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Genetic differentiation between parapatric ‘nearshore’ and ‘offshore’ populations of the bottlenose dolphin
The existence of nearshore and offshore populations of the bottlenose dolphin has been documented throughout its range. In several cases the two regional forms have been shown to be morphologicallyExpand
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Whales and dolphins of the Southern African subregion
Contributors Foreword The Mammal Research Institute Acknowledgements Introduction Map of the subregion The cetacean environment off southern Africa Isabelle Ansorge and Johann Lutjeharms The SouthExpand
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Social Organization in Sperm Whales, Physeter macrocephalus
The cows with their young give from nothing up to 35 barrels, and seem to go in schools together, and we frequently see from twenty-five to fifty and sometimes one hundred or more in a school, withExpand
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Stable isotopes in southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) baleen as indicators of seasonal movements, feeding and growth
Ratios of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes were examined in the baleen of 11 southern right whales originating from South Africa, including one neonate, six juveniles and four adults. OscillationsExpand
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Past and present distribution, densities and movements of blue whales Balaenoptera musculus in the Southern Hemisphere and northern Indian Ocean
1. Blue whale locations in the Southern Hemisphere and northern Indian Ocean were obtained from catches (303 239), sightings (4383 records of 8058 whales), strandings (103), Discovery marks (2191)Expand
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Comparative analysis of the diets of smaller odontocete cetaceans along the coast of southern Africa
The diets of 20 species of smaller Odontoceti were investigated. The material was collected along the southern African coast between 1966 and 1990 and included 158 strandings, 29 animals killedExpand
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The distribution of small odontocete cetaceans off the coasts of South Africa and Namibia
A total of 2 077 records of approximately 49 000 small cetaceans, including dedicated and incidental sightings and specimens, was analysed to define distribution patterns of the 28 species foundExpand
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Blubber thickness in right whales Eubalaena glacialis and Eubalaena australis related with reproduction, life history status and prey abundance
The high variability in reproductive performance of North Atlantic right whales Eubal- aena glacialis compared to southern right whales Eubalaena australis may reflect differences in lipid reserves.Expand
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Soviet catches of southern right whales Eubalaena australis, 1951–1971. Biological data and conservation implications
Between 1951/1952 and 1970/1971, a total of at least 3368 southern right whales Eubalaena australis were taken by Soviet whaling expeditions in the Southern Hemisphere, despite the species beingExpand
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