Info: MM Stranding conference

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Below is a list of accepted presentations for the 1995 NE Regional Marine
Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Network Conference, taking place April
28-30, at the Ramanda Inn, Riverhead, NY.  For information and
registration, contact Sally Kiss at the Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation
Daniel M. Palacios
Whale Conservation Institute, 191 Weston Road, Lincoln, MA  01773
     Cetacean remains and strandings in the Galapagos Islands
P. Stevick
Allied Whale, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME
     Length comparison of individually identified humpback whales
(Megaptera novaeagliae) stranded in the western Atlantic
B. R. Whitaker1, J. R. Geraci2, A. Stamper1, D. Schofield1, and C.
1National Aquarium in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD; and
2Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario
     The near-fatal ingestion of plastic by a pygmy sperm whale, Kogia
Joy S. Reidenberg and Jeffrey T. Laitman
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY  10029-6574
     After the strandings: the use of postmortem specimens in studying
nasolaryngeal function, including the biology of sound generating
T. David Schofield
National Aquarium in Baltimore, 501 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD  21202
     The behavioral observations and rehabilitation techniques of an
individual Kogia breviceps
T. David Schofield and Gene J. Taylor
National Aquarium in Baltimore, 501 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD  21202
     There's a what in the bay? .... Safety issues with respect to the
rescue and relocation of a wayward Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus)
Damon Gannon1,3,4, James P. Craddock1, Andrew J. Read1, and James Mead2
1Department of Biology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole,
MA  02543
2Mammal Division, U. S. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian
Institution, Washington, DC  20560
3Department of Biology, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA  02325
4Plymouth Marine Mammal Research Center, P. O. Box 1131, Plymouth, MA
     Food habits of stranded long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas)
from the U. S. Mid- Atlantic coast
Andrew J. Read & Kimberly T. Murray
Department of Biology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA
     Entanglement in small cetaceans: documenting evidence from observer
programs and strandings
Rosemarie Borkowski1, and Sentiel Rommel2
1Department of Environmental Studies, Wildlife Clinic, School of Veterinary
Tufts University, 200 Westboro Road, North Grafton, MA  01536 and NMFS,
Woods Hole, MA
2Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560 and NMFS, Woods Hole, MA
     Preliminary observations regarding morphologic characteristics of the
harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) thymus
Frances Cresswell
Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Stranding Coordinator,
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory, 904 S. Morris Street, Oxford, MD  21654
     Maryland marine mammal stranding events of 1994
W. Mark Swingle1, S. G. Barco1,2, W. A. McLellan2, D. A. Pabst2
1Virginia Marine Science Museum, 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach,
VA  23451
2James Madison University
     Strandings of bottlenose dolphins and harbor porpoises in Virginia
Kieth Matassa, G.Early, B. Wyman, S. Rommel, and H. Krum
New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02114
     The stranding of a juvenile male pilot whale (Globicephala melaena); a
case study
P. P. Calle1, M. D. Stetter1, B. L. Raphael1, R. A. Cook1, C. A. McClave2,
S. Massucci2,  K. M. Walsh2, and S. Sadove3
1Wildlife Health Sciences, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY  10460
2 Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation
3Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation
     Rescue, treatment and release of a long finned pilot whale
(Globicephala melaena)
Eileen Gerle and S. Sadove
Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation, Inc.
     An evaluation of natural versus human induced mortality in sea turtles
in the New York Bight.
Robert P. Pisciotta1, K. Durham2, R. DiGiovanni2, S. Sadove2, and E. Gerle2
1North Fork Animal Hospital, 58605 Route 25, Southhold, NY  11971
2Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation, Inc.
     A case of invasive medical techniques employed in the treatment of a
severely hypothermic Kemp's Ridley sea turtle.
Deb Spangler
Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation:  Bear's journey home
Dianne Taggart
Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation:  The "Seal Team" experiment
Kim Durham
Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation
Carol House
USDA, APHIS, NVSL, FADDL, P.O. Box 848, Greenport, NY  11944
     A practical (very) short course in virology and serology
     Emerging viruses
Dennis M. Conlon
Chief Oceanographer, Integrated Undersea Surveillance Program, Space and
Naval Warfare Systems Command, Arlington,  VA 22245
     Using the navy's undersea surveillance system to monitor whale
Padraig J. Duignan
Department of Pathology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario NIG 2W1, Canada
     Epizootiology of morbillivirus infection in North American harbor
seals (Phoca vitulina) and gray seals (Halichoerus grypus)
Cindy Driscoll
National Marine Fisheries Service
Bob Schoelkopf
Marine Mammal Stranding Center, P. O. Box 773, Brigantine, NJ 08203
     Right Whale in Philadelphia
Dean Wilkinson
National Marine Fisheries Service
Kim Thunhurst
National Marine Fisheries Service
Samuel Sadove
   Pilot whale capture and release (logistics and preparation)
Mary Bess Phillips
Commercial Fisher
     Commercial fisheries and marine mammals; fact and fiction
Arthur H. Kopelman