Fedak, and J. Gunn. 2010. TOPP As a Marine Life Observatory: Using Electronic Tags To Monitor The Movements, Behaviour and Habitats Of Marine Vertebrates. In Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2) , edited by J. Hall, D. E. Harrison, and D. Stammer. Venice: ESA Publication WPP-306.
O’Dor, D. P. Costa , J. K. Horne, K. Iken, J. Payne, C. Reid, B. Robison, D. Steinke, E.V. Berghe. 2010. Bringing new life to ocean observation. In Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2) , edited by J. Hall, D. E. Harrison, and D. Stammer. Venice: ESA Publication WPP-306.
Costa, D. P. , Y. Tremblay, and S. Hayes*. 2009. Research on Higher Trophic Levels . Oceanography in 2025: Proceedings of a Workshop http://www.nap.edu/catalog/12627.html Deborah Glickson, Editor; Committee on Oceanography in 2025: A Workshop; National Research Council ISBN: 0-309-13746-2, 198 pages.
Costa, D. P. 2009. Osmoregulation. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals , edited by W. F. Perrin, J. G. M. Thewissen and B. Wursig, 791-796. 2 nd Edition. Academic Press.
Costa, D. P. 2009. Energetics. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals , edited by W. F. Perrin, J. G. M. Thewissen and B. Wursig, 375-383. 2 nd Edition. Academic Press.
Crocker, D. E.* and D. P. Costa . 2009. Pinniped physiology. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals , edited by W. F. Perrin, J. G. M. Thewissen and B. Wursig, 934-939. 2 nd Edition. Academic Press.
Harris, R., L. Buckley, R. Campbell, S. Chiba, D. Costa , T. Dickey, D. Gifford, X. Irigoien, S. McKinnell, T. Kiorboe, C. Möllmann, M. Ohman, B. Peterson, J. Runge, E. Saiz, M. St John, P. Wiebe. 2009. Ch 6. Dynamics of marine ecosystems: observation and experimentation. In GLOBEC Book .
Costa, D. P. , and S. A. Shaffer*. 2008. Physiological constraints on the foraging ecology and energetics of albatrosses and other large seabirds. 4 th CPB Meeting in Africa: Mara 2008. In Molecules to Migration: The pressures of life , edited by S. Morris and A. Vosloo, 497-506. Bologna: Medimond Publishing Co. via Maserati, 40124.
Costa, D. P. 2007. Seals and Sea Lions. In Encyclopedia of Tidepools. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Arnould, J. P. Y., and D. P. Costa . 2006. Sea lions in drag, fur seals incognito: insights from the otariid deviants. In Symposium Volume Sea Lions of the World , 111-125. Alaska Sea Grant College Program • AK-SG-06-01. University of Alaska Press.
Costa, D. P. 2006. Elephant seals. In World Book Encyclopedia .
Costa, D. P. 2006. The Physiology of Diving. In Encyclopedia of Life Sciences .
Costa, D. P. , M. J. Weise*, and J. P. Y. Arnould. 2006. Worldwide Pinniped Population Status and Trends. In Whales, whaling and ocean ecosystems , edited by J. A. Estes, T. M. Williams, D. Doak, D. DeMaster, and R. L. Brownell. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Kuhn, C. E.*, D. Aurioles-Gamboa, and D. P. Costa . 2006. Oxygen Stores of California sea lion pups: Implications for diving. In Symposium Volume Sea Lions of the World , 1-13. Alaska Sea Grant College Program • AK-SG-06-01. University of Alaska Press.
Houser, D.*, D. E. Crocker*, and D. P. Costa . 2004. Ecology of Water Relations and Thermogregulation. In Encylopedia of Life Sciences . London: McMillian Press.
Costa, D. P. , and S. A. Hayes*. 2001. Underwater sound and marine mammals. In Yearbook of Science and Technology, 405-407. New York: McGraw Hill.
Costa, D. P. 2001. Osmoregulation. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals , edited by W. F. Perrin, J. G. M. Thewissen and B. Wursig, 337-342. Academic Press.
Costa, D. P. 2001. Energetics. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals , edited by W. F. Perrin, J. G. M. Thewissen and B. Wursig, 387-394. Academic Press.
Crocker, D. E.*, and D. P. Costa . 2001. Pinniped physiology. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals , edited by W. F. Perrin, J. G. M. Thewissen and B. Wursig, 934-939. Academic Press.
Costa, D. P. , M. E. Goebel*, and J. E. Sterling. 2000. Foraging energetics and diving behavior of the Antarctic fur seal. Arctocephalus gazella at Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island. In Antarctic Ecosystems: Models for Wider Ecological Understanding , edited by W. Davisons, C. Howard-Williams, and P. Broady, 77-84. Christchurch: New Zealand Natural Sciences Press.
Costa, D. P. , and T. M. Williams. 2000. Marine mammal energetics. In The Biology of Marine Mammals , edited by J. Reynolds and J. Twiss, 176-217. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
Goebel, M. E.*, D. P. Costa , D. E. Crocker*, J. E. Sterling, and D. A. Demer. 2000. Foraging ranges and dive patterns in relation to bathymetry and time-of-day of Antarctic fur seals, Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island Antarctica. In Antarctic Ecosystems: Models for Wider Ecological Understanding , edited by W. Davisons, C. Howard-Williams, and P. Broady, 47-50. Christchurch: New Zealand Natural Sciences Press.
Costa, D. P. , and D. E. Crocker*. 1999. Whales and porpoises. In Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Vol. 4, 1015-1020. New York: Academic Press.
Costa, D. P. , and D. E. Crocker*. 1999. Seals. In Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Vol. 4, 313-321. New York: Academic Press.
Costa, D. P. 1997. Seal. In The World Book Encyclopedia . 265-268. Chicago: World Book Publishing.
Gales, N. J., and D. P. Costa . 1997. The Australian sea lion: a review of an unusual life history In Marine Mammal Research in the Southern Hemisphere Volume 1: Status, Ecology and Medicine, edited by M. Hindell and C. Kemper, 78-87. Chipping Norton: Surrey and Sons.
Costa, D. P. , and D. E. Crocker*. 1996. Marine Mammals of the Southern Ocean. In Foundations for Ecological Research in the Western Antarctic Peninsula Region , edited by R. Ross, E. Hofmann, and L. Quentin. American Geophysical Union. Vol. 70:287-301.
Crocker, D. E.*, B. J. LeBoeuf, Y. Naito, T. Asaga, and D. P. Costa . 1994. Swim speed and dive function in a female Northern Elephant Seal. In The Biology of Elephant Seals , edited by B. J. Le Boeuf and R. M. Laws, 328-342. Berkeley: University of California Press: Berkeley.
Deutsch, C. J., D. E. Crocker*, D. P. Costa , B. J. LeBoeuf. 1994. Sex and age-related variation in reproductive effort of the Northern Elephant Seal. In Elephant Seals: Population Biology, Ecology, Behavior, and Physiology , edited by B. J. Le Boeuf and R. M. Laws, 169-210. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Anderson, S. A., D. P. Costa , and M. A. Fedak. 1993. Bioenergetics. In Antarctic Pinnipeds: Research Methods and Techniques , edited by R. Laws, 291-315. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Costa, D. P. 1991. Reproductive and foraging energetics of pinnipeds: Implications for life history patterns. In Pinniped Behaviour , edited by D. Renouf, 301-344. Florence: Chapman Hall (ITP).
Costa, D. P. , G. P. Antonellis, and R. De Long. 1991. Effects of El Niño on the foraging energetics of the California sea lion. In Effects of El Niño on Pinnipeds , edited by F. Trillmich and K. Ono, 157-165. Berlin: Springer Verlag.
Trillmich, F., K. Ono, D. P. Costa , R. L. De Long, S. Feldkamp, J. Francis, R. L. Gentry, C. Heath, and B. J. LeBoeuf. 1991 The effects of El Niño on pinniped populations in the Eastern Pacific. In Effects of El Niño on Pinnipeds , edited by F. Trillmich and K. Ono, 247-270. Berlin: Springer.
Costa, D. P. 1987. Isotopic methods for quantifying material and energy intake of free-ranging marine mammals. In Approaches to Marine Mammal Energetics , edited by A. C. Huntley, D. P. Costa , G. A. J. Worthy and M. A. Castellini, 43-66. Lawrence: Allen Press.
Puppione, D. L., L. Corash, D. T. Kunitake, D. L. Smith, and D. P. Costa . 1987. Pinnipeds: animals models for studying the effects of dietary fats on lipoproteins and platelets. In Proceedings of the AOCS Short Course on Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Eicosanoids , edited by W. E. M. Lands, 352-357. Champaign: American Oil Chemists Society.
Costa, D. P. and R. L. Gentry. 1986. Ch. 5. Free-ranging energetics of northern fur seals, Callorhinus ursinus . In Fur Seals: Maternal Strategies on Land and at Sea , edited by R. L. Gentry and G. L. Kooyman, 79-101. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Gentry, R. L., D. P. Costa , J. P. Croxall, J. H. M. David, R. W. Davis, G. L. Kooyman, P. Majluf, T. S. McCann, and F. Trillmich. 1986. Ch.15 Synthesis and conclusions. In Fur Seals: Maternal Strategies on Land and at Sea , edited by R. L. Gentry and G. L. Kooyman, 220-264. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Braham, H. W., G. W. Oliver, C. Fowler, K. Frost, F. Fay, C. Cowles, D. Costa , K. Schneider, and D. Calkins. 1982. Chapter 4. Marine mammals. In The St. George Basin Environment and Possible Consequences of Planned Offshore Oil and Gas Development , edited by M. J. Hameedi, 55-81. Juneau: OCSEAP U.S. Dept. Of Commerce.

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