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: 2012-01-01

Cetaceans and mass strandings in Thai waters

Kanjana Adulyanukosol, Surasak Thaongsukdee, Kongkiat Kittiwattanawong


Cetacean sightings and acoustic detections in the offshore waters of Sri Lanka: March–June 2003

A. De Vos, R. Clark, C. Johnson, G. Johnson, I. Kerr, R. Payne, P. T. Madsen


Seasonal distribution, movements and taxonomic status of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in the northern Indian Ocean

R. Charles Andersen, Trevor A. Branch, Anoma Alagiyawadu, Robert Baldwin, Francis Marsac


Cetaceans in the Maldives: a review

R. Charles Andersen, Shahaama A. Sattar, M. Shiham Adam


Cetacean sightings and acoustic detections in the offshore waters of the Maldives during the northeast monsoon seasons of 2003 and 2004

Rebecca A. Clark, Christopher M. Johnson, Genevieve Johnson, Roger Payne, Iain Kerr, R. Charles Andersen, Shahaama A. Sattar, Celine A. J. Godard, Peter T. Madsen


Occurrence of whales and dolphins in Pakistan with reference to fishers’ knowledge and impacts

M. A. Gore, M. S. Kiani, E. Ahmad, B. Hussain, R. F. Ormond, J. Siddiqui, U. Waqas, R. Culloch


Recent records of marine mammals in Tanzanian waters

Omar A. Amir , Per Berggren, Narriman S. Jiddawi


Occurence and residency patterns of humpback whales off Réunion Island during 2004–10

Violaine Dulau-Drouot, Jacques Fayan, Laurent Mouysset, Virginie Boucaud