LONGTERM MONITORING OF MARINE MAMMALS 

List of un-published & published papers, reports and presentations that we have been involved with and accumulated over the years.

  • Report on Dolphin Tourism in the Ponta do Ouro, Malongane & Mamoli Regions. Gullan, A. September 2004

  • UEM student assessment on occurrence, group size, area use, type of response of dolphins to the presence of swimmers and the duration of the interaction in Ponta do Ouro started in 2003 and continued within the TRANSMAP framework to July 2006.

  • Sustainable Dolphin Tourism in East Africa. Report of the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association. Zanzibar. Berggren, P, Amir, O, Guissamulo, A, Jiddawi, N, Ngazy, Z, Stensland, E, Sarnblad, A, Cockcroft, V. (Eds.) 2007.

  • Ethical Marine Mammal Tourism and the Benefit to Research. presentation 17th Biennial Biology of Marine Mammals Conference 12-16 October, Cape Town, South Africa. Gullan, A. Guissamulo, A. Whyte, B. West, S. 2007.

  • Ilha De Mozambique, Dolphin Reconnaissance. Report on land based observations. B. Whyte. October 2007


  • Conscious Interaction: A Culture of Learning. Video presentation at European Cetacean Society Conference 20-24 April, Stralsund, Germany. Gullan, A. West, S. & Walker, L. 2010.

  • Ethical Marine Mammal Tourism and the Benefits to Research. European Cetacea Society Conference, Stralsund, Germany. Angie Gullan, Almeida Guissamulo, Sharyn West, Lucia Walker 20-24 April 2010

  • Whale Watching Worldwide: Tourism numbers, expenditures and economic benefits. A special report from IFAW – the International Fund for Animal Welfare. O’Connor, S., Campbell, R., Cortez, H., Knowles, T. 2009.

  • Ethics as a way forward for dolphin swim with programs in the Indian Ocean. African Marine Mammal Colloquium, 18-21 May 2010, Kleinbaai, Western Cape, South Africa.West , A. Gullan, A. Guissamulo, A. 2010.

  • Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve Management Plan November 2009

  • Tourists viewpoint of Dolphin Swim Tourism that incorporate research, education and conservation. Poster Presentation at European Cetacea Society Conference Cardiz Spain. Rocha D, Gullan, A. Guissamulo, A. (2011)

  • Recommendation for Ethical Marine Mammal Tourism (EMMT) in Mozambique. Submitted to Department of Conservation Area’s and Tourism 2011

  • Re-Sighting of female dolphins, reproduction and calf survival of bottlenose dolphins Tursiops aduncus at Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique. Poster Presentation. Lucia Justo Alberto1 , Angie Gullan2 & Almeida T. Guissamulo3 (2011)

  • The influence of boat traffic and swimming  with dolphin on the behaviour  and movement of Tursiops aduncus at Ponta do Ouro and Ponta Malongane, Mozambique. Poster presentation. Sonia Muando 1, Angie Gullan 2 and Almeida Guissamulo 3 (2011)

  • Recent Sightings of Southern Right Whales in Mozambique. Aaron Banks et al. Submitted to the IWC to be presented at the Southern right whale assessment workshop, Buenos Aires, Argentina Sept 2011

  • Behavioural stages of near shore Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in response to boat-based tourists and swimmers in Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique. A  study using a strict code of conduct as an essential tool for dolphin swims to compare interactions from peak holiday periods to calmer periods from September 2010 to April 2011. Johanna Hansson

  • Short- term effects of tourism on swimming behavior of resident inshore Indo- Pacific bottlenose dolphins in Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique. Saskia Sauer July 2012 for her Bachelor of Science

  • A study of skin diseases and traumata and the etiology of these lesions in Inshore/ Indian Ocean Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in the Ponta do Ouro – Santa Maria Area, Southern Mozambique. 2014. Niza Elis Margaretha Nijmeijer 
    Onderzoekstage Masters Supervisor: Dr. M.J.L. Kik

  • First stranding record of a True’s beaked whale, Mesoplodon mirus in Mozambique  Wojtek Bachara & Angie Gulan 2016

  • Presentation at World Whale  Conference Durban 06/17. Creating a Safe Space. A. Gullan

  • Presentation at World Whale  Heritage Site Summit Durban 06/17. Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve. D.Rocha

  • The incidence of bent dorsal fins in free-ranging cetaceans. 2017 F. Alves, et al

Collaborating with NHM of UEM

  • For southern Mozambique the independent monitoring programme for turtles dates back to the 1970‘s around Inhaca Island (unpublished data) while in the Ponta do Ouro - Mamoli area it started 1994. September 2005 to April 2006 saw UEM through the TRANSMAP project start a sampling programme.

  • Photo-identification, site fidelity and association pattern of bottlenose dolphins at Ponta do Ouro (1994-2005).

  • Boat based behavioural studies of bottlenose dolphins in Ponta do Ouro (September 2004- March 2005 & September 2005- April 2006)

  • Land based behavioural observations of bottlenose dolphins at Ponta do Ouro (September 2005-April 2006).

 
 

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