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Marine Mammals


Lady of the Sea - Dugongs

Les Dugongs

Local Knowledge about Dugongs in Palau 

Pacific Year of the Dugong 2011

Working Together To Save Dugongs

Disticnt Population Segments of the Humpback Whale and More

Guide régional pour l’observation des baleines et des dauphins dans les îles du Pacifique

International Whaling Commission

Marine Mammal Commission

Marine Mammals in the Area Served by the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Marine Mammals and Marine Turtles of the Pacific Islands Region

Ocean Voices: Lessons from the whales for the CBD: Humpback whales in Oceania [brochure]

Pacific Islands Regional Marine Species Programme 2013-2017

Programme Régional Océanien sur les Espèces Marines 2013-2017 (

The Marine Species Programme of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) outlines a regional strategy for the cooperative conservation and management of dugongs, marine turtles, whales and dolphins. Other marine species of conservation concern will be added as the need arise. The strategy, which will be implemented through Action Plans during 2013–2017, will enable Pacific Islanders to take a primary role in achieving the following vision: A healthy Pacific Ocean with sustainable populations of whales, dolphins, marine turtles, dugongs and other species, and meets the aspirations of Pacific Island peoples and protects their natural and cultural heritage.

Potential impacts on marine mammals from offshore development in the South Pacific

Whales in the South Pacific