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Pavel GOL'DIN, Ph.D.

Cand. Sci., Assoc. Prof., Senior Research Scientist

 

Department of Evolutionary Morphology,

Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of NAS of Ukraine

15 Bogdan Khmelnytskyi Street

Kyiv - 30, Ukraine 01030

Tel.: +380 44 2343093

E-mail: pavelgoldin412 [at] gmail [dot] com


Education:

September 2006: Ph.D. Biological Sciences (Zoology), National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology. Thesis: Postnatal growth of the harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena relicta Abel, 1905 in the Azov and the Black Seas. Advisor: Prof. Dr. Mikhail V. Yurakhno

May 2000: M.S. Biology, cum laude. Vernadsky Taurida National University

Docent-level competence:

April 2013: Docent in Zoology. Vernadsky Taurida National University

Additional training:

The course Analysis of Organismal Form by Christian Klingenberg, the University of Manchester, 2009

International Grants and Awards :

2014: Ministry of Culture of Denmark: Re-description of the extinct baleen whale Mesocetus argillarius from the Late Miocene Gram Formation of Denmark

2011: Sepkoski Grant, Paleontological Society International Research Program: Research on fossil marine mammals in Crimea and adjacent areas

Areas of Expertise:

Comparative anatomy, evolution and ontogeny of marine mammals

Paleontology of marine mammals

Populations of marine mammals: dynamics, morphology, mortality factors

Age, growth, and life history of mammals

Zooarchaeology

Conservation of marine and coastal areas

Marine mammals of the Azov and the Black Seas.

Professional Involvement:

2008 - present: European Cetacean Society, National Contact Person in Ukraine

2005 - present: member of Council for Marine Mammals

2014 - present: Proceedings of the Theriological School, member of the editorial board

Language skills:

English, Russian, Ukrainian


Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed papers:

Gladilina, E. V., Goldin, P. E. 2016. Abundance and summer distribution of a local stock of Black Sea bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus (Cetacea, Delphinidae), in coastal waters near Sudak. Vestnik Zoologii. 50: 4956.

Goldin, P., Steeman, M. E. 2015. From problem taxa to problem solver: A new Miocene family, Tranatocetidae, brings perspective on baleen whale evolution. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0135500. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135500

Goldin, P. E., Vishnyakova, K. A. 2015. Differences in skull size of harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena (Cetacea), in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea: evidence for different morphotypes and populations. Vestnik zoologii 49(2): 171180.

Vishnyakova, K., Goldin, P. 2015. Seasonality of strandings and bycatch of harbour porpoises in the Sea of Azov: the effects of fisheries, weather conditions and life history. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72(3): 981991.

Vishnyakova, K., Goldin, P. 2015. Cetacean stranding rate correlates with fish stock dynamics: Research of harbour porpoises in the Sea of Azov. Marine Biology 162:359366.

Goldin, P., Gladilina, E. 2015. Small dolphins in a small sea: Age, growth and aspects of life history of the Black Sea common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Biology 23: 159-166.

Vishnyakova, K., Goldin, P. 2015. Cetacean stranding rate correlates with fish stock dynamics: Research of harbour porpoises in the Sea of Azov. Marine Biology 162:359366.

Godlevska, L. V., Gol'din, P. E. 2014. Unusual age structure of the winter aggregation of Nyctalus noctula (Chiroptera) in Kiev. Vestnik zoologii 48 (6): 533538.

Vishnyakova, K., Goldin, P. 2014. Seasonality of strandings and bycatch of harbour porpoises in the Sea of Azov: the effects of fisheries, weather conditions and life history. ICES Journal of Marine Science doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsu192

Goldin, P., Startsev D., Krakhmalnaya, T. 2014. The anatomy of the Late Miocene baleen whale Cetotherium riabinini from Ukraine. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 59 (4): 795814.

Goldin, P. 2014. 'Antlers inside': Are the skull structures of beaked whales (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) used for echoic imaging and visual display? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113: 510515.

Goldin, P. 2014. Naming an innominate: pelvis and hindlimbs of Miocene whales give an insight into evolution and homology of cetacean pelvic girdle. Evolutionary Biology 41(3): 473479.

Goldin, P. E., Kirukh, K. G., Vishnyakova, K. A., and Gladilina, E. V. 2014. Cetacean strandings on the coast of the Kalamita Gulf (Black Sea). Scientific Notes of Taurida V.I. Vernadsky National University. Series Biology, chemistry, 27 (2): 5561.

Gladilina E. V., Goldin P. E. 2014. New Prey Fishes in Diet of Black Sea Bottlenose Dolphins Tursiops truncatus (Mammalia, Cetacea). Vestnik zoologii. 48(1): 8392.

Goldin, P., Startsev, D. 2014. Brandtocetus, a new genus of baleen whales (Cetacea, Cetotheriidae) from the late Miocene of Crimea, Ukraine. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(2):419433.

Goldin, P., Zvonok, E., Rekovets, L., Kovalchuk, A., Krakhmalnaya, T. 2014. Basilotritus (Cetacea: Pelagiceti) from the Eocene of Nagornoye (Ukraine): New data on anatomy, ontogeny and feeding of early basilosaurids. Comptes Rendus Palevol 13(4): 267276.

Kerem, D., Kent, R., Roditi-Elasar, M., Goffman, O., Scheinin, A., Gol'din, P. 2013. Early physical maturation of female common bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus in the eastern Levantine Basin. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 59(3): 154162.

Goldin, P. E., Marareskul, V. A. 2013. Miocene Toothed Whales (Cetacea, Odontoceti) from the Dniester Valley: The First Record of Miocene Sperm Whales (Physeteroidea) from the Eastern Europe. Vestnik zoologii. 47(5): 409414

Goldin, P. E., Vishnyakova, K. A., Gladilina, E. V. 2013. Taphonomy of stranded small cetaceans: general aspects and impact of the coast Scientific Notes of Taurida V.I. Vernadsky National University. Series Biology, chemistry. 26 (65), 3. P. 4553

Goldin, P.E. and Vishnyakova, K.A. 2013. Africanacetus from the sub-Antarctic region: the southernmost record of fossil beaked whales. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58(3): 445-452.

Gladilina E.V., Lyashenko Yu.N., Gol'din P.E. 2013. Winter distribution of cetaceans in the Black Sea and adjoining areas in 2012/2013. Scientific Notes of Taurida V.I. Vernadsky National University. Series Biology, chemistry. 26 (65), 1: 37-42.

Gol'din, P., and Zvonok, E. 2013. Basilotritus uheni, a new cetacean (Cetacea, Basilosauridae) from the Late Middle Eocene of Eastern Europe. Journal of Paleontology 87 (2): 254-268.

Gladilina, E.V., Kovtun, O.A., Kondakov, A.A., Syomik, A.M., Pronin, K.K., and Goldin, P.E. 2013. Grey seal Halichoerus grypus in the Black Sea: the first case of long-term survival of an exotic pinniped. Marine Biodiversity Records 6, 1-6. doi:10.1017/S1755267213000018

Goldin P.E. 2012.Unusual anatomy of a pelvic bone in the harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena (Cetacea, Phocoenidae). Scientific Notes of Taurida V.I. Vernadsky National University. Series: Biology, chemistry. 25, 4: 21-25.

Gol'din, P., Zvonok, E., and Krakhmalnaya, T. 2012. New materials of Eocetus sp. (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Eocene of Ukraine. Geolog Ukrainy 39, 3: 104113. (In Russian)

Sharir Y., Kerem D., Goldin P., Spanier E. 2011. Small size in the common bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus in the eastern Mediterranean: a possible case of Levantine nanism. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 438: 241-251.

Galatius, A., Goldin, P. E. 2011. Geographic variation of skeletal ontogeny and skull shape in the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). Canadian Journal of Zoology 89 (9): 869-879.

Goldin, P. E. 2011. Case of cephalic presentation of foetus in a harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena (Cetacea, Phocoenidae), with notes on other aquatic mammals. Vestnik Zoologii 45 (5): 473-477

Goldin, P. E. 2007. Growth, proportions and variation of the skull of harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) from the Sea of Azov. Journal of Marine Biology Association, U.K. 87: 271292.

Viaud-Martinez, K. A., Martinez Vergara, M., Goldin, P. E., Ridoux, V., Ozturk, A. A., Ozturk, B., Rosel, P. E., Frantzis, A., Komnenou, A., Bohonak, A. J. 2007. Morphological and genetic differentiation of the Black Sea harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena relicta). Marine Ecology Progress Series 338: 281294.

Goldin, P. E. 2005. Body proportions of harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena (Cetacea, Phocoenidae) in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. Vestnik Zoologii. 39(5): 5965.

Goldin, P. E. 2004. Growth and body size of the harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena (Cetacea, Phocoenidae) in the the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. Vestnik Zoologii. 38(4): 59-73.

Goldin, P. E. 2004. Strategy of studies of population structure of the harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena relicta Abel, 1905 (Cetacea, Phocoenidae) in Ukrainian waters: comparison of samples from different sources. Visnyk Lviv. Nat. Univ. Biol. Ser. 38: 107-117. (In Ukrainian).

Goldin, P. E. 2004. Postnatal growth and ossification of forelimb skeleton in harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758)) in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. Uchenye zapiski Tavricheskogo Natsionalnogo Universiteta im. V.I. Vernadskogo (=Sci. Repts Taurida Nat. Univ.). Series: Biology, Chemistry. 17(56), 2. P. 66-81. (In Russian).

Goldin, P. E. 2003. Bone of lower jaw of harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena relicta Abel, 1905) as a registering structure. Uchenye zapiski Tavricheskogo Natsionalnogo Universiteta im. V.I. Vernadskogo (=Sci. Repts Taurida Nat. Univ.). Series: Biology. 16(55), 2. P. 61-69 (In Russian).

Goldin, P. E. 2001. Registering structures of bulla tympani of the harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena relicta Abel, 1905 (Cetacea, Phocoenidae). Uchenye zapiski Tavricheskogo Natsionalnogo Universiteta im. V.I. Vernadskogo (=Sci. Repts Taurida Nat. Univ.). Series: Biology. 14 (53), 2. P. 36-40. (In Russian).

 

Book chapters, conference proceedings:

Goldin P.E. 2008. A long-term population dynamics of the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena relicta) in the Azov Sea. In: Marine Mammals Of Holarctic. Odessa, 2008. P. 204-208.

Goldin, P. E. 2008. Findings of cetaceans at the coast of Crimea in 1999-2003. In: Findings of Animals Listed in The Red Data Book of Ukraine. Kiev. P. 5461. (In Ukrainian).

Goldin, P. E. 2008. Age structure and prognosis of abundance of harbor porpoises Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) in the Sea of Azov. In: Findings of Animals Listed in The Red Data Book of Ukraine. Kiev. P. 6266. (In Ukrainian).

Goldin, P. E. 2004. Taxonomic status of the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) of the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. In: Marine Mammals of the Holarctic. Moscow: KMK. P. 158-163.

Goldin, P. E. 2001. Age and growth in harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena relicta) from the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. European research on cetaceans 14: Proc. 14th Annual Conf. Europ. Cetacean Soc., Cork, Ireland, 2-5 April 2000. Rome, 2001. P. 247-252.

 

Abstracts of conference presentations:

Gol'din, P. 2015. Marine mammal fauna of the Middle and Late Miocene of the Central and Eastern Paratethys: chronology and biogeography. Abstracts, 7th European Congress of Mammalogy, August 17-21 2015. Stockholm. P. 34.

Gol'din P. 2013. A possible function for delayed rostral fusion in porpoises (Phocoenidae). In: Abstract Book: 27th Annual Conf. European Cetacean Society. Interdisciplinary approaches in the study of marine mammals. Setubal, Portugal. P. 363.

Goldin P., Gladilina L., Serbin V., Stalingradsky E., Kondakov A., Pankova S., Oleinikov E., Smirnov D., Gorokhova V., Chopovdya M., Savenko O., Vishnyakova K. 2012.Unusual mass mortality of cetaceans in the northern Black Sea in 2011. In: Abstract Book: 25rd Annual Conf. European Cetacean Society. Galway. P. 330.

Goldin, P. 2010. Paedomorphic traits in killer whales Orcinus orca. In: Abstract Book: 24rd Annual Conf. European Cetacean Society. Marine mammal populations: challenges for conservation in the next decade Stralsund, Germany, 2010. P. 56.

Goldin, P. E. 2009. Harbor porpoises in the Sea of Azov: population structure, long-term dynamics and factors affecting them. In: Abstract Book: 23rd Annual Conf. European Cetacean Society. Istanbul, Turkey: Turkish Marine Research Foundation, 2009. P. 20.

Goldin, P. E. 2008. Determination of biological parameters by skeletal remains: studying harbor porpoises in the Sea of Azov. In: Abstract Book. 22nd Annual Conf. European Cetacean Society. P. 46-47.

Vishnyakova, K. A. and Goldin, P. E. 2008. New records of bottlenose dolphins in the Sea of Azov and adjoining area. In: Abstract Book. 22nd Annual Conf. European Cetacean Society. P. 282.

Goldin, P. E. 2006. Status and life hitory of harbor porpoise in the Sea of Azov. In: ECS 2006. Guidelines and abstract book. 20th Annual Conf. European Cetacean Soc., 2-7 April 2006, Gdynia, Poland. Gdynia. P. 207.

Goldin P. E. Postnatal growth of body and skeleton of the harbor porpoise in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. 16th Biennal Conf. Biol. Marine Mammals, San Diego, California, 12-16 Dec., 2005, Abstr. 2005. P. 109.

Goldin, P. E. 2003. Mass stranding of harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena relicta) at the coast of the Sea of Azov in 2002. 17th Annual Conf. European Cetacean Soc.: Abstr., Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 9-13 March 2003. Las Palmas. P. 187, 188.


PhD students:

Vishnyakova K. A.

Population biology of harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena relicta, Abel 1905) in the Sea of Azov and Black Sea.

Gladilina E. V.

Structure of local populations and biology of bottlenose dolphins in the coastal Black Sea waters.


 

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