Endangered Species Research

(The TQCC of Endangered Species Research is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Marine mammal conservation: over the horizon79
Climate change and marine turtles: recent advances and future directions79
Understanding individual and population-level effects of plastic pollution on marine megafauna77
Emergent research and priorities for shark and ray conservation55
South Georgia blue whales five decades after the end of whaling30
Have whales returned to a historical hotspot of industrial whaling? The pattern of southern right whale Eubalaena australis recovery at South Georgia28
Bycatch mitigation of protected and threatened species in tuna purse seine and longline fisheries27
Urban manta rays: potential manta ray nursery habitat along a highly developed Florida coastline26
Co-occurrence of gray whales and vessel traffic in the North Pacific Ocean24
Fluctuations in Hawaii’s humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae population inferred from male song chorusing off Maui23
Acoustic seasonality, behaviour and detection ranges of Antarctic blue and fin whales under different sea ice conditions off Antarctica22
Residency, demographics, and movement patterns of North Atlantic right whales Eubalaena glacialis in an offshore wind energy development area in southern New England, USA22
In plane sight: a mark-recapture analysis of North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence21
Elevated accumulation of the toxic metal mercury in the Critically Endangered oceanic whitetip shark Carcharhinus longimanus from the northwestern Atlantic Ocean19
Up in the air: drone images reveal underestimation of entanglement rates in large rorqual whales18
Vertical movements of a pelagic thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus): insights into the species’ physiological limitations and trophic ecology in the Red Sea18
Exposure to permethrin or chlorpyrifos causes differential dose- and time-dependent behavioral effects at early larval stages of an endangered teleost species18
Assisted colonisation trials for the western swamp turtle show that juveniles can grow in cooler and wetter climates17
Foraging habitat of North Atlantic right whales has declined in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, and may be insufficient for successful reproduction17
Estimating effectiveness of speed reduction measures for decreasing whale-strike mortality in a high-risk region17
Post-release survival of fallout Newell’s shearwater fledglings from a rescue and rehabilitation program on Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i16
Hawksbill sea turtle life-stage durations, somatic growth patterns, and age at maturation16
Ensemble Random Forests as a tool for modeling rare occurrences16
Dugong (Dugong dugon) movements and habitat use in a coral reef lagoonal ecosystem16
Large-scale space use of large juvenile and adult smalltooth sawfish Pristis pectinata: implications for management16
A new blue whale song-type described for the Arabian Sea and Western Indian Ocean16
Body size data collected non-invasively from drone images indicate a morphologically distinct Chilean blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) taxon15
The gut bacterial microbiota of sea turtles differs between geographically distinct populations15
Feminization of hawksbill turtle hatchlings in the twenty-first century at an important regional nesting aggregation15
Reestablishing a stepping-stone population of the threatened elkhorn coral Acropora palmata to aid regional recovery15
Green turtle population recovery at Aldabra Atoll continues after 50 yr of protection14
Marine turtle regional management units 2.0: an updated framework for conservation and research of wide-ranging megafauna species14
Evidence of fine-scale genetic structure for reef manta rays Mobula alfredi in New Caledonia14
Fine-scale movement and habitat use of whitespotted eagle rays Aetobatus narinari in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA12
Marine turtles of the African east coast: current knowledge and priorities for conservation and research12
Linking monitoring and data analysis to predictions and decisions for the range-wide eastern black rail status assessment11
Home range and movements of Amazon river dolphins Inia geoffrensis in the Amazon and Orinoco river basins11
Interannual variability in acoustic detection of blue and fin whale calls in the Northeast Atlantic High Arctic between 2008 and 201811
Shedding light on the river and sea lamprey in western European marine waters11
Quantifying sublethal Florida manatee-watercraft interactions by examining scars on manatee carcasses11
Unexpected residual habitats raise hope for the survival of the fan mussel Pinna nobilis along the Occitan coast (Northwest Mediterranean Sea)11
Assessment of the status and trends in abundance of a coastal pinniped, the Australian sea lion Neophoca cinerea11
Acoustic occurrence of baleen whales, particularly blue, fin, and humpback whales, off eastern Canada, 2015-201711
Seasonal monitoring of Hida salamander Hynobius kimurae using environmental DNA with a genus-specific primer set10
First evidence of underwater vocalizations in green sea turtles Chelonia mydas10
Marine distribution and foraging habitat highlight potential threats at sea for the Endangered Bermuda petrel Pterodroma cahow10
Spatio-temporal distribution of spinetail devil ray Mobula mobular in the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean10
Broad-scale geographic and temporal assessment of northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) maternity colony-landscape association10
Quantifying development to inform management of Mojave and Sonoran desert tortoise habitat in the American southwest10
Analysis of the fecal microbiome in Kemp’s ridley sea turtles Lepidochelys kempii undergoing rehabilitation10
Passive acoustic monitoring reveals spatiotemporal segregation of two fish-eating killer whale Orcinus orca populations in proposed critical habitat10
Reproductive output, foraging destinations, and isotopic niche of olive ridley and loggerhead sea turtles, and their hybrids, in Brazil10
Evaluating prevalence of external injuries on nesting loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta in southeastern Florida, USA9
Mark-recapture estimates suggest declines in abundance of common bottlenose dolphin stocks in the main Hawaiian Islands9
Goliath grouper Epinephelus itajara oral history, use, and conservation status in the Mexican Caribbean and Campeche Bank8
Population status and trend of the threatened ivory gull Pagophila eburnea in Svalbard8
Three decades of stranding data reveal insights into endangered hawksbill sea turtles in Hawai‘i8
Patterns of nesting behaviour and nesting success for green turtles at Raine Island, Australia8
Disentanglement network data to characterize leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea bycatch in fixed-gear fisheries8
Clicking throughout the year: sperm whale clicks in relation to environmental conditions off the west coast of South Africa8
Sperm whale presence observed using passive acoustic monitoring from gliders of opportunity8
Microbial communities of wild-captured Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas)8
Shifting phenology of an endangered apex predator mirrors changes in its favored prey8
Rehabilitated sea turtles tend to resume typical migratory behaviors: satellite tracking juvenile loggerhead, green, and Kemp’s ridley turtles in the northeastern USA8
Field-based oxygen isotope fractionation for the conservation of imperilled fishes: an application with the threatened silver shiner Notropis photogenis8
Rice’s whales in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico: call variation and occurrence beyond the known core habitat7
Key issues in assessing threats to sea turtles: knowledge gaps and future directions7
Space use, interaction and recursion in a solitary specialized herbivore: a red panda case study7
Captive breeding and the conservation of the threatened houbara bustards7
Age-specific survival and reproductive rates of Mediterranean monk seals at the Cabo Blanco Peninsula, West Africa7
Invasive grass negatively affects growth and survival of an imperiled butterfly7
Impacts of invasive cane toads on an Endangered marsupial predator and its prey7
Habitat use and selection patterns inform habitat conservation priorities of an endangered large carnivore in southern Europe7
Implications of wind and vessel noise on the sound fields experienced by southern resident killer whales Orcinus orca in the Salish Sea7
Potential of electric fields to reduce bycatch of highly threatened sawfishes7
Revising the marine range of the endangered black-capped petrel Pterodroma hasitata: occurrence in the northern Gulf of Mexico and exposure to conservation threats7
More vaquita porpoises survive than expected7
Role of incubation environment in determining thermal tolerance of sea turtle hatchlings7
Challenges and priorities for river cetacean conservation6
Spatial differences in prey preference by tigers across the Bangladesh Sundarbans reveal a need for customised strategies to protect prey populations6
Pleistocene paleodrainages explain the phylogeographic structure of Malaysian populations of Asian arowana better than their chromatic variation6
Stakeholder engagement in the governance of marine migratory species: barriers and building blocks6
Environmental DNA approach complements social media reports to detect an endangered freshwater stingray species in the wild6
Underwater hearing and communication in the endangered Hawaiian monk seal Neomonachus schauinslandi6
Biology and conservation of marine turtles in the northwestern Indian Ocean: a review6
Effects of moisture during incubation on green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) development, morphology and performance6
Spatial ecology of endangered roseate terns and foraging habitat suitability around a colony in the western North Atlantic6
A novel mark-recapture-recovery survey using genetic sampling for polar bears Ursus maritimus in Baffin Bay6
Annual, seasonal, and diel patterns in blue whale call occurrence off eastern Canada6
Female philopatry in smalltooth sawfish Pristis pectinata: conservation and management implications6
Dive behavior of North Atlantic right whales on the calving ground in the Southeast USA: implications for conservation6
Decomposition of Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and green (Chelonia mydas) sea turtle carcasses and its application to backtrack modeling of beach strandings6
Embryo deformities and nesting trends in Kemp’s ridley sea turtles Lepidochelys kempii before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill6
Fine-scale acoustic telemetry in a riverine environment: movement and habitat use of the endangered Mary River cod Maccullochella mariensis6
Four decades of research on distribution and abundance of the Bolivian river dolphin Inia geoffrensis boliviensis6
The paradox of endangered European rabbits regarded as pests on the Iberian Peninsula: trends in subspecies matter6