Contributions to Zoology, 69 (3) (2000)

Whales and dolphins (Mammalia, Cetacea) of the Cape Verde Islands, with special reference to the Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)

Cornelis J. Hazevoet , Frederick W. Wenzel

Institute for Systematics and Population Biology, University of Amsterdam P.O. Box 94766, 1090 GT Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Present address: Museu e Laboratório Zoológico e Antropológico (Museu Bocage), Universidade de Lisboa, Rua da Escola Politécnica 58, 1250-102 Lisboa, Portugal hazevoet@fc. ul.pt

Biology Department, Northeastern University, 414 Mugar, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, U.S.A.; Present address: Northeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543-1026, U.S.A . frederick.wenzel@noaa.gov

Keywords: Cetacea, Cape Verde Islands, distribution, whaling history