PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed articles

2022

Modino R, Cosentino M. Conservation hub: the added value of the whale watching industry. Sustainability. PDF

Ingram D, Prideaux M, Hodgins N, Frisch-Nwakanma H, Avila IC, Collins T, Cosentino M, et al Widespread use of migratory megafauna for aquatic wild meat in the tropics and subtropics. Frontiers in Marine Science PDF

Cosentino M, Nairn D, Coscarella M, Jackson J & Windmill J. I beg you pardon? Acoustic behaviour of a wild solitary common dolphin who interacts with harbour porpoises. Bioacoustics PDF

2021

Cosentino M & Oria, N. Insights into the foraging behaviour of an understudied orca population. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals PDF

Cosentino M & Souviron-Priego, L. Think of the Early career researchers! Saving the oceans through collaborations. Frontiers in Marine Science. PDF

2019

Cosentino M, Guarato F, Tougaard J, Nairn D, Jackson J & Windmill J.. Porpoise Click Classifier (PorCC): a high-accuracy classifier to study harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in the wild. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. PDF

2017

Thaler A, Rose N, Cosentino M & Wright A.. Lions, whales and the web: Transforming moment inertia into conservation action. Frontiers in Marine Science. PDF

2016

Cosentino M & Fisher S.. The utilization of aquatic bushmeat from small cetaceans and manatees in South America and West Africa. Frontiers in Marine Science PDF

Cosentino M. Effects of whale watching vessels on adult male sperm whales off Andenes, Norway. Tourism in Marine Environments  PDF

Cosentino M & Veríssimo D. Ending the citation of retracted papers. Conservation Biology PDF

2015

Cosentino M. First record of Norwegian killer whales attacking and feeding on a harbour porpoise. Marine Biodiversity Records PDF

Wright AJ & Cosentino M. JNCC guidelines for minimising the risk of injury and disturbance to marine mammals from seismic surveys: we can do better. Marine Pollution Bulletin PDF

Parsons ECM, Baulch S, Bechshoft T, Bellazzi G, Bouchet P, Boutros de Mello A, Cosentino M, et al. Key research questions of global importance for cetacean conservation. Endangered Species Research. PDF

New L, Hall A, Harcourt R, Kaufman G, Parsons ECM, Pearsons HC, Cosentino M & Schick RS. The modelling and assessment of whale-watching impacts. Ocean Coastal Management  PDF

Contributions to:

2020

UNEP/CMS/Decisions 13.64 to 13.65 - Aquatic Wild Meat

2017

UNEP/CMS/Resolution 12.15, Aquatic Wild Meat - Adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its 12th Meeting (Manila, October 2017)

2015

Bill for the creation of a cetacean sanctuary in Argentine waters

Scientific Reports

2016

Wright AJ, Robertson F & Cosentino M. (Eds). 2016. Incorporating new mitigation technologies into guidelines for seismic surveys and other underwater acoustic activities: Producing performance standards. Marine Species and Threats, Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand. PDF

2012

An Y.-R, Baldwin R, Bjorge A, Cosentino M, Donovan G et al. 2012. IWC Scientific Committee Workshop on interactions between marine renewable projects and cetaceans worldwide. Information Paper SC/64/Rep6 Rev1. / International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee. 32pp PDF

 

Conference presentations

2019

Cosentino M, Guarato F, Tougaard J, Nairn D, Jackson J, Windmill J. PorCC: A new high-accuracy click classifier to study harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in the wild. The 15th Danish Marine Mammal Symposium.

2018

Cosentino M, Nairn D & Windmill, JFC. 2018. Whatcha saying? Evidence of production learning in a solitary common dolphin during interspecific interactions with a harbour porpoise. Poster presentation. European Cetacean Society Conference, La Spezia, Italy.

2016

Cosentino M, Fisher S & Frey S. 2016. Marine bushmeat derived from small cetaceans in West Africa. Paper SC/SM/01. Presented at International Whaling Commission Annual Meeting. Bled, Slovenia.

Cosentino M & Fisher S. 2016. Marine bushmeat derived from small cetaceans in Latin America. Paper SC/SM/02. Presented at International Whaling Commission Annual Meeting. Bled, Slovenia.

2015

Cosentino M & Bellazzi G. 2015. Activism vs Education: when cetacean activism goes wrong. Oral presentation. Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, USA.

Parsons ECM, Cosentino M & Wright AJ. 2015. How to NOT get ahead in advertising – what many conservation NGOs are doing wrong. Oral Presentation at the Joint 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology and 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology, Montpellier, France, 2nd-6th August 2015

2014

Cosentino M & Lusseau D. 2014. Effects of whale watching vessels on male sperm whales off Andenes, Norway. Oral presentation. European Cetacean Society Conference, Liège, Belgium.

Cosentino M. 2014. The do’s and don’ts of networking. Oral presentation at the Student’s meeting. European Cetacean Society Conference, Liège, Belgium.

2013

Cañadas A, Cosentino M, Arso M, Esteban R, de Stephanis R. & Verborgh P. Survival rate and estimation of immigration in the Alboran Sea bottlenose dolphin population. 20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Dunedin, New Zealand.

 

Cosentino M & Acosta Plata M. Norwegian killer whales (Orcinus orca) feeding on harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) off Andenes, Northern Norway. European Cetacean Society Conference, Setubal, Portugal.

 

Cañadas A, Cosentino M, Esteban R & de Stephanis R. Social structure changes of bottlenose dolphins in the Alboran Sea. European Cetacean Society Conference, Setubal, Portugal.

 

Acosta Plata A, Cosentino M & Kovacic I. Whalesafari Andenes: Case study on the synergy between whale watching and cetacean research. European Cetacean Society Conference, Setubal, Portugal.

 

Manjarić N, Aizpurua Quiroga I, Broms F, Acosta Plata M, Cosentino M, Vester H, Kovacic I. Feeding humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Northern Norway during the winter. European Cetacean Society Conference, Setubal, Portugal.

2012

Cosentino M, Orfeo M, Acosta Plata M & Kovacic I. Promising results of the first land-based cetacean surveys from Andenes lighthouse, Norway.  European Cetacean Society Conference, Galway, Ireland.

2011

Cosentino M & Hartman K. First resightings of killer whales off the Azores Archipelago. European Cetacean Society Conference, Cádiz, Spain.

2010

Cosentino M, Hartman K, Weilermann D, González García L & Visser F. Spatial and temporal distribution of Hyperoodon ampullatus off Pico Island, Azores. European Cetacean Society Conference, Stralsund, Germany.

 

Weilermann D, Hartman K, Cosentino M, González García L & Visser F. Catalogue of Northern Bottlenose whales off South of Pico Island, Azores. European Cetacean Society Conference, Stralsund, Germany.

2009

Cosentino M, Zimmermann C, Gallego P, Pérez Martín E, Andreu E, Medina B. First recaptures of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) migrating through the Strait of Gibraltar. European Cetacean Society Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Pérez Martín E, Cosentino M, Gallego P, Andreu E, Zimmermann C & Medina B. Skin lesions observed in cetaceans in the Strait of Gibraltar. European Cetacean Society Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Gallego P, Acero Giménez A, Cosentino M, Perez Martín E, Medina B & Andreu E. Killer whale hunting behaviour and acoustics in the Strait of Gibraltar. European Cetacean Society Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

2007

Gallego P, Andréu E, Morales A, Cosentino M, Lott R & Scullion A. Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) Diet in The Strait of Gibraltar.  European Cetacean Society Conference, San Sebastian, Spain.

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