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: 2002-01-01

Population identity of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the waters of the US mid-Atlantic states

Susan G. Barco, William A. McLellan , Judith M. Allen, Regina A. Asmutis-Silvia, Richard Mallon-Day, Erin M. Meagher , D. Ann Pabst, Jooke Robbins, Rosemary E. Seton, W. Mark Swingle, Mason T. Weinrich, Phillip J. Clapham


A note on the possibility of identifying Leydig and Sertoli cells by immunohistochemistry in bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus)

Todd M. O'Hara, Debra L. Miller, Gregory D. Bossart, Mehrdad Nadji, Raymond Tarpley, Brenda Roberts


Factors affecting the precision of age determination of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus)

Karen Evans, Mark A. Hindell, Kelly Robertson, Christina Lockyer, Dale Rice