Scientific articles

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Watt, C.A., Doniol-Valcroze T., Witting L., Hobbs, R., Hansen, R.G., Lee, D.S., Marcoux, M., Lesage, V., Garde, E., Ferguson, S.H. M.P. Heide-Jørgensen. 2019. Hunt allocation modeling for migrating marine mammals. Marine Fisheries Review

Witting L (2019) Rebuttal against Desforges et al. (2018): No evidence for a global killer whale population collapse. Marine Mammal Science 35:1197 - 1200

Witting, L., T. Doniol-Valcroze, R.C. Hobbs, S. Ditlevsen, M.P. Heide-Jørgensen. 2019. Meta-population modelling of narwhals, Monodon monoceros, in East Canada and West Greenland. Marine Fisheries Review (in press).

Witting, L. (2018) The natural selection of metabolism explains curvature in allometric scaling. Oikos 127: 991-1000 -Xavier JC, Golikov AV, Allcock L, Rosa R, Sabirov RM, Blicher ME (2018) A review on the biodiversity, distribution and trophic role of cephalopods in the Arctic and Antarctic marine ecosystems under a changing ocean. Marine Biology 165:93

Witting L (2017) The natural selection of metabolism and mass selects allometric transitions from prokaryotes to mammals. Theoretical Population Biology 117: 23-42

Witting L (2017) The natural selection of metabolism and mass selects lifeforms from viruses to multicellular animals. Ecology and Evolution 7: 9098 - 9118

Heide-Jørgensen MP, Hansen RG, Fossette S, Nielsen NH, Borchers DL, Stern H, Witting L (2016) Rebuilding beluga stocks in West Greenland. Animal Conservation 1-12

Boye TB, Simon M, Witting L (2014) How may an annual removal of humpback whales from Godthaabsfjord, West Greenland, affect the within-fjord sighting rate? Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 14: 51-56

Witting L (2013) Selection-delayed population dynamics in baleen whales and beyond. Population Ecology 55:377-401

Witting L, Cuyler C (2011) Harvest impacts on caribou population dynamics in south west Greenland. 12th North American Caribou Workshop. Happy Valley/Goosebay, Labrador, Canada, 4-6 November 2008. Rangifer Special Issue No. 19: 135 – 145

Brandao A, Punt A, Schweder T, and Witting L (2010) Report of the small group on comparison of the methods applied in SC/61/AWMP5 and SC/61/AWMP7. Appendix 2, Annex E. Report of the Standing Working Group on the Aboriginal Whaling Management Procedure. The Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 11 (Suppl. 2), 143-148

Heide-Jørgensen MP, Witting L, Laidre KL and Hansen RG (2010) Fully corrected estimates of minke whale abundance in West Greenland in 2007 Journal of Cetacean Research and Management. 11(2): 75–82

Witting L (2010) Suggestions for preferred closed and influx models for West Greenland minke whales. Appendix 6, Annex E. Report of the Standing Working Group on the Aboriginal Whaling Management Procedure. The Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 11 (Suppl. 2), 152-153

Witting L and Brandao A (2010) Closed models for West Greenland minke whales. Appendix 5, Annex E. Report of the Standing Working Group on the Aboriginal Whaling Management Procedure. The Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 11 (Suppl. 2), 151-152

Heide-Jørgensen, M. P., D. L. Borchers, L. Witting, M. J. Simon, K. L. Laidre,> and D. Pike. In Press. Final estimates of large whale abundance in West Greenland waters from an aerial survey in 2005. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management

Witting, L. 2008. Inevitable evolution: Back to The Origin and beyond the 20th century paradigm of contingent evolution by historical natural selection. Biological Reviews, 83:259-294

Witting, L. 2007. Behavioural interactions selecting for symmetry and asymmetry in sexual reproductive systems of eusocial species. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 69:1167-1198.

Witting, L. & E.W. Born, 2005. An assessment of Greenland walrus populations. ICES Journal of Marine Science 62: 266-284.

Heide-Jørgensen, M.P., L.Witting & M.V. Jensen, 2004. Inshore-offshore movements of two fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) tracked by off West Greenland. J. Cetacean Res. Manage 5:241-245.

Heide-Jørgensen, M.P., L.Witting & M.V. Jensen, 2003. Inshore-offshore movements of two satellite- tagged fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) off West Greenland.The Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 5:241-245.

Witting, L., 2003. Major life-history transitions by deterministic directional natural selection. Journal of Theoretical Biology 225:389-406

Witting, L., 2003. Reconstructing the population dynamics of eastern Pacific gray whales over the past 150 to 400 years.The Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 5:45-54.

Punt, A.E. & L. Witting, 2002. Examination of a simplified version of the inertia model. Annex F. Report of the Third Workshop on the Development of an Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Management procedure (AWMP). J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 4 (Suppl.): 450-453.

Witting, L., 2002. Evolutionary dynamics of exploited populations selected by density dependent competitive interactions. Ecol. Model. 157: 51-68

Witting, L., 2002. From asexual to eusocial reproduction by multilevel selection by density dependent competitive interactions. Theor. Pop. Biol. 61: 171-195

Witting, L., 2002. Inertial model. Annex E. Report of the Third Workshop on the Development of an Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Management procedure (AWMP). J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 4 (Suppl.): 447-449.

Witting, L., 2002. Two contrasting interpretations of Fisher’s fundamental theorem of natural selection. Comm. Theor. Biol. 7: 1-10.

Witting, L., 2001. A note on the development of Catch Control Laws for multi-species subsistence whaling. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 3: 7-11