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The whale problem; a status report.

Author: William Edward Schevill; G Carleton Ray; Kenneth S Norris; United States. Department of the Interior.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1974.
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Edward Schevill; G Carleton Ray; Kenneth S Norris; United States. Department of the Interior.
ISBN: 0674950755 9780674950757
OCLC Number: 1085537
Notes: Revised papers.
Conference sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior and others.
Credits: Conference sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior and others.
Description: x, 419 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Conference summary. A digest of the major conclusions of the conference ; Report of the working group on biology and natural history ; Report of the working group on regional populations ; Report of the working group on biometrics and management ; members of the conference--
Distribution and abundance of whales in relation to basic productivity / J.A. Gulland --
Status of the whale populations off the west coast of South Africa, and current research / Peter B. Best --
The fin and sei whale stocks off Durban ; Sperm whales off Durban / Ray Gambell --
On whale exploitation in the eastern part of the North Atlantic Ocean / Åge Jonsgård --
Present status of northwest Atlantic fin and other whale stocks / Edward Mitchell --
Whales and whale research in the eastern North Pacific / Dale W. Rice --
Research on whale biology of Japan with special reference to the North Pacific stocks / Hideo Omura and Seiji Ohsumi --
Baleen whales off continental Chile / Anelio Aguayo L. --
Status of Antarctic rorqual stocks / D.G. Chapman --
Whale populations and current research off Western Australia / J.L. Bannister --
The biology of the sperm whale as it relates to stock management / Peter B. Best --
The relation of the natural history of whales to their management / G. A. Bartholomew --
The role and history of the International Whaling Commission / J.L. McHugh --
Estimation of population parameters of Antarctic baleen whales / D.G. Chapman --
Recruitment to whale stocks / K. Radway Allen --
Further development of whale sighting theory / Takeyuki Doi --
Reflections on the management of whaling / Scott McVay --
Radio-telemetric studies of two species of small odontocete cetaceans / W.E. Evans --
New tagging and tracking methods for the study of marine mammal biology and migration / Kenneth E. Norris, William E. Evans, and G. Carleton Ray.
Responsibility: William E. Schevill, editor. G. Carleton Ray and Kenneth S. Norris, consulting editors.

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