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

Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) mortalities and human interactions in Australia, 1950-2006

Catherine Kemper , Douglas Coughran , Robert Warneke, Rebecca Pirzl , Mandy Watson , Rosemary Gales , Susan Gibbs


Diversity, habitat associations and stock structure of odontocete cetaceans in the waters of American Samoa, 2003-06

David W. Johnston , Jooke Robbins , Marie E. Chapla , David K. Mattila , Kimberly R. Andrews


Hunting cetaceans with sound: a worldwide review

Robert L. Brownell Jr. , Douglas P. Nowacek , Katherine Ralls


A photographic match of a western gray whale between Sakhalin Island, Russia, and Honshu, Japan: the first link between the feeding ground and a migratory corridor

David W. Weller , Amanda L. Bradford, Hidehiro Kato , Takeharu Bando , Seiji Otani , Alexander M. Burdin , Robert L. Brownell Jr.