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: 2010-01-01

An integrated data collection system for line transect surveys

Douglas Gillespie, Russell Leaper, Jonathan Gordon, Kelly Macleod


Comparisons of measured and estimated distances and angles from sightings surveys

Russell Leaper, Louise Burt, Douglas Gillespie, Kelly Macleod


Asymptotic bias of the hazard probability model under model mis-specification

Hans J. Skaug, Tore Selland Kleppe, Hiroshi Okamura


Abundance estimate of striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) in the Pelagos Sanctuary (NW Mediterranean Sea) by means of line transect survey

Giancarlo Lauriano, Simone Panigada, Roberta Canneri , Marta Manca Zeichen, Guiseppe Notarbartolo-Di Sciara


Cetacean distribution in the coastal waters of the Sultanate of Oman

Gianni Minton, Tim Collins , Ken Findlay, Robert Baldwin


Odontocetes of the Southern Ocean Sanctuary

Koen Van Waerebeek, Russell Leaper, Alan N. Baker , Vassili Papastavrou, Deborah Thiele, Ken Findlay, Greg Donovan, Paul Ensor