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Details of Dr Nicholas J.C. Tregenza   


Gender male
Job title Acoustic engineer
Chelonia, Marine Conservation Research (
Chelonia Limited Beach Cottage 5 Beach Terrace Long Rock Cornwall TR20 8JE
The Barkhouse North Cliff
TR19 6PH
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Sea of Marmara
Black Sea
Sea of Azov
Bristol Channel
English Channel
Tel +44 (0) 1736 732462
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Website http://www.chelonia.co.uk
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Job type Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities 1) Development of automated acoustic detectors of dolphins, porpoises and other toothed whales. 2) Development of acoustic devices - pingers - to reduce fishery bycatch of cetaceans.
Research Region 102
Skills/Expertise Acoustics; Signal processing; Marine Biology; Evolutionary Theory; Fishery management; Computer programming
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Nicholas TREGENZA)

Todd, V. L. G., W. D. Pearse, N. C. Tregenza, P. A. Lepper, and I. B. Todd. ?Diel echolocation activity of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) around North Sea offshore gas installations.? ICES Journal of Marine Science 66, no. 4 (3, 2009): 734-745.
Morizur, Y., Berrow, S.D., Tregenza, N. J.C., Couperus, A.S., Pouvreau, S. (1999) Incidental catches of marine mammals in pelagic trawl fisheries in the northeast Atlantic. Fisheries Research 41 297-307
Tregenza, N.J.C. [1999] Fishing and cetacean bycatch. in Effects of Fishing on Non-Target Species and Habitats. Kaiser.M.J. and de Groot S.J. Eds Blackwell, Oxford. pp 269-280
Tregenza, N.J.C., Collet, Anne [1998] Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis Bycatch in Pelagic Trawl and Other Fisheries in the Northeast Atlantic. Rep.Int.Whal.Commn 48, 453-459
Tregenza, N.J.C., Berrow, S.D., Hammond, P.S., Leaper, R. [1997] Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis L., Bycatch in Bottom Set Gillnets in the Celtic Sea. Rep.Int.Whal.Commn 43, 835-839
Tregenza, N.J.C., Berrow, S., Hammond, P.S.[1997] Attraction of common dolphins to boats setting gill nets. European Research on Cetaceans (eds. P.G.H. Evans, C.M. Parsons, S.L. Clark) 11, 47-49
Tregenza, N.J.C., Berrow, S., Leaper, R., Hammond, P.S. [1997] Harbour Porpoise, Phocoena phocoena L., by-catch in set gill nets in the Celtic Sea. ICES J. of Mar. Sci., 54, 896-904
[1995 ] Cetacean bycatch in the UK tuna driftnet fishery in 1995. Sea Mammal Research Unit report to the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food.
Tregenza N.J.C. [1992] Fifty years of cetacean sightings from the Cornish cost, SW England. Biological Conservation, 57, 65-71

Created: 2000-03-01 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Nicholas TREGENZA