Tripovich, J.S., Canfield, R., Rogers, T.L. and Arnould, J.P.Y.  (2009) Individual variation of the female attraction call produced by Australian fur seal pups throughout the maternal dependence period. Bioacoustics, 18: 259-276.

Carlini, A.R., Negrete, J. Daneri, G.A., Rogers, T., Marquez, M.E.I., Ciaglia, M., and Mennucci, J.A.  (2009) Immobilization of adult male southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) during the breeding and molting periods using a tiletamine/zolazepam mixture and ketamine. Polar Biology, 32(6), 915-921. 

Tripovich, J.S., Rogers, T.L., and Dutton, G. (2009) Faecal testosterone concentrations and the acoustic behaviour of two captive male Australian fur seals. Australian Mammalogy, 31(2), 117. 

2009

Rogers, T.L., Hogg, C., Ciaglia, M.B. and Cato, D.H. (2010) Are they really not there? Using passive acoustics to overcome false absences in the study of vocal species that are rare, secretive, or distributed at low densities. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127(3), 1757. 

Constantinou, N.E., Rogers, T.L., Laffan, S.W. and Warton, D.I. (2010) Determining the spatial distribution of an Antarctic top predator using passive acoustics. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127(3), 1825. 

2012

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2015

Guerrero, A. I., Negrete, J., Márquez, M. E. I., Mennucci, J., Zaman, K., & Rogers, T. L. (2016). Vertical fatty acid composition in the blubber of leopard seals and the implications for dietary analysis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 478, 54-61.

2014

Balcazar, N. E., Tripovich, J. S., Klinck, H., Nieukirk, S. L., Mellinger, D. K., Dziak, R. P., & Rogers, T. L. (2015). Calls reveal population structure of blue whales across the southeast Indian Ocean and southwest Pacific Ocean. Journal of Mammalogy, gyv126. 

Tripovich, J.S., Klinck, H., Nieukirk, S.L., Adams, T., Mellinger, D.K., Balcazar, N.E., Klinck, K., Hall, E.J.S., Rogers, T.L. (2015). Temporal Segregation of the Australian and Antarctic Blue Whale Call Types (Balaenoptera musculus spp.). Journal of Mammalogy, 96(3), 603-610. 

Meade, J., Ciaglia, M.B., Slip, D.J., Negrete, J., Márquez M.E.I., Rogers, T. (2015) Spatial patterns in activity of leopard seals Hydrurga leptonyx in relation to sea ice. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 521, 265-275. 

Nelson TM, Apprill A, Mann J, Rogers TL, Brown MN. (2015). The marine mammal microbiome: current knowledge and future directions.  Microbiology Australia, 36(1), 8-13. 

Palmer C, Brooks C, Parra GJ, Rogers T, Glasgow D and Woinarski J (2015) Estimates of abundance and apparent survival of coastal dolphins in Port Essington harbour, Northern Territory, Australia. Wildlife Research, 42(4):371-U11.

Rogers T.L. (2014) Source levels of the underwater calls of a male leopard seal. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136(4), 1495-1498.

Tucker, M.A. and Rogers T. (2014) Examining predator-prey body size, trophic level and body mass across marine and terrestrial mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1797), 20142103.

2013

Attard M, Parr W, Archer M, Hand SJ, Rogers TL, Wroe S (2014) Virtual Reconstruction and Prey Size Preference in the Mid Cenozoic Thylacinid, Nimbacinus dicksoni (Thylacinidae, Marsupialia). PLoS ONE, 9(4), e93088.

Tucker MA, and Rogers TL (2014) Examining the Prey Mass of Terrestrial and Aquatic Carnivorous Mammals: Minimum, Maximum and Range. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e106402. 

Palmer C, Parra GJ, Rogers T, Woinarski J (2014) Collation and review of sightings and distribution of three coastal dolphin species in waters of the Northern Territory, Australia. Pacific Conservation Biology, 20(1), 116-125. 

Kreiss, C.M., Boebel, O, Bornemann, H., Figueroa, H., Kindermann, L., Klinck, H., Klinck, K., Plötz, J., Rogers, T.L., Van Opzeeland, I.C. (2014) Call characteristics of high-double trill leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) vocalizations from three Antarctic locations. Polarforschung, 83(2), 63-71

Southwell, C., Bengtson, J., Bester, M., Schytte Blix, A., Bornemann, H., Boveng, P., Cameron, M., Forcada, J., Laake, J., Nordøy, E., Plötz, J., Rogers, T., Southwell, D., Steinhage, D., Stewart, B.S., Trathan, P. (2012) A review of data on abundance, trends in abundance, habitat use and diet of ice-breeding seals in the Southern Ocean. CCAMLR Science, 19, 1-26.

2011

Rogers TL, Ciaglia MB, Klinck H, Southwell C (2013) Density Can Be Misleading for Low-Density Species: Benefits of Passive Acoustic Monitoring. PLoS ONE, 8(1), e52542. 

Rogers, T., & King, J. (2013). Leopard Seal Hydrurga leptonyx. In S. Van Dyck, I. Gynther, & A. Baker (Eds.), Field Companion to the Mammals of Australia (pp. 200). New Holland Publishers.

Hall-Aspland, S.A., Rogers, T.L., Canfield, R.B. and Tripovich, J.S. (2011) Food transit times in captive leopard seals (Hydrurga leptonyx). Polar Biology, 34(1), 95-99. 

2010

Tripovich, J.S., Purdy S.J., R., Hogg, C and Rogers, T.L (2011) Toneburst-evoked auditory brainstem response in a leopard seal, Hydrurga leptonyx. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(1), 483. 

Attard, M., Chamoli, U., Ferrara, T., Rogers, T. and Wroe, S. (2011) Skull mechanics and implications for feeding behaviour in a large marsupial carnivore guild: the thylacine, Tasmanian devil and spotted-tailed quoll. Journal of Zoology, 285(4), 292-300. 

Forcada, J., Trathan, P., Boveng, Boyd, I., Burns, J., Costa, D., Fedak, M., Rogers, T., Southwell, C. (2012) Responses of Antarctic pack-ice seals to environmental change and increasing krill fishing. Biological Conservation, 149(1), 40-50. 

Lima, N., Rogers, T., Acevedo-Whitehouse, K and Brown, M.V. (2012) Temporal stability and species specificity in bacteria associated with the bottlenose dolphins respiratory system. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 4(1), 89-96. 

Tucker, M.A., Ord, T. and Rogers T, (2014) Evolutionary predictors of mammalian home range size: body mass, diet and the environment. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23(10), 1105-1114. 

Nelson, T.M., Rogers, T.L., Carlini, A.R. and Brown, M.V. (2013) Diet and phylogeny shape the gut microbiota of Antarctic seals: a comparison of wild and captive animals. Environmental Microbiology, 15(4), 1132-1145. 

Nelson TM, Rogers TL, Brown MV (2013) The Gut Bacterial Community of Mammals from Marine and Terrestrial Habitats. PLoS ONE, 8(12), e83655. 

2008

2007

2006

Rogers, T. (2007) Age-related differences in the acoustic characteristics of male leopard seals, Hydrurga leptonyx. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122(1), 596. 

Hall-Aspland, S.A., and Rogers, T.L. (2007) Identification of hairs found in leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) scats. Polar Biology, 30(5), 581-585. 

Gray, R. B., Canfield, P. J., Rogers, T. L. (2008) Trace element analysis in the serum and hair of Antarctic leopard seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, and Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddellii. Science of The Total Environment, 399(1-3), 202-215.

Tripovich, J.S., Charrier, I., Rogers, T.L., Canfield, R., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2008) Acoustic features involved in the neighbour–stranger vocal recognition process in male Australian fur seals. Behavioural Processes, 79(1), 74-80. 

Tripovich, J.S., Canfield, R., Rogers, T.L., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2008) Characterization of Australian fur seal vocalizations during the breeding season. Marine Mammal Science

Tripovich, J.S., Charrier, I., Rogers, T.L., Canfield, R., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2008) Who goes there? The dear-enemy effect in male Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus). Marine Mammal Science 24(4): 941-948.

Southwell, C., Paxton, C., Borchers, D., Boveng, P. Rogers, T., and de la Mare, W. (2008) Uncommon or cryptic? Challenges in estimating leopard seal abundance by conventional but state-of-the-art methods. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 55(4), 519-531. 

Rogers, T.L. (2008) Research rewards are worth the effort for multitasking mothers. Nature, 456(7218), 29. 

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001 and before

Burke, D., Everingham, P., Rogers, T., & Hall-Aspland, M. H. S. (2001). Perceptual grouping in two visually reliant species: Humans (Homo sapiens) and Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea). Perception, 30(9), 1093-1106. 

Cato, D. H., McCauley, R. D., Noad, M. J., & Rogers, T. (2000). Thirty years of Australian marine bioacoustics and the Cummings connection. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 108(5), 2613. 

Rogers, T. L., & Brown, S. M. (1999). ACOUSTIC OBSERVATIONS OF ARNOUX'S BEAKED WHALE (BERARDIUS ARNUXII) OFF KEMP LAND, ANTARCTICA. Marine Mammal Science, 15(1), 192-198. 

ROGERS, T. L., & BRYDEN, M. M. (1997). DENSITY AND HAUL-OUT BEHAVIOR OF LEOPARD SEALS (HYDRURGA LEPTONYX) IN PRYDZ BAY, ANTARCTICA. Marine Mammal Science, 13(2), 293-302. 

Rogers, T. L., Cato, D. H., & Bryden, M. M. (1996). BEHAVIORAL SIGNIFICANCE OF UNDERWATER VOCALIZATIONS OF CAPTIVE LEOPARD SEALS, HYDURGA LEPTONYX. Marine Mammal Science, 12(3), 414-427. 

Rogers, T., & Bryden, M. M. (1995). Predation of Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae ) by leopard seals ( Hydrurga leptonyx ) in Prydz Bay, Antarctica. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 73(5), 1001-1004.

Rogers, T., Eldershaw, G., & Walraven, E. (1995). Reproductive success of little penguins, Eudyptula minor, on Lion Lsland, New South Wales. Wildlife Research, 22(6), 709. 

Rogers, T. & Cato, D. (2002). INDIVIDUAL VARIATION IN THE ACOUSTIC BEHAVIOUR OF THE ADULT MALE LEOPARD SEAL, HYDRURGA LEPTONYX. Behaviour, 139(10), 1267-1286.

Higgins, D. P., Rogers, T. L., Irvine, A. D., & Hall-Aspland, S. A. (2002). USE OF MIDAZOLAM/PETHIDINE AND TILETAMINE/ZOLAZEPAM COMBINATIONS FOR THE CHEMICAL RESTRAINT OF LEOPARD SEALS (HYDRURGA LEPTONYX). Marine Mammal Science, 18(2), 483-499. 

Rogers, T. L. (2003). Factors influencing the acoustic behaviour of male phocid seals. Aquatic Mammals, 29(2), 247-260. 

Southwell, C., Kerry, K., Ensor, P., Woehler, E. J., & Rogers, T. (2003). The timing of pupping by pack-ice seals in East Antarctica. Polar Biology, 26(10), 648-652. 

Knight, C. and Rogers, T. (2004) Factors influencing the little penguin (Eudyptula minor) fledgling production. Wildlife Research, 31(3), 339. 

Sergent, N., Rogers, T., and Cunningham, M. (2004) Influence of biological and ecological factors on hematological values in wild Little Penguins, Eudyptula minor. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 138(3), 333-339. 

Hall-Aspland, S.A. and Rogers, T.L. (2004) Summer diet of leopard seals (Hydrurga leptonyx) in Prydz Bay, Eastern Antarctica. Polar Biology, 27(12), 729-734. 

Buck, J.R. Rogers, T.L. Cato, DH (2004) Information entropy analysis of leopard seal vocalization bouts. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 115(5), 2486. 

Gray R.B., Canfield, P.J. and Rogers, T.L. (2005) Serum proteins in the leopard seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, in Prydz Bay, Eastern Antarctica and the coast of NSW, Australia. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 142(1), 67-78. 

Van den Hoff, J. Fraccaro, R., Mitchell, P., Field, I., McMahon, C., Burton, H., Blanchard, W., Duignan, P., Rogers, T. (2005) Estimating body mass and condition of leopard seals by allometrics.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 69(3), 1015-1023. 

Hogg, C.J., Vickers, E.R. and Rogers, T.L. (2005) Determination of testosterone in saliva and blow of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) using liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B, 814(2), 339-346. 

Hall-Aspland, S.A., Rogers, T.L., and Canfield, R.B. (2005) Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis reveals seasonal variation in the diet of leopard seals. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 305, 249-259. 

Hall-Aspland, S.A., Hall, A.P. and Rogers, T.L. (2005) A new approach to the solution of the linear mixing model for a single isotope: application to the case of an opportunistic predator. Oecologia, 143(1), 143-147. 

Tripovich, J. S., Rogers, T.L., and Arnould, J. P. Y. (2005) Species-specific characteristics and individual variation of the bark call produced by male Australian fur seals, Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus.  Bioacoustics, 15(1), 79-96. 

Collins, K.T., Rogers, T.L., Terhune, J.M., McGreevy, P.D., Wheatley, K.E. and Harcourt, R.G. (2005) Individual variation of in-air female 'pup contact' calls in Weddell seals, Leptonychotes weddellii. Behaviour, 142(2), 167-189. 

Rogers, T. (2005) Influences of Female Pupping Habitat and Maternal Care on the Vocal Repertoire Size of Male Phocid Seals. Aquatic Mammals, 31(1), 96-103. 

Rogers, T.L., Hogg, C., and Irvine, A. (2005) Spatial movement of adult leopard seals (Hydrurga leptonyx) in Prydz Bay, Eastern Antarctica. Polar Biology, 28(6), 456-463. 

Rogers, T. L., Knight, C. (2006) Burrow and mate fidelity in the Little Penguin Eudyptula minor at Lion Island, New South Wales, Australia. Ibis, 148(4), 801-806. 

Constable, S., Parslow, A., Dutton, G., Rogers, T., Hogg, C. (2006) Urinary cortisol sampling: a non-invasive technique for examining cortisol concentrations in the Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddellii. Zoo Biology, 25(2), 137-144. 

Gray, R. B., Canfield, P. J., Rogers, T. L. (2006) Histology of selected tissues of the leopard seal and implications for functional adaptations to an aquatic lifestyle. Journal of Anatomy, 209(2), 179-199. 

Collins, K. T., Terhune, J. M., Rogers, T. L., Wheatley, K. E., Harcourt, R. G. (2006) Vocal individuality of in-air Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) pup "primary" calls. Marine Mammal Science 22, 933-951. 

Tripovich, J. S., Rogers, T. L., Canfield, R., Arnould, J. P. Y. (2006) Individual variation in the pup attraction call produced by female Australian fur seals during early lactation. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 120(1), 502. 

Hogg, C. and Rogers, T., Shorter, A., Miller, P.J.O., Barton, K. and Nowacek, D. (2009) Determination of steroid hormones in whale blow: It is possible. Marine Mammal Science, 25(3), 605-618. .

Rogers, T. (2009). The leopard seal, Hydrurga leptonyx. In W. F. Perrin, B. Wursig, & J. G. M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (Second ed., pp. 673-674). San Diego: Academic Press.

Thomas, J. A., & Rogers, T. (2009). The Ross seal, Ommatophoca rossii. In W. F. Perrin, B. Wursig, & J. G. M. Thewissen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (Second ed., pp. 988-990). San Diego: Academic Press.

Gray, R.B., Rogers, T.L., and Canfield, P.J. (2009) Health Assessment of the Leopard Seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, in Prydz Bay, Eastern Antarctica and NSW, Australia. (pp. 167-192).  In: K. Kerry and M. Riddle (eds.) Health of Antarctic Wildlife. ISBN: 978-3-540-93922-1.

Hogg, C., and Rogers, T.  (2009) Measuring Stress in Antarctic Seals. (pp. 263-270).   K. Kerry and M. Riddle (eds.) Health of Antarctic Wildlife. ISBN: 978-3-540-93922-1. 

Burleigh, A., Lynch, T., & Rogers, T. (2008). Status of the Steamers Head (NSW) Australian and New Zealand fur seal haul-out site and influence of environmental factors and stochastic disturbance on seal behaviour. In D. Lunney, A. Munn, & W. Meikle (Eds.), Too close for comfort: Contentious issues in human-wildlife encounters (pp. 246-254). Sydney, Australia: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.

Burleigh, A., Lynch, T., & Rogers, T. (2008). Best practice techniques for monitoring the fur seal haul-out site at Steamers Head, NSW, Australia. In D. Lunney, A. Munn, & W. Meikle (Eds.), Too close for comfort: Contentious issues in human-wildlife encounters (pp. 233-245). Sydney, Australia: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.

Hogg, C., Rogers, T., and Vickers, E.R. (2006) Reproductive hormones are unstable in some non-invasive samples Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A – Comparative Experimental Biology 305A (2): 133-133

2017

Adams, T. S. F., Chase, M. J., Rogers, T. L., & Leggett, K. E. A. (2016). Taking the elephant out of the room and into the corridor: can urban corridors work?. ORYX, 1-7.

Lucke, K., Van Dun, B., Gardner-Berry, K., Carter, L., Martin, K., Rogers, T. L., & Tripovich, J. S. (2016). Click-evoked auditory brainstem responses in an Australian Sea Lion (Neophoca cinerea). Aquatic Mammals, 42(2), 210-217.

Rogers, T., Fox, S., Pemberton, D., & Wise, P. (2016). Sympathy for the devil: Captive-management style did not influence survival, body-mass change or diet of Tasmanian devils 1 year after wild release. Wildlife Research, 43(7), 544-552.

Buck, J. R., & Rogers, T. L. (2016). Examining the temporal structure and information entropy of leopard seal calling bouts. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(4), 3238.

Rogers, T. L., Fung, J., Slip, D., Steindler, L., & O'Connell, T. C. (2016). Calibrating the time span of longitudinal biomarkers in vertebrate tissues when fine-scale growth records are unavailable. Ecosphere, 7(12). e01449  

2016

 

Martin, K., Tucker, M. A., & Rogers, T. L. (2017). Does size matter? Examining the drivers of mammalian vocalizations. Evolution, 71(2), 249-260.

Turney, Chris S. M.; Fogwill, Christopher J.; Palmer, Jonathan G.; van Sebille, Erik; Thomas, Zoë; McGlone, Matt; Richardson, Sarah; Wilmshurst, Janet M.; Fenwick, Pavla; Zunz, Violette; Goosse, Hugues; Wilson, Kerry-Jayne; Carter, Lionel; Lipson, Mathew; Jones, Richard T.; Harsch, Melanie; Clark, Graeme; Marzinelli, Ezequiel; Rogers, Tracey; Rainsley, Eleanor; Ciasto, Laura; Waterman, Stephanie; Thomas, Elizabeth R.; Visbeck, Martin. (2017). Tropical forcing of increased Southern Ocean climate variability revealed by a 140-year subantarctic temperature reconstruction. Climate of the Past, 13, 231-248.

Balcazar, N. E., Klinck, H., Nieukirk, S. L., Mellinger, D. K., Klinck, K., Dziak, R. P., & Rogers, T. L. (2017). Using calls as an indicator for Antarctic blue whale occurrence and distribution across the southwest Pacific and southeast Indian Oceans. Marine Mammal Science, 33(1), 172-186.

Tucker, M. A., Ord, T. J., & Rogers, T. L. (2016). Revisiting the cost of carnivory in mammals. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29(11), 2181-2190.