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Endangered and Threatened Species; Identification of 14 Distinct Population Segments of the Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) and Revision of Species-wide Listing


Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, breeding grounds, conservation status, feeding grounds, Humpback Whale, marine mammal, megaptera novaeangliae, population status, USA

Mahanty, Madan M,Latha, G,Thirunavukkarasu, A

Analysis of humpback whale sounds in shallow waters of the Southeastern Arabian Sea: An indication of breeding habitat Journal Article

Journal of biosciences, 40 (148), pp. 407-417, 2015, ISBN: 0250-5991.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, behaviour, breeding grounds, Humpback Whale, India, megaptera novaeangliae, song

Rosenbaum, H. C.,Kershaw, F.,Mendez, M.,Pomilla, C.,Leslie, M. S.,Findlay, K. P.,Best, P. B.,Collins, T.,Vely, M.,Engel, M. H.,Baldwin, R.,Minton, G.,Meÿer, M.,Flórez-González, L.,Poole, M. M.,Hauser, N.,Garrigue, C.,Brasseur, M.,Bannister, J.,Anderson, M.,Olavarría, C.,Baker, C. S.

First circumglobal assessment of Southern Hemisphere humpback whale mitochondrial genetic variation and implications for management Journal Article

Endangered Species Research, 32 (213), pp. 551-567, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, breeding grounds, Genetic differentiation, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, mtDNA, population structure, Stock assessment

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


A first and preliminary analysis of mtDNA sequences from humpback whales for breeding stocks A-G and X Technical Report

(461), 2006, ISBN: SC/A06/HW59.

BibTeX | Keywords: Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean, breeding grounds, DNA, dolphin, Humpback Whale, humpback whales, Indian Ocean, mitochondrial DNA, Oman, population, South Atlantic, Southern Hemisphere, stocks, whale, whales

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

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

Preliminary Report on Long-term Detection of Arabian Sea Humpback Whale Vocalizations off Oman Technical Report

(343), 2016.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: acoustic detection, Arabian Sea, behaviour, breeding grounds, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, Oman, Passive acoustic detection, song


Recent marine mammal sightings in the Sultanate of Oman (1980-1981) Technical Report

(462), 1981.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: breeding grounds, cetacean, cetaceans, dugong, feeding, Humpback Whale, humpback whales, Indian Ocean, marine, marine mammal, Oman, sanctuaries, Strandings, whale, whales

Amaral, A. R.,Collins, T.,Minton, G.,Baldwin, R.,Willson, A.,Kershaw, Francine,Gray, H.,Findlay, K.,Brownell Jr, R.L.,Rosenbaum, H. C.

Update on Genetic Analyses of Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Technical Report

(9), 2016.

Abstract | BibTeX | Keywords: Arabian Sea, breeding grounds, feeding grounds, genetics, Gulf of Masirah, Humpback Whale, megaptera novaeangliae, Microsatellite, sexing