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

Marine mammal records from Iran

Gillian T. Braulik , Sharif Ranjbar , Fereidoon Owfi , Teymour Aminrad , Seyed Mohammad , Hashem Dakhteh


A note on the comparison of humpback whale tail fluke catalogues from the Sultanate of Oman with Madagascar and the East African mainland

G. Minton, S. Cerchio, T. Collins, P. Ersts, K. P. Findlay , C. Pomilla , D. Bennet , M. A. Meyer , Y. Razafindrakoto, P. G. H. Kotze , W. H. Oosthuizen , M. Leslie , N. Andrianarivelo , R. Baldwin , L. Ponnampalam, H. C. Rosenbaum


A note on long-distance matches of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) around the Irish coast using photo-identification

Joanne M. O'Brien, Simon D. Berrow , Conor Ryan, David McGrath , Ian O'Connor , Giovanna Pesante , Gary Burrows , Nick Massett , Vanessa Klotzer , Padraig Whooley