I am interested in determining local, regional, and global drivers of North Atlantic right whale distribution in the Gulf of Maine with the goal of using these drivers to forecast right whale movement in order to aid in conservation of this endangered species.
Relevant Publications (not NE CASC funded)
Ganley, L.C., Brault, S., Mayo, C.A. (in press). What we see is not what there is: Estimating North Atlantic right whale Eubalaena glacialis local abundance. Endangered Species Research. doi: https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00938
Accardo, C.M., Ganley L.C., Brown M.W., Duley P.A., George J.C., Reeves R.R., Heide-Jørgensen M.P., Tynan C.T., Mayo C.A. (in press). Sightings of a Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) in the Gulf of Maine and its Interactions with Other Baleen Whales. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management.
Mayo, C.A., Ganley, L., Hudak, C.A., Brault, S., Marx, M.K., Burke, E., and Brown, M.W. (2018). Distribution, demography, and behavior of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts: 1998 – 2013. Mar Mam Sci, 34: 979:996. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12511