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Brennecke, D., M. Wahlberg, A. Gilles, U. Siebert (2021). Does age and lunar cycle predicgt harbor poropise bycatch in the south-western Baltic Sea? PeerJ, in press.

Hamel, H., M. Wahlberg, J. Javidpour (2021).Using drones to measure jellyfish density in shallow estuaries. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 9: 659.

Larsen, O. N., C. Reichmuth (2021). Walruses produce intense impulse sounds by clap-induced cavitation during breeding displays. Royal Society Open Science 8: 210197.

Martin, M. J., S. T. Ortiz, M. Iniguez, M. V. Reyes Reyes, A. Marino, M. Wahlberg (2021). Commerson’s dolphins (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) can relax acoustic crypsis. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 75: 100.

Mäkelin, S., M. Wahlberg, A. N. Osiecka, C. Hermans, T. J. Skovbjerg Balsby (2021). Vocal behaviour of the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax sinensis) during the breeding season. Bird study in press.

Ortiz, S. T., J. Stedt, H. S. Midtiby, H. Dyrberg Egemose, M. Wahlberg (2021). Group hunting in harbour porpoises. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 99: 511-520.

Reckendorf, A., M. Schmicke, P. Nunrskoek, K. Anderson Hansen, M. Thybo, C. Strube, U. Siebert (2021). Is harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) exhaled breath sampling suitable for hormonal assessments? Animals 11: 907.

Rössler, H., J. Tougaard, P.F. Sabinsky, M.H. Rasmussen, S. M. Granquist, M. Wahlberg (2021). Are Icelandic harbor seals acoustically cryptic to avoid predation? Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters 1(3): 031201.

Smith, A., P. T. Madsen, M. Johnson, P. Tyack, M. Wahlberg (2021). toothed whale auditory brainstem response measured with a non-invasive, on-animal tag. JASA Express Letters 1(9): 091201.

Westerberg, H., E. Amilhat, M. Wahlberg, K. Aarestrup, E. Faliex, G. Sion, D. Righton (2021). Eel predation from marine mammals. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 544: 151613.


Anderson, K.H., A. Hernandez, T. A. Mooney, M. Rasmussen, K. Sørensen, M. Wahlberg (2020). Common murres (Uria aalgae) react to underwater noise.Journal of Acoustical Society of America 147(6): 4069-4074.

Brauckhoff, M., M. Wahlberg, J. Ånde Haga, H. E. Karlsen, M. Wilson (2020). Embracing their prey at the dark hour: Cuttlefish (Sepia officianlis) can hunt in nighttime light conditions. Frontiers in Neuroscience 11: 525.

Chi, X., J. Dierking, H.-J- Hoving, F. Lüskow, A. Denda, B. Christiansen, U. Sommer, T. Hansen, J. Javidpour (2020). Tackling the jelly web: Trophic ecology of gelatinous zooplankton in oceanic food webs of the eastern tropical Atlantic assessed by stable isotope analysis. Limnology and oceanography 9999: 1-17.

Javidpour, J., J.-C. Molinero, E. Ramirez-Romero, P. Roberts, T. Larsen (2020). Cannibalism makes invasive comb jelly, Mnemiopsis leidyi, resiltent to unfavourable condtions. Communications Biology 3: 212.

Larsen, O. N., M. Wahlberg, J. C. Dalsgaard (2020). In-air and underwater hearing in the great cormorant. Journal of Experimental Biology 223: jeb217265.

Mooney, A., A. Smith, O. N. Larsen, K. A. Hansen, M. Rasmussen (2020). A field study of auditory sensitivty of the Atlantic puffin, Fratercula arctica. Journal of Experimental Biology 223: 22870.

Osiecka, A., O. Jones, M. Wahlberg (2020). Diurnal variation in clicking harbour porpoises. Scientific Reports 10: 14876.

Siebert, U, M.-A. Blanchet, J. Teilmann, K. Anderson Hansen, J. Kristensen, P. Bunskoek, R. Dietz, J.-P. Desforges, C. Sone, G. Desportes (2020). Haematology and clinical blood chemistry in harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) from the inner Danish waters. Environmental International 143: 105937.

Stenvers, V., X. Chi, J. Javidpour (2020). Seasonal variability of the fatty acid composition in Aurelia aurita (Cnidaria:: Scyphozoa): implications for gelativore food web studies. Journal of Plankton Research 42(4): 440-452.  

Sørensen, K., K. Anderson, M. Dähne, C. Neumann, M. Wahlberg (2020). Gentoo penguins react to underwater sound. Royal Society Open Science 7: 191988.



Asadzadeh, S.S., Larsen, P.S., Riisgård, H.U., Walther, J.H. (2019). Hydrodynamics of the leucon sponge pump. Journal of Royal Society Interface 16: 20180630

Bouchard, B., J.-Y. Bamagaud, M. Poupard, H. Glotin, P. Gauffler, S. Torres Ortiz, T. J. Lisney, S. Campagna, M. Rasmussen, A. Celerier 2019. Behavioural responses of humpback whales to foot-related chemical stimui. PLoS ONE 14(2): e0212515.  

Goldstein, J., H. U. Riisgård, P. S. Larsen 2019. Exhalant jet speed of single-osculum explants of the demosponge Halichondria panicea and basic properties of the sponge-pump. Jornal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 511: 82-90

Kealy, R.A, Busk, T., Goldstein, J., Larsen, P.S., Riisgård, H.U. (2019). Hydrodynamic characteristics of aquiferous modules in the demosponge Halichondria panicea. Marine Biology Research (in press)

Lüskov, F., H. U. Riisgård, V. Solovyeva, J. R. Brewer (2019). Seasonal changes in bacteria and phytoplankton biomass control the condition index of the demosponge Halichondria panicea in temperate Danish waters. Marine Ecology Progress Series 608: 119-132.

Lüskow, F., Kløve-Mogensen, K., Tophøj, J., Pedersen, L. H., Riisgård, H.U., Eriksen, N.T. (2019). Seasonality in lipid content of the demosponges Halichondria panicea and H. bowerbanki at two study sites in temperate Danish waters. Frontiers in Marine Science - Aquatic Physiology 6:328. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00328

Mooney, T. A., A. Smith, O. N. Larse, K. Anderson Hansen, M. Wahlberg, M. Rasmussen (2019). Field-based hearing measurements of two seabird species. Journal of Experimental Biology, 222, jeb190710.

Mooney, T. A., A. Smith, O. Larsen, K Anderson Hansen, M. Wahlberg, M. Rasmussen (2019). Birds on the feather: hearing and potential noise impact in puffins (Fratercula arctica). Proceedings in Meetings of Acoustics.

Mustonen, M., Klauson, A., M. Anderson, D. Clorennec, F. Folegot, J. Pajala, L. Persson, P. Sigray, J. Tegowski, J. Tougaard, M. Wahlberg et al. (in press). Spatial and temporal variability of the ambient underwater noise in the Baltic Sea. Scientific reports, 10.1038/s41598-019-48891-x.

Ortiz, S. T., A. Maxwell, A. Krasheninnikova, M. Wahlberg, O. N. Larsen (2019). Problem solving capabilities of peach-fronted conures (Eupsittula aurea) studied with the string-pulling test. Behaviour, in press.

Seidelin, L., T. R. S. Alberchtsen, K. Schöpps, M. Holmer, M. Wahlberg (2019). Does live-stream video from an artificial reef trigger students’ situational interest in marine biology? Journal of Biological Education,

Smeele, S., K. Andersen Hansen, S. Ortiz, J. Højer-Kristensen, F. Johansson, J. Larsson, U. Siebert, M. Wahlberg (2019) Short-term memory in pinnipeds. Animal Cognition,


Di Clemente, J., F. Christiansen, E. Pirotta, D. Steckler, M. Wahlberg, H. C. Pearson (2018). Effects of whale watching on the activity budget of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) on a feeding ground. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2909

Galatius, A., M. T. Olsen, ;M. Elstrup Steeman, R. A. Racicot, C. D. Bradshaw, L. A. Kyhn, L. A. Miller (2018). Raising your voice: evolution of narrow-band high-frequency signals in toothed whales (Odontoceti). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 1-12. 

Goldstein, J., C. Jürgensen, U. K. Steiner, H. U. Riisgård (2018). Density-driven water exchange controls seasonal declines in jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) abundance in a shallow fjord system. Marine Ecology Progress Series 597: 137-145.

Heers, T., A. van Neer, A. Becker, S. Gross, K Anderson Hansen, U. Siebert, A. Abdulmawjood (2018). Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) as a confirmatory and rapid DNA detection method for grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) predation on harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Journal of Sea Research 140: 32-39.

Kumala, L., D. E. Canfield (2018). Contraction dynamics and respiration of small single-osculum explants of the demosponge Halichondria panicea. Frontiers in Marine Science 5 (410): 1-11. doi 10.3389/fmars.2018.00410.

Larsen, P. S., F. Lüskow, H. U. Riisgård (2018). Too much food may cause reduced growth of blue mussels (Mytilus edulit) - test of hypothesis and development of 'high Chl a BEG-model'. Journal of Marine Systems 180: 299-306.

Lüskow, F., H.U. Risgaard (2018). In situ filtration rates of blue mussels (Mytiolus edulis) measured by an open-top chamber method. Open Journal of Marine Science 8: 395-406.

Riisgaard, H. U., P.S. Larsen (2018). Thermal and viscous effects on ciliary suspension feeding bivalves - no need for a new explanation: Comment on Specht & Fuchs (2018). Marine Ecology Progress Series 596: 263-265.  

Rojano-Donate, L., B. I. McDonals, D. M. Wisniewska, M. Johnson, J. Teilmann, M. Wahlberg, J. Højer-Kristensen, P. T. Madsen (2018). High field metabolic rates of wild harbor porpoises. Journal of Experimental Biology 221, jeb185827.

Seidelin, L., M. Wahlberg, M. Holmer (2018). Using life-stream video from an artificial reef to increase interest in marine biology. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 6:47.

Wilson, M., J. Å. Rekkedal Haga, H. E. Karlsen (2018). Behavioural responses to infrasonic particle acceleration in cuttlefish. Journal of Experimental Biology 221, jeb166074. doi:10.1242/jeb.166074.

Yurseva, A., F. Lüskow, M. Hatton, A. Doucet, D. Lajus (2018). Finfish vs jellyfish: complimentary feeding patterns allow threespine stickleback Gasterostseus aculeatus and common jellyfish Aurelia aurita to coexist in a Danish cove. Marine Biology 1645: 148.


Anderson Hansen, K., A. Maxwell, U. Siebert, O. Næsbye Larsen, M. Wahlberg (2017). Great cormorants can detect auditory cues while diving. Naturwissenschaften 104:45.

Flanagin, V., S. Schoernich, M. Schranner, N. Hummel, L. Wallmeier, M. Wahlberg, T. Stephan, Wiegrebe L. (2017). Human exploration of enclosed spaces through echolocation. The Journal of Neuroscience, 37(6): 1614-1627.

Goldstein, J., C. B. Augustin, S. Bleich, S. Holst (2017). A matter of tolerance: distribution potential of scyphozoan polyps in a changing environment. Marine Ecology 34:e12457.

Larsen, O. N., Wahlberg, M. (2017). Sound sources. In: CH Brown, T Riede (Eds.) Comparative Bioacoustic Method eBook. Bentham Science Publishers, Oak Park, IL, pp. 3-61.

Maxwell, A., K. A. Hansen, O. N. Larsen, U. Siebert, M. Wahlberg (2017). In-air hearing of the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo). Biology Open 6: 496-502.

Ragkousis, M., D. Marmara, H. Filiz, U. Uyan, S. Tuncer, G. Romanidis-Kyriakidis, I. Giovos (2017). The northward expansion of Synaptula reciprocans (Echinodermata) in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of the Black Sea /Mediterranean Environment 23(3):209-215.

Sabinsky, P. F., M. Wahlberg, J. Tougaard, N. Larsen (2017). Variation in harbour seal (Phoca vitulina L.) roar calls among recoding sites relevant for passive acoustic monitoring. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 141(3): 1824-1834.

Tang, B., H.U. Riisgård  (2017). Relationship between oxygen concentration, respiration and filtration rate in blue mussel Mytilus edulis. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology

Wahlberg, M., O. N. Larsen (2017). Propagation of sound. In: CH Brown, T Riede (Eds.) Comparative Bioacoustic Method eBook. Bentham Science Publishers, Oak Park, IL, pp. 62-119.

Wahlberg, M., L. Delgado, J. H. Kristensen (2017). Precocious hearing in harbour porpoise neonates. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 203(2): 121-132.

Wilson, M., A. D. Tucker, K. Beedholm, D. A. Mann (2017). Changes of loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) dive behavior associated with tropical storm passage during the inter-nesting period. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 3432-3441. 


Andersen Hansen, K., O. N, Larsen, U. Siebert, M. Wahlberg (2016). Underwater hearing in the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis): methodology considerations. Proceedings of meetings on acoustics. Vol. 27.

Brando, S., A. Bowles, M. Böye, K. Dudzinski, N. van Elk, J. McBain, R. Singer, M. Wahlberg (2016). Proceedings of Marine Mammal Welfare Seminars hosted in the Netherlands and the USA in 2012. Aquatic Mammals 43(3): 392-416.

Goldstein, J., Riisgård, H.U. (2016). Population dynamics and factors controlling degrowth of the common jellyfish, Aurelia aurita, in a temperate semi-enclosed cove (Kertinge Nor, Denmark). Marine Biology 163: 33-44.

Johansen, S., O. N. Larsen, J. C. Dalsgaard, L. Seidelin, M. Boström, S.-G. Lunneryd, M. Wahlberg (2016). In-air and underwater hearing in the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo). The effects of noise on aquatic life II. Springer-Verlag pp. 505-512.

Kumala, L. Riisgård, H.U., Canfield, D.E. (2017). Osculum dynamics and filtration activity in small single-osculum demosponge (Halichondria panicea) explants. Marine Biology Progress Series 572: 117-128.

Larsen, P.S., Riisgård, H.U. (2016). Growth-prediction model for blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) on future optimally thinned farm-ropes in Great Belt (Denmark). Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 4, 42

Larsen, P.S., Andrup, P., Tang, B., Riisgård, H.U. (2016). Biomixing in stagnant water above population of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis). Journal of Oceanography and Marine Research 4:2

Lüskow F, Riisgård HU (2016) Population predation impact of jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) controls the maximum umbrella size and somatic degrowth in temperate Danish waters (Kertinge Nor and Mariager Fjord). Vie et Milieu - Life & Environment 66: 233-243. 66(3-4):233-243

Maxwell, A., K. A. Hansen, O. N. Larsen, J. C. Dalsgaard, M. Wahlberg, U. Siebert (2016). Testing auditory sensitivity in the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis): Psychophysics vs. Auditory brainstem response. Proceedings of meetings on acoustics. Vol 27.

Oliveira, C., M. Wahlberg, M. A. Silva, M. Johnson, D. Wisniewska, A. Fais, P. T. Madsen (2016). Individual features in sperm whale codas. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 139(5): 2860-2869.

Riisgård, H.U., Larsen, P.S. (2016). Filter-feeding zoobenthos and hydrodynamics. In: Marine animal forests: the ecology of benthic biodiversity hotspots (Editors: Rossi S., Bramanti L., Gori A., Orejas C.). Springer (published online first, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17001-5_19-1).

Riisgård, H.U., Kumala, L., Charitonidou, K. (2016). Using the F/R-ratio for an evaluation of the ability of the demosponge Halichondria panicea to nourish solely on phytoplankton versus free-living bacteria in the sea. Marine Biology Research 12(9): 907-916.

Sarnocinska, J., J. Tougaard, M. Johnson, P. Madsen, M. Wahlberg (2016). Comparing the performance of C-PODs and SoundTrap/PAMGUARD in detecting the acoustic activity of harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Proceedings of meetings on acoustics. Vol. 27.

Sigray, P., M. Andersson, J. Pajala, J. Laanearu, A. Klauson, J. Tegowski, M. Boethling, J. Fischer, J. Tougaard, M. Wahlberg, A. Nikolopoulos, T. Folegot, R. Matuschek, U. Verfuss (2016). BIAS – a regional management of underwater sound in the Baltic Sea. The effects of noise on aquatic life II. Springer-Verlag, pp. 1015-1023.

Tang, B., Riisgård, H.U. (2016). Physiological regulation of valve-opening degree enables mussels Mytilus edulis to overcome starvation periods by reducing the oxygen uptake. Open Journal of Marine Science 6: 341-352.

Popular Science

Riisgård, H.U. (2017). General Ecology - Outline of contemporary ecology for university students. Ltd. ISBN 978-87-403-1821-0

Hazelwood, D., M. Wahlberg (2015). How ‘loud’ is underwater noise compared to air noise? Acoustics Bulletin March/April 2015: 38-41.

Wahlberg, M. M. Linnenschmidt, P. T. Madsen, D. Wisniewska, L. A. Miller (2015). The acoustic world of harbour porpoises. American Scientist, 103: 46-53.

Nielsen, T. P., M. Wahlberg, T. Dabelsteen (2013). Assessment of long-distance detection of gillnets by porpoises: Reply to Dawson and Lusseau (2013). Marine Ecology Progress Series 478: 303-305.

Hansen, S., M-A. Blanchet, M. Wahlberg, J. H. Kristensen (2009). Andy – menace turned ally. Soundings 34(1): 8-9.

Hawkins, A. D., A. N. Popper, M. Wahlberg (2008). Introduction: International conference on the effects of noise on aquatic life. Bioacoustics, 17: 1-3.

Blanchet, M.-A., M. Wahlberg, J. Kristensen, S. Hansen, A.-L. Jensen, N. van Elk (2008). First birth of a harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) under human care. Soundings 33(2): 6-9.

Wahlberg, M. (2006). A not so silent underwater world. ICES Newsletter, June issue.

Wahlberg, M. (2004). Whales with a nose for culture. Nature, London 428: 698.

Wahlberg, M. (2004). Book Review. Aquatic Mammals 30(2): 339-340.

In Scandinavian

Jakobsen, F. (2019). Fyn finder marsvin. Kaskelot 40.

Seidelin, L., M. Holmer, M. Wahlberg (2017). Så dykker vi: Forskning og undervisning på havets bund. Aktuel Naturvidenskab 3: 8-11.

Wahlberg, M. (2016). Hørelseforsøg med trænede marsvin. Dyreforsøgstilsynets årsrapport 2015, Miljø- og Fødevareministeriet, Fødevarestyrelsen Nr- 2016093. (in Danish), p. 9-12

Wahlberg, M. (2014). Dykkende svin og hvalers oprindelse. In: Ahrenkiel, L., C. Michelsen, M. Wahlberg, M. R. Petersen, A. Englert, A. Christian. Naturvidenskabelige fodspor. Rosendahls, pp. 24-27.

Wahlberg, M., M. van Deurs (2014). Den glemte spisekammer: havets køkkenhave. In: Ahrenkiel, L., C. Michelsen, M. Wahlberg, M. R. Petersen, A. Englert, A. Christian. Naturvidenskabelige fodspor. Rosendahls, pp. 60-63.

Wahlberg, M. (2013). Nyd dine ører! Oceaner af Lyde, Naturama.

Wahlberg, M. (2005). Den bullriga undervattensvärlden. Havsutsikt, Juni: 18-19 (in Swedish).

Wahlberg, M., H. Westerberg (2004). Sovjetiske ubåde eller pruttende sild? Fisk og hav 57:12-21.

Last Updated 13.10.2021