GHRI Journal Publications Related to Movement Ecology

20. Logan, R.K., J.J. Vaudo, C.G. Lowe, B.M. Wetherbee and M.S. Shivji. 2022. High-resolution post-release behavior and recovery periods of two highly prized recreational sportfish: the blue marlin and sailfish. ICES Journal of Marine Science

19. Womersley, F., et al. 2022. Global collision-risk hotspots of marine traffic and the world’s largest fish, the whale shark. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA 119 No. 20: e2117440119

18. Andrzejaczek, S., et al. 2022. Diving into the vertical dimension of elasmobranch movement ecology. Science Advances. Vol 8, Issue 3;

17. Vaudo, J., R. Logan, B. Wetherbee, J.C. Harvey, G.C. McN. Harvey and M. Shivji. 2021. Diel vertical movements of a coastal predator, the roosterfish, Nematistius pectoralis. Marine & Freshwater Research

16. Logan, R.K., J.J. Vaudo, L.L. Sousa, M. Sampson, B.M. Wetherbee, and M.S. Shivji. 2020. Seasonal movement and habitat use of juvenile smooth hammerhead sharks in the western North Atlantic Ocean and significance for conservation. Frontiers Marine Science

15. Queiroz, N., N.E. Humphries, A. Couto, ...(with 146 alphabetically listed co-authors on this paper)...and Sims, D.W. 2019. Global spatial risk assessment of sharks under the footprint of fisheries. Nature

14. Byrne, M.E., J.J. Vaudo, G.C. McN. Harvey, M.W. Johnston, B.M. Wetherbee and M.S. Shivji. 2019. Behavioral response of a mobile marine predator to environmental variables differs across ecoregions. Ecography

13. Francis, M.P., M.S. Shivji, C.A.J. Duffy, P.J. Rogers, M.E. Byrne, B.M. Wetherbee, S.C. Tindale, W.S. Lyon and M.M. Meyers. 2019. Oceanic nomad or coastal resident? Behavioural switching in the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus). Marine Biology, 166: 5

12. Daly, R., M.J. Smale, S. Singh, D. Anders, M. Shivji, C.A. Keating Daly, J.S.E. Lea, L.L. Sousa, B.M. Wetherbee, R. Fitzpatrick, C.R. Clarke, M. Sheaves and A. Barnett. 2018. Refuges and risks: Evaluating the benefits of an expanded MPA network for mobile apex predators.  Diversity and Distributions

11. Sequeira, A.M. et al. 2018. Convergence of marine megafauna movement patterns in coastal and open ocean.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA  115 (12) 3072-3077

10. Lea, J., B. Wetherbee, L. Sousa, C. Aming, N. Burnie, N. Humphries, N. Queiroz, G. Harvey, D. Sims and M.S. Shivji. 2018. Ontogenetic partial migration is associated with environmental drivers and influences fisheries interactions in a marine predator. I CES Journal of Marine Science

9. Vaudo, J.J., M.E. Byrne, B.M. Wetherbee, G.M. Harvey, A. Mendillo Jr., and M.S. Shivji. 2017. Horizontal and vertical movements of white marlin, Kajikia albida, tagged off the Yucatan Peninsula. ICES Journal of Marine Science

8. Byrne, M.E., E. Cortés, J.J. Vaudo, G.C.M. Harvey, M. Sampson, B.M. Wetherbee and M. Shivji. 2017. Satellite telemetry reveals higher fishing mortality rates than previously estimated, suggesting overfishing of an apex marine predator.  Proceedings Royal Society B.  284: 20170658.

7. Howey, L.A., B.M. Wetherbee, E.R. Tolentino and M.S. Shivji. 2017. Biogeophysical and physiological processes drive movement patterns in a marine predator. Movement Ecology 5:16

6. Vaudo, J.J., M.E. Byrne, B.M. Wetherbee, G.M. Harvey and M.S. Shivji. Long-term satellite tracking reveals region-specific movements of a large pelagic predator, the shortfin mako shark, in the western North Atlantic Ocean. 2017. Journal of Applied Ecology

5. Pickard, A.E., J.J. Vaudo, B. Wetherbee, R.S. Nemeth, J.B. Blondeau, E.A. Kadison and M.S. Shivji. 2016. Comparative use of a Caribbean mesophotic coral reef and association with fish spawning aggregations by three species of shark. PLOS ONE 11(5): e0151221.

4. Vaudo, J.J., B.M. Wetherbee, A.D. Wood, K. Weng, L.A. Howey-Jordan, G.M. Harvey, M.S. Shivji. 2016. Vertical movements of shortfin mako sharks (Isurus oxyrinchus) in the western North Atlantic Ocean are strongly influenced by temperature.  Marine Ecology Progress Series  547: 163–175. DOI:

3. Lea, J.S.E., B.M. Wetherbee, N. Queiroz, N. Burnie, C. Aming, L.L. Sousa, G.R. Mucientes, N.E. Humphries, G.M. Harvey, D.W. Sims and M.S. Shivji. 2015. Repeated, long-distance migrations by a philopatric predator targeting highly contrasting ecosystems.  Scientific Reports , 5, doi:10.1038/srep11202. .html

2. Teter, S.M., B.M. Wetherbee, D.A. Fox, C. H. Lam, D.A. Kiefer and M. Shivji. 2014. Migratory patterns and habitat use of the sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) in the Western North Atlantic.  Marine & Freshwater Research , 66: 158–169.

1. Vaudo, J.J., B.M. Wetherbee, G. Harvey, R.S. Nemeth, C. Aming, N. Burnie, L.A. Howey Jordan and M.S. Shivji. 2014. Intraspecific variation in vertical habitat use by tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) in the western North Atlantic. Ecology and Evolution 4(10):1768–1786.