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Satellite-monitored movements of humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean
Southern Hemisphere humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae migrate from wintering grounds in tropical latitudes to feeding areas in the Antarctic Ocean. It has been hypo- thesized that the populationExpand
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Humpback whales within the Brazilian breeding ground: distribution and population size estimate
The potential impact of increasing vessel traffic and coastal development has led to con- cerns regarding the future of the Brazilian humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae population. Our objectiveExpand
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The first aerial survey to estimate abundance of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the breeding ground off Brazil (Breeding Stock A)
In the Southern Hemisphere, humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) were heavily exploited from both coastal stations and in pelagic waters in all major ocean basins. About 200,000 whales were takenExpand
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Winter distribution and abundance of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Northeastern Brazil
The Brazilian coast is recognised as a Southern Hemisphere humpback whale ( Megaptera novaeangliae ) wintering ground (IWC breeding stock ‘A’). The northeastern coast of Brazil was an importantExpand
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Identifying priority areas for humpback whale conservation at Eastern Brazilian Coast
Abstract One of the humpback whales' stocks uses the Brazilian Coast as breeding and calving ground during the austral winter. The species is recovering from commercial hunting and re-occupyingExpand
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‘Human-dolphin (Tursiops truncatus Montagu, 1821) cooperative fishery’ and its influence on cast net fishing activities in Barra de Imbé/Tramandaí, Southern Brazil
Abstract ‘Human-dolphin ( Tursiops truncatus Montagu, 1821) cooperative fishery’ and its influence on cast net fishing activities in Barra de Imbe/Tramandai, Southern Brazil – aims to describeExpand
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Distribution and relative abundance of large whales in a former whaling ground off eastern South America
Ship-based sighting surveys for cetaceans were conducted in the former whaling ground off the northeastern coast of Brazil. The cruises took place in winter and spring of 1998-2001 with theExpand
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Suckling and allosuckling in river buffalo calves and its relation with weight gain
The a im of the present study was to investigate if r iver buffalo calves (Bubalus bubalis) have e qual access to all cows and if milk is thus equally available to all of them. We recordedExpand
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Route Fidelity during Marine Megafauna Migration
The conservation and protection of marine megafauna require robust knowledge of where and when animals are located. Yet, our ability to predict animal distributions in space and time remains limitedExpand
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Occurrence, distribution and behaviour of Bryde's whales (Cetacea: Mysticeti) off south-east Brazil
Bryde's whales are among the lesser known balaenopterids found in Brazilian waters, as well as globally. At the beginning of this project, only occasional sightings of this species were identifiedExpand
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