Invited plenary session paper presented at the Fifth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, November 27-December 2, 1983, Boston, Massachusetts.
CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF MARINE MAMMALS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Article first published online: 26 AUG 2006
Marine Mammal Science
Volume 1, Issue 2, pages 109–127, April 1985
How to Cite
Hofman, R. J. and Bonner, W. N. (1985), CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF MARINE MAMMALS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. Marine Mammal Science, 1: 109–127. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.1985.tb00001.x
- Issue published online: 26 AUG 2006
- Article first published online: 26 AUG 2006
- Received: January 18, 1984; Accepted: August 17, 1984
This paper reviews some of the major issues, programs and events that have led to the current state of marine mammal populations, management goals and management programs worldwide. It notes the changing focus of management issues and research needs during the past decade and attempts to forecast the kinds of research needed to deal with likely issues in the forthcoming decade.