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Details of Mr. Colin D. MACLEOD   


Gender male
Job title Researcher
University of Aberdeen, School of Biological Science (
Zoology Building Tillydrone Avenue Aberdeen AB24 2TZ
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel [44] (0141) 337 2209
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Degree M.Sc. (with distinction) - Marine and Fisheries Science from University of Aberdeen, U.K. B.Sc. (hons)- Zoology from Glasgow University, U.K.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Examination of critical habitat variables of the dense beaked whale, Mesoplodon densirostris, in the Bahamas. Morphology of Sowerby's beaked whale, Mesoplodon bidens, specifically development of sexually dimorphic tusks. Evolutionary ecology of beaked whales (family Ziphiidae), specifically speciation and species isolating mechanisms. Feeding ecology of beaked whales (family Ziphiidae)
Research Region 36, 70
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Colin MACLEOD)

MacLeod, C.D. [2000] Review of the distribution of Mesoplodon species (order Cetacea, family Ziphiidae) in the North Atlantic. Mammal Review
MacLeod, C.D. and Claridge, D.E. [1999] Habitat use in dense beaked whales, Mesoplodon densirostris. Abstracts of the 13th biennial conference of the Biology of Marine Mammals. Maui, 27 November - 2 December 1999, 112.
MACLEOD, C.D. and CLARIDGE, D.E. [1998] Scarring in a living population of dense beaked whales, Mesoplodon densirostris, off the island of Great Abaco, The Bahamas. Abstracts of the World Marine Mammal Science Conference. Monaco, 20-24th January 1998, 1998, 84.
MACLEOD, C.D. [1998] Intraspecific scarring in odontocete cetaceans: An indicator of male 'quality' in aggressive intraspecific interactions. Journal of Zoology, 244, 71 - 77.
MACLEOD, C.D. [1997] Species recognition: An additional function for the teeth of beaked whales of the genus Mesoplodon. European Research on Cetaceans, 1997, 11.

Created: 2000-03-20 Last Updated: 2010-03-08 by Annelies GROEN