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Levesque, S., Reusch, K., Baker, I., O’Brien, J. and Berrow, S. (2016) Photo-Identification of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Tralee Bay and Brandon Bay, Co. Kerry: A Case for SAC Boundary Extension. Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.orgLink to external site: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.3318/BIOE.2016. 11.

Barker, J. and Berrow, S. (2015) Temporal and spatial variation in group size of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy.

Jepson, P.D., Deaville, R., Barber, J.L., Aguilar, A., Borrell, A., Murphy, S., Barry, J., Brownlow, A., Barnett, J., Berrow, S., Cunningham, A.A., Davison, N., Esteban, R., Ferreira, M., Foote, A.D., Genov, T., Giménez, J., Loveridge, J., Llavona, A., Martin, V., Maxwell, D., Papachlimitzou, A., Penrose, R., Perkins, M.W., Smith, B., de Stephanis, R., Tregenza, N., Verborgh, P., Fernandez, A.A. and Law, R.J. (2016) PCB pollution continues to impact populations of orcas and other dolphins in European waters.. Scientific Reports | 6:18573 | DOI: 10.1038/srep18573.

O’Brien, J.M., Beck, S., Berrow, S.D., André, M., van der Schaar, M., O’Connor, I., and McKeown, E.P. (2015) The Use of Deep Water Berths and the Effect of Noise on Bottlenose Dolphins in the Shannon Estuary cSAC. The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II. Volume 875 of the series Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology pp 775-783.

Milian, G-H., Berrow, S., Santos, B., Reid, D. and Rogan, E. (2015) Insights into the Trophic Ecology of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Irish Waters. Aquatic Mammals 41(2):226-239.

O’Brien, J., Baker, I., Barker, J., O’Donoghue, B., Berrow, S., O’Connell, M. and Ryan, C. (2014) The first confirmed successful re-float of a stranded bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in Ireland, and subsequent re-sighting with a neonate. Aquatic Mammals 40(20, 191-194.

Robinson, K.P., O’Brien, J.M., Cheney, B., Mandleberg, L., Eisfeld, S., Ryan, C., Whooley, P., Oudejans, M.G., O’Donovan, M., Berrow, S.D., Costa, M., Haberlin, D., Stevick, P.T. and Thompson, P.M. (2012) Discrete or not so discrete: Long distance movements by coastal bottlenose dolphins in UK and Irish waters. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 12(3), 365-371.

Barker, J. (2012) Temporal and spatial variation in group size of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. MSc thesis. University of York.

Berrow, S., O'Brien, J., Groth, L., Foley, A. and Voigh, K. (2012) Abundance Estimate of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Lower River Shannon candidate Special Area of Conservation, Ireland. Aquatic Mammals 2012, 38(2), 136-144
Claire Kelly (2012) Reflective practice for marine planning A case study of marine nature-based tourism partnerships. Marine Policy 2012.pdf" target="_blank"/a> Reflective practice for marine planning


Mirimin, L., Miller, R., Dillane, E., Berrow, S.D., Ingram, S., Cross, T.F. and Rogan, E. (2011) Fine-scale population genetic structuring of bottlenose dolphins using Irish coastal waters. Animal Conservation. 1-12.

Foley, A., McGrath, D., Berrow, S. and Gerritsen, H. (2010)
Social structure within the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) population in the Shannon Estuary.
Aquatic Mammals 36(4), 372-381.

Foley, A. (2010) Social structure of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. Final Year Honours. Project Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.

Keena, D. (2010) The use of tour boat data in estimating the abundance and population trends of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon Estuary. Final Year Honours Project. Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.

O’Brien, S. (2010) A comparison of bottlenose dolphin whistles in the Shannon Estuary. Moderatorship Thesis. Trinity College, Dublin.

Pinfield, R. (2009) Ecotourism and Habitat use of Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in the Shannon Estuary. MSc Thesis, University College, Cork.

Hosford, M. (2009) Habitat Use by the bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, in the Shannon Estuary. MSc Thesis, University College, Cork.

O’Brien, J.M., Berrow, S.D., Ryan, C, McGrath, D., O’Connor, I., Pesante, P., Burrows, G., Massett, N., Klötzer, V. and Whooley, P. (2009) A note on long-distance matches of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) around the Irish coast using photo-identification . Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 11(1), 71-76.

Berrow, S.D. (2009) Winter distribution of Bottle-nosed Dolphins Tursiops truncatus (Montagu) in the inner Shannon Estuary. Irish Naturalists’ Journal. 30(1), 35-39.

O’Brien, J., Berrow, S.D., McGrath, D. and Evans, P.G.H. (2009) O'Brien, Berrow, McGrath and Evans (2009) Cetaceans in Irish Waters: A Review of Recent Research. Biology and Environment. 109B, No. 2, 63–88.

O'Brien, J. (2009) The inshore distribution and abundance of small cetaceans on the west coast of Ireland: site assessment for SAC designation and an evaluation of monitoring techniques. PhD Thesis, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technololgy.

Hickey, R., Berrow, S.D., and Goold, J. (2009) Towards a bottlenose dolphin whistle ethogram from the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. Biology and Environment. 109B, No. 2, 89–94.

Berrow, S.D., Cosgrove, R., Leeney R.H., O’Brien, J., McGrath, D., Dalgard, J. and Le Gall, Y. (2009) Effect of acoustic deterrents on the behaviour of Common dolphins (Delphinus delphis). Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 10(3) 227-223.

Englund, A., Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (2008) An updated population status report for bottlenose dolphins using the lower River Shannon SAC in 2008. Final Report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, 1-34.

Zieliński, P. (2007) Wybrane elementy behawioura delfinów w strefie przybrzeżnej. University of Karków, Poland.

Englund, A., Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (2007) Population status report for bottlenose dolphins using the lower River Shannon SAC, 2006-2007. Final Report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, 1-35.

Leeney, R., Berrow, S.D., McGrath, D., O’Brien, J., Cosgrove, R. & Godley, B.J. (2007) Effects of pingers on the behaviour of bottlenose dolphins. Journal of the Marine Biological Association (UK) 87, 129-133.

Berrow, S.D. and O’Brien, J. (2006). Scoliosis in bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus (Montagu) in Ireland.Irish Naturalists' Journal 28(5), 219-220.

Berrow, S.D., O'Brien, J. and Holmes, B. (2006) Whistle production by bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus in the Shannon estuary. Irish Naturalists' Journal 28(5), 208-213.

Hickey, R. (2005) Comparison of whistle repertoire and characteristics between Cardigan Bay and Shannon Estuary populations of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with implications for passive and active survey techniques. MSc Thesis, University of Bangor, Wales.

Ingram, S.N., Englund, A. and Rogan, E. (2004) Methods of best practice for the use of TPOD passive acoustic monitoring detectors for cetacean research in Irish waters. Report to the Heritage Council.

Duguid, G.A. (2003) Distribution, known ranges and association patterns of botlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. MSc Thesus, University of Bangor, Wales.

Garrod, B. & Wilson, J.C. (in press) Nature on the edge ? Marine ecotourism in peripheral coastal areas.

Ingram, S. & Rogan, E. (2003) Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon estuary and selected areas of the west-coast of Ireland. Report to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, December 2003.

Berrow, S. (2003) An assessment of the framework, legislation and monitoring required to develop genuinely sustainable whalewatching. In Marine Ecotourism: Issues and Experiences. Pages 55-78. Eds. Garrod, B and Wilson. J. Channel View Publications. ISBN 1-853150-41-5.

Berrow, S. (2003) Developing sustainable whalewatching in the Shannon estuary. In Marine Ecotourism: Issues and Experiences. Pages 198-203. Eds. Garrod, B and Wilson. J. Channel View Publications. ISBN 1-853150-41-5.

Hoctor, Z. (2003) Community participation in marine ecotourism development in west clare, Ireland. In Marine Ecotourism: Issues and Experiences. Pages 171-176. Eds. Garrod, B and Wilson. J. Channel View Publications. ISBN 1-853150-41-5.

Berrow, S.D., McHugh, B., Glynn, D., McGovern, E., Parsons, K. Baird, R.W. and Hooker, S.K. (2002) Organochlorine concentrations in resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon estuary, Ireland. Marine Pollution Bulletin 44, 1296-1313.

Ingram, S.N. and Rogan, E. (2002)Identifying critical area and habitat preferences of bottlenose dolphinsTursiops truncatus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 244, 247-255.

Chilton, J. D. (2001) Marine tourism, local economic benefit and conservation a case study of dolphin watching and scuba diving in Kilkee, Co Clare, Ireland. ATLAS 10th Anniversary International Conference Papers. 4-6 October, 2001, Dublin, Ireland.

Hoctor, Z. (2001) Marine Ecotourism: A marketing initiative in West Clare. Marine Resource Series, 21.

Ingram, S. Englund, A. and Rogan, E. (2001) An extensive survey of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) on the west coast of Ireland. Report to the Heritage Council, WLD/2001/42.

Ingram (2000) The Ecology and Conservation of Bottlenose Dolphins in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland. PhD thesis, National University of Ireland.

Rogan, E., Ingram, S, Holmes, B. and O’Flanagan, C. (2000) A survey of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon estuary. Marine Resource Series, 9.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (2001). Shared friends or shared resources? The social structure of bottlenose dolphins usingthe Shannon estuary, Ireland and conservation management implications. European Research on Cetaceans - 15, 74.

Anon (1999) Special Interest Marine Tourism in the West Clare Peninsula. Study commissioned by the Marine Institute, Shannon Development and Clare County Council. ISBN1-902895-01-0.

Berrow, S.D. and Holmes, B. (1999) Tour boats and dolphins: A note on quantifying the activities of whalewatching boats in the Shannon estuary, Ireland. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management. 1(2), 199-204.

Berrow, S.D and Homes, B. (1999) Tour boats and dolphins: quantifying the activities of dolphin-watching vessels ion the shannon estuary. European Research on Cetaceans - 13, 77-80.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (1999) Possible evidence of chirality or "handedness" in bottlenose dolphin behaviour, detected by examining dorsal fin lesions from photographic data. European Research on Cetaceans - 13, 65.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. and O'Flanagan(1999) Population estimates and seasonal changes in abundance of resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon estuary, Ireland. European Research on Cetaceans - 13, 328.

Wilson, B., Arnold, H., Bearzi, G., Fortuna, C.M., Gaspar, R., Ingram, S., Liret, C., Pribanic, S., Read, A.J., Ridoux, V., Schneider, K., Urian, K.W., Wells, R.S., Wood, C., Thompson, P. and Hammond, P.S. (1999) Epidermal diseases in bottlenose dolphins: impacts of oceanographic and anthropogenic factors. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London. B266, 1077-1083.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (1998) Behaviour and habitat use of resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the entrance to the Shannon estuary, Ireland. European Research on Cetaceans - 12, 114.

Ingram, S. and Rogan, E. (1997) The distribution and movements of resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Shannon estuary, Ireland. European Research on Cetaceans - 11, 158.

Berrow, S.D., Holmes, B. and Kiely, O. (1996) Distribution and abundance of Bottle-nosed dolphins Tursiops truncatus (Montagu) in the Shannon estuary, Ireland. Biology and Environment. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 96B (1), 1-9).

Kiely, O., Berrow, S.D. and Holmes, B. (1994) Occurrence and group size of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) off Kilcredaun Head, County Clare, Ireland. European Research on Cetaceans - 8, 69-72.

Shannon Dolphin Tour Boat Monitoring Report 2009
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