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: 2000-04-01

Experimental testing of acoustic alarms (pingers) to reduce bycatch of harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, in the state of Washington

Patrick J. Gearin, Merrill E. Gosho, Jeffrey L. Laake, Lawrence Cooke, Robert DeLong, Kirt M. Hughes


Incidental catches of dolphins in mid-water trawls for Argentine anchovy (Engraulis anchoita) off the Argentine shelf

Enrique A. Crespo, Mariano Koen-Alonso, Silvana Laura Dans, Nestor A. Garcia, Susana N. Pedraza, Mariano Coscarella, Raúl González


Capture-recapture estimation of bowhead whale population size using photo-identification data

Cibele Q. da Silva, Judith Zeh, David Madigan, Jeff Laake, Dave Rugh, Lisa Baraff, William Koski, Gary Miller


Humpback whale activity near Cap Lopez, Gabon

Pete D. Walsh, J. Michael Fay, Steve Gulick, Guy Phillipe Sounguet