Sousa (c) Caroline Weir

Humpback dolphins in the Saloum Delta, Senegal

I am pleased to announce the publication of a new paper describing the occurrence of Atlantic humpback dolphins in the Saloum Delta region of Senegal: Weir, C.R. (2016). Atlantic humpback dolphins Sousa teuszii in the Saloum Delta (Senegal): distribution, relative abundance and photo-

Spinal abnormalities in Sousa species

We are pleased to announce the publication of our new paper describing spinal malformations in the Indo-Pacific and Atlantic humpback dolphins: Weir, C.R. and Wang, J.Y. (2016). Vertebral column anomalies in Indo-Pacific and Atlantic humpback dolphins Sousa spp. Diseases of Aquatic Or

New book chapter: distribution and habitat of the Atlantic humpback dolphin

We recently published a new paper which described the distribution and habitat of the Atlantic humpback dolphin throughout its Atlantic African range: Weir, C.R. and Collins, T. (2015). A review of the geographical distribution and habitat of the Atlantic humpback dolphin (Sousa teusz

Study of Atlantic humpback dolphins in Guinea

I am pleased to announce the publication of a new paper describing the occurrence of Atlantic humpback dolphins in the Río Nuñez region of northern Guinea: Weir, C.R. (2015). Photo-identification and habitat use of Atlantic humpback dolphins Sousa teuszii around the Río Nuñez estuary

Clymene dolphins in the eastern Atlantic Ocean

A new paper has just been published assessing the distribution of Clymene dolphins (Stenella clymene) in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. More information is available on the Journal of Mammalogy website. Weir, C.R., Coles, P., Ferguson, A., May, D., Baines, M., Figueirdo, I., Reichelt, M.
Blue whale (c) Caroline Weir

Blue whales in Angola: new publication

We have just published a new paper describing several sightings of blue whales off Angola during 2012, together with an assessment of the whaling data available for the country. More information is available on the African Journal of Marine Science website. A limited number of author

Atlantic humpback dolphins in Benin

A new publication describing the first record of Atlantic humpback dolphins in Benin (Gulf of Guinea) has just been published. The publication is available to download from: Marine Biodiversity Records. Zwart, S.J. and Weir, C.R. (2014). Filling in the gaps: first record of Sousa teus

Human impacts on cetaceans

Our paper reviewing the impact of human activities on cetaceans in the eastern tropical Atlantic (west coast of Africa) has just been published in Mammal Review (the online version was first made available in 2012). Not only that, but one of my images (a leaping common dolphin taken o
Risso’s dolphin (Grampus griseus) in the Maldives, Indian Ocean

New publication: global distribution of Risso’s dolphins

I am pleased to announce a new publication on the global distribution of the Risso’s dolphin. More information is available on the Mammal Review website. Jefferson, T.A., Weir, C.R., Anderson, R.C., Ballance, L.T., Kenney, R.D. and Kiszka, J.J. (2013). Global distribution of Ris
False killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens) offshore of Angola, Africa

New publication: false killer whales in Gulf of Guinea shelf habitat

A new publication on records of the false killer whale in shelf waters in the Gulf of Guinea region has just been published. The publication is available to download from: Marine Biodiversity Records. Weir, C.R., Collins, T., Cross, T., Gill, A., Elwen, S., Unwin, M. and Parnell, R.J.