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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.

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

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.


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

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.

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 .

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.


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


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.

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

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.

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