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Prof Mike Fedak

Prof Mike Fedak

Professor

Emeritus Professor

Researcher profile

Phone
+44 (0)1334 463218
Email
maf3@st-andrews.ac.uk

 

Research areas

Ecology, physiology and life history of marine mammals.


Interactions between the foraging behaviour and diving physiology: Interactions between foraging ecology and reproductive success; parental investment; interactions between marine mammals and the exploitation of marine resources; use of telemetry and remote sensing to study marine mammals at sea.


Selected publications

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of a large multi-use MPA in protecting Key Biodiversity Areas for marine predators

    Handley, J. M., Pearmain, E. J., Oppel, S., Carneiro, A. P. B., Hazin, C., Phillips, R. A., Ratcliffe, N., Staniland, I. J., Clay, T. A., Hall, J., Scheffer, A., Fedak, M., Boehme, L., Pütz, K., Belchier, M., Boyd, I. L., Trathan, P. N. & Dias, M. P., 14 Apr 2020, In : Diversity and Distributions. Early View, 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • The Retrospective Analysis of Antarctic Tracking Data from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

    Ropert-Coudert, Y., Van de Putte, A. P., Reisinger, R. R., Bornemann, H., Charrassin, J-B., Costa, D. P., Danis, B., Hückstädt, L. A., Jonsen, I. D., Lea, M-A., Thompson, D., Torres, L. G., Trathan, P. N., Wotherspoon, S., Ainley, D. G., Alderman, R., Andrews-Goff, V., Arthur, B., Ballard, G., Bengtson, J., Bester, M. N., Blix, A. S., Boehme, L., Bost, C-A., Boveng, P., Cleeland, J., Constantine, R., Crawford, R. J. M., Dalla Rosa, L., Nico de Bruyn, P. J., Delord, K., Descamps, S., Double, M., Emmerson, L., Fedak, M., Friedlaender, A., Gales, N., Goebel, M., Goetz, K. T., Guinet, C., Goldsworthy, S. D., Harcourt, R., Hinke, J. T., Jerosch, K., Kato, A., Kerry, K. R., Kirkwood, R., Kooyman, G. L., Kovacs, K. M., Lawton, K., Lowther, A. D., Lydersen, C., Lyver, P. OB., Makhado, A. B., Márquez, M. E. I., McDonald, B. I., McMahon, C. R., Muelbert, M., Nachtsheim, D., Nicholls, K. W., Nordøy, E. S., Olmastroni, S., Phillips, R. A., Pistorius, P., Plötz, J., Pütz, K., Ratcliffe, N., Ryan, P. G., Santos, M., Southwell, C., Staniland, I., Takahashi, A., Tarroux, A., Trivelpiece, W., Wakefield, E., Weimerskirch, H., Wienecke, B., Xavier, J. C., Raymond, B. & Hindell, M. A., 18 Mar 2020, In : Scientific Data. 7, 11 p., 94.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • Tracking of marine predators to protect Southern Ocean ecosystems

    Hindell, M. A., Reisinger, R. R., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Hückstädt, L. A., Trathan, P. N., Bornemann, H., Charrassin, J-B., Chown, S. L., Costa, D. P., Danis, B., Lea, M-A., Thompson, D., Torres, L. G., Van de Putte, A. P., Alderman, R., Andrews-Goff, V., Arthur, B., Ballard, G., Bengtson, J., Bester, M. N., Blix, A. S., Boehme, L., Bost, C-A., Boveng, P., Cleeland, J., Constantine, R., Corney, S., Crawford, R. J. M., Dalla Rosa, L., de Bruyn, P. J. N., Delord, K., Descamps, S., Double, M., Emmerson, L., Fedak, M., Friedlaender, A., Gales, N., Goebel, M. E., Goetz, K. T., Guinet, C., Goldsworthy, S. D., Harcourt, R., Hinke, J. T., Jerosch, K., Kato, A., Kerry, K. R., Kirkwood, R., Kooyman, G. L., Kovacs, K. M., Lawton, K., Lowther, A. D., Lydersen, C., Lyver, P. OB., Makhado, A. B., Márquez, M. E. I., McDonald, B. I., McMahon, C. R., Muelbert, M., Nachtsheim, D., Nicholls, K. W., Nordøy, E. S., Olmastroni, S., Phillips, R. A., Pistorius, P., Plötz, J., Pütz, K., Ratcliffe, N., Ryan, P. G., Santos, M., Southwell, C., Staniland, I., Takahashi, A., Tarroux, A., Trivelpiece, W., Wakefield, E., Weimerskirch, H., Wienecke, B., Xavier, J. C., Wotherspoon, S., Jonsen, I. D. & Raymond, B., 2 Apr 2020, In : Nature. 580, 7801, p. 87-92 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • Animal-borne telemetry: an integral component of the ocean observing toolkit

    Harcourt, R., Martins Sequeira, A. M., Zhang, X., Rouquet, F., Komatsu, K., Heupel, M., McMahon, C. R., Whoriskey, F. G., Meekan, M., Carroll, G., Brodie, S., Simpfendorfer, C., Hindell, M. A., Jonsen, I. D., Costa, D. P., Block, B. A., Muelbert, M. M., Woodward, B. E., Weises, M. J., Aarestrup, K., Biuw, M., Boehme, L., Bograd, S. J., Cazau, D., Charrassin, J-B., Cooke, S., Cowley, P. D., Nico De Bruyn, P. J., Du Dot, T. J., Duarte, C. M., EguÍluz, V. M., Ferreira, L., Fernández-Garcia, J., Goetz, K., Goto, Y., Guinet, C., Hammill, M., Hays, G. C., Hazen, E., Huckstadt, L., Huveneers, C., Iverson, S., Jaaman, S. A., Kittiwattanawong, K., Kovacs, K., Lydersen, C., Moltmann, T., Naruoka, M., Phillips, L., Picard, B., Queiroz, N., Reverdin, G., Sato, K., Sims, D. W., Thorstad, E. B., Thums, M., Treasure, A. M., Trites, A., Williams, G. D., Yonehara, Y. & Fedak, M. A., 26 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, 21 p., 326.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Review article

  • Behavioural ontogeny of bearded seals Erignathus barbatus through the first year of life

    Hamilton, C. D., Lydersen, C., Fedak, M. A., Freitas, C., Hindell, M. A. & Kovacs, K. M., 26 Sep 2019, In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 627, p. 179-194 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • The importance of Southern Ocean frontal systems for the improvement of body condition in southern elephant seals

    Gordine, S. A., Fedak, M. A. & Boehme, L., Sep 2019, In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 29, S1, p. 283-304 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • Aquatic behaviour of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in an increasingly ice-free Arctic

    Lone, K., Kovacs, K. M., Lydersen, C., Fedak, M., Andersen, M., Lovell, P. & Aars, J., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 12 p., 9677.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • Sex-related differences in the postmolt distribution of Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) in the southern Weddell Sea

    Langley, I., Fedak, M., Nicholls, K. & Boehme, L., Apr 2018, In : Marine Mammal Science. 34, 2, p. 403-419 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • Variation in the distribution and properties of Circumpolar Deep Water in the eastern Amundsen Sea, on seasonal timescales, using seal-borne tags

    Mallett, H. K. W., Boehme, L., Fedak, M., Heywood, K. J., Stevens, D. P. & Roquet, F., 24 May 2018, In : Geophysical Research Letters. Early View, 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • Hooded seal Cystophora cristata foraging areas in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean? investigated using three complementary methods

    Vacquie-Garcia, J., Lydersen, C., Biuw, M., Haug, T., Fedak, M. A. & Kovacs, K. M., 6 Dec 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 12, 23 p., e0187889.

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

 

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