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All cetacean drawings Maurizio Würtz, Artescienza, Genoa

All maps IUCN / SSC Cetacean Specialist Group and Global Mammal Assessment


Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea,
Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area:

Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic,
North East Atlantic, Irish and North Seas:

CMS: Convention on Migratory Species Homepage:

Loro Parque Foundation, Tenerife, Spain:

WWF, Germany:



Alaska Sea Grant Education:

Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI-Bremerhaven):

American Society of International Law – Wildlife Interest Group: resources relevant to small cetaceans

Appendices I and II of the Convention on the Conservation
of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)

Arctic Studies Center:

Azorean whale whatching base (in English)

Aquaheart, Japan (in Japanese)

Baleines etc... (Marsouins, dauphins et baleines) in French:

Canadian museum of nature:

Canadian whaling report:

Care and preservation of marine wildlife:

Cetacea : whales, dolphins and porpoises:

Cetacean update of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

CSI: Cetacean Society International

CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora:

Conservation Breeding Specialist Group:

Danish Mammal Atlas: Dansk Pattedyratlas (in Danish):

Don McMichael, Marine Artist:

European Cetacean Society: all the fishes in the world:

GROMS: Global register of migratory species:

INBIO: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica (Marine Mammals, in spanish)

Innerspace Visions: professional pictures and photographs

International year of biodiversity 2010:

Leibniz-Institute of Marine Science, IFM-Geomar

Metridium fields: underwater video-clips and photographs

Mundo azul: Peruvian dolphin protection

NAMMCO - North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission

National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Normandy marine mammals:

Oregon coast aquarium, Newport:

Paraty / Projecto Golfinhos: (in portuguese)

Pelagos cetacean research institute, Greece

Sea Mammal Research Unit, University of St. Andrews, Scotland:

The Ocean Pages (in German)

The Porpoise Page

Underwater bioacoustics and marine mammals

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology animal diversity web:

U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Stock Assessments -- 2001

Whales in Danmark (in Danish):

Whales, Dolphins and Men (in German):

Whales on the net

Whale Research Org (Video footage of Mesoplodon densirostris)

© Boris Culik, Heikendorf, Germany, 2010



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