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: 2006-01-01

The spectacled porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica) in Antarctic waters

Keiko Sekiguchi , Carlos Olavvaria , Laura Morse, Paula Olson , Paul Ensor , Koji Matsuoka , Robert Pitman , Ken Findlay , Uko Gorter


Evaluating the use of whalewatch data in determining killer whale (Orcinus orca) distribution patterns

Donna D. W. Hauser , Glenn R. VanBlaricom , Elizabeth E. Holmes , Richard W. Osborne


A note on the first record of the dwarf minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) in Chilean waters

Luis A. Pastene , Jorge Acevedo , Anelio Aguayo-Lobo , Paolo Acuna


A note on the movement of a humpback whale from Abrolhos Bank, Brazil to South Georgia

Peter T. Stevick , Luiza Pacheco De Godoy , Megan McOsker, Marcia H. Engel, Judith Allen


The first aerial survey to estimate abundance of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the breeding ground off Brazil (Breeding Stock A)

A. Andriolo , C. C. A. Martins , M. H. Engel , J. L. Pizzorno , S. Mas-Rosa , A. C. Freitas , M. E. Morete , P. G. Kinas