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…


Some progress made on conservation of the Yangtze finless porpoise since 2014

Wang, Ding; Mei, Zhigang; Wang, Kexiong; Hao, Yujiang; Zheng, Jingsong; Zhang, Xinqiao; Lei, Gang; Zhu, Jiang; Leslie, Aimée
Scientific Committee Meeting Documents (2015)

(...) 1. The central government paid more attention to the conservation of the Yangtze Finless Porpoise 2. China’s Ministry of Agriculture implements first class protection of Yangtze’s finless porpoise 3.…


Odontocetes of the Southern Ocean Sanctuary

Van Waerebeek, K.; Leaper, R.; Baker, A. N.; Papastavrou, V.; Thiele, D.; Findlay, K.; Donovan, G.; Ensor, P.
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (2010)

Twenty-eight odontocete species were identified as occupying sub-Antarctic and Antarctic habitat covered by the 1994 IWC-established Southern Ocean Sanctuary. Toothed whales evidently play an important part in the Antarctic polar…


Distribution and abundance of marine mammals in the coastal waters of British Columbia, Canada

Williams, R.; Thomas, L.
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (2007)

Information on animal distribution and abundance is integral to wildlife conservation and management. However abundance estimates have not been available for many cetacean species inhabiting the coastal waters of Canada’s…