TITLE

Southern Hemisphere Breeding Stock D Humpback whale population estimates from North West Cape, Western Australia

AUTHOR(S)
Kent, Chandra Salgado; Jenner, Curt; Jenner, Micheline; Bouchet, Philippe; Rexstad, Eric
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Cetacean Research & Management;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which focuses on the population estimates of the Southern Hemisphere breeding stock D humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) from North West Cape, Western Australia. It mentions that a line intersect methodology was used to investigate the numbers of the whales. It adds that the computation of Pod abundance was made using a Horvitz-Thompson like estimator. Moreover, an increasing breeding stock D population was provided by the study, but further surveys are needed to confirm whether the population is increasing at its maximum rate.
ACCESSION #
78183144

 

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