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Clapham,P.J.,Young,S.B.,Brownell Jr,R.L.

Baleen whales: conservation issues and the status of the most endangered populations Journal Article

Mammal Review, 29 (69), pp. 35-60, 1999.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: abundance, Arabian Sea, Arctic, Balaena mysticetus, baleen whale, baleen whales, Blue whale, bowhead whale, bowhead whales, conservation, contaminants, disease, endangered, Entanglement, Eubalaena glacialis, fishing gear, gray whales, habitat degradation, Humpback Whale, humpback whales, mortality, Okhotsk Sea, population, populations, right whale, right whales, ship-strike, southern right whales, status, stocks, whale, whales, whaling

Small,J.A..,Small,G.J.

Cetacean observations from the Somali Democratic Republic, September 1985 through May 1987 Journal Article

CEtaceans and Cetacean Research in the Indian Ocean Sanctuary: UNEP - Marine Mammal Technical Report No.3, (476), pp. 179-210, 1991.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Antarctic, Blue whale, bottlenose dolphin, Bryde's whale, cetacean, cetaceans, Common dolphin, dolphin, false killer whale, Gulf of Aden, Humpback Whale, humpback whales, Indian Ocean, killer whale, location, marine, megaptera novaeangliae, melon-headed whale, migration, occurrence, Oman, Pacific Ocean, Risso's dolphin, sanctuaries, Southern Hemisphere, sperm whale, Spinner dolphin, spotted dolphin, stocks, Striped dolphin, survey, trend, Upwelling, whale, whales, whaling

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

Allison, C.

IWC individual catch database Version 6.1 Journal Article

Version 18 July, 2016 (6), 2016.

BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, Blue whale, Bryde’s whale, catch, Distribution, Humpback Whale, Soviet whaling, sperm whale, whaling

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

Branch, T.A.,Stafford, K.M.,Palacios, D. M.,Allison, C.,Bannister, J.L,Burton, C.L.K.,Cabrera, E.,Carlson, C.A.,Galletti Vernazzani, B.,Gill, P.C.,Hucke-Gaete, R.,Jenner, K.C.S.,Jenner, M-N.,Matsuoka, K.,Mikhalev, Y.A.,Miyashita, T.,Morrice, M.G.,Nishiwaki, S.,Sturrock, V.J.,Tormosov, D.D.,Anderson, R.C.,Baker, A. N.,Best, P.B.,Borsa, P.,Brownell Jr, R.L.,Childerhouse, S.,Findlay, K.,Gerrodette, T.,Ilangakoon, A.,Joergensen, M.,Khan, B.,Ljungblad, D.K.,Maughan, B.,McCauley, R.D.,McKay, S.,Norris, T.F.,Oman Whale; Dolphin Research Group,Rankin, S.,Samaran, F.,Thiele, D.,Van Waerebeek, K.,Warneke, R.M.

Past and present distribution, densities and movements of blue whales Journal Article

Mammal Review, 37 (332), pp. 116-175, 2007.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, breeding grounds, Distribution, feeding grounds, Indian Ocean, Oman, Southern Hemispher

Anderson,R.C.,Shaan,A.,Waheed,Z.

Records of cetacean "strandings" from the Maldives Journal Article

Journal of South Asian Natural History, 4 (12), pp. 187-202, 1999.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, Blue whale, blue whales, Central Indian Ocean, Indian Ocean, Maldives, sperm whales, Strandings

Anderson, R.C.,Branch, T.A.,Alagiyawadu, A.,Baldwin, A.L.,Marsac, F.

Seasonal distribution, movements and taxonomic status of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in the northern Indian Ocean Journal Article

Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 12 (291), pp. 203–218, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, Indian Ocean, Maldives, Movements, Oman, taxonomy

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, Asha,Christiansen, Fredrik,Harcourt, Robert G.,Pattiaratchi, Charitha B.

Surfacing characteristics and diving behaviour of blue whales in Sri Lankan waters Journal Article

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 449 (83), pp. 149-153, 2013, ISBN: 0022-0981.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, availability bias, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, Markov chains, Monte Carlo, Northern Indian Ocean, ship strike, Surfacing behaviour, Whale watching

Wray,P.,Martin,K.R.

Historical Whaling Records from the Western Indian Ocean Book

International Whaling Commission, 1980.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: 19th century, Arabian region, Blue whale, blue whales, historical whaling, humpback whales, Indian Ocean, Oman, sperm whales, whaling, Yankee whaling

Mikhalev,Y.A.

Whaling in the Arabian Sea by the whaling fleets Slava and Sovetskaya Ukraina Book

Center for Russian Environmental Policy, Marine Mammal Council, 2000.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, Blue whale, blue whales, Bryde's whale, Humpback Whale, humpback whales, pygmy blue whale, Pygmy blue whales, Soviet whaling, sperm whale, sperm whales, whale, whales, whaling

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

Mehta,A.V.

How important are baleen whales as prey for killer whales (Orcinus orca) in high-latitude waters? PhD Thesis

2004.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Alaska, Antarctic, Atlantic, Australia, baleen whales, Blue whale, blue whales, Gulf of Maine, Humpback Whale, humpback whales, killer whale, killer whales, New Caledonia, New Zealand, North Atlantic, North Atlantic right whale, North Pacific, Oman, Orca, Orcinus orca, population, prey, pygmy blue whale, Pygmy blue whales, right whale, right whales, whale, whales, whaling

Cerchio, S.,Willson, A.,Leroy, E.C.,Muirhead, C.,Al Harthi, S.,baldwin, R,Cholewiak, D.,Collins, T.,Minton, Gianna,Rasoloarijao, T.,Rogers, T.,Sarrouf Willson, M.

A new blue whale song-type described for the Arabian Sea and Western Indian Ocean Technical Report

(513), 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: acoustic detection, Arabian Sea, balaenoptera musculus, behaviour, Blue whale, breeding grounds, Oman, Passive acoustic detection, song

Sutaria, D.

A Report On Baleen Whale Records And Recent Developments In Marine Mammal Research And Conservation Policy - Update From India Technical Report

(240), 2019, ISSN: SC/67A/CMP/03_Rev.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: acoustics, Arabian Gulf, Arabian Sea, balaenoptera edeni, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, Bryde's whale, Entanglement, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, Persian Gulf, ship strike, song, stranding

Sutaria, D.,Sule, M.,Jog, K.,Bopardikar, I.,Jamalabad, A.,Panicker, D.

Baleen Whale Records from India Technical Report

(241), 2017, ISBN: SC/67A/CMP/03_Rev.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: acoustics, Arabian Gulf, Arabian Sea, balaenoptera edeni, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, Bryde's whale, Entanglement, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, Persian Gulf, ship strike, song, stranding

Sutaria, D.

Baleen whale reports from the eastern Arabian Sea based on interview surveys and stranding reports - update from India Technical Report

(483), 2018, ISSN: SC/67B/CMP/15.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: acoustics, Arabian Gulf, Arabian Sea, balaenoptera edeni, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, Bryde's whale, Entanglement, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, Persian Gulf, ship strike, song, stranding

Mikhalev,Y.A.

Bryde's whales of the Arabian Sea and adjacent waters Technical Report

(157), 2002, ISBN: SC/49/035.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, Blue whale, blue whales, Bryde's whale, Distribution, IWC, marine, Soviet whaling, stomach contents, whale, whales, whaling

Yukhov,V.L.

Observations of cetaceans in the Gulf of Aden and the northwestern part of the Arabian Sea Technical Report

(512), 1969.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, Blue whale, blue whales, Bryde's whale, cetaceans, Humpback Whale, humpback whales, Oman, Soviet whaling, sperm whales, whaling

Willson, A.,Minton, A. Gianna.,Collins, T. ,Al Harthi, S.,Sarrouf Willson, M.,Cerchio, S,Braulik, G.,Baldwin, R.

Oman Research Update; documenting cetacean diversity and blue whale feeding habitat in Dhofar, southern Oman Technical Report

(505), 2019.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: acoustic, Arabian Sea, balaenoptera musculus, Blue whale, Distribution, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, Oman, photo identification

Willson, A.,Kowalik, J.,Godley, B.J.,Baldwin, R.,Struck, A.,Struck, L.,Nawaz, Rab,Witt, M.J.

Priorities for addressing whale and ship co-occurrence off the coast of Oman and the wider North Indian Ocean. Technical Report

(503), 2016.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: AIS, Blue whale, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, mitigation, Oman, ship strike, vessel traffic, whales

Mikhalev,Y.A.

Pygmy blue whales of the Northern-Western Indian Ocean Technical Report

(405), 1996.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Blue whale, blue whales, Distribution, embryo growth rate, Indian Ocean, length, maturity coming, Northern-Western Indian Ocean, population, pregnancy duration, productivity, pygmy blue whale, Pygmy blue whales, whale, whales, whaling

Mikhalev,Y.A.

Sperm whales of the Arabian Sea Technical Report

(155), 1998.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, baleen whale, baleen whales, Blue whale, blue whales, Bryde's whale, cetacean, Humpback Whale, humpback whales, Indian Ocean, IWC, pygmy blue whale, Pygmy blue whales, Slava, Soviet whaling, sperm whale, sperm whales, whale, whales, whaling