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Feeding of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua

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Recent publications

Bottlenose Dolphins and Antillean Manatees Respond to Small Multi-Rotor Unmanned Aerial Systems

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Lobomycosis-like disease in common bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus from Belize and Mexico: Bridging the gap between the Americas

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Ecological Niche Modeling of Three Species of Stenella Dolphins in the Caribbean Basin, With Application to the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve

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Publications

Articles

Published

De Weerdt, J., Ramos, E.A. (2019). Feeding behavior of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Marine Mammal Science. doi: 10.1111/mms.12613


Barragán-Barrera, D. C., do Amaral, K. B., Chávez-Carreño, P. A., Farías-Curtidor, N., Lancheros-Neva, R., Botero-Acosta, N., Bueno, P., Moreno, I. B., Bolaños-Jiménez, J., Bouveret, L., Castelblanco-Martínez, D. M., Luksenburg, J. A., Mellinger, J., Mesa-Gutiérrez, R., de Montgolfier, B., Ramos, E.A., Ridoux, V., Palacios, D. M. (In review). Ecological niche modeling of three species of Stenella dolphins in the Caribbean basin with application to the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve. Submitted as an article to Frontier’s in Marine Science.


Ramos, E.A., Maloney, B.M., Magnasco, M.O. and Reiss, D., 2018. Bottlenose Dolphins and Antillean Manatees Respond to Small Multi-Rotor Unmanned Aerial Systems. Frontiers in Marine Science5, p.316.


​Ramos, E.A., Castelblanco-Martínez, D.N., Garcia, J., Arias, J.R., Foley, J.R., Audley, K., Van Waerebeek, K. and Van Bressem, M.F., 2018. Lobomycosis-like disease in common bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus from Belize and Mexico: bridging the gap between the Americas. Diseases of aquatic organisms128(1), pp.1-12.


Ramos, E.A., Castelblanco-Martínez, D.N., Niño-Torres, C.A., Jenko, K. and Gomez, N.A., 2016. A review of the aquatic mammals of Belize. Aquatic Mammals42(4), p.476.


Ramos, E.A., Castelblanco-Martínez, N., Nino-Torres, C., Landeo, S., Magnasco, M.O., Reiss, D. (2017). Small drones: a tool to study, monitor, and manage free-ranging Antillean manatees in Belize and Mexico. Sirenews, 67, 13-16.


Presentations

Talks

Ramos, E. A., Maloney, B., Reiss, D., & Magnasco, M. O. “Testing unmanned aerial systems for behavioral research with marine mammals in Belize” Student Conference on Conservation Science, American Museum of Natural History, NY, NY. Awarded Best Talk. 21 Oct 2016.

Ramos, E. A., Maloney, B., Reiss, D., & Magnasco, M. O. “How can we use Unmanned Aerial Systems to conserve marine mammals in Belize?” XX Congreso de la Sociedad Mesoamericana para la Biología y la Conservación, Belize City, Belize. 8 Aug 2016.


Castelblanco-Martínez, D. N., Ramos, E. A., Arévalo-González, G. K., Reiss, D., Magnasco, M. O., &   Niño-Torres, C. A. “Watching a shy marine mammal from the sky and underwater: a comparative analysis of novel methods for Antillean manatee research.” III Simposio de Manatíes – XX Congreso de la Sociedad Mesoamericana para la Biología y la Conservación, Belize City, Belize. 6 Aug 2016.


Ramos, E. A., Magnasco, M. O., & Reiss, D. “Foraging-related Calls Produced by Bottlenose Dolphins at Turneffe Atoll‚ Belize.” 21st Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, San Francisco, CA. 16 Dec 2015.


Ramos, E. A., Magnasco, M. O., & Reiss, D. “Using Unmanned Aerial Systems for Studies of Bottlenose Dolphin Behavior in Belize.” Unmanned Aerial Systems: Powerful and Cost-Effective Tools for Marine Science and Conservation Workshop, 21st Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, San Francisco, CA. 13 Dec 2015.


Ramos, E. A., Maloney, B., Magnasco, M. O., & Reiss, D.  “Using Unmanned Aerial Systems for Marine Mammal Studies in Belize.” RIEMMCA Network of Aquatic Mammal Specialists of Central America and the Caribbean Workshop, 21st Biennial Conference on Marine Mammals, San Francisco, CA. 12 Dec 2015.


Castelblanco-Martinez, N., Müller, V., & Ramos, E. A. “Turneffe Atoll, Belize: A salty but rich refuge for manatees?” IV Congreso Colombiano de Zoología, Cartagena, Colombia. 6 Dec 2014.


Ramos, E. A. & Reiss, D. “Foraging-related Calls Produced by Bottlenose Dolphins at Turneffe Atoll‚ Belize.” IV Congreso Colombiano de Zoología, Cartagena, Colombia. 3 Dec 2014. Awarded the Robin Best Award for Best Oral Presentation.


Ramos, E. A., Lammers, M., Reiss, D., & May-Collado, L. J. “A Study of Variation in Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Whistles at Turneffe Atoll‚ Belize‚ Using Two Acoustic Monitoring Techniques.” IV Congreso Colombiano de Zoología, Cartagena, Colombia. 4 Dec 2014.


SPEED TALKS
Ramos, E. A, & Reiss, D. “Foraging-related Calls Produced by Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Turneffe Atoll, Belize.” Student Conference on Conservation Science, American Museum of Natural History, NY, NY. 15 Oct 2014. Awarded Best Speed Talk.


Ramos, E. A. & Reiss, D. “Foraging-related Calls Produced by Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Turneffe Atoll, Belize.” 51st Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society, Princeton, NJ. 9 Aug 2014. Lightning Talk.

Posters

Ramos, E. A., Maloney, B., Castelblanco-Martinez, N., Kerr, I., Rogan, A., Audley, K, Magnasco, M. O., & Reiss, D. “Behavioral Responses of Marine Mammals to Drones.” 22nd Biennial Conference for the Society for Marine Mammalogy. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 22 Oct 2017.


Collom, K. A., Sieswerda, P., Ramos, E. A., Granton, C., Kafka, M., & Reiss, D. (2017) “Aquatic Urbanites: Examining presence and group size of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Western New York Bight.” 2017 Conference for the Society for Marine Mammalogy. Halifax, Nova Scotia. 22 Oct 2017


Landeo-Yauri, S., Ramos, E.A., Niño-Torres, C., Castelblanco-Martínez, N. “EXPLORANDO NUEVAS HERRAMIENTAS DE INVESTIGACIÓN: USO DE DRONES PARA LA DETECCIÓN DE MANATÍES EN EL CARIBE MEXICANO”. Chetumal, Conference: V Simposio. 2017.


Ramos, E. A., Maloney, B., Castelblanco-Martinez, N., Kerr, I., Rogan, A., Audley, K, Magnasco, M. O., & Reiss, D. “Behavioral Responses of Marine Mammals to Drones.”, Psychology Research Day, The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY, NY. 5 Apr 2017.


Ramos, E. A. & Reiss, D. “Foraging-related Calls Produced by Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Turneffe Atoll, Belize.” XV Congress of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, Hunter College, CUNY, NY, NY. 7 Aug 2014.


Ramos, E. A. & Reiss, D. “Foraging-related Calls Produced by Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Turneffe Atoll, Belize.” Student Research Day, The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY, NY. 2 Apr 2014. Awarded 2nd place for Best Poster.


Ramos, E. A. & Reiss, D. “Foraging-related Calls Produced by Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Turneffe Atoll Belize.” XIII Natural Resource Management Symposium, Belmopan, Belize. 26 Mar 2014.


Ramos, E. A. & Reiss, D. “Benthic Foraging and Associated Acoustic Emissions by Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Turneffe Atoll, Belize.” CUNY Animal Behavior Initiative Conference, Hunter College, CUNY, NY, NY. 4 Apr 2013.

Public Talks

Bottlenose dolphin cognition and behavior in captivity and the wild. The Bell House – Secret Science Club, Brooklyn, NY. 25 Jan 2016.


Taste of Science Festival in New York. Flagship Brewery, Staten Island, NY. 26 Apr 2017.


Regular presentations to elementary school groups through Skype-a-Scientist.

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