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: 2008-01-01

Trend in aerial counts of beluga or white whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in Bristol Bay, Alaska, 1993-2005

Lloyd F. Lowry , Kathryn J. Frost , Alex Zerbini , Douglas DeMaster , Randall R. Reeves


A note on cetacean distribution in the Indian EEZ and contiguous seas during 2003-07

V. V. Afsal, K. S. S. M. Yousuf , B. Anoop , P. Kannan , M. Rajagopalan, E. Vivekanandan


Effect of pingers on harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) bycatch in the US Northeast gillnet fishery

Debra L. Palka, Marjorie C. Rossman , Amy S. VanAtten , Christopher D. Orphanides


Effect of acoustic deterrents on the behaviour of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis)

Simon Berrow , Ronan Cosgrove , Ruth H. Leeney , Joanne O'Brien , David McGrath , Jeppe Dalgard , Yves Le Gall


Observations of western gray whales by ship-based whalers in the 19th century

Randall R. Reeves, Tim D. Smith , Elizabeth A. Josephson