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Cade, D.E., Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Gough, W.T., Bierlich, K.C., Linksy, J.M.J., Johnston, D.W., Goldbogen, J.A., Friedlaender, A.S. (in review). Ultra-high feeding rates of Antarctic minke whales imply a lower limit for body size in engulfment filtration feeders. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Gough, W.T., Cade, D.E., Czapanskiy, M.F., Potvin, J., Fish, F.E, Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Savoca, M.S., Bierlich, K.C.,Johnston, D.W., Friedlaender, A.S., Szabo, A., Bejder, L., Goldbogen, J.A., (in review). Fast and Furious: Energetic tradeoffs and scaling of high-speed foraging in rorqual whales. Integrative Organismal Biology

Pallin, L., Bierlich, KC, Durban, J. Fearnbach, H., Savenko, O., C.S. Baker, E. Bell, Double, M.C., de la Mare, W. , Goldbogen, J. , Johnston, D.,  Kellar, N., Nichols, R., Nowacek, D., Read, A.J., Steel, D., Friedlaender, A. (in review) Demography of an ice-obligate mysticete in a region of rapid environmental change. Royal Society of Open Science

 

Nazario EC, Cade DE, Bierlich KC, Czapanskiy MF, Goldbogen JA, Kahane-Rapport SR, van der Hoop JM, San Luis MT, Friedlaender AS. (2022). Baleen whale inhalation variability revealed using animal-borne video tags. PeerJ10:e13724 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.13724

 

Torres, L.G., Bird, C., Rodrigues-Gonzáles, F., Christiansen F., Bejder, L., Lemos, L., Urbán Ramírez, J., Swartz, S., Willoughby, A., Hewitt., J., Bierlich, K.C. (2022). Range-wide comparison of gray whale body condition reveals contrasting sub-population health characteristics and vulnerability to environmental change. Frontiers in Marine Science. 9:867258. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.867258

 

Segre P.S., Gough, W.T., Roualdes, E.A., Cade, D.E., Czapanskiy, M.F., Fahlbush, J., Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Oestreich, W.K., Bejder, L., Bierlich, K.C., Burrows, J.A., …Goldbogen, JA. (2022). Scaling of maneuvering performance in baleen whales: larger whales outperform expectations. Journal of Experimental Biology. 225 (5): jeb243224. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.243224

Bierlich, K.C., Hewitt, J., Bird, C.N., Schick R.S., Friedlaender, A.S., Torres, L.G., Dale, J., Goldbogen, J.A., Read, A., Calambokidis J., Johnston, D.W., (accepted). Comparing uncertainty associated with 1-, 2-, and 3D aerial photogrammetry-based body condition measurements of baleen whales. Frontiers in Marine Science. 

Savoca, M.S. Czapanskiy, M.F., Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Gough, W.T., Falhbusch, J.A., Bierlich, K.C., Segre, P.S., Di Clemente, J., Penry G.S., Wiley, D.N., Calambokids, J., Nowacek, D.P., Johnston, D.W., Pyenson, N.D., Friedlaender, A.S., Hazen, E.L., Goldbogen, J.A. (2021). Baleen whale prey consumption based on high resolution foraging measurements. Nature. 599, 85-90  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03991-5

Bierlich, K.C., Schick, R.S., Hewitt, J., Dale, J., Goldbogen, J.A., Friedlaender, A.S., Johnston D.J. (2021). A Bayesian approach for predicting photogrammetric uncertainty in morphometric measurements derived from UAS. Marine Ecology Progress Series.673:193-210. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13814

Gough, W. T., Smith, H. J., Savoca, M. S., Czapanskiy M. F., Fish, F. E., Potvin, J., Bierlich, K.C., Cade, D. E., Di Clemente, J., Kennedy, J., Segre, P., Stanworth, A., Weir, C., & Goldbogen, J. A. (In press). Scaling of oscillatory kinematics and Froude efficiency in baleen whales. Journal of Experimental Biology 224 (13): jeb237586. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.237586

 

Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Savoca, M.S., Cade, D.E., Segre, P.S., Bierlich, K.C., Calambokidis, J.A., Dale, J., Friedlaender, A.S., Johnston, D.W., Werth, A.J. and J.A. Goldbogen. (2020). Lunge filter feeding biomechanics constrain rorqual foraging ecology across scale. Journal of Experimental Biology. 223(20). https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.224196

 

Bird, C.N., and Bierlich, K.C. (2020). CollatriX: A GUI to collate MorphoMetriX outputs. Journal of Open Source Software, 5(51), 2328. https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.02328

 

Torres, W.I., & Bierlich, K.C. (2020). MorphoMetriX: a photogrammetric measurement GUI for morphometric analysis of megafauna. Journal of Open Source Software, 5(45), 1825. https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.01825  

 

Segre, P.S., Potvin, J., Cade, D.E., Calambokidis, J., Di Clemente, J., Fish, F.E., Friedlaender, A.S., Gough, W.T., Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Oliveira, C., Parks, S.E., Penry, G.S., Simon, M., Stimpert, A.K., Wiley, D.N., Bierlich, K.C., Madesen, P.T., Goldbogen, J.A. (2020). Energetic and physical limitations on the breaching performance of large whales. eLife, 9, p.e51760. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.51760    

 

Gough, W.T., Segre, P.S., Bierlich, K.C., Cade, D.E., Potvin, J., Fish, F. E., Dale, J., di Clemente, J., Friedlaender, A.S., Johnston, D.W., Kahane-Rapport, S.R., Kennedy, J., Long, J.H., Oudejans, M., Penry, G., Savoca, M.S., Simon, M., Videsen, S.K.A., Visser, F., Wiley, D.N., Goldbogen, J.A. (2019). Scaling of swimming performance in baleen whales. Journal of Experimental Biology, 222(20). https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.204172  

 

Gray, P. C., Bierlich, K.C., Mantell, S. A., Friedlaender, A. S., Goldbogen, J. A., & Johnston, D. W. (2019). Drones and convolutional neural networks facilitate automated and accurate cetacean species identification and photogrammetry. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10(9), 1490-1500. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210x.13246

 

Bierlich, K.C., Miller, C., DeForce, E., Friedlaender, A. S., Johnston, D. W., & Apprill, A. (2018). Temporal and regional variability in the skin microbiome of humpback whales along the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Applied and environmental microbiology, 84(5), e02574-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/aem.02574-17