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Peer reviewed publications in the last 5 years


Fahlman, A., P. Tyack, P.J.O. Miller, P.H. Kvadsheim. 2014. How man-made interference might cause gas bubble emboli in deep diving whales. Focused-review Frontiers Physiology. doi:10.3389/fphys.2014.00013. PDF

Fahlman, A., E. Schagatay. Man's place among the diving mammals. 2014. Human Evolution. In press.

van der Hoop, J. M. Moore, A. Fahlman, A. Bocconcelli, C. George, K. Jackson, C. Miller, D. Morin, T. Pitchford, T. Rowles, J. Smith, B. Zoodsma. 2014. Behavioral impacts of disentanglement of a right whale under sedation and the energetic cost of entanglement. In press Marine Mammal Science. 30 (1), 282-307. PDF

Moore, C., M. Moore, S. Trumble, M. Niemeyer, B. Lentell, W. McLellan, A. Costidis, A. Fahlman. 2014. A Comparative Analysis of marine mammal tracheas. In press Journal of Experimental Biology.

Fahlman, A., R. Wilson, C. Svärd, D.A.S. Rosen, A.W. Trites. 2013. Activity as a proxy to estimate metabolic rate and to partition the metabolic cost of diving vs. breathing in pre- and post-fasted Steller sea lions. Aquatic Biology. 18: 175-184. 2013. PDF

Van Bonn, W.G., S. Dennison, P. Cook, A. Fahlman. 2013. Gas bubble disease in the brain of a living California sea lion (Zalophus californianus). Frontiers Physiology. 4: 5: 1-6 doi: 10.3389/fphys.2013.00005. PDF

Fahlman, A. 2012. The physiological consequences of breath-hold diving in marine mammals: the Scholander legacy. Frontiers Physiology. 3: 473, 1-3. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00473. PDF

Sivle, L.D., P.H. Kvadsheim, A. Fahlman, F.P.A. Lam, P. Tyack, P.J.O. Miller. 2012 Assessing change in dive behaviour during sonar exposure in killer whales, pilot whales and sperm whales. Frontiers Physiology. 3:400. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00400. PDF

Dennison, S., A. Fahlman, and M. Moore. 2012. The use of diagnostic imaging for identifying abnormal gas accumulations in cetaceans and pinnipeds. Frontiers Physiology. 3:181. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00181. PDF

Kvadsheim, P., P. Miller, P. Tyack, L.D. Sivle, F.P.A. Lam, A. Fahlman. 2012. Estimated tissue and blood N2 levels and risk of decompression sickness in deep-, intermediate- and shallow diving toothed whales during exposure to naval sonar. Frontiers Physiology. 3: 125. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00125. 

Hooker, S.K., A. Fahlman, M. J. Moore, N. Aguilar de Soto, Y. Bernaldo de Quirós, A. O. Brubakk, D. P. Costa, A. M. Costidis, S. Dennison, K. J. Falke, A. Fernandez, M. Ferrigno, J.R. Fitz-Clarke, M. M. Garner, D. S. Houser, P. D. Jepson, D. R. Ketten, P. H. Kvadsheim, P. T. Madsen, N. W. Pollock, D. S. Rotstein, T. K. Rowles, S. E. Simmons, W. Van Bonn, P. K. Weathersby, M. J. Weise, T. M. Williams, P. L. Tyack. Deadly diving? Physiological and behavioural management of decompression stress in diving mammals. 2012. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279:1041-1050. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2088. PDF

Dennison, S., M. J. Moore, A. Fahlman, T. Moore, S. Sharp, H. Harry, J. Hope, M. Niemeyer, B. Lentell. 2012. Bubbles in live stranded dolphins. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279:1396-1404. doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.1754. 

Fahlman, A. B.L. Bostrom, K.H. Dillon, D.R. Jones. 2011. The genetic component of the forced diving bradycardia response in mammals. Frontiers Physiology. 2:63. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2011.00063. PDF

Fahlman, A. S.H. Loring, M. Ferrigno, C. Moore, G. Early, M. Niemeyer, B. Lentell, F. Wenzel, R. Joy, M. 2011. Moore. Inflation and deflation pressure-volume loops in breath-hold diving marine mammals. Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 3822-3828. PDF

Moore, M.J., J. Arruda, S. Cramer, S. Dennison, E. Montie, E., A. Fahlman. 2011. Hyperbaric computed tomography shows deeper lung collapse in seals and dolphins. Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 2390-2397. PDF

Svärd, C., A. Fahlman, D.A.S. Rosen, R. Joy, A.W. Trites. 2009. Fasting affects the surface and diving metabolic rates of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Aquatic Biology. 8: 71-82. PDF

Lemaitre, F., A. Fahlman, B. Gardette, K. Kohshi. 2009. Decompression sickness in breath-hold divers: A review. Journal of Sport Sciences. 27: 1519-1534.

Hooker, S.K., R.W. Baird, A. Fahlman. 2009. Could beaked whales get the bends? Effect of diving behaviour and physiology on modeled gas exchange for three species: Ziphius cavirostris, Mesoplodon densirostris and Hyperoodon ampullatus. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 167: 235-246. PDF

Fahlman, A., S.K. Hooker, A. Olszowka., B.L. Bostrom, D.R. Jones. 2009. Estimating the effect of lung collapse and pulmonary shunt on gas exchange during breath-hold diving: the Scholander and Kooyman legacy. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 165: 28-39. PDF

Fahlman, A., C. Svärd, D.A.S. Rosen, D.R. Jones, A.W. Trites. 2008. Metabolic costs of foraging and the management of O2 and CO2 stores in Steller sea lions. Journal of Experimental Biology. 211: 3573-3580. PDF

Halsey, L. G., P. J. Butler, A. Fahlman, C.A. Bost, A.J. Woakes, Y. Handrich, Y. 2008. Modeling the marine resources consumed in raising a king penguin chick: An energetics approach. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 81: 856-867.

Fahlman, A., G.D. Hastie, D.A.S. Rosen, Y. Naito, A.W. Trites. 2008. Buoyancy does not affect diving metabolism during shallow dives in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) Aquatic Biology. 3: 147-154.

Halsey, L.G, Y. Handrich, A. Fahlman, A. Schmidt, C.A. Bost, R.L. Holder, A.J. Woakes and P.J. Butler. 2008. Recovery from swimming-induced hypothermia in king penguins: Effects of nutritional condition. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 81: 434-441.

Fahlman, A., R. Wilson, C. Svärd, D.A.S. Rosen, A.W. Trites. 2008. Activity and diving metabolism correlate in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Aquatic Biology. 2: 75-84. PDF

Bostrom, B., A. Fahlman, and D.R. Jones. 2008. Tracheal compression delays alveolar collapse during deep diving in marine mammals. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 161: 298-305. PDF