Janice Straley

Janice Straley

Collaborating Faculty

Marine Mammals

UAS Sitka Campus
1332 Seward Ave.
Sitka, AK 99835


Thode, A.M., Straley, J.M., O’Connell, V., Behnken, L., Falvey, D., Mathias. D.K., Wild, L.A., Calambokidis, J., Schorr, G.S., Andrews, R.D., Liddle, J.B., Lunsford, C. (2015). “Cues, creaks, and decoys: using passive acoustic monitoring as a tool for studying sperm whale depredation.” ICES J. Mar. Sci.

Thode, A., Wild, L.A., Mathias, D.K., Straley, J.M., and Lunsford, C. (2014.) “A comparison of acoustic and visual metrics of sperm whale longline depredation.” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135(5):3086-3100.

Thode, A., Wild, L.A., Straley, J.M. (2014). “Countermeasures to reduce whale depredation in Alaskan longline fisheries.” North Pacific Research Board semi-annual report, project 1217:Pp. 9.

C. S. Baker, D. Steel, J. Calambokidis, E. Falcone, U. Gonzalez-Peral, J. Barlow, A. M. Burdin, P. J. Clapham, J. K. B. Ford, C. M. Gabriele, D. Mattila, L. Rojas-Bracho, J. M. Straley, B. L. Taylor, J. Urban, P. R. Wade, D. Weller, B. H. Witteveen and M.. (2013). "Strong maternal fidelity and natal philopatry shape genetic structure in North Pacific humpback whales". Marine Ecology Progress Series. 494:291-306.
doi: 10.3354/Meps10508
ISI: //000328086100022

D. Mathias, A. Thode, J. Straley and R. Andrews. (2013). "Acoustic tracking of sperm whales in the Gulf of Alaska using a two-element vertical array and tags". Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134:2446-2461.

C. O. Matkin, J. W. Durban, E. L. Saulitis, R. D. Andrews, J. M. Straley, D. R. Matkin and G. M. Ellis. (2012). "Contrasting abundance and residency patterns of two sympatric populations of transient killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the northern Gulf of Alaska". Fishery Bulletin. 110(2):143-155.

J. Barlow, J. Calambokidis, E. A. Falcone, C. S. Baker, A. M. Burdin, P. J. Clapham, J. K. B. Ford, C. M. Gabriele, R. LeDuc, D. K. Mattila, T. J. Quinn, L. Rojas-Bracho, J. M. Straley, B. L. Taylor, J. Urban, P. Wade, D. Weller, B. H. Witteveen and M. Ya. (2011). "Humpback whale abundance in the North Pacific estimated by photographic capture-recapture with bias correction from simulation studies". Marine Mammal Science. 27(4):793-818.

J. L. Neilson, J. M. Straley, C. M. Gabriele and S. Hills. (2009). "Non-lethal entanglement of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in fishing gear in northern Southeast Alaska". Journal of Biogeography. 36(3):452-464.
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2007.01820.x
ISI: //000263340300007

J. M. Straley, T. J. Quinn and C. M. Gabriele. (2009). "Assessment of mark-recapture models to estimate the abundance of a humpback whale feeding aggregation in Southeast Alaska". Journal of Biogeography. 36(3):427-438.
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01906.x
ISI: //000263340300005

J. Calambokidis, Falcone, E.A., Quinn, T.J.,Burdin, A.M., Clapham, P.J., Ford, J.K.B., Gabriele, C.M., LeDuc, R., Mattila, D., Rojas-Bracho-Rojas, L., Straley, J.M., Taylor, B.L., Urb‡n, J.R.; Weller, D., Witteveen, B.H., Yamaguchi, M., Dendlin, A, Camach. (2008). Cascadia Research. "SPLASH: Structure of populations, levels of abundance and status of humpback whales in the North Pacific". Ed. J. a. W. Barlow, P.R.. U. S. Department of Commerce.