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  1. Reproduction, growth and migrations of sei whales <em>Balaenoptera borealis</em> off the west coast of South Africa

    Reproduction, growth and migrations of sei whales <em>Balaenoptera borealis</em> off the west coast of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Results of the examination of 1 062 sei whales Balaenoptera borealis landed at the whaling station at Donkergat, Saldanha Bay, South Africa, in the 1962 and 1963 whaling seasons are presented. Sei whales were usually encountered off the edge of...
  2. Sightings of beaked whales (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) including first confirmed Cuvier's beaked whales <em>Ziphius cavirostris</em> from Angola

    Sightings of beaked whales (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) including first confirmed Cuvier's beaked whales <em>Ziphius cavirostris</em> from Angola

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The distribution of beaked whales off the west coast of Africa in the South-East Atlantic Ocean is poorly known. A total of eight beaked whale (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) sightings was recorded off Angola between March 2004 and September 2005. At least...
  3. St Helena Bay (southern Benguela) then and now: muted climate signals, large human impact

    St Helena Bay (southern Benguela) then and now: muted climate signals, large human impact

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The development of suitable reference states for ecosystem-based management requires documentation of changes in structure and functioning of marine ecosystems, including assessment of the relative importance of bottom-up and top-down processes as drivers of change. We used monitoring data available...
  4. Distribution and seasonal abundance of large cetaceans in the Durban whaling grounds off KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1972–1975

    Distribution and seasonal abundance of large cetaceans in the Durban whaling grounds off KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1972–1975

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Daily charts of the aerial search effort (432 206 nautical miles) of the Union Whaling Company and 1 099 sightings of 10 497 whales were available from 628 flights off Durban between 1972 and 1975. Densities of whales were analysed...