My publications can also be viewed on ResearchGate and Google Scholar, along with citation indices.  In addition to publishing my research in peer-reviewed scientific journals, I have also given a number of Conference Talks.

Names underlined indicate a student I have supervised.


Rocha, D., Marley, S. A., Drakeford, B., Potts, J., & Gullan, A. (2023). Effects of dolphin-swim activities on the behaviour of an Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin population off the south coast of Mozambique. Biological Conservation279, 109949. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2023.109949


Marley, S.A., Siani, A. and Sims, S. (2022) Real-life research projects improve student engagement and provide reliable data for academics. Ecology and Evolution, 12(12): e9593. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.9593

Araujo, G., Agustines, A., Bach, S.S., Cochran, J.E.M., Parra-Galván, E., Parra-Venegas, R., Diamant, S., Dove, A., Fox, S., Graham, R.T., Green, S.M., Green, J.R., Hardenstine, R.S., Hearn, A., Himawan, M.R., Hobbs, R., Holmberg, J., Shameel, I., Jaidah, M.Y., Labaja, J., Leblond, S., Legaspi, C.G., Maguiño, R., Magson, K., Marcoux, S.D., Marcoux, T.M., Marley, S.A., Matalobos, M., Mendoza, A., Miranda, J.A., Norman, B.M., Perry, C.T., Pierce S.J., Ponzo, A., Prebble, C.E.M., Ramírez-Macías, D., Rees, R., Reeve-Arnold, K.E., Reynolds , S.D., Robinson, D.P., Rohner, C.A., Rowat, D., Snow, S., Vázquez-Haikin, A. and Watts, A.M. (2022) Improving sightings-derived residency estimation for whale shark aggregations: A novel metric applied to a global data set. Frontiers in Marine Science. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2022.775691

Rocha, D., Marley, S.A., Drakeford, B., Potts, J. and Gullan, A. (2022) The benefits of guide training for sustainable cetacean-based tourism in developing countries, case study – Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve, Mozambique.  Journal of Coastal Conservation, 26: 33. DOI: 10.1007/s11852-022-00876-1

Robbins, J.R., Bouchet, P.J., Miller, D.L., Evans, P.G.H., Waggitt, J., Ford, A.T. and Marley, S.A. (2022) Shipping in the north-east Atlantic: Identifying spatial and temporal patterns of change. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 179: 113681. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2022.113681.

Robbins, J.R., Bell, E., Potts, J., Babey, L. and Marley, S.A. (2022) Likely year-round presence of beaked whales in the Bay of Biscay. Hydrobiologia, 849: 2225-2239. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-022-04822-y

D’Cruz, A., Salgado Kent, C., Waples, K., Brown, A.M., Marley, S.A., Thiele, D., Yawuru, P.B.C. and Raudino, H.C. (2022) Ranging patterns and site fidelity of snubfin dolphins in Yawuru Nagulagun / Roebuck Bay, Western Australia. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8: 758435. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.758435


Castles, R., Woods, F., Hughes, P., Arnott, J., MacCallum, L. and Marley, S.A. (2021) Increasing numbers of harbour seals and grey seals in the Solent. Ecology and Evolution, 11(23): 16524-16536. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.8167

Siani, A. and Marley, S.A. (2021) Impact of the recreational use of Virtual Reality on physical and mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 lockdown. Health and Technology. DOI: 10.1007/s12553-021-00528-8

Bouchet, P.J., Thiele, D., Marley, S.A., Waples, K., Weisenberger, F., Balanggarra Rangers, Bardi Jawi Rangers, Dambimangari Rangers, Nyamba Buru Yawuru Rangers, Nyul Nyul  Rangers, Uunguu Rangers and Raudino, H. (2021) Regional Assessment of the Conservation Status of Snubfin Dolphins (Orcaella heinsohni) in the Kimberley Region, Western Australia. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:614852. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.614852


Rocha, D., Drakeford, B., Marley, S., Potts, J., Hale, M. and Gullan, A. (2020) Moving towards a sustainable cetacean-based tourism industry – a case study from Mozambique. Marine Policy, 120: 104048. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104048

Siani, A., Marley, S.A., Smith, C. and Donnelly, J. (2020) Gender and parental education as indicators of students’ engagement with STEM subjects. International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, 12(2): 247-261.

Erbe, C., Salgado-Kent, C.P., De Winter, S., Marley, S.A. and Ward, R. (2020) Matching Signature Whistles with Photo-Identification of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in the Fremantle Inner Harbour, Western Australia. Acoustics Australia: 1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s40857-020-00178-2


Erbe, C., Marley, S.A., Schoeman, R.P., Smith, J.N., Trigg, L.E. and Embling, C.B.  (2019) The effects of ship noise on marine mammals – a review. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6: 606.  DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00606


Marley, S.A., Erbe, C., Salgado Kent, C.P. and Parnum, I.M. (2017) Effects of vessel traffic and underwater noise on the movement, behaviour and vocalisations of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in a highly urbanised estuary. Scientific Reports, 7: 13437.  DOI:  10.1038/s41598-017-13252-z

Marley, S.A., Erbe, C. and Salgado Kent, C.P. (2017) Underwater recordings of the whistles of bottlenose dolphins in the Fremantle Inner Harbour, Western Australia. Scientific Data, 4: 170126.  DOI:  10.1038/sdata.2017.126

Marley, S.A., Salgado Kent, C.P., Erbe, C. and Thiele D. (2017) A Tale of Two Soundscapes: Comparing the acoustic characteristics of urban versus pristine coastal dolphin habitats in Western Australia. Acoustics Australia, 45: 159-178.  DOI:  10.1007/s40857-017-0106-7

Marley, S.A., Erbe, C., Salgado Kent, C.P., Parsons, M.J.G. and Parnum, I. (2017) Spatial and temporal variation in the acoustic habitat of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) within a highly urbanised estuary.  Frontiers in Marine Science, 4: 197.

Marley, S.A., Salgado Kent, C.P. and Erbe, C. (2017) Occupancy of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in relation to vessel traffic, dredging and environmental variables within a highly-urbanised estuary. Hydrobiologia, 792(1): 243–263


Parsons, M.J.G., Erbe, C., McCauley, R.D., McWilliam, J., Marley, S.A., Parnum, I.M., Salgado Kent, C., and Gavrilov, A.N. (2016) Long-term monitoring of soundscapes and deciphering a usable index: Examples from Australia. Proceedings of Meetings in Acoustics, 27(1), 010023.

Parsons, M.J.G., Salgado Kent, C.P., Marley, S.A., Gavrilov, A.N. and McCauley, R.D. (2016) Characterising diversity and variation in fish choruses in Darwin Harbour. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 73(8), 2058-2074.

Marley, S.A., Erbe. C. and Salgado Kent, C.P. (2016) Underwater Sound in an Urban Estuarine River:  Sound sources, soundscape contribution, and temporal variability.  Acoustics Australia, 44(1), 171-186.  DOI:  10.1007/s40857-015-0038-z


Recalde-Salas, A., Salgado Kent, C.P., Parsons, M.J.G., Marley, S.A. and McCauley, R.D. (2014) Non-song vocalisations of pygmy blue whales in Geographe Bay, Western AustraliaThe Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(5), EL213.  DOI:


Marley, S.A., Cheney, B. and Thompson, P.M. (2013) The use of photographs as an indirect measure of aggression in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals, 39(2), 107-115.  DOI:   10.1578/AM.39.2.2013.107


Salgado Kent, C.P., Gavrilov, A.N., McCauley, R.D., Burton, C., Recalde-Salas, A. and Marley, S. (2012) Passive acoustic monitoring of baleen whales in Geographe Bay, Western Australia. Proceedings of the Australian Acoustic Society Conference; Fremantle, Western Australia.