Publications, Media Collaborations,
and Presentations

Read more about our results!

 
 
DB3.jpg

Publications

Gazda, S. 2016. Driver-barrier feeding behavior in Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): new insights from a longitudinal study. Marine Mammal Science. doi: 10.1111/mms.12314 (PDF)

Gazda S., S. Iyer, T. Killingback, R. Connor, and S. Brault. 2015. The importance of delineating networks by activity type in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cedar Key, Florida. Royal Society Open Science. 2: 140263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.140263 (PDF)

Gazda, S. K., R. C. Connor, R. K. Edgar, and F. Cox. 2005. A division of labour with role specialization in group-hunting bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) off Cedar Key, Florida. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 272: 135–140. (PDF)

Gazda, S. K. 2004. Cooperative hunting among dolphins. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Volume 2. ed: Bekoff, M. Greenwood Press. 508–509.


Media collaborations

2018: The Hidden Coast Magazine, May -- June 2018: The Dolphins of the Nature Coast.

2016: Elizabeth Preston, “The Tricky Hunting Tactics of Dolphins,” Hakai Magazine, http://bit.ly/1WI9ZIl.

2007: Humanimal, the Animal Mind, “The Dolphin” Mona Lisa Productions

2005: Quirks and Quarks, “Dolphin Herders” CBC Radio One

2003: Wildlife on One, “Dolphins—Deep Thinkers?” BBC

DB2.jpg

DolphinJump (2).jpg

Presentations

Gazda, S. K., E. Gallagher, C. Purtlebaugh, A. Knapp, S. Brault, and R. C. Connor. The spatial structure of fish species abundance and their relationship to habitat variables using MULTISPATI, a variation of Wartenberg’s multivariate spatial correlation analysis. Talk presented at: North Florida Marine Science Symposium; 2016 Jan 28–29; Cedar Key, FL.

Gazda, S. K. Evaluating the relative feeding success and roles of driver and barrier bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in a driver-barrier feeding group as group size decreases. Poster session presented at: North Florida Marine Science Symposium; 2016 Jan 28–29; Cedar Key, FL.

Gazda, S. K. Group size changes within a driver-barrier feeding group of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cedar Key, Florida. Poster session presented at: The 22st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals; 2015 Dec 14–18; San Francisco, CA.

Mehta, A., S. Gazda, and S. Brault. Stable isotope analysis of juvenile fish species of the coastal ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico. Talk presented at: The Biology/Biochemistry Honors Poster Session 2012 May 23; Boston, MA.

Paynter, I., S. K. Gazda, and S. Brault. Range overlap networks in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cedar Key, Florida. Talk presented at: The School for Marine Sciences Research Colloquium, 2012; Boston, MA.

Soden, C., S. Gazda, and S. Brault. Identification of PCBs in Coastal fishes from the Gulf of Mexico, off Cedar Key, Florida. Talk presented at: The Biology/Biochemistry Honors Poster Session 2012 May 23; Boston, MA.

Gazda, S. K., S. Iyer, T. P. Killingback, R. C. Connor, and S. Brault. Network analysis by activity reveals community overlap and differences in centrality of individuals in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cedar Key, Florida. Poster session presented at: The 19th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals; 2011 Nov 28–Dec 2; Tampa Bay, FL.

Paynter, I., S. K. Gazda, R. C. Connor, and S. Brault. Are network position and habitat use predictors of dietary specialization in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cedar Key, Florida? Poster session presented at: The 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals; 2011 Nov 28–Dec 2; Tampa Bay, FL.

Gazda, S. K., S. Brault, S. Iyer, T. Killingback, and R. C. Connor. Social Networks of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cedar Key, Florida. Talk presented at: The School for Marine Sciences Research Colloquium, 2011, April 8; Lowell, MA.

Ciarfella, C., S. K. Gazda, S. Iyer, S. Brault, and T. Killingback. Residency patterns and social structure of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cedar Key, Florida. Poster session presented at: The Biology/Biochemistry Honors Poster Session, 2010 June 1; Boston, MA.

Gazda, S. K., R. C. Connor, and S. Brault. Don’t hit that crab pot! Foraging behavior and distribution of bottlenose dolphins in relation to prey in Cedar Key, Florida. Poster session presented at: The 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals; 2009 Oct 12–16; Quebec City, Canada.

Gazda, S. K, R. C. Connor, and R. K. Edgar. Evidence of role specialization among foraging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) off Cedar Key, Florida. Talk presented at: The Society for Marine Mammalogy 15th Biennial Conference, 2003 Dec, Greensboro, NC.

Gazda, S. K, R. C. Connor, and R. K. Edgar. Evidence of role specialization among foraging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) off Cedar Key, Florida. Talk presented at: New England Estuarine Research Society, 2002 May, Bar Harbor, ME.