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Whale & Dolphin Conservation | Research Overview

Atualizado: 20 de out. de 2022

The Atlantic Naturalist Team has been developing several studies related to cetacean ecology and conservation.

From stomach content analysis, to whale watching or climate change impact on cetacean populations.

Here some of our publications

Vieira, S, G. Dionísio, J. Gomes-Pereira (in press). Wild leucistic Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus) in the Azores. Aquatic Mammals.

dos Santos, R. P., Simião, S., Madruga, P., Mendonça, A. S., Seitre, R., & Gomes-Pereira, J. N. (2016). Anomalously white Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis, Cuvier, 1892) off the Azores. Aquatic Mammals, 42(2), 245.

Gomes-Pereira, J. N., Marques, R., Cruz, M. J., & Martins, A. (2013). The little-known Fraser’s dolpin Lagenodelphis hosei in the North Atlantic: new records and a review of distribution. Marine Biodiversity, 43(4), 321-332.

Pereira, J. N., Neves, V. C., Prieto, R., Silva, M. A., Cascão, I., Oliveira, C., ... & Clarke, D. (2011). Diet of mid-Atlantic Sowerby's beaked whales Mesoplondon bidens. Deep Sea Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 58(11), 1084-1090.

Pereira, J. N. D. (2008). Field notes on Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus) distribution, social ecology, behaviour, and occurrence in the Azores. Aquatic Mammals, 34(4), 426.

Pereira, J. N. D. G. (2008). Daily species checklist from whale-watching—studying the research potential with an Azorean case study. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88(6), 1283-1288.

Partners: MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre; University of the Azores. University of Lisbon

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