Schleimer, A. (2021). Population biology of fin whales: Applying demographic and evolutionary approaches to studying populations. University of Groningen. PhD thesis available here.

Ramp, C., Gaspard, D., Gavrilchuk, K., Unger, M., Schleimer, A., Delarue, J., Landry, S., & Sears, R. (2021). Up in the air: drone images reveal underestimation of entanglement rates in large rorqual whales. Endangered Species Research, 44, 33–44. PDF available here.

Penketh, L., Schleimer, A., Labaja, J., Ponzo, A., Araujo, G., & Snow, S. (2020). Scarring patterns of whale sharks, Rhincodon typus, at a provisioning site in the Philippines. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. PDF available here.

Remili, A., Gallego, P., Pinzone, M., Castro, C., Jauniaux, T., Garigliany, M., Malarvannan, G., Covaci, A., Das, K. (2020). Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) breeding off Mozambique and Ecuador show geographic variation of persistent organic pollutants and isotopic niches. Environmental Pollution, 267, 115575. Request full PDF via

Schleimer, A., Ramp, C., Plourde, S., Lehoux, C., Sears, R., & Hammond, P. (2019). Spatio-temporal patterns in fin whale Balaenoptera physalus habitat use in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 623, 221–234. PDF available on request here.

Schleimer, A., Ramp, C., Delarue, J., Carpentier, A., Bérubé, M., Palsbøll, P. J., Sears, R., Hammond, P. S. (2019). Decline in abundance and apparent survival rates of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Ecology and Evolution, 9:4231–4244. PDF available here.

Schleimer, A., Araujo, G., Penketh, L., Heath, A., McCoy, E., Labaja, J., et al. (2015). Learning from a provisioning site: code of conduct compliance and behaviour of whale sharks in Oslob, Cebu, Philippines. PeerJ 3, e1452. doi:10.7717/peerj.1452. PDF available here.

Víkingsson, G. A., Pike, D. G., Valdimarsson, H., Schleimer, A., Gunnlaugsson, T., Silva, T., et al. (2015). Distribution, abundance, and feeding ecology of baleen whales in Icelandic waters: have recent environmental changes had an effect? Front. Ecol. Evol. 3, 1–18. doi:10.3389/fevo.2015.00006. PDF available here.