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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

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

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

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.,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

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

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

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