Publications

 

Refereed Publications

Mintzer, VJ; Fazioli, K. Seasonal distribution of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in upper Galveston Bay, TX. IN PREP


Mintzer, VJ; Fazioli, K.  Site fidelity of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in a highly industrialized region of Galveston Bay, TX. IN PREP

Mintzer, VJ; da Silva, VMF; Martin, AR; Frazer, TK; Lorenzen, K. 2020. Protected area evaluation for endangered Amazon river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis). Biological Conservation. 252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108851

Fazioli, K; Mintzer, VJ. 2020. Short-term effects of Hurricane Harvey on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in upper Galveston Bay, TX. Estuaries and Coasts. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-020-00751-y


Mintzer, VJ; Diniz, K; Frazer, TK. 2018. The use of aquatic mammals as bait in global fisheries. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 191. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00191


Mintzer, VJ; Martin, AR; Lorenzen, K; Frazer, TK; da Silva, VMF. 2016.  Seasonal movement of Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) in a protected floodplain. Marine Mammal Science 32(2): 664-681. 


Mintzer, VJ; Schmink, M; Lorenzen, K; Frazer, TK; Martin, AR; da Silva, VMF.  2014. Attitudes and behaviors toward Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) in a sustainable use protected area. Biodiversity and Conservation 24(2): 247-269.


Mintzer, VJ; Martin, AR; da Silva, VMF; Barbour, AB; Lorenzen, K; Frazer, TK. 2013.  Effect of illegal harvest on apparent survival of Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis). Biological Conservation 158: 280-286.


Mintzer, VJ; Gannon, DP; Barros, NB; Read, AJ. 2008. Stomach contents of mass-stranded short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) from North Carolina. Marine Mammal Science 24(2): 290-302.

 

Sample Reports and Outreach Publications

Mintzer, VJ; Fazioli, K. 2018. Dolphins after Hurricane Harvey: Evaluating the impacts of water quality changes. Texas Living Waters Project Blog. Available at http://texaslivingwaters.org/dolphins-hurricane-harvey-impacts/

Mintzer, VJ; Fazioli, K. 2018. Galveston Bay Dolphin Research and Conservation Program, Quarterly Report July-September 2018. Available at https://us8.campaign-archive.com/?e=[UNIQID]&u=4206cb94d54a76cf3f1dfe86b&id=92de6461bd

Mintzer, VJ; Fazioli, F. 2017. Evaluating the Impacts of Hurricane Harvey on the Dolphins of Galveston Bay.  Available at https://galvbay.org/evaluating-the-impacts-of-hurricane-harvey-on-the-dolphins-of-galveston-bay/

Fazioli, K; Mintzer, VJ. 2017. Galveston Bay bottlenose dolphins.  Nicks N Notches Newsletter-2017. Pp. 21-22. Available at http://www.sarasotadolphin.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Nicks-n-Notches-Jan-2017.pdf

Fazioli, K; Mintzer, VJ. 2015. The dolphins of Galveston Bay.  Nicks N Notches Newsletter-2015. Pp. 23. Available at http://www.sarasotadolphin.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Nicks-n-Notches-December-2015.pdf


Mintzer, VJ. 2013. Catfish fisheries pose threat to Amazon River dolphins. LakeLine 33:17-19.  Available at https://z0ku333mvy924cayk1kta4r1-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/33-2-5.pdf

 

Select Conference Presentations

Fazioli, K., Mintzer, V., and Guillen, G. Monitoring bottlenose dolphins in Galveston Bay, Texas. Galveston Bay Estuary Program, State of the Bay Symposium, Galveston, TX. January 2020.

Fazioli, K., Mintzer, V., and Guillen, G. In the path of floodwaters: short-term effects of Hurricane Harvey on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in upper Galveston Bay, Texas. World Marine Mammal Conference, Barcelona, Spain. December 2019.

Mintzer, V; Fazioli, K; Guillen, G. The short-term effects of Hurricane Harvey on dolphins in upper Galveston Bay, TX.  9th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management. Long Beach, CA. December 2018.


Mintzer, VJ; Diniz, K. Frazer, T.  El uso de delfines como carnada en las pesquerías de tiburones en Latinoamérica.  XII Congreso de la Sociedad Latinoamericana de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos RT 18.  Lima, Peru. November 2018.


Mintzer, V; Diniz, K; Frazer, T. The use of aquatic mammals for bait in global fisheries: 1970-2016. Society for Marine Mammalogy 22nd Biennial Conference. Halifax, Canada. October 2017.


Fazioli, K; Mintzer, V; Guillen, G. Site fidelity of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in a highly-industralized estuary. Society for Marine Mammalogy 22nd Biennial Conference. Halifax, Canada. October 2017.


Fazioli, K; Mintzer, V; Guillen, G; Loe, S. Texas’ estuarine bottlenose dolphins: addressing knowledge gaps in Galveston Bay. Restore America’s Estuaries Summit. New Orleans, LA. December 2016.


Fazioli, K; Mintzer, VJ; Guillen, G. Bottlenose dolphin activity in a highly industrialized region of Galveston Bay, TX. Society for Marine Mammalogy 21th Biennial Conference. San Francisco, CA. December 2015.


Fazioli, K; Mintzer, VJ; Guillen, G. An apparent increase in bottlenose dolphins in upper Galveston Bay: city slickers or tourists? Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Research and Monitoring Meeting. New Orleans, LA. April 2015.


Mintzer, VJ; Schimnk, M; Lorenzen, K; Frazer, TK; Martin, AR; da Silva, VMF.  Interdisciplinary research on illegal harvesting of Amazon River dolphins. Society for Marine Mammalogy 20th Biennial Conference. Dunedin, New Zealand. December 2013.


Mintzer, VJ; Martin, AR.; da Silva, VMF; Schimnk, M; Lorenzen, K; Frazer, TK.  Interdisciplinary research on illegal harvesting of river dolphins: insights and opportunities for conservation.  26th International Congress for Conservation Biology.  Baltimore, MD.  July 2013.


Mintzer, VJ; Martin, AR; da Silva, VMF; Barbour, AB; Lorenzen, K; Frazer, TK.  Efecto de la caza ilegal en la supervivencia aparente de los delfines de río (Inia geoffrensis).  15a Reunión de Expertos de Mamíferos Acuáticos de América del Sur, Congreso SOLAMAC.  Puerto Madryn, Argentina. September 2012.


Mintzer, VJ: Martin, AR.; da Silva, VMF; Pine, WE.; Barbour, AB.; Lorenzen, K; Frazer, TK.  Apparent survival estimates of Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) subject to illegal harvest.  Second Annual Symposium of the Florida Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy.  Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL. April 2012.

Mintzer, VJ; Martin, AR; da Silva, VMF; Pine, WE; Lorenzen, K; Frazer, TK.  Apparent survival and population growth rate of Amazon River dolphins in an Amazonian floodplain. Society for Marine Mammalogy 19th Biennial Conference. Tampa, FL. December 2011.


Mintzer, VJ; Gannon, DP; Barros, NB; Read, AJ.  Stomach contents of mass-stranded short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) from North Carolina. Society for Marine Mammalogy 16th Biennial Conference. San Diego, CA. December 2005.      


Mintzer, VJ. The environmental consequences of illicit drug production in Colombia. North American Association for Environmental Educators 34th Annual Conference. Albuquerque, NM, October 2005.