This is a peer-reviewed publication containing original scientific papers on the conservation and management of whales, dolphins and porpoises. The Journal is accompanied by an annual Supplement which contains the report of the IWC Scientific Committee meeting and intersessional workshops held during the relevant period. There are also a number of topic-based Special Issues.


Published: 2018-01-01

Review of potential line-transect methodologies for estimating abundance of dolphin stocks in the eastern tropical Pacific

Cleridy E. Lennert-Cody, Stephen Terrence Buckland, Tim Gerrodette, Andrew Webb, Jay Barlow, Peter Fretwell, Mark N Maunder, Toshihide Kitakado, Jeffrey E. Moore, Michael D. Scott, Hans Julius Skaug


Sightings of a bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) in the Gulf of Maine and its interactions with other baleen whales

Corey M. Accardo, Laura C. Ganley, Moira w. Brown, PeteR A. Duley, John C. George, Randall R. Reeves, Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen, Cynthia T. Tynan, Charles A. Mayo


Acoustic data from the spring 2011 bowhead whale census at Point Barrow, Alaska

Chris W. Clark, R. A. Charif, D. Hawthorne, A. Rahaman, G. H. Givens, J. C. George, C. A. Muirhead


Cue rates and surfacing characteristics of sei whales (Balaenoptera borealis) in the Falkland Islands

Caroline R. Weir, Maria Taylor, Pamela A. Q. Jelbes, Andrew Stanworth