Sustainability assessment of beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) live-capture removals in the Sakhalin-Amur region, Okhotsk Sea, Russia : report of an independent scientific review panel

Authors: Reeves, Randall R., Brownell, Robert L., Burkanov, V. N., Kingsley, Michael, Lowry, Lloyd F., Taylor, Barbara L.,

An independent scientific review panel was formed under the auspices of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC) to review the results of research on belugas (Delphinapterus leucas), or white whales, in the Sakhalin–Amur region of eastern Russia and to assess the sustainability of recent live-capture removals.