Coastal - Marine Research Group

REPORTS

2016

Peters CH & Stockin KA. 2016. Responses of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) to vessel activity in Northland, New Zealand. Final internal report to the Department of Conservation, Bay of Islands Conservancy, New Zealand. 122p. 

2014

Tezanos-Pinto G & Stockin KA. 2014. Seasonal abundance and site fidelity of Bryde’s whales in the Hauraki Gulf (2003-06 and 2011-13). Internal progress report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 25p. 

Meissner AM, Orams MB, Martinez E & Stockin KA. 2014. Effects of commerical tourism activities on bottlenose and common dolphin populations in East Coast Bay of Plenty waters. Final Internal report to the Department of Conservation, East Coast Bay of Plenty Conservancy, New Zealand. 117p. 

 Peters CH & Stockin KA. 2014. Responses of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) to vessel activity in Northland, New Zealand. Internal progress report to the Department of Conservation, Bay of Islands Conservancy, New Zealand. 39p. 

2013 

Rankmore K & Stockin KA. 2013. The effects of commercial marine mammal operations on the behaviour of common dolphin (Delphinus sp.) in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 39p

Meissner AM, Stockin KA, Orams MB & Martinez E. 2013. Effects of commercial tourism activities on bottlenose and common dolphin populations in East Coast Bay of Plenty waters. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, East Coast Bay of Plenty Conservancy, New Zealand. 39p.

Peters CH & Stockin KA. 2013. Responses of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) to vessel activity in Northland, New Zealand. Internal progress report to the Department of Conservation, Bay of Islands Conservancy, New Zealand. 30p.

2012

Dwyer SL & Stockin KA. 2012. Distribution of common dolphins (Delphinus sp.) and Bryde's whales (Balaenoptera edeni) in the Hauraki Gulf, and site fidelity of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at Great Barrier Island, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 26p.

Godoy D & MacKay KT. 2012. Leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) at the Chatham Islands, New Zealand. Final report to SWOT: State of the World's Sea Turtles, Arlington, Virginia, USA. 13p.

Machovsky-Capuska GE, Schuckard R & Raubenheimer D. 2012. Foraging strategies of Australian gannets (Morus serrator) at Farewell Spit colony. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 15p.

Meissner AM, Stockin KA, Orams MB & Martinez E. 2012. Effects of commercial tourism activities on bottlenose and common dolphin populations in East Coast Bay of Plenty waters. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, East Coast Bay of Plenty Conservancy, New Zealand. 38p.

Pawley MDM. 2012. The distribution and abundance of pipis and cockles in the Northland, Auckland and Bay of Plenty regions, 2012. New Zealand Fisheries Assessment Report 2012/45. 69p.

2011

Dwyer S & Stockin KA. 2011. Assessing the distribution, density and habitat use of common dolphins (Delphinus sp.) in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 31p.

Gaborit-Haverkort T & Stockin KA. 2011. East Coast Bay of Plenty Conservancy: Marine Mammal Review. Technical Report Series No.4, East Coast Bay of Plenty Conservancy, Department of Conservation, New Zealand. 99p.

Martinez E & Stockin KA. 2011. Report on the usefulness of information collected from marine mammal permittees. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Canterbury Conservancy, New Zealand. 39p.

Meissner AM & Stockin KA. 2011. Impacts of commercial tourism activities on bottlenose and common dolphin populations in East Coast Bay of Plenty waters. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, East Coast Bay of Plenty Conservancy, New Zealand. 29p.

Pawley MDM. 2011. The distribution and abundance of pipis and cockles in the Northland, Auckland and Bay of Plenty regions, 2010. New Zealand Fisheries Assessment Report 2011/24. 59p.

2010

de la Brosse N & Stockin KA. 2010. Dynamics of mother off-spring common dolphins (Delphinus sp.) engaged in foraging activities in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 29p.

Dwyer S & Stockin KA. 2010. Assessing the distribution, density and habitat use of common dolphins (Delphinus sp.) in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 20p.

Martinez E, Jordan F, Rankmore K & Stockin KA. 2010. An analysis of cetacean sightings data from 2000 to 2009 within the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 59p.

Martinez E, Orams MB & Stockin KA. 2010. Responses of South Island Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori hectori) to vessel activity in Akaroa Harbour, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Canterbury Conservancy, New Zealand. 186p.

Petrella V & Stockin KA. 2010. Whistle characteristics of common dolphins (Delphinus sp.) in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 23p.

2009

Martinez E, Orams MB & Stockin KA. 2009. Estimation of the exposure levels of Hector’s dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori hectori) to commercial tourism vessels in Akaroa Harbour using photo-identification. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Canterbury Conservancy, New Zealand. 65p.

Martinez E & Orams MB. 2009. Report on the use of stones as auditory stimulants during swim-with-dolphins encounters with the South Island Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori hectori) in Akaroa Harbour, New Zealand. Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Canterbury Conservancy, New Zealand. 50p.

Stockin KA, Law RJ, Roe WD, Meynier L, Martinez E, Duignan PJ, Bridgen P & Jones B. 2009. PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in Hector’s (Cephalorhynchus hectori hectori) and Maui’s (Cephalorhynchus hectori maui) dolphins. Science for Conservation, Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand. 31p.

2008

Willis TJ, Triossi F & Meynier L. 2008. Diet of fur seals Arctocephalus forsteri at Tonga Island, Abel Tasman National Park. NIWA report NEL2008-011. 12p

2007

Stockin KA, Law RJ, Duignan PJ, Jones GW, Porter L, Mirimin L, Meynier L & Orams MB. 2007. Trace elements, PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in New Zealand common dolphins (Delphinus sp.).  Internal report to the Department of Conservation, Auckland Conservancy, New Zealand. 24p.

PRE 2006

Neumann DR & Orams MB. 2005. Behaviour and ecology of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) and the impact of tourism in Mercury Bay, North Island, New Zealand. Science for Conservation 254. Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand. 40p.

Stockin KA. 2005. Common dolphins: Current research, threats and issues. Proceedings of a workshop on common dolphins: Current research, threats and issues at the 18th Annual European Cetacean Society Conference, March 29th-31st 2004, Kolmården, Sweden. (Eds) Stockin KA, Vella A & Evans PGH. European Cetacean Society: Special Issue 45, 39p.

Martinez E. & Slooten E. 2003. A selective, annotated bibliography for Hector’s dolphins. Science Internal Series 124. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 40p.