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Nanayakkara, Ranil,Kusuminda, Tharaka,Jefferson, Thomas

Can the Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin ( Journal Article

Aquatic Mammals, 40 (178), pp. 398-406, 2014.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, Distribution, humpback dolphin, Indian Ocean, Indian Ocean humpback dolphin, Individual identification, photo identification, population, Sousa plumbea, Sri Lanka

Nanayakkara, Ranil P,Kusuminda, Tharaka,Jefferson, Thomas A

Can the Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin ( Journal Article

Aquatic Mammals, 40 (182), pp. 398, 2014, ISBN: 0167-5427.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, humpback dolphin, Indian Ocean, photo identification, population status, sousa, Sousa plumbea, Sri Lanka, Threat assessment

Anderson, Charles,Herrera, Miguel,Ilangakoon, Anoukchika,Koya, KM,Moazzam, M,Mustika, Putu L,Sutaria, Dipani N

Cetacean bycatch in Indian Ocean tuna gillnet fisheries Journal Article

Endangered Species Research, 41 (292), pp. 39-53, 2020, ISSN: 1863-5407.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Bycatch, Estimates, Extrapolation, Gill net, gillnet, Indian Ocean, mortality, Observer programmes, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Trends, tuna fishery

Nanayakkara, Ranil P.,Herath, Jayampathi,de Mel, Ruvinda K.

Cetacean Presence in the Trincomalee Bay and Adjacent Waters, Sri Lanka Journal Article

Journal of Marine Biology, 2014 (180), pp. 819263, 2014, ISBN: 2633-4666.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, balaenoptera edeni, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, Bryde’s whale, Distribution, diversity, Indian Ocean, Physeter macrocephalus, sperm whale, Spinner dolphin, Sri Lanka, Stenella longirostris

De Silva,P.H.D.H..

Cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) recorded off Sri Lanka, India, from the Arabian Sea and Gulf, Gulf of Aden and from the Red Sea Journal Article

Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 84 (357), pp. 505-525, 1987.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Antarctic, Arabia, Arabian Gulf, Arabian Sea, behaviour, Blue whale, cetacea, cetacean, cetaceans, Delphinus tropicalis, dolphin, dolphins, fin whale, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Humpback Whale, India, Indian Ocean, mammals, marine, migration, Neophocaena phocaenoides, Oceanic, Oman, Pakistan, Porpoise, Red Sea, sanctuaries, skull, Sri Lanka, stranding, Strandings, survey, whale, whales

Ilangakoon, A. D.

Exploring anthropogenic activities that threaten endangered blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) off Sri Lanka Journal Article

Journal of Marine Animals and their Ecology, 5 (114), pp. 3-7, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, impacts, Northern Indian Ocean, shipping, Sri Lanka, Whale watching

de Vos, Asha

First record of Omura’s whale, Balaenoptera omurai, in Sri Lankan waters Journal Article

Marine Biodiversity Records, 10 (82), pp. 18, 2017, ISBN: 1755-2672.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, balaenoptera omurai, Distribution, Northern Indian Ocean, Omura's Whale, Sri Lanka

Nanayakkara, Ranil P.,Jefferson, Thomas A.,Abayaratne, Sandaruwan

First records of the Indo-Pacific Finless Porpoise Journal Article

Journal of Threatened Taxa, 9 (181), pp. 11081-11084, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, Finless Porpoise, Neophocaena phocaenoides, Sri Lanka, stranding

Nanayakkara, Ranil P.,Herath, H. M. J. C. B.,Mel, Ruvinda K. de,Kusuminda, T. G. Tharaka

Molecular Genetic Identification of Beached Whales in Sri Lanka from Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Data Journal Article

Ceylon Journal of Science, 43 (179), pp. 73, 2015.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, genetics, Indian Ocean, mtDNA, Sri Lanka

de Vos,Asha,Faux,Cassandra E.,Marthick,James,Dickinson,Joanne,Jarman,Simon N.

New Determination of Prey and Parasite Species for Northern Indian Ocean Blue Whales Journal Article

Frontiers in Marine Science, 5 (84), 2018, ISBN: 2296-7745.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Acanthocephala, Arabian Sea, balaenoptera musculus, behaviour, blue whales, DNA metabarcoding,Sri Lanka,Blue whales,feeding,Northern Indian Ocean,faeces,Sergestid,Euphausiidae,Acanthocephala,shrimp,krill,behaviour, euphasids, Faeces, fecal analysis, feeding, Krill, Northern Indian Ocean, parasites, prey, Sergestid shrimp, shrimp, Sri Lanka

De Silva, Rex

Notes on a possible mas-migration of marine species off the west coast of Sri Lanka Journal Article

LORIS (Journal of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka)., 22 (81), pp. 39-41, 2000.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, feeding, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, migration, platforms of opportunity, Sri Lanka

Nanayakkara, Ranil,de Mel, Ruvinda,Kusuminda, Tharaka,Cabral de Mel, Surendranie

Surface and dive times of the Blue Whale ( Journal Article

NeBIO I An international journal of environment and biodiversity, Vol. 5, No. 4 (177), pp. 1-3, 2014.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, dive duration, dive time, feeding, Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Surfacing behaviour

de Vos, A.,Pattiaratchi, C. B.,Wijeratne, E. M. S.

Surface circulation and upwelling patterns around Sri Lanka Journal Article

Biogeosciences, 11 (85), pp. 5909-5930, 2014, ISBN: 1726-4189.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: currents, Indian Ocean, oceanography, productivity, remote sensing, Sri Lanka

Buultjens, Jeremy,Ratnayke, Iraj,Gnanapala, Athula

Whale watching in Sri Lanka: Perceptions of sustainability Journal Article

Tourism Management Perspectives, 18 (62), pp. 125-133, 2016, ISBN: 2211-9736.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, impact, management, regulations, Sri Lanka, Sustainability, Whale watching

Gordon, Jonathan. C.D.

The World Widlife Fund's Indian Ocean Sperm Whale Project: An Example of Cetacean Research Within the Indian Ocean Sanctuary Book

UNEP Marine Mammal Technical Report Number 3. 287pp., 1991.

BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean, sperm whales, Sri Lanka

Ilangakoon, A. D.

Impacts of Whale-Watching on Blue Whales (Balaenoptera musculus) off Southern Sri Lanka Conference

(115), 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, impact, management, Northern Indian Ocean, risk assessment, ship strike, shipping, Sri Lanka, tourism, Whale watching

Alling,A.

A preliminary report of marine mammal fisheries in Djibouti, Oman and Sri Lanka Technical Report

(280), 1992.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arctic, cetacean, cetaceans, dolphin, dolphins, Fisheries, habitat, Indian Ocean, marine, marine mammal, North Pacific, Oman, Porpoise, sanctuaries, skull, skulls, Sri Lanka, status, stomach contents, whale, whales