Review of small cetaceans: Distribution, behaviour, migration and threats

Culik, Boris
(2004)

This report summarises the available knowledge on odontocete (toothed whale) distribution, behaviour, migration and threats and was compiled for the Bonn Secretariat of CMS.


Levels of organochlorine compounds, including PCDDS and PCDFS, in the blubber of cetaceans from the west coast of North America

Jarman, W. M.; Norstrom, R. J.; Muir, D. C. G.; Rosenberg, B.; Simon, M.; Baird, R. W.
Marine Pollution Bulletin (1996)

Levels of organochlorine compounds (PCDD, PCDF, PCB and organochlorine pesticides) were determined in cetaceans collected from the west coast of North America between 1986 and 1989. The samples included gray…


Cetaceans and gillnet fisheries in Mexico, Central America and the wider Caribbean: A preliminary review

Vidal, O.; Van Waerebeek, K.; Findley, L. T.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1994)

This paper reviews published and unpublished information on the mortality of cetaceans in gillnets in Mexico, Central America and the wider Caribbean. Data on this incidental mortality are provided from…


Interactions between marine mammals and the coastal fisheries of Necochea and Claromecó (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina)

Corcuera, J.; Monzon, F.; Crespo, E. A.; Aguilar, A.; Raga, J. A.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1994)

Coastal and pelagic fishing activities in the area of Necochea harbour, where high mortality of franciscanas (Pontoporia blainvillei) in gillnets had been previously reported, and at Claromeco, a small gillnet…


A review of cetacean and pinniped mortality in coastal fisheries along the west coast of the USA and Canada and the east coast of the Russian Federation

Barlow, J.; Baird, R. W.; Heyning, J. E.; Wynne, K.; Manford, A. M. II; Lowry, L. F.; Hanan, D.; Sease, J.; Burkanov, V. N.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1994)

Many passive net fisheries exist along the Pacific coastlines of the USA (California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska), Canada (British Columbia) and the Russian Federation. Some incidental marine mammal mortality occurs…


A brief review of stock identity in small marine cetaceans in relation to assessment of driftnet mortality in the north Pacific

Perrin, W. F.; Brownell, R. L. Jr.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1994)

Dolphins of several species are killed incidentally in driftnet fisheries on the high seas in the North Pacific. Information on stock identity, necessary for assessment and management of the dolphin…