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

Fully corrected estimates of common minke whale abundance in West Greenland in 2007

M. P. Heide-Jørgensen, L. Witting, K. L. Laidre, R. G. Hansen , M. Rasmussen


Abundance of fin whales in West Greenland in 2007

M. P. Heide-Jørgensen, K. L. Laidre, M. Simon , M. L. Burt, D. L. Borchers, M. Rasmussen


Abundance of Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in 2004 estimated from photo-identification data

W. R. Koski, J. Zeh, J. Mocklin, A. R. Davis, D. J. Rugh, J. C. George, R. Suydam


A simulation-based approach to evaluating population structure in non-equilibrial populations

Frederick I. Archer, Karen K. Martien, Barbara L. Taylor , Richard G. LeDuc, Bonnie J. Ripley , Geof H. Givens , John C. George


Generalised additive models to investigate environmental drivers of Antarctic minke whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis) spatial density in austral summer

Bas W. P. M. Beekmans , Jaume Forcada, Eugene J. Murphy , Hein J. W. De Baar , Ulrich V. Bathmann , Andrew H. Fleming


Cetacean strandings in San Diego County, California, USA: 1851–2008

Kerri Danil , Susan J. Chivers , Mike D. Henshaw , Janet L. Thieleking , Risa Daniels , Judy A. St. Leger