LAJAM Vol. 17 No. 2 October 2022 Published


Dear readers, on behalf of Dr. Miriam Marmontel, editor-in-chief, Dr. Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske, managing editor, and the associate editors, we are pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of the Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals 17(2) October 2022. We ask that you share it widely. In this issue we have a review, three articles, a note, and sadly two obituaries. Thank you to all the authors and peer reviewers.

We are excited to let you know that we have a special issue marking the 20th anniversary of our journal that is schedule to come out at the end of the year where we have a series of important review articles dealing with the aquatic mammals in Latin America. We look forward to sharing that with you soon. For now, we encourage you to keep submitting your work to LAJAM.

LAJAM 17(2) October 2022

Marmontel Editorial


Cortez-Casamayor et al. Spatial distribution and abundance of baleen and sperm whales in the Peruvian sea: a historical review


Ramos et al. Carcass non-recovery rate of franciscana dolphin (Pontoporia blainvillei), calibrated with a drift mark-recapture study at FMA Ia, Brazil

Penha et al. Guidelines to merge stranding databases: the case of franciscana (Pontoporia blainvillei) in the extreme South of Brazil

Calvimontes & Marmontel Hunting and hunters of the Amazonian manatee in a Brazilian protected area


Sucunza et al. Sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus, harassment by killer whales, Orcinus orca, in the western South Atlantic Ocean

In Memoriam

Dolar et al. William Fergus Perrin - a marine mammalogist ‘for all seasons’

Ramos et al. Professor Júlio Ernesto Baumgarten