Whaling by IWC member nations in 2008-2009 and Summer 2009
Area Fin Humpback Sei Bryde's Minke Sperm Bowhead Gray Others TOTAL Operation
Antarctic:-
- Japan 1 - - - 6801 - - - - 681 Special Permit
North Atlantic:-
- Denmark
(Greenland)
102 - - - 1683 - 3 - - 181 Aboriginal subsistence
- Iceland 125 - - - 814 - - - - 206 Whaling under Objection
- Norway - - - - 484 - - - - 484 Whaling under Objection
- St. Vincent &
the Grenadines
- 1 - - - - - - - 1 Aboriginal subsistence
North Pacific:-
- Japan - - 1015 50 1656 1 - - - 317 Special Permit
- Korea - - - - 167 - - - - 16  
- Russian Fed. - - - - - - - 1168 - 116 Aboriginal subsistence
- U.S.A. - - - - - - 389 - - 38 Aboriginal subsistence
TOTAL 136 1 101 50 1594 1 41 116 - 2040  
1) Including 1 lost.
2) Including 2 struck and lost.
3) Including 11 struck and lost. Take of 4 whales was in East Greenland
4) Including 3 lost.
5) Including 1 lost.
6) Including 3 lost.
7) Illegal catch (see IWC/62/Rep 5 for details).
8) Including 1 struck and lost and 6 estinkyf whales.
9) Including 7 struck and lost.



Reference:
Catches by IWC member nations in the 2008 and 2008/2009 seasons. IWC61 Char's Summary Report (Annex),
Catches by IWC Member nations in the 2009 and 2009/2010 seasons. Prepared by the Secretariat (IWC/62/19)

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