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David Cade

David Cade

Ph.D. Student in Biology, admitted Autumn 2014

Academic Appointments

Ph.D. Student in Biology, admitted Autumn 2014

Honors & Awards

Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Fellowship, Stanford University (2014)
Outstanding Achievement Award for High Impact Paper, Hopkins Marine Station (2014-2015)

Professional Education

Master of Science, Oregon State University, Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (2014)
Master of Arts, Stanford University, ED-MA (2005)
Bachelor of Arts, Brown University, Mathematics (2002)


Goldbogen, J. A., Cade, D. E., Calambokidis, J., Friedlaender, A. S., Potvin, J., Segre, P. S., & Werth, A. J. (2017). How Baleen Whales Feed: The Biomechanics of Engulfment and Filtration. Annual Review of Marine Science, 9, 367–86.

Findlay, K. P., Seakamela, S. M., Meÿer, M. A., Kirkman, S. P., Barendse, J., Cade, D. E., … Wilke, C. G. (2017). Humpback whale "super-groups" - A novel low-latitude feeding behaviour of Southern Hemisphere humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Benguela Upwelling System. PloS One, 12(3).

Segre, P. S., Cade, D. E., Fish, F. E., Potvin, J., Allen, A. N., Calambokidis, J., … Goldbogen, J. A. (2016). Hydrodynamic properties of fin whale flippers predict maximum rolling performance. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219, 3315–3320.

Cade, D. E., Friedlaender, A. S., Calambokidis, J., & Goldbogen, J. A. (2016). Kinematic Diversity in Rorqual Whale Feeding Mechanisms. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 26(19), 2617–2624.

Cade, D. E., & Benoit-Bird, K. J. (2015). Depths, migration rates and environmental associations of acoustic scattering layers in the Gulf of California. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 102, 78–89.

Cade, D. E., & Benoit-Bird, K. J. (2014). An automatic and quantitative approach to the detection and tracking of acoustic scattering layers. LIMNOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY-METHODS, 12, 742–756.