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Publications: Rankin, Robert

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Journal Article

Hunt, T.N., Bejder, L., Allen, S.J., Rankin, R.W., Hanf, D.M. and Parra, G.J. (2017) Demographic characteristics of Australian humpback dolphins reveal important habitat toward the southwestern limit of their range. Endangered Species Research, 32 . pp. 71-88.

Bossley, M.I., Steiner, A., Rankin, R.W. and Bejder, L. (2017) A long-term study of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus ) in an Australian industrial estuary: Increased sightings associated with environmental improvements. Marine Mammal Science, 33 (1). pp. 277-290.

Sprogis, K.R., Raudino, H.C., Rankin, R., MacLeod, C.D. and Bejder, L. (2016) Home range size of adult Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in a coastal and estuarine system is habitat and sex-specific. Marine Mammal Science, 32 (1). pp. 287-308.

Rankin, R.W., Nicholson, K.E., Allen, S., Krützen, M., Bejder, L. and Pollock, K. (2016) A full-capture Hierarchical Bayesian model of Pollock's Closed Robust Design and application to dolphins. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3 (25).

Rankin, R.W., Mann, J., Singh, L., Patterson, E.M., Krzyszczyk, E. and Bejder, L. (2016) The role of weighted and topological network information to understand animal social networks: a null model approach. Animal Behaviour, 113 . pp. 215-228.

Tyne, J.A.ORCID: 0000-0002-0676-5659, Johnston, D.W., Rankin, R.W., Loneragan, N.R. and Bejder, L. (2015) The importance of spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) resting habitat: Implications for management. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52 (3). pp. 621-630.

Rankin, R.W., Maldini, D. and Kaufman, G. (2013) Bayesian estimate of Australian humpback whale calving interval under sparse resighting rates: 1987–2009. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 13 (2). pp. 109-121.

Silva, I.F., Kaufman, G.D., Rankin, R.W. and Maldini, D. (2013) Presence and distribution of hawaiian false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) in maui county waters: A historical perspective (short note). Aquatic Mammals, 39 (4). pp. 409-414.

Maldini, D., Scoles, R., Eby, R. and Rankin, R.W. (2012) Patterns of sea otter haul-out behavior of California tidal estuary in relation to environmental variables. Northwestern Naturalist, 93 (1). pp. 67-78.

Tonachella, N., Nastasi, A., Kaufman, G., Maldini, D. and Rankin, R.W. (2012) Predicting trends in humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) abundance using citizen science. Pacific Conservation Biology, 18 (4). pp. 297-309.

Non-refereed Article

Rankin, R.W. (2016) EM and component-wise boosting for Hidden Markov Models: a machine-learning approach to capture-recapture. bioRxiv .

Conference Paper

Winship, A.J., Rankin, R.W., Kinlan, B.P. and Caldow, C. (2014) Predictive habitat modelling of marine bird distributions to inform spatial planning and risk assessment. In: Biennial Ocean Sciences Meeting, 23 - 28 February, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Kinlan, B.P., Rankin, R.W. and Caldow, C. (2013) Predictive models of marine bird distribution as a spatial planning tool: a case study in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic. In: Pacific Seabird Group 40th Annual Meeting, 20 - 24 February, Portland, Oregan


Rankin, Robert (2017) Hierarchical models and shrinkage estimators. PhD thesis, Murdoch University.


Sprogis, K., Raudino, H., Rankin, R., MacLeod, C. and Bejder, L. (2016) Home ranges of bottlenose dolphins are habitat-and sex-specific. 2016 Research Findings: Bulletin 6.14 Wildlife Biology & Conservation .

Tyne, J.ORCID: 0000-0002-0676-5659, Johnston, D., Rankin, R., Loneragan, N. and Bejder, L. (2016) Identifying important resting habitats for the protection of Hawaiian spinner dolphins. 2016 Research Findings: Bulletin 6.13 Wildlife Biology & Conservation .

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