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  1. Transit station or destination? Attendance patterns, movements and abundance estimate of humpback whales off west South Africa from photographic and genotypic matching

    Transit station or destination? Attendance patterns, movements and abundance estimate of humpback whales off west South Africa from photographic and genotypic matching

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae found off west South Africa (WSA) are known to display an atypical migration that may include temporary residency and feeding during spring and summer. At a regional scale there is uncertainty about how these whales relate...
  2. Pygmy right whale <em>Caperea marginata</em> records from Namibia

    Pygmy right whale <em>Caperea marginata</em> records from Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    All known records of pygmy right whales Caperea marginata in Namibia since 1978 are summarised for the first time, including 12 strandings (live and recently dead animals) and skeletal remains from at least eight more individuals. The majority of strandings...
  3. Abundance estimates of an isolated population of common bottlenose dolphins <em>Tursiops truncatus</em> in Walvis Bay, Namibia, 2008–2012

    Abundance estimates of an isolated population of common bottlenose dolphins <em>Tursiops truncatus</em> in Walvis Bay, Namibia, 2008–2012

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The coastal population of common bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus found in Namibia is regionally isolated and unique. This population faces several potential anthropogenic threats, especially in Walvis Bay, including boat-based tourism, a commercial harbour undergoing expansion, and aquaculture for oysters...