Humpback Dolphins (Sousa spp.): Current Status and Conservation, Part 1

 
 
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Humpback Dolphins (Sousa spp.): Current Status and Conservation, Part 1 is part of Advances in Marine Biology, a series that has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 - more than 50 years of outstanding coverage from a reference that is well known for its contents and editing.

This latest addition to the series includes updates on many topics that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, and biological oceanography.

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  • Front Cover
  • Humpback Dolphins (Sousa spp.): Current Status and Conservation, Part 1
  • Copyright
  • Contributors to Volume 72
  • Contents
  • Series Contents for Last Fifteen Years*
  • Preface
  • Appendix: Abbreviations and Acronyms Used Throughout This Volume
  • Chapter One: Humpback Dolphins: A Brief Introduction to the Genus Sousa
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Taxonomy
  • 3. Geographic Range
  • 4. Abundance and Trends
  • 5. Habitat and Ecology
  • 6. Threats
  • 7. Conservation Actions and Status
  • References
  • Chapter Two: Humpback Dolphin (Genus Sousa) Behavioural Responses to Human Activities
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Understanding Animal Behaviour
  • 3. Anthropogenic Activities Affecting Marine Mammal Behaviour
  • 3.1. Marine Vessel Traffic
  • 3.2. Dolphin-Based Tourism
  • 3.3. Cetacean-Fishery Interactions
  • 3.4. Noise Pollution
  • 3.5. Habitat Loss and Degradation
  • 3.6. Cumulative Effects
  • 4. Anthropogenic Effects on Humpback Dolphins
  • 4.1. Marine Vessel Traffic
  • 4.2. Dolphin-Based Tourism
  • 4.3. Cetacean-Fishery Interactions
  • 4.4. Noise Pollution
  • 4.5. Habitat Loss and Degradation
  • 4.6. Cumulative Effects
  • 5. Conclusions and Future Research
  • Acknowledgements
  • References
  • Chapter Three: Re-assessment of the Conservation Status of the Atlantic Humpback Dolphin, Sousa teuszii (Kükenthal, 1892)...
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Taxonomic Notes
  • 3. Geographic Range
  • 3.1. Range Description
  • 3.2. Countries
  • 4. Population
  • 4.1. Abundance
  • 4.2. Population Trend
  • 5. Habitat and Ecology
  • 5.1. Habitat
  • 5.2. Food and Feeding
  • 5.3. Reproduction
  • 5.4. Migrations and Movements
  • 6. Use and Trade
  • 7. Threats
  • 7.1. Major Threats
  • 7.2. Minor Threats
  • 8. Conservation Actions
  • 9. IUCN Red List Justification
  • Acknowledgements
  • References
  • Chapter Four: A Review of the Geographical Distribution and Habitat of the Atlantic Humpback Dolphin (Sousa teuszii)
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Methods
  • 3. Distribution
  • 3.1. Temporal Trend in Records
  • 3.2. Global Distribution
  • 3.3. Distribution by Country
  • 3.3.1. Western Sahara
  • 3.3.2. Mauritania
  • 3.3.3. Senegal
  • 3.3.4. Gambia
  • 3.3.5. Guinea-Bissau
  • 3.3.6. Guinea
  • 3.3.7. Togo
  • 3.3.8. Benin
  • 3.3.9. Cameroon
  • 3.3.10. Gabon
  • 3.3.11. Congo Republic
  • 3.3.12. Angola
  • 3.4. Distribution by Ecoregion
  • 3.5. Distribution Gaps?
  • 4. Group Size
  • 5. Habitat
  • 5.1. Water Depth
  • 5.2. Distance from Shore
  • 5.3. Temperature
  • 5.4. Similarities and Differences
  • 6. Conclusions and Future Work
  • Acknowledgements
  • Appendix A
  • Note 1
  • References to Tables A1 and A2
  • References
  • Chapter Five: Assessment of the Conservation Status of the Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin (Sousa plumbea) Using the IUCN R...
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Taxonomy
  • 2.1. Scientific and Common Names
  • 2.2. Taxonomic Notes
  • 3. Geographic Range
  • 3.1. Range Description
  • 3.2. Countries
  • 4. Population
  • 4.1. Abundance
  • 4.2. Population Trend
  • 5. Habitat and Ecology
  • 5.1. Habitat
  • 5.2. Food and Feeding
  • 5.3. Reproduction
  • 5.4. Migration and Movements
  • 6. Use and Trade
  • 7. Threats
  • 7.1. Major Threats
  • 7.2. Minor or Local Threats
  • 8. Conservation Actions
  • 9. IUCN Red List Justification
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter Six: The Natural History and Conservation of Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins (Sousa plumbea) in South African Waters
  • 1. Background: Previous Studies in South African Waters
  • 2. Age, Growth and Reproduction
  • 3. Diet
  • 4. Habitat Utilisation
  • 5. Threats
  • 5.1. Bycatch
  • 5.2. Noise Pollution
  • 5.3. Coastal Development/Disturbance in the Coastal Zone
  • 6. Health
  • 6.1. Chemical Pollution
  • 6.2. Pathology
  • 7. Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter Seven: Ecology and Conservation Status of Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins (Sousa plumbea) in Madagascar
  • 1. Introduction
  • 1.1. Current Knowledge on S. plumbea in Madagascar
  • 2. Dolphin Surveys on the West Coast of Madagascar
  • 2.1. General Methodology
  • 2.2. Effort Summary
  • 2.3. Sightings and Encounter Rates
  • 2.3.1. Anakao Region
  • 2.3.2. Nosy Be Region
  • 2.3.3. Nosy Mitsio Region
  • 2.3.4. Nosy Iranja Region
  • 3. Assessing By-catch and Hunting Through Interview Surveys
  • 3.1. Results
  • 4. General Discussion
  • Acknowledgements
  • References
  • Chapter Eight: A Review of the Status of the Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin (Sousa plumbea) in Pakistan
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Distribution in Pakistan
  • 2.1. General
  • 2.2. Indus River Delta
  • 2.3. Balochistan Coast
  • 3. Stock Structure
  • 4. Abundance
  • 5. Habitat
  • 6. Biology and Behaviour
  • 6.1. General Behaviour
  • 6.2. Feeding
  • 6.3. Sexual Behaviour
  • 6.4. Group Size and Composition
  • 6.5. Residency
  • 6.6. Interaction with Boats
  • 7. Parasites and Pathology
  • 8. Anthropogenic Threats and Conservation
  • 8.1. General
  • 8.2. Fisheries Interactions
  • 8.3. Water Pollution
  • 8.4. Other Threats and Legislation
  • 9. Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Acknowledgements
  • References
  • Chapter Nine: Humpback Dolphins (Genus Sousa) in India: An Overview of Status and Conservation Issues
  • 1. Introduction
  • 1.1. General Background
  • 1.2. Characteristics of the Indian Coast
  • 2. Taxonomy
  • 2.1. Taxonomic Notes
  • 2.2. Common Names
  • 3. Distribution Records
  • 3.1. West Coast
  • 3.1.1. Gujarat
  • 3.1.2. Maharashtra
  • 3.1.3. Goa
  • 3.1.4. Karnataka
  • 3.1.5. Kerala
  • 3.2. East Coast
  • 3.2.1. Pondicherry
  • 3.2.2. Tamil Nadu
  • 3.2.3. Andhra Pradesh
  • 3.2.4. Orissa
  • 3.2.5. West Bengal
  • 4. Population Status
  • 4.1. West Coast
  • 4.1.1. Gujarat
  • 4.1.2. Maharashtra
  • 4.1.3. Goa
  • 4.1.4. Kerala
  • 4.2. East Coast
  • 4.2.1. Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
  • 4.2.2. Pondicherry
  • 4.2.3. Orissa
  • 5. Human Interactions and Threats
  • 5.1. Fisheries Interactions
  • 5.1.1. Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh Coast
  • 5.1.2. Kerala
  • 5.1.3. Maharashtra
  • 5.2. Coastal Development
  • 5.3. Dolphin-Watching Tourism
  • 5.3.1. Kerala
  • 5.3.2. Sindhudurg
  • 5.4. Noise
  • 6. Conservation and Management
  • References
  • Subject Index
  • Taxonomic Index
  • Back Cover

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