Subject: Biblio: Killer Whales

Michael Williamson (
Thu, 23 May 1996 09:57:08 -0400 (EDT)

Prepared by Nancy Stevick for Allied Whale
Updated December 1995

Andrews, B., and T. Desmond.  1981.  Killer Whale Births.  
Whalewatcher.  15(1):8-9.
Asper, E.D., and L.H. Cornell.  1977.  Live Capture Statistics for 
the Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) 1961-1976 in California, Washington and British Columbia.  Aquatic Mammals. 5(1):21-26.

Arnbom, T., V. Papastavrou, L.S. Weilgart, and Hal Whitehead.  1987.  
Sperm Whales React to an Attack by Killer Whales.  Journal of Mammalogy. 68(2):450-453.

Aube, L.J.  1988.  Orca.  Sea Frontiers.  34:320-325.

Baldridge, A.  1972.  Killer Whales Attack and Eat a Gray Whale.  
Journal of Mammalogy.  53(4):898-900.

Bartlett, D., and J. Bartlett.  1976.  Patagonia's Wild Shore:  Where 
Two Worlds Meet.  National Geographic.  149(3):314-317.

Bigg, Michael A., Graeme M. Ellis, and Kenneth C. Balcomb.  1986.  
The Photographic Identification of Individual Cetaceans.  Whalewatcher.  20(2):10-12.

Bigg, Michael A., Graeme M. Ellis, John K.B. Ford, and Kenneth C. 
Balcomb.  1987.  Killer Whales:  A Study of Their Identification, Geneology and Natural History in British Columbia and Washington St
ate.  Nanaimo, British Columbia:  Phantom Press & Publishers Inc.

Bigg, Michael A., I.B. MacAskie, and Graeme Ellis.  1983.  
Photo-identification of Individual Killer Whales.  Whalewatcher (Journal of the American Cetacean  Society) 17(1):3-5.

Burgess, K.  1968.  The Behaviour and Training of a Killer Whale, 
Orcinus orca, at San Diego Sea World.  International Zoo Yearbook  8:202-205.

Cook, Joseph J., and William L. Wisner.  1963.  Killer Whale!  New 
York:  Dodd, Mead.

Cornell, L.H., and Stephen Leatherwood.  1986.  Killer Whale Birth at 
Sea World.  Whalewatcher 20(1):8-10.

Fisher, Ronald.  1973.  Namu:  Making Friends With a Killer Whale.  
National Geographic Society.

Ford, John K.B.  1985.  Acoustic Traditions of Killer Whales.  
Whalewatcher (Journal of the American Cetacean Society) 19(3):3-6.

Ford, John K.B.  1981.  The Killer Whales of B.C.  Waters (Journal of 
the Vancouver Aquarium).  5(1):1-32.

Ford, John K.B., Graeme M. Ellis, and Kenneth C. Balcomb.  1994.  
Killer Whales:  The Natural History and Genealogy of Orcinus orca in British Columbia and Washington State.  Vancouver, British Colum
bia/Seattle, Washington:  UBC Press/University of Washington Press.

Gordon, David G., and Chuck Flaherty.  1990.  The American Cetacean 
Society Field Guide to the Orca.  Seattle, Washington:  Sasquatch Books.

Gormley, Gerard.  1990.  Orcas of the Gulf:  A Natural History.  San 
Francisco:  Sierra Club Book.

Griffin, Edward I.  1982.  Namu:  Quest for the Killer Whale.  
Seattle, Washington:  Grypohon West Publishers.

Griffin, Edward I.  1966.  Making Friends With A Killer Whale.  
National Geographic 129(3):418-446.

Haley, D.  1970.  Views on the Killer Whale Dispute.   Pacific Search 

Hand, Douglas.  1994.  Gone Whaling.  New York:  Simon & Schuster.

Hand, Douglas.  1987.  Keeping an Ear on Orcas.  Oceans 20:10-19.

Heezen, B.C., and G.L. Johnson.  1969.  Alaskan Submarine Cables:  A 
Struggle With A Harsh Environment.  Artic 22(4):413-424.

Heimlich-Boran, J.R.  1988.  Behavioral Ecology of Killer Whales 
(Orcinus orca) in the Pacific Northwest.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 66(3):565-578.

Hewlett, K.G.  1974.  The Killer Whale:  A Need for Perspective.  
Pacific Search 9(1):18-19.

Hoyt, Erich.  1992.  The Performing Orca - Why the Show Must Stop.  
Bath, England:  The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.

Hoyt, Erich.  1990.  Orca:  The Whale Called Killer.  Camden East, 
Ontario:  Camden House.

Hoyt, Erich.  1985.  A Conservation with Michael Bigg.  Cetus 

Hoyt, Erich.  1984.  The Whales Called "Killer".  National Geographic 

International Whaling Commission.  1982.  Killer Whale Workshop.  
Rep. int. Whal. Commn 32:615-694.  (Many papers on the identity, structure and vital rates of killer whales around the world.)

Jeune, P.  1979.  Killer Whale:  The Saga of Miracle.  Toronto:  

Kirkewalde, Barbara C. and Joan S. Lockhard.  1986.  Behavioral 
Biology of the Killer Whale.  New York:  Alan R. Liss.

Matkin, C.  1981.  Orca:  Killer Whale.  Whalewatcher 15(1):3-4.

Osborne, R.J., F. Felleman, and J. Heimlich-Boran.  1985.  Review of 
Orca Natural History.  Cetus 6(1):9-11.

Scheffer, Victor B.  The Killer Whale.  1967.  Pacific Search 

Simon, Seymour.  1978.  Killer Whales.  J.B. Lippincott Co.

Sugarman, Peter.  1984.  Field Guide to the Orca Whales of Greater 
Puget Sound and Southern British Columbia.  Friday Harbor, Washington:  The Whale Museum.

Tarpy, C.  1979.  Killer Whale Attack.  National Geographic 

On line info:
This is a web site put together by a 15 year old bor and has lots of 
information on killer whales as well as links to other sites.
This is a list of marine mammal sites put together by Bill Lemus.
Sea World has some educational acitvities and information on orcas at this site.
This contains links to other marine mammal web sites.

I hope you find this information helpful.  Good luck with your 

Nancy Stevick
Allied Whale