Welcome to the WDP Library. Here you can read about all the work we have conducted and published to date in peer reviewed scientific journals. You can also find citations to our public articles, found in magazines such as BBC wildlife and National Geographic. We bring the library to you, so learn all about our work and enjoy the ease of downloading right to your computer.
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Herzing, D.L., Delfour, F. and Pack, A.A. (2012). Responses of Human-habituated wild Atlantic spotted dolphins to play behaviors using a Two-Way Interface. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 25:137-165. Download This Article
Green, Michelle L., Herzing, Denise L., and Baldwin, John D. (2011). Reproductive success of male Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) revealed by noninvasive genetic analysis of paternity. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 89:239-253. Download This Article
Elliser, C.R. and Herzing, D.L. (2010). Replacement Dolphins? Immigration and social restructuring of long-term resident bottlenose dolphins in the Bahamas after two hurricanes. Marine Mammal Science, 27 (1).
Herzing, D.L. (2010). SETI Meets A Social Intelligence: Dolphins As A Model For Real-Time Interaction And Communication With A Sentient Species. Acta Astronautica. Special Edition. 67: 1451-1454. Download This Article
Aichinger Dias, L, Herzing, D. and Flach, Leonardo. (2009). Aggregations of Guiana dolphins (Sotalia guianensis) in Sepetiba Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Brazil: distribution patterns and ecological characteristics. J Marine Biol. Assoc U.K. 89 (5), 967-973.
Welsh, L.S. and D.L. Herzing. 2008. Preferential Association Among Kin Exhibited in a Population of Atlantic Spotted Dolphins (Stenella frontalis). International Journal of Comparative Psychology 21: 1-11 Download This Article
Bender, C.E., Herzing, D.L. and Bjorklund, D.F. (2008). Evidence of Teaching In Atlantic Spotted Dolphins (Stenella frontalis) by Mother Dolphins Foraging in the Presence of their Calves. Animal Cognition, Vol 12 (1), pp 43-53. Download This Article
Green, M. L, Herzing, D.L. and Baldwin, J.D. (2007). Noninvasive methodology for the sampling and extraction of DNA from free-ranging Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis). Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 1287-1292. Download This Article
Herzing, D. L. (2006). The Currency of Cognition: Assessing Tools, Techniques, and Media for Complex Behavioral Analysis. Aquatic Mammals, 32 (4), 544-553 Download This Article
Herzing, D. L., Johnson, C. M. (2006). Conclusions and Possibilities of New Frameworks and Techniques for Research on Marine Mammal Cognition. Aquatic Mammals, 32 (4),554-557. Download This Article
Johnson, C. M. Herzing, D. L. (2006). Primate, Cetacean, and Pinniped Cognition Compared: An Introduction. Aquatic Mammals, 32 (4), 409-412. Download This Article
Parsons, K.M, Durban, J.W., Claridge, D.E., Herzing, D.L., Balcomb, K.C., Noble, L.R. (2006). Population genetic structure of coastal bottlenose dolphins (Turisops truncatus) in the northern Bahamas. Marine Mammal Science, 22 (2), 276-298. Download This Article
Herzing, D.L. (2005). Transmission mechanisms of social learning in dolphins:underwater observations of free-ranging dolphins in the Bahamas. Autour de L’Ethologie et de la Cognition Animale. Presses Universitaires de Lyon. Download This Article
Rogers, C.A., Brunnick, B.J., Herzing, D.L, Baldwin, J.D. (2004). The Social structure of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in the Bahamas. Marine Mammal Science, 20 (4): 688-708. Download This Article
Herzing,D.L. and dos Santos, M. (2004). Functional Aspects of Echolocation in Dolphins. In: Advances in the Study of Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins. Springer-Verlag Press. Pp 386-393. Download This Article
Herzing,D.L. (2004). Social and Non-Social uses of Echolocation in Free-Ranging Stenella frontalis and Tursiops truncatus. In: Advances in the Study of Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins. Springer-Verlag Press. Pp. 404-410. Download This Article
Lammers, M.O., Au, W.W.L. and Herzing, D.L. (2003). “The broadband social acoustic signaling behavior of spinner and spotted dolphins.” J. Acoustical. Society of America. 114(3):1629-1639. Download This Article
Au, W.W.L. and Herzing, D.L. (2003). Echolocation signals of wild Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis). J. Acoustical Society of America 113(1): 598-604. Download This Article
Herzing, D. L, Moewe, K. and BJ. Brunnick (2003). Interspecies interactions between Atlantic spotted dolphins, Stenella frontalis, and bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, on Great Bahama Bank, Bahamas. Aquatic Mammals 29 (3), 335-341 Download This Article
Miles, J, and D.L. Herzing (2003). Underwater analysis of the behavioral development of free-ranging Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) calves (birth to 4 years of age). Aquatic Mammals, 29 (3), 363-377. Download This Article
Psarakos, S, Herzing, D.L. and K. Marten. (2003). Mixed-species associations between Pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata) and Hawaiian spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) of Oahu, Hawaii. Aquatic Mammals 29 (3), 390-395. Download This Article
Frantzis, A., and Herzing, D.L. (2002). Mixed species associations of striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba), common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) and Risso’s dolphin (Grampus griseus), in the Gulf of Corinth (Greece, Mediterranean Sea). Aquatic Mammals 28 (2) 188-197. Download This Article
Marten, K., Herzing, D.L., Poole, M. and Newman-Allman, Kelly (2001). The acoustic predation hypothesis: linking underwater observations and recordings during odontocete predation and observing the effects of loud impulsive sounds on fish. Aquatic Mammals, 27 (1) 56-66.Download This Article
Herzing,D.L. (2000). Acoustics and Social Behavior of Wild Dolphins: Implications for a sound society. In: Hearing in Whales, Springer-Verlag Handbook of Auditory Research, pp. 225-272. Download This Article
Herzing, D.L. and White, T.J. (1999) Dolphins and the Question of Personhood. Special Issue: Etica Animali, 9/98 pp. 64-84. Download This Article
Rossbach,K.A. and Herzing, D.L. (1999). Inshore and Offshore Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Communities Distinguished by Association Patterns, near Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. Canadian J. Zoology, 77:581-592. Download This Article
Herzing, D.L. (1997). The life history of free-ranging Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis): Age classes, color phases, and female reproduction. Marine Mammal Science 13(4): 576-595. Download This Article
Herzing D.L., and Johnson, C.M. (1997) Interspecific interactions between Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) and bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Bahamas, 1985-1995. Aquatic Mammals 23 (2) 85-99. Download This Article
Rossbach, K. A. and Herzing D.L. (1997) Underwater observations of benthic-feeding bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) near Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. Marine Mammal Science 13 (3): 498-504. Download This Article
Herzing, D.L. and Brunnick, B.J. (1997) Coefficients of Association of reproductively active female Atlantic spotted dolphins, Stenella frontalis. Aquatic Mammals 23 (3): 155-162. Download This Article
Herzing, D.L. (1996). Vocalizations and associated underwater behavior of free-ranging Atlantic spotted dolphins, Stenella frontalis, and bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. Aquatic Mammals 22 (2): 61-79. Download This Article
Herzing, D.L. (1993) Dolphins in the Wild: An Eight Year Study on Dolphin Communication and Interspecies interaction. Dissertation. Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH
Herzing, D.L. (1988). A quantitative description and behavioral associations of a burst-pulsed sound, the “squawk” in the bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus. Thesis. San Francisco State University.
Pelletier, K.R. and Herzing, D.L. (1988). Psychoneuroimmunology: Towards a Mindbody Model. A critical review. Advances, 5 (1): 26-56.
Bayer, R.D. and Herzing, D.L. (1985). Pre-laying assemblages of common murres on the colony at Yaquina Head, Oregon. The Murrelet, 66: 94-95.
Herzing, D.L. and Mate, B.R. (1984). Gray Whale Migrations along the Oregon Coast, 1978-1981. In The Gray Whale, (Eds. ML Jones, SL Swartz, & SF Leatherwood). Academic Press, pp. 289-306. Download This Article
Florida Weekly – March 2013. “The Dolphin Whisperer“, Story by Scott Simmons.
Sport Diver Magazine – October 2012. “Dolphin Speak: Understanding Wild Atlantic Spotted Dolphins“, Story by Kevin Palmer and Tanya G. Burnett.
Outside Magazine – September 2012. “Talk to Me“, Story by Tim Zimmerman.
Palm Beach Post Article – January 2012. “Juno Beach researcher seeks scientific breakthrough to let dolphins communicate with humans”, story by Carlos Frias.
New York Times – September 2011. “How far will dolphins go to relate to humans?”, story and photography by Erik Olsen.
Yachting Times Magazine — 04 – Spring 2011. “At Home with the Wild Dolphins,” story and photography by Tanya Burnett and Kevin Palmer. Pp. 34-38. Yachting Times Magazine
BBC Wildlife — Volume 9, No. 10, October, 1991. “Dances with Dolphins,” by Denise Herzing. Pp. 689-693. Download This Article
National Geographic — Volume 182, No. 3, September, 1992. “Dolphins in Crisis,” by Kenneth S. Norris, with photographs by Flip Nicklin. Pp. 2-35. Download This Article
Ocean Realm — June 1995. “Dolphins,” by Denise Herzing, with photographs by Flip Nicklin. Pp. 22-29. Download This Article
Scientific Computing & Automation — January 1993. “Understanding the Behavioral Biology of Dolphins,” by Denise Herzing with Andrew Davis. Pp. 29-33. Download This Article
Sonar, Magazine of the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society — No. 6, Autumn, 1991. “Dolphin Spotting,” by Denise Herzing. Pp. 8-10. Download This Article
Whalewatcher — Journal of the American Cetacean Society, Volume 26, No. 1, 1992.“Family, Friends, and Neighbors,” by Denise Herzing. Pp. 13-15. Download This Article
Whalewatcher — Journal of the American Cetacean Society, Volume 24, No. 3, 1990. “Underwater and Close Up with Spotted Dolphins,” by Denise Herzing. Pp. 16-19.
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“Ocean Giants – Part 2” – airing soon, BBC, Produced by Anuschka Schofield, with underwater cameraman Didier Noirot filming the Atlantic spotted dolphins. Click here to see more information.
ABC Good Morning America – July 2011. Excerpt: “Dolphin Dairies”, a groundbreaking glimpse into how dolphins communicate and live.
“A Dolphin’s Return”– 2010. Shows the release of the young dolphin known as Cutter in this video from the National Science Foundation’s Library.
Diving with Dolphins – 2007, BBC, Hosted by Tanja Streeter, championship free-diver
Tamzin Outhwaite Goes Wild With Dolphins – 2002, BBC, Hosted by Tamzin Outwaite
Talking with Aliens – 1999. Pioneer Productions. Narrated by Robin Ellis. Written and directed by Richard Burke-Ward. Channel Four Television and TLC.
Touched by a Dolphin & Tribes of Sea – 1998. ABC-Kane Production. Domestic and international versions
Dolphin Diaries — 1996. From the BBC Series Natural World. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough. Aired on U.S. Public Television. Not available for sale, but frequently re-run on local PBS stations.
Dolphins, With Robin Williams — 1995. From the In the Wild Series. Available from PBS, 1-877-PBS-SHOP/1-877-727-7467
Dolphin Dreaming — 1994. From the Natural Neighbors series. Produced by Mark Jacobs.
World of Wonder — 1994. (segment) Hosted by astronaut Mae Jemison. Discovery Channel.
Swimming with Denise — 1993. NHK of Japan, Directed by Seido Hino.
Dolphins: Close Encounters — 1992. From the Nature series on U.S. public television. Hosted by George Page. A Wolfgang Bayer Production in association with Thirteen/WNET and Granada Television, Ltd.
Trials of Life — 1991. BBC Series on Wildlife.