[MARMAM] Publication of A New Marine Animal Journal

michael.belanger at utoronto.ca michael.belanger at utoronto.ca
Mon Jul 28 06:30:07 PDT 2008


Hi Everyone

The Oceanographic Environmental Research Society (OERS) is pleased to  
announce that the first issue of their new journal- the Journal of  
Marine Animals & Their Ecology (JAMATE)is now available!

JAMATE is an electronic journal focused on issues related to the protection,
conservation, rescue and rehabilitation of marine animals and their  
environment. The goal of the journal is to increase interest and the  
exchange of ideas and knowledge in this rapidly growing area of marine  
animals and their ecology. The broad and diverse topics will be of  
interest to scientists, biologists, managers, rehabilitation  
specialists, veterinarians, and the public.

Volume 1, Issue 1; 2008

Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology (JMATE)
TABLE of CONTENTS

EDITORIAL

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR


INVITED COMMENTARY

Cost of rehabilitation ? why save one seagull?
Belanger MP

BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS

Assessment of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) habitat characteristics
in estuary waters of the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary, South Australia.
Cribb N, Miller C, Seuront L


ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS

TECHNICAL SECTION:

A hand held PDA system for seabird data collection during cetacean surveys.
Bearzi M, Saylan C

CLINICAL REPORTS:

Staphylococcal pyelonephritis and cystitis in a California Sea lion  
(Zalophus californianus).
Fravel V, Evans RH

SCIENTIFIC SECTION:

Winter abundance estimates for the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)  
in the western approaches of the English Channel and the effect of  
responsive movement.
De Boer MN, Leaper R, Keith S, Simmonds MP

The nature of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeanliae) song.
Parsons ECM, Wright AJ, Gore M

REVIEW ARTICLES:

Contaminants in Sirenians and recommendations for future research and  
conservation strategies.
Belanger MP, Wittnich C


JAMATE can be downloaded, free of charge, at:

www.oers.ca/journal/journal.html

The Editors are now inviting submissions for the next issue (Dec/08)  
with the deadline being October 1st, 2008. Instructions for Authors  
can be found at:

  www.oers.ca/journal/journal.html

OERS wishes to express its thanks to everyone who made this first  
issue possible and hopes that JAMATE becomes a journal that will allow  
anyone with an interest in marine animals to publish their data, ideas  
or express their opinions.


Mike Belanger
Director
Oceanographic Environmental Research Society





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