Publications

Directly below is a list of recent publications by Aran Mooney.  Below and to the right are the associated pdf files of our earlier papers. Or follow the links below.  For many of these pdfs you may also contact Aran at amooney'at'whoi.edu. 

2019

Zakroff, C. Mooney, TA. Berumen, ML. 2019. Dose-dependence and small-scale variability in responses to ocean acidification during squid, Doryteuthis pealeii, developmentMarine Biology (2019) 166:62. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-019-3510-8

Mooney, TA. Smith, A. Larsen, ON. Hansen, KA. Wahlberg, M. Rasmussen, MH. Field-based hearing measurements of two seabird speciesJournal of Experimental Biology 222. doi:10.1242/jeb.190710

Silva, TL. Fay, G. Mooney, TA. Robbins, J. Weinrich, MT. Carson, CD. Cole, TVN. Thompson, MA. Wiley, DN. Habitat use of toothed whales in a marine proteced area based on point proces modelsMarine Ecology Progress Series. 609, 239-256. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12820

2018

Mooney, TA, Castellote, M, Jones, I, Quakenbush, L, Hobbs, R, Gaglione, E and Goertz, C. 2018. Local environmental soundscapes relative to hearing sensitivity in beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas). 2, org/10.22261/JEA.QZD9Z5. Journal of Ecoacoustics (Invited paper)

Lillis, A, and Mooney, TA. Snapping shrimp sound production patterns on Caribbean coral reefs: relationships with celestial cycles and environmental variables. Coral Reefs. 37(2): 567-607. doi.org/10.1007/s00338-018-1684-z

Mooney, TA, Castellote, M, Quakenbush, L, Hobbs, R, Gaglione, E and Goertz, C. 2018. Variation in hearing within a wild population of beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas). Journal of Experimental Biology. 221: doi: 10.1242/jeb.171959

Lillis, A, Caruso, F, Mooney, TA, Llopiz, J, and Eggleston, D. 2018. Drifting hydrophones provide an ecologically meaningful approach to underwater soundscape measurements in coastal benthic habitats.  Journal of Ecoacoustics 2: p.STBDH1. doi.org/10.22261/ JEA.STBDH1  (Invited paper)

2017

Kaplan*, MB, Lammers, MO, Zang, E and Mooney, TA. 2017. Acoustic and biological trends on coral reefs off Maui, Hawaii. Coral Reefs. 37(1): 121–133. doi: 10.1007/s00338-017-1638-x

Lillis, A, Perelman, J, Panyi, A and Mooney, TA. 2017. Sound production patterns of big-clawed snapping shrimp (Alpheus spp.) are influenced by time-of-day and social context. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 142, 3311-3320.doi: 10.1121/1.5012751

Lillis, A, Mooney, TA. Loudly heard, little seen, and rarely understood: Spatiotemporal variation and environmental drivers of snapping shrimp sound production.  Proceedings of Meetings in Acoustics. 27. 4th International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Dublin, Ireland 10-16 July, 2016. 4ENAL. 27(1): 010017. doi: 10.1121/2.0000270

Kaplan, MB, Mooney, TA, Lammers, MO, Zang, E. Temporal and spatial variability in vessel noise on tropical coral reefs. Proceedings of Meetings in Acoustics. 27. 4th International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Dublin, Ireland 10-16 July, 2016. 27, 005002. doi: 10.1121/2.0000250

Zakroff, C, Mooney, TA, Wirth, C. 2017. Ocean Acidification Responses in Paralarval Squid Swimming Behavior Using a Novel 3D Tracking System Hydrobiologia. 1-24. doi. 10.1007/s10750-017-3342-9.

Van Cise, A, Roch, MA, Baird, RW, Mooney, TA and Barlow, J. 2017. Acoustic differentiation of Shiho- and Naisa-type short-finned pilot whales in the Pacific Ocean. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 141: 737–748. doi: 10.1121/1.4974858.

Silva, T, Mooney, TA, Sayigh, L and Baird, RW. 2017. Successful suction-cup tagging of small odontocetes: species comparisons, group whistle characteristics and individual whistle productionMarine Mammal Science. 33(2), 653-668 doi:10.1111/mms.12376

2016

Mooney, TA, Kaplan, MB, Lammers, MO (2016). Singing whales generate high levels of particle motion: implications for acoustic communication and hearing? Biology Letters, 12: 20160381. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.038

Fossette, S,  Kakani, K, Goldbogen, J, Bograd, S.  Wyatt, P, Howard, MJ, Knowles, T, Haddock, S, Bedell, L, Hazen, E, Robison, B, Mooney, TA, Shorter, KA, Bastian, T, Gleiss, T. 2016. How to tag a jellyfish? A methodological review and guidelines to successful jellyfish tagging. J. of Plankton Research. 38(6): 1347–1363. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbw073

Lillis, A, Mooney, TA. Loudly heard, little seen, and rarely understood: Spatiotemporal variation and environmental drivers of snapping shrimp sound production.  Proceedings of Meetings in Acoustics. 27. 4th International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Dublin, Ireland 10-16 July, 2016. 4ENAL. 27(1): 010017. doi: 10.1121/2.0000270.

Kaplan, MB, Mooney, TA, Lammers, MO, Zang, E. Temporal and spatial variability in vessel noise on tropical coral reefs. Proceedings of Meetings in Acoustics. 27. 4th International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Dublin, Ireland 10-16 July, 2016. 27, 005002. doi: 10.1121/2.0000250.

Silva, T, Mooney, TA, Sayigh, L and Baird, RW. Successful suction-cup tagging of small odontocetes: species comparisons, group whistle characteristics and individual whistle production.  In Press to Marine Mammal Science.

Kaplan, MB and Mooney, TA. 2016. Coral reef soundscapes may not be detectable far from the reef. Scientific Reports. 6:31862. doi:10.1038/srep31862

Silva, T.L., Mooney, T.A., Sayigh, L.S., Baird, R.W., J.N. Oswald. (2016) Whistle characteristics and daytime dive behavior of pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata).  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 140, 421, DOI: 10.1121/1.4955081

Lucke, K, Popper, AN, Hawkins, AD, Akamatsu, André, M, Branstetter, BK, Lammers, M, Radford, C. Stansbury, AL, Mooney, TA. 2016. Auditory sensitivity in aquatic animals. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 139: 3097-3101. doi: 10.1121/1.4952711

Mooney, TA, Samson, JE, Schlunk, AD, Zacarias, S. 2016. Loudness-dependent behavioral responses and habituation to sound by the longfin squid (Doryteuthis pealeii). Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 202(7): 489-501. doi:10.1007/s00359-016-1092-1

Long, MH, Mooney, TA, Zakroff, C. 2016. Extreme low oxygen and decreased pH conditions naturally occur within developing squid egg capsules. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 550: 111-119. doi: 10.3354/meps11737

Mooney, TA, Kaplan, MK, Izzi, A, Conti, L, Sayigh, L. 2016. Temporal patterns of cusk eel sounds on Horseshoe Shoals, Ma. Aquatic Biology. 24:201-210. doi:10.3354/ab0065

Mooney, TA, Castellote, M, Hobbs, R, Quackenbush, L, Goetz, C, Gaglione, E. 2016. Measuring hearing in wild beluga whales.  In: Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II.  Popper, A, Hawkins A (eds).  Volume 875 of the series Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York. pp 729-735

Samson, J, Mooney, TA, Hanlon, R, and Guskerloo, S. 2016. A Brief Review of Cephalopod Behavioral Responses to Sound.  In: Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life.  Popper, A, Hawkins A (eds). Volume 875 of the series Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York. pp: 969-975. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2981-8_120 

2015

Mooney, TA, Katija, K, Shorter, KA, Hurst, T, Fontes, J, and Afonso, P. ITAG: An eco-sensor for fine-scale behavioral measurements of soft-bodied marine invertebrates. 2015. Animal Biotelemetry. 3 (31): 1-14. doi:10.1186/s40317-015-0076-1ITAG

Kaplan, MB and Mooney, TA. 2015. Ambient noise and temporal patterns of boat activity in the US Virgin Islands National Park. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 98 (1-2): 221-228. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.06.047

Kaplan, MB, Mooney, TA, Partan, J, and Solow, A. 2015. Coral reef species assemblages are associated with ambient soundscapes. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 533: 93-107. doi: 10.3354/meps11382

Lillis A, Bohnenstiehl DR, Eggleston DB. (2015) Soundscape manipulation enhances larval recruitment of a reef-building mollusk. PeerJ 3:e999

Mooney, TA, Yan, J, Yu, U, Ketten, DR, and Jen, IF. Hearing abilities and sound reception of broadband sounds in an adult Risso’s dolphin (Grampus griseus). 2015. Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 201: 751–761. doi: 10.1007/s00359-015-1011-x

Braun, C, Kaplan, MK, Horodysky, AZ, and Llopiz, J. Satellite telemetry reveals physical processes driving billfish behavior. Animal Biotelemetry (2015) 3:2. DOI 10.1186/s40317-014-0020-9

Samson, J, Mooney, TA, Hanlon, R, and Guskerloo, S. 2014. Behavioral responses and potential habituation to sound stimuli in cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis.  Journal of Experimental Biology. 217 (24) 4347-4355

2014

Kaplan, MB, Mooney, TA, Sayigh, L, Baird, R. 2014. Repeated call types in Hawaiian melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra).  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 36(3): 1394–1401.

Pfister, CA, Esbaugh, A, Frieder, C, Baumann, H, Bockmon, E, White, M, Carter, B, Benway, H, Blanchette, C, Carrington, E, McClintock, J, McCorkle, D, McGillis, J, Mooney, TA and Ziveri, P. Detecting the Unexpected:  A Research Framework for Ocean Acidification.Environmental Science and Technology, Special Issue on “Ocean Acidification: its Causes, Consequences, and Cures” DOI: 10.1021/es501936p

Scharr, AL, Mooney, TA, Schweizer, FE, and Ketten DK. 2014. Aminoglycoside induced damage in the statocyst of squid, Loligo pealeii. Biological Bulletin. 227(1) 51-60.

Castellote@#, Mooney, TA@, M, Hobbs, R, Quackenbush, L, Goetz, C, Gaglione, E.  2014.  Baseline hearing abilities and variability in wild beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas).  Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 1682-1691. @Denotes equal contribution by the authors and sharing first authorship

Mooney, TA, Li, SH, Ketten, DK, Wang, K, and Wang D.  2014.  Hearing pathways in the finless porpoise, Neophocaena asiaorientalis asiaorientalis. Journal of Experimental Biology.  217, 444-452. doi: 10.1242/​jeb.093773

2013

Kaplan, M*, Mooney, TA, McCorkle, D, Cohen, A. 2013.  Adverse Effects of Ocean Acidification on Early Development of Squid (Doryteuthis pealeii) PLoS ONE 8(5): e63714. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063714

2012

Mooney, TA, Yamato, M**, and Branstetter, BK.  2012. Hearing in cetaceans: From natural history to experimental biology.  63: 197-246. Advances in Marine Biology. (invited review) *Cover Article.

Strobel, SM* and Mooney, TA. 2012. Detection of low frequency tones and whale predator sounds by American sand lance Ammodytes americanus. Journal of Fish Biology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2012.03423.x

Mooney, TA, Hanlon, RT, Christensen-Dalsgaard, J, Madsen, PT, Ketten, DR, Nachtigall, PE (2012). “The potential for sound sensitivity in cephalopods.” In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life (eds). Popper, A, Hawkins A. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York.   pg 125-128

2011

Mooney, TA, Li, SH, Ketten, DK, Wang, K, and Wang D. 2011. Auditory temporal resolution and evoked responses to pulsed sounds for the Yangtze finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis).  Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 197:1149–1158. doi: 10.1007/s00359-011-0677-y

2010

Mooney, TA, Hanlon, RT, Christensen-Dalsgaard, J, Madsen, PT, Nachtigall, PE Ketten, DR. 2010.  Sound detection by the longfin squid (Loligo pealeii) studied with auditory evoked potentials: sensitivity to low-frequency particle motion and not pressure. Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 3748-3759.

Apprill, A, Mooney, TA, Lyman, E, Stimpert, A, and Rappé, M. 2010. Bacterial communities associated with the skin of free-ranging and health-compromised humpback whales. Environmental Microbiology and Environmental Microbiology Reports. doi: 10.1111/j.1758-2229.2010.00213.x

Mooney, TA, Lee, WJ, and Hanlon, RT. 2010.  Long-duration anesthetization of squid (Doryteuthis pealeii).  Marine and Freshwater Behavior and Physiology. 43(4): 297–303

2009 and older

Mooney, TA, Pacini, AP and Nachtigall, PE. 2009.  False killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens) echolocation and acoustic disruption: Implications for long-line bycatch and depredation.  87: 726-733.  Canadian Journal of Zoology.

Mooney, TA, Nachtigall, PE, Vlachos, S.  2009.  Sonar-induced temporary hearing loss in dolphins. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0099. 5: 565-567. Biology Letters.

Mooney, TA, Nachtigall, PE, Breese, M, Vlachos, S, and Au, WWL.  2009.  Predicting temporary threshold shifts in a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus): the effects of noise level and duration.  125(3): 1816-1826. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Mooney, TA, Nachtigall, PE, Taylor, KA, Rasmussen, MH, and Miller, LA.  2009.  Auditory temporal resolution of a wild white-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris).  195:375-384. Journal of Comparative Physiology A.

Mooney, TA, Nachtigall, PE, Castellote, M, Taylor, KA, Pacini, AP, and Esteban, JA. 2008. The hearing pathways and directional sensitivity of the beluga whale, Delphinapterus leucas.  362(2): 108-116Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

Nachtigall, PE, Mooney, TA, Taylor, KA, Miller, LA, Rasmussen, MH, Akamatsu, T, Teilmann, J, Linnenschmidt, M, and Vikingsson, G. 2008. Shipboard measurements of the hearing of the white-beaked dolphin, Lagenorhynchus albirostris. 211(4): 642-647 Journal of Experimental Biology. *Cover Article.*

Lammers, MO, Brainard, RE, Au, WWL, Mooney, TA, Wong, K.  2008. An ecological acoustic recorder (EAR) for long-term monitoring of biological and anthropogenic sounds on coral reefs and other marine habitats. 123(3): 1720-1228. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Mooney TA, Au, WWL, Nachtigall PE, and Trippel, EA. 2007. Acoustic and stiffness properties of gillnets as they relate to small cetacean bycatch. 64(7): 1324-1332. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

Taylor, KA, Nachtigall, PE, Mooney, TA, Supin, AYa, and Yuen, MML. 2007. A portable system for the evaluation of the auditory capabilities of marine mammals. Aquatic Mammals. 33(1): 6-13.

Nachtigall, PE, Mooney, TA, Taylor, KA, Yuen, MMY.  2007.  Hearing and auditory evoked potential methods as applied to Odontocete cetaceans. Aquatic Mammals. 33(1): 93-99. *Cover Article.*

Nachtigall, PE,Supin A Ya, Amundin, M,  Röken, B,Møller, T,  Mooney, TA, Taylor, KA, and Yuen, MMY. 2007.  Polar bear, (Ursus maritimus), hearing measured with auditory evoked potentials. Journal of Experimental Biology.210(7): 1116-1122.  *Cover Article.*

Mooney TA, Nachtigall PE, Yuen MMY.  2006. Temporal resolution of the Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus, auditory system.  Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 192: 373-380.

Nachtigall, PE, Yuen, MMY, Mooney TA, Taylor KA 2005. Hearing measurements from a stranded infant Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus.  Journal of Experimental Biology.208: 4181-4188.

Mooney, TA, Nachtigall, PE, and Au, WWL. 2004.  Target strengths of a nylon monofilament and an acoustically enhanced gillnet: Predictions of biosonar detection ranges.  Aquatic Mammals. 30(2): 220-226.

* indicates undergrad at the time of the efforts; **indicates grad student; #indicates post doc

Silva et al., (2019) identified spatial distribution patterns and environmental predictors for Atlantic white-sided dolphins and harbor porpoise. Photo (by Tammy Silva) of Atlantic white-sided dolphin in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

Journal of Experimental Biology cover article on the hearing of wild white-beaked dolphins

Journal of Experimental Biology cover article on the hearing of polar bears

Aquatic Mammals cover of a special issue on the application and techniques of auditory evoked potential hearing measurements

A review on cetacean hearing

 

 

Kaplan_Mooney_2017_POMA

Vessel and reef noise

Fossette et al 2016 jellyfish

Methodological review and guidlines for successful jellyfish tagging

Kaplan Mooney 2016 Soundscapes

Coral reef soundscape detection by marine larvae

Lillis_Mooney_2016_POMA

Snapping shrimp patterns

Mooney et al 2016 JCPA

Longfin squid behaviorial responses to sound

Long Mooney et al 2016 MEPS

Oxygen and pH in developing squid egg capsules

Mooney etal AquaBio cusk

Temporal patterns of cusk eel sounds

Mooney etal 2015 Aquatic Noise

Review: Beluga hearing-field studies

Samson Mooney etal 2016 Aquatic Noise

Review: cephalopods and sound

Kaplan, Mooney et al 2015 MEPS

Coral reef soundscapes and community assemblages

Kaplan & Mooney 2015 MPB

Vessel noise on coastal coral reefs

Lillis et al 2015

Soundscape manipulation enhances larval recruitment

Mooney etal 2015 JCPA

Hearing pathways in Risso's dolphins

Braun, Kaplan, et al 2015

Billfish satellite behavior

Kaplan Mooney etal 2014 MHW calls

melon-whale calls from DTAG

Samson Mooney et al 2014 JEB Sepia

Cuttlefish behavioral responses to sound

Scharr Mooney etal 2014 BB

Aminoglyc damage and imaging statocyst

Pfister Mooney et al 2014 EST

A review of OA research priorities

Mooney et al 2014 JEB

porpoise hearing pathways

Castellote Mooney etal 2014 JEB

wild beluga hearing

Kaplan Mooney et al 2013

Squid ocean acidification

Mooney et al 2012 AMB

review: cetacean hearing

Strobel Mooney 2012 JFB

sand lance hear humpbacks

Mooney et al 2012 ENOAL

reevaluating hearing

Mooney et al 2011 JCPA

Porpoise temporal processing

Mooney etal 2010 JEB

Squid hearing

Mooney etal 2010 MFBP

Long duration squid sedation

Apprill etal 2010 EMR

Whale skin bacteria and health

Mooney etal 2009 BioLet

TTS and sonar

Mooney etal 2009 JASA

Predicting TTS onset (SPL vs duration)

Mooney etal 2009 CJZ

False killer echolocation near acoustic deterrents (depredation/bycatch reduction)

Mooney etal 2009 JCPA

Odontocete comparative temporal resolution (white-beaked dolphin focus)

Mooney etal 2008 JEMBE

Beluga directional hearing

Nachtigall etal 2008 JEB

White-beaked dolphin hearing

Lammers etal 2008 JASA

EARs (passive acoustic monitoring)

Nachtigall etal 2007 AM

AEP review

Mooney etal 2007 ICES

Net TS and stiffness (bycatch)

Nachtigall etal 2007 JEB

Polar bear hearing

Taylor etal 2007 AM

Portable AEP system

Mooney etal 2006 JCPA

Risso's temporal resolution

Nachtigall etal 2005 JEB

Risso's dolphin hearing (AEPs)

Mooney_etal_2004_AM.pdf

Net target strenths (bycatch)