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: 2001-01-01

Organochlorine contaminant concentrations and lipid profiles in eastern North Pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus)

Margaret M. Krahn , Gina M. Ylitalo , Douglas G. Burrows , John Calambokidis, Sue E. Moore , Merrill Gosho, Patrick Gearin, Paul D. Plesha , Robert L. Brownell Jr., S. A. Blokhin , Karen L. Tilbury , Teri Rowles , John E. Stein


Timing of the gray whale southbound migration

David J. Rugh, Kim E. W. Shelden , Alisa Schulman-Janiger


History of whaling in Trinidad and Tobago

Randall R. Reeves, Jalaludin A. Khan , Randi R. Olsen , Steven L. Swartz , Tim D. Smith


Geographic and seasonal variation of blue whale calls in the North Pacific

Kathleen M. Stafford , Sharon L. Nieukirk , Christopher G. Cox


Will harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) habituate to pingers?

Tara M. Cox, Andrew J. Read, Andrew Solow, Nick Tregenza


A note on the release and tracking of a rehabilitated pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps)

Michael D. Scott, Aleta A. Hohn , Andrew J. Westgate , John R. Nicolas , Brent R. Whitaker , Walton B. Campbell


A first estimate of franciscana (Pontoporia blainvillei) abundance off southern Brazil

Eduardo R. Secchi, Paulo H. Ott, Enrique A. Crespo , Paul G. Kinas , Susana N. Pedraza , Pablo Bordino