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Editorial Board EDITORIAL It is a pleasure to dedicate this special issue of the African Journal of Marine Science to a collection of works emanating from the first African Marine Mammal Colloquium, held at Kleinbaai in the Western Cape, South Africa, in May 2010. The main objective was to provide a forum where marine mammal scientists working in African waters could present their work and interact through discussion groups, which could serve as a platform for increased collaboration and communication. The theme ‘Conservation biology of marine mammals in the southern African subregion’ reflects both the geographical area and common subject presented in the 13 papers included in the issue; nine in the form of conventional work reporting original results from the subregion and four as syntheses and overviews of current knowledge based on past research, with details of current and future research initiatives. All manuscripts underwent peer-review and final acceptance was at the prerogative of the guest editors. Over the past decade, especially since 2003 when the Journal was renamed African (formerly South African) Journal of Marine Science, there has been a pleasing trend with more scientists working in Africa submitting to the Journal; researchers who otherwise would have likely targeted http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png African Journal of Marine Science Taylor & Francis

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African Journal of Marine Science , Volume 33 (3): 1 – Nov 1, 2011

Editorial Board

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EDITORIAL It is a pleasure to dedicate this special issue of the African Journal of Marine Science to a collection of works emanating from the first African Marine Mammal Colloquium, held at Kleinbaai in the Western Cape, South Africa, in May 2010. The main objective was to provide a forum where marine mammal scientists working in African waters could present their work and interact through discussion groups, which could serve as a platform for increased collaboration and communication. The...
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Taylor & Francis
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Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
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1814-2338
eISSN
1814-232X
DOI
10.2989/1814232X.2011.648404
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Abstract

EDITORIAL It is a pleasure to dedicate this special issue of the African Journal of Marine Science to a collection of works emanating from the first African Marine Mammal Colloquium, held at Kleinbaai in the Western Cape, South Africa, in May 2010. The main objective was to provide a forum where marine mammal scientists working in African waters could present their work and interact through discussion groups, which could serve as a platform for increased collaboration and communication. The theme ‘Conservation biology of marine mammals in the southern African subregion’ reflects both the geographical area and common subject presented in the 13 papers included in the issue; nine in the form of conventional work reporting original results from the subregion and four as syntheses and overviews of current knowledge based on past research, with details of current and future research initiatives. All manuscripts underwent peer-review and final acceptance was at the prerogative of the guest editors. Over the past decade, especially since 2003 when the Journal was renamed African (formerly South African) Journal of Marine Science, there has been a pleasing trend with more scientists working in Africa submitting to the Journal; researchers who otherwise would have likely targeted

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Published: Nov 1, 2011

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