Published Papers

Links are to actual pdfs for open access papers.

Horning M, Mellish JE (2012) Predation on an Upper Trophic Marine Predator, the Steller Sea Lion: Evaluating High Juvenile Mortality in a Density Dependent Conceptual Framework. PLoS ONE 7(1): e30173. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030173.

Horning M, Mellish JE (2009) Spatially explicit detection of predation on individual pinnipeds from implanted post-mortem satellite data transmitters. Endangered Species Research 10: 135-143. http://www.int-res.com/articles/esr2010/10/n010p135.pdf

Walker KA, Horning M, Mellish JE, Weary DM (2009) Behavioural responses of juvenile Steller sea lions to abdominal surgery: Developing an assessment of post-operative pain. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 120: 201-207.

Horning M, Haulena M, Tuomi P, Mellish J (2008) Intraperitoneal implantation of life-long telemetry transmitters in otariids. BMC Veterinary Research 2008 4: 51.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1746-6148/4/51

Thomton J, Mellish J, Hennen D, Horning M (2008) Juvenile Steller sea lion dive behavior following temporary captivity. Endangered Species Research 4: 195-203.
http://www.int-res.com/articles/esr2008/4/n004p195.pdf

Petrauskas L, Atkinson S, Gulland F, Mellish J, Horning M (2008) Monitoring glucocorticoid response to rehabilitation and research procedures in California and Steller sea lions. Journal of Experimental Zoology 309A: 73-82.

Mellish JE, Thomton J, Horning M (2007) Physiological and behavioral response to intra-abdominal transmitter implantation in Steller sea lions. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 351: 283-293.

Mellish JE, Calkins DG, Christen DR, Horning M, Rea LD, Atkinson SK (2006) Temporary Captivity as a Research Tool: Comprehensive Study of Wild Pinnipeds Under Controlled Conditions. Aquatic Mammals 32 (1): 58-65.

Horning M, Hill RD (2005) Designing an archival satellite transmitter for life-long deployments on oceanic vertebrates: The Life History Transmitter. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering (4): 807-817.