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Details of Dr. Aleta A Hohn   


Gender female
Job title Director of NMFS Programs at the NOAA Beaufort Lab
National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Beaufort 101 Pivers Island Rd
United States
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 252-728-8797
Fax 252-728-8784
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Cetacean and sea turtle stock structure, abundance, health assessment, habitat use, life history, strandings, and interactions with fisheries. Primary species: Tursiops truncatus, Phocoena phocoena, Caretta caretta, Lepidochelys kempii, Chelonia mydus,
Research Region Atlantic coastal and estuarine waters of the United States
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Aleta HOHN)

Hohn, A.A. 2009. Age estimation. in W.F. Perrin, B. Wursig, and H.G.M. Thewissen. Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, 2nd edition. Academic Press.
Kolkmeyer, T., B. Guthrie, B.L. Byrd, and A.A. Hohn. 2009. Report on the alternative platform observer program in North Carolina: January 2007 to May 2009. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-592. 31 pp.
Byrd, B., A.A. Hohn, F. H. Munden, G.N. Lovewell, and R.E. LoPiccolo. 2008. Effects of commercial fishing regulations on stranding rates of bottlenose dolphins. Fish. Bull.106:72-81.
Rotstein, D.S., C.A. Harms, G.N. Lovewell, and A.A. Hohn. 2007. Gastric leiomyoma in a free-living Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). The Veterinary Record January 27, 2007:133-134.
Snover, M.S., A.A. Hohn, L.B. Crowder, and S.S. Heppell. 2007. Age and growth in Kemp?s ridley sea turtles: evidence from mark-recapture and skeletochronology. Ch. 5, pp 89-105. In P. Plotkin, ed. Biology and Conservation of Kemp?s Ridley Sea Turtles. Johns Hopkins University Press. 356 pp.
Hohn, A.A., R. Ewing, and J. Zaias. 2007. Reproduction in Relation to Conservation and Commercial Exploitation. Ch 14, pp. 371-389. In D. L. Miller, ed. Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Cetacea (Whales, Porpoises and Dolphins). Science Publishers, Inc. (Enfield, New Hampshire, USA).
Snover, M. S., Avens, L., and A. A. Hohn. 2007. Back-calculating length from skeletal growth marks in loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta. Endangered Species Research 3:95-104.
Houde, M., G. Pacepavicius, R.S. Wells, P.A. Fair, R.J. Letcher, M. Alaee, G.D. Bossart, A.A. Hohn, J. Sweeney, K.R. Solomon, and D.C.G. Muir. 2006. Polychlorinated biphenyls and hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls in plasma of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Western Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Science and Technology 40: 5860-5866.
Hohn, A.A., D.S. Rotstein, C.A. Harms, and B.L. Southall. 2006. Report on UMESE0501: Multispecies mass stranding of pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus), dwarf sperm whales (Kogia sima) and minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) in North Carolina on 15-16 January 2005. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-537. 222 pp.
Rosel, P., L. Hansen, A. Hohn. 2009. Variable habitat regimes promote population structure in a continuously distributed marine species. Molecular Ecology 18(24): 5030-5045.
Toth-Brown, J. and A.A. Hohn. 2007. Occurrence of the barnacle, Xenobalanus globicipitis, on coastal bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in New Jersey. Crustaceana 80(10):1271-1279.
Gorgone, A.M., P.A, Haase, E.S. Griffith, and A.A. Hohn. 2008. Modeling the response of target and non-target dolphins to biopsy darting. J. Wildlife Mgmt.72(4):926?932.
Lockyer, C., A.A. Hohn, D. W. Doidge, M. P..Heide-Jørgensen and R. Suydam. 2007. Age determination in belugas (Delphinapterus leucas)- a quest for validation of dentinal layering. Aquatic Mammals 33(3):293-404.
Goshe, L., L. Avens, J. Bybee, A. Hohn. An evaluation of histological techniques used in skeletochronological age estimation of sea turtles. 2009. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 8(2): 217-222.
Knoff, A., A. Hohn, and S. Macko. 2008. Ontogenetic diet changes in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) reflected through stable isotopes. Marine Mammal Science 24(1): 128-137.
Byrd, B. and A.A. Hohn. Challenges of Documenting Tursiops truncatus Montagu (Bottlenose Dolphin) Bycatch in the Stop Net Fishery along Bogue Banks, North Carolina. 2010. Southeastern Naturalist 9(1): 47-62.

Created: 1999-12-13 Last Updated: 2015-05-18 by Aleta HOHN