[MARMAM] Killer whale photo-identification catalogue from Iceland

Filipa Samarra fipsamarra at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 01:43:07 PST 2017

Dear colleagues,

We are happy to announce that the following photo-identification 
catalogue is now available:

Killer whales of Iceland 2006-2015
Filipa I. P. Samarra, Sara B. Tavares, Patrick J. O. Miller and Gísli A. 
Report of the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute HV2017-005

It is freely available for download on the following link: 

The Icelandic Orca Project (www.icelandic-orcas.com) is an on-going 
long-term research project dedicated to studying the killer whales that 
occur in Icelandic waters. This catalogue is the result of dedicated 
research by the Icelandic Orca Project since 2008 as well as kind 
photograph donations from colleagues, whale-watching guides and 
naturalists, and members of the public since 2006 and includes 
individuals identified in Vestmannaeyjar, Faxaflói, Snæfellsnes and 
Skjálfandi bay. It aims to provide an overview of individual killer 
whales found in Icelandic coastal waters in recent years, as well as an 
overview of current information about the biology and behaviour of this 

If you would like to share your sightings please get in touch with us 
via our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/icelandic.orcas) or email. For 
further inquires please do not hesitate to contact us at 
icelandorca at gmail.com

Best regards,


Filipa Samarra
Postdoctoral Researcher
Marine and Freshwater Research Institute
Skúlagata 4
121 Reykjavík, Iceland
Tel: +354-5752082

Follow us on: www.facebook.com/icelandic.orcas
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