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Benoit-Bird, K.J., and C.M. Waluk. 2021. Remote acoustic detection and characterization of fish schooling behavior. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 150: 4329–4342.

Zhang, Y., B. Kieft, B.W. Hobson, B.Y. Raanan, S. Urmy, K.J. Pitz, C.M. Preston, B. Roman, K.J. Benoit-Bird, J.M. Birch, F.P. Chavez, and C.A. Scholin. 2021. Persistent sampling of vertically migrating biological layers by an autonomous underwater vehicle within the beam of a seabed-mounted echosounder. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 46: 497–508.


Benoit-Bird, K.J., and C.M. Waluk. 2020. Exploring the promise of broadband fisheries echosounders for species discrimination with quantitative assessment of data processing effects. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 147: 411–427.


Arranz, P., K.J. Benoit-Bird, A.S. Friedlander, E.L. Hazen, J.A. Goldbogen, A.K. Stimpert, S.L. DeRuiter, J. Calambokidis, B.L. Southall, A. Fahlman, and P.L. Tyack. 2019. Diving behavior and fine-scale kinematics of free-ranging Risso’s dolphins foraging in shallow and deep-water habitats. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 1–15.

Benoit-Bird, K.J., C.M. Waluk, and J.P. Ryan. 2019. Forage species swarm in response to upwelling. Geophysical Research Letters, 46: 1537–1546.

Dunlop, K.M., K.J. Benoit-Bird, C.M. Waluk, and R.G. Henthorn. 2019. Ecological insights into abyssal bentho-pelagic fish at 4,000 meters depth using a multi-beam echosounder on a remotely operated vehicle. Deep Sea Research Part II Topical Studies in Oceanography, 173(104679).

Lombard, F., E. Boss, A.M. Waite, J. Uitz, L. Stemmann, H.M. Sosik, J. Schulz, J.B. Romagnan, M. Picheral, J. Pearlman, M.D. Ohman, B. Niehoff, K.O. Möller, P. Miloslavich, A. Lara-Lopez, R.M. Kudela, R. Mendez Lopes, L. Karp-Boss, R. Kiko, J.S. Jaffe, M. Hvitfeldt Iversen, J.O. Irisson, H. Hauss, L. Guidi, G. Gorsky, S.L. Carolin Giering, P. Gaube, S. Gallager, G. Dubelaar, R.K. Cowen, F. Carlotti, C. Briseño-Avena, L. Berline, K.J. Benoit-Bird, N.J. Bax, S.D. Batten, S.D. Ayata, and W. Appeltans. 2019. Globally consistent quantitative observations of planktonic ecosystems. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6: 1–21.

Ryan, J.P., D.E. Cline, J.E. Joseph, T. Margolina, J.A. Santora, R.M. Kudela, F.P. Chavez, J.T. Pennington, C. Wahl, R. Michisaki, K.J. Benoit-Bird, K.A. Forney, A.K. Stimpert, A. DeVogelaere, N. Black, and M. Fischer. 2019. Humpback whale song occurrence reflects ecosystem variability in feeding and migratory habitat of the northeast Pacific. PLoS ONE, 14: 1–24.

Southall, B., K.J. Benoit-Bird, M.A. Moline, and D. Moretti. 2019. Quantifying deep‐sea predator–prey dynamics: Implications of biological heterogeneity for beaked whale conservation. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 1040–1049.


Arranz, P., K.J. Benoit-Bird, B.L. Southall, J. Calambokidis, A.S. Friedlander, and P.L. Tyack. 2018. Risso's dolphins plan foraging dives. Journal of Experimental Biology, 221(4): 1–9.

Benoit-Bird, K.J., T.P. Welch, C.M. Waluk, J.A. Barth, I. Wangen, P. McGill, C. Okuda, G.A. Hollinger, M. Sato, and S. McCammon. 2018. Equipping an underwater glider with a new echosounder to explore ocean ecosystems. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 16: 734–749.

Dunlop, K.M., T. Jarvis, K.J. Benoit-Bird, C.M. Waluk, D.W. Caress, H. Thomas, and K.L. Smith Jr. 2018. Detection and characterization of deep-sea benthopelagic animals from an autonomous underwater vehicle with a multibeam echosounder: a proof of concept and description of data-processing methods. Deep Sea Research 1, 134: 64–69.

Sato, M., J.A. Barth, K.J. Benoit-Bird, S.D. Pierce, T.J. Cowles, R.D. Brodeur, and W.T. Peterson. 2018. Coastal upwelling fronts as a boundary for planktivorous fish distributions. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 595: 171–186.


Benoit-Bird, K.J., M.A. Moline, and B. Southall. 2017. Prey in oceanic sound scattering layers organize to get a little help from their friends. Limnology and Oceanography, 62: 2788–2798.

Sato, M., and K.J. Benoit-Bird. 2017. Spatial variability of deep scattering layers shapes the Bahamian mesopelagic ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 580: 69–82.


Benoit-Bird, K.J., B.L. Southall, and M.A. Moline. 2016. Predator-guided sampling reveals biotic structure in the bathypelagic. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283: 20152457.

Moline, M.A., and K. Benoit-Bird. 2016. Sensor fusion and autonomy as a powerful combination for biological assessment in the marine environment. Robotics, 5: 4.


Hoving, H.J.T., W.F. Gilly, U. Markaida, K.J. Benoit-Bird, Z.W. Brown, P. Daniel, J.C. Field, L. Parassenti, B. Liu, and B. Campos. 2013. Extreme plasticity in life-history strategy allows a migratory predator (jumbo squid) to cope with a changing climate. Global Change Biology, 19: 2089–2103.


Sullivan, J.M., M.A. McManus, O.M. Cheriton, K.J. Benoit-Bird, L. Goodman, Z. Wang, J. Ryan, M. Stacey, D.V. Holliday, C. Greenlaw, M.A. Moline, and M. McFarland. 2010. Layered organization in the coastal ocean: An introduction to planktonic thin layers and the LOCO project. Continental Shelf Research, 30: 1–6.