Publications

By on 2nd May 2016

Natalie Schmitt Publication #11] Double, M.C., Miller, B.S., Leaper, R., Olson, P., Cox, M.J., Miller, E., Calderan, S., Collins, K., Donnelly, D., Ensor, P., Goetz, K., Schmitt, N., Andrews-Goff, V., Bell, E., O’Driscoll, R. 2015. Cruise report on blue whale research from the NZ/Aus Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage 2015 of the Southern Ocean Research Partnership. Report SC/66a/SH/7 submitted to the IWC Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission. San Diego, USA.


Natalie Schmitt Publication #22] Olson, P.A., Schmitt, N., Ensor, P., Collins, K., Donnelly, D., Leaper, R., Calderan, S., Miller, B.S., Goetz, K. and Double, M.C. 2015. Photo-identification of Antarctic blue whales during the New Zealand-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage 2015. International Whaling Commission report.


Natalie Schmitt Publication #33] Olson, P.A., Ensor, P., Olavarria, C., Bott, N., Constantine, R., Weir, J., Childerhouse, S., van der Linde, M., Schmitt, N.T., Miller, B.S. and Double, M.C. 2015. New Zealand blue whales: information on residency, morphology, and feeding behaviour of a little-known population. Pacific Science 69(4):477-485.


Natalie Schmitt Publication #44] Schmitt, N.T., Double, M.C., Baker, C.S., Gales, N., Childerhouse, S., Polanowski, A.M., Steel, D., Albertson, R., Olavarria, C., Garrigue, C., Poole, M., Hauser, N., Constantine, R., Paton, D., Jenner, C.S., Jarman, S.N. and Peakall, R. 2014. Mixed-stock analysis of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) on Antarctic feeding grounds. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management.14(1): 141–157.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #55] Miller, B.S., Barlow, J., Calderan, S., Collins, K., Leaper, R., Olson, P., Ensor, P., Peel, D., Donnelly, D., Andrews-Goff, V., Olavarria, C., Owen, K., Rekdahl, M., Schmitt, N.T., Wadley, V., Gedamke, J., Gales, N. and Double, M.C. 2015. Validating the reliability of passive acoustic localisation: a novel method for encountering rare and remote Antarctic blue whales. Endangered Species Research 26: 257-269.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #66] Schmitt, N.T., M.C. Double, S.N. Jarman, N. Gales, D. Paton, K.C.S. Jenner, M.-N.M. Jenner, C.S. Baker, D. Steel, R. Gales, J.R. Marthick, A.M. Polanowski and R. Peakall. 2014. Low levels of genetic differentiation characterize Australian humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) populations. Marine Mammal Science 30 (1): 221-241.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #77] Constantine, R., Steel, D., Allen, J., Anderson, M., Andrews, O., Baker, C.S., Beeman, P., Burns, D., Charrassin, J-B., Childerhouse, S., Double, M., Ensor, P., Franklin, T., Franklin, W., Gales, N., Garrigue, C., Gibbs, N., Harrison, P., Hauser, N., Hutsel, A., Jenner, C., Jenner, M-N., Kaufman, G., Macie, A., Mattila, D., Olavarria, C., Oosterman, A., Paton, D., Poole, M., Robbins, J., Schmitt, N.T., Stevick, P., Tagarino, A., Thompson, K. and Ward, J. 2014. Remote Antarctic feeding ground important for east Australian humpback whales. Marine Biology. DOI 10.1007/s00227-014-2401-2.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #88] Double, M., J. Barlow, B. Miller, P. Olson, V. Andrews-Goff, R. Leaper, P. Ensor, N. Kelly, M. Lindsay, D. Peel, S. Calderan, K. Collins, M. Davidson, C. Deacon, D. Donnelly, C. Olavarria, K. Owen, M. Rekdahl, N. Schmitt, V. Wadley, and N. Gales. 2013. Cruise report of the 2013 Antarctic blue whale voyage of the Southern Ocean Research Partnership. Report SC65a/SH/21 submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission. Jeju Island, Republic of Korea.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #99] Steel, D., N.T. Schmitt, M. Anderson, D. Burns, R. Constantine, W. Franklin, T. Franklin, C. Garrigue, N. Gibb, N. Hauser, D. Mattila, C. Olavarria, D. Paton, M. Poole, J. Robbins, J. Ward, P. Harrison, P. Baverstock, M.C. Double and C.S. Baker. 2011. Genotype matching of humpback whales from the 2010 Australia/New Zealand Antarctic Whale Expedition (Area V) to the South Pacific. International Whaling Commission report.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #1010] Polanowski A.M., Schmitt N.T., Double M.C., Gales N.J., Jarman S.N. (2011) TaqMan assays for genotyping 45 single nucleotide polymorphisms in the humpback whale nuclear genome. Conservation Genetics Resources DOI: 10.1007/s12686-011-9424-5.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #1111] Constantine, R., J. Allen, P. Beeman, D. Burns, S. Childerhouse, M.C. Double, P. Ensor, T. Franklin, W. Franklin, N. Gales, C. Garrigue, E. Gates, N. Gibbs, A. Hutsel, C. Jenner, M. Jenner, G. Kaufman, A. Macie, D. Mattila, A. Oosterman, D. Paton, J. Robbins, P. Stevick, N.T. Schmitt, A. Tagarino and K. Thompson. 2011. Comprehensive photo-identification matching of Antarctic Area V humpback whales. International Whaling Commission report.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #1212] McLean, I.G., Cameron, E.Z., Linklater, W., Schmitt, N.T., Pulskamp, K. 2008. Partnerships in the mating system of a small macropod marsupial, the quokka (Setonix brachyurus). Behaviour 146: 89-112.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #1313] McLean, I.G., Schmitt, N.T., Jarman, P.J., Duncan, C., Wynne, C.D.L. 2000. Learning for Life: training marsupials to cope with introduced predators. Behaviour 137:1361-1376.


 

Natalie Schmitt Publication #1414] McLean, I.G., Schmitt, N.T. 1999. Copulatory behaviour in the quokka Setonix brachyurus. Australian Mammalogy 21: 139-142.


 

Abstracts For Presentations

Bury, S.J., Schwarz, J., Williams, M., Pinkerton, M., Forschen, A., Graham, B., Torres, L., Gall, M., Brown, J., Kilimnik, A., Elliott, F., Sagar, P., Gauthier, S., Double, M., Schmitt, N., Donnelly, D., Childerhouse, S., O’Driscoll, R., St John Glew, K., Constantine, R., Gales, N. Latitudinal isotopic variability in phytoplankton signatures from New Zealand to Ross Sea informs trophic ecology and movements of humpback whales. SINNZ Conference. Dunedin, New Zealand, 2015.


 

Schmitt, N.T., Double, M.C., Baker, C.S., Gales, N., Childerhouse, S., Polanowski, A.M., Steel. D., Albertson, R., Olavarria, C., Garrigue, C., Poole, M., Hauser, N., Constantine, R., Paton, D., Jenner, C., Jarman, S., Charrassin, J-B., Peakall, R. 2013. Mixed-stock analysis of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) on Antarctic feeding grounds. 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Dunedin, New Zealand, 2013.


 

Schmitt, N.T., Double, M.C., Baker, C.S., Gales, N., Childerhouse, S., Polanowski, A.M., Steel. D., Albertson, R., Olavarria, C., Garrigue, C., Poole, M., Hauser, N., Constantine, R., Paton, D., Jenner, C., Jarman, S., Charrassin, J-B., Peakall, R. 2013. Mixed-stock analysis of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) on Antarctic feeding grounds. Australian Marine Science Association (AMSA) annual conference, Gold Coast, Queensland.


 

Donnelly, D.M., Ensor, P. and Schmitt, N.T. 2012. The First Confirmed At-Sea Sightings and New Diagnostic Descriptions of Shepherd’s Beaked Whale (Tasmacetus shepherdi). Australian Marine Science Association (AMSA) annual conference, Hobart, Tasmania.


 

Schmitt, N.T., Polanowski, A.M., Double, M.C., Gales, N., Baker, C.S., Steel, D., Peakall, R. and Jarman, S.N. 2011, 2012. Small numbers of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers can detect population structure in the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Tampa, Florida and The Living Whales Symposium (Southern Ocean Research Partnership), Puerto Montt, Chile.


 

Schmitt, N.T. 2006. Application of Stills and Video Camera Traps in Behavioural and Ecological Research. Australiasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour conference, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.


 

McLean, I.G, Schmitt, N.T and Wynne, C.D.L. 2000. Learning about predators: an update. Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour conference, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.


 

Schmitt, N.T., McLean, I.G., and Wynne, C.D.L. 1997. Teaching a captive-reared wallaby to recognize predators. Behaviour and Conservation Symposium, London.