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Appendix to Reeves and Smith 2003. A taxonomy of world whaling: operations, eras, and data sources.  Santa Cruz, CA.

Table. Details for 123 Operations according to Era, giving the Operation sequence number, location and people group involved (Who/Where), Mode (Shore, Coastal or Pelagic), Year Started and Ended, Principal and Supplemental Species, and ocean Basins.  Species names and ocean basins are abbreviated (Bl=blue, Fi=Fin, Sp=sperm, Hb=humpback, Se=sei, Br=Bryde’s, Gr=gray, Mi=minke, Bh=bowhead,Ri=right, and Ot=others; Ar=Arctic, Na=North Atlantic, Sa=South Atlantic, Np=North Pacific, Sp=South Pacific, Io=Indian, and An=Antarctic).  Unk denotes unknown.

Era
Oper-
ation
Who/Where
Mode
Year
Species
Basins
Start
End
Principal
Supplemental
Prehistoric
1
Arabia
Shore
850
Unk
   
Io
2
Chile
Shore
1600
1800
   
Sa,Sp
3
Norway
Shore
900
1730
   
Na
4
Zanzibar
Shore
Antiquity
Unk
Sp
 
Io
Poison
5
Iceland
Shore
1600s
Unk
   
Na
6
North Pacific
Shore
Antiquity
Unk
Fi,Hb,Gr
Mi,Ri
Np
7
Norway
Shore
1600s
1900
Mi
 
Na
Net
8
Japan
Shore
1674
1901
Fi,Hb,Br,Gr,Ri
Mi
Np
9
Kamchatka
Coastal
1700s
Unk
Gr
 
Np
10
New Zealand
Shore
1890
1910
Hb
 
Sp
Arctic
Aboriginal
11
Alaskan Arctic
Shore
Antiquity
2003
Bh,Ot
Gr,Mi
Ar
12
Canadian Arctic
Shore
Antiquity
2003
Bh,Ot
 
Ar
13
Greenland Arctic
Shore
Antiquity
1920s
Hb,Bh,Ot
 
Ar
14
Siberian Arctic
Shore
Antiquity
2003
Gr,Bh,Ot
Hb
Ar
Temperate
Aboriginal
15
Japan
Shore
900
1880s
Fi,Hb,Gr,Ri,Ot
 
Np
16
North Pacific
Shore
1500
1999
Hb,Gr
Bh,Ri
Np
Tropical
Aboriginal
17
Florida
Shore
Antiquity
Unk
Ri
 
Na
18
Indonesia
Shore
1600s
2003
Sp
Ot
Io
19
Madagascar
Shore
Unk
Unk
   
Io
20
Philippines
Shore
1800s
1996
Br
 
Sp
Basque
Shore
21
Basque
Shore
1059
1688
Sp,Bh,Ri
 
Ar,Na
22
Brazil
Shore
1603
1973
Sp,Hb,Ri
 
Sa
23
Canary Islands (Spain)
Shore
1778
1799
Sp
 
Na
24
Cape Verde Islands
Shore
1690
1912
Sp,Hb
 
Na
25
Denmark/Greenland
Shore
1740s
1923
Hb,Bh
 
Ar,Na
26
Mozambique
Shore
1805
Unk
Hb
 
Io
27
Spain
Coastal
1789
1797
Ri
 
Sa
Basque
Pelagic
28
Basque
Pelagic
1350
1766
Bh,Ri
 
Ar,Na
29
Denmark/Norway
Pelagic
1620
1790
Bh
 
Ar
30
Dutch
Pelagic
1610
1824
Bh
Sp,Ri
Ar,Na
31
French
Pelagic
1610
1868
Bh
Ri,Ot
Ar,Na
32
Germany
Pelagic
1640
1801
Bh
 
Ar
33
Great Britain
Pelagic
1570
1911
Bh,Ri
 
Ar,Na
  American
Shore
34
Australia
Shore
1805
1932
Sp,Hb,Ri
 
Sp,Io
35
Azores
Shore
1851
1984
Sp
 
Na
36
Barbados
Shore
1868
1913
Hb
 
Na
37
Bermuda
Shore
1607
1941
Sp,Hb
 
Na
38
Canada
Shore
1775
1850
Hb,Ri
 
Na
39
Chile
Shore
1870s
1908
Sp,Hb,Ri
 
Sp
40
Equatorial Guinea
Shore
1850
1975
Hb
 
Sa
41
Hawaii
Shore
1840s
Unk
Sp,Hb
 
Np
42
Madeira
Shore
1941
1981
Sp
Fi,Hb,Ri
Na
43
Mexico
Shore
1850s
1885
Gr
 
Np
44
New Hebrides
Shore
1800s
Unk
Hb
 
Sp
45
New Zealand
Shore
1825
1933
Hb,Ri
Sp
Sp
46
Norfolk Island
Shore
1858
1910
Hb
 
Sp
47
Russia
Shore
1850
1873
Bh,Ri
Gr
Ar,Np
48
South Africa
Shore
1789
1929
Ri
Hb
Sa,Io
49
Tonga
Shore
1890s
1981
Hb
 
Sp
50
Trinidad
Shore
1826
1865
Hb
 
Na
51
U.S. Arctic
Shore
1884
1914
Bh
 
Ar
52
U.S. East Coast
Shore
1650
1924
Hb,Gr,Ri
Ot
Na
53
U.S. West Coast
Shore
1854
Unk
Hb,Gr
 
Np
54
West Indies
Shore
1876
2003
Sp,Hb
Ot
Na
  American
Pelagic
55
Australia
Pelagic
1828
1896
Sp,Hb,Ri
 
Sp,Io
56
Azores
Pelagic
1875
1900
Sp
 
Na
57
Bermuda
Pelagic
1786
Unk
Sp,Ri
 
Na,Sa
58
Canada
Pelagic
1804
1893
Sp,Hb,Ri
Bl,Fi
Na,Sa,Sp
59
Denmark
Pelagic
1800s
Unk
Ri
 
Sp
60
Dutch
Pelagic
1840
1860
Gr
 
Sa,Np,Sp
61
French
Pelagic
1784
1868
Sp,Ri
Gr
Sa,Np,Sp,Io
62
Germany
Pelagic
1800s
Unk
Gr,Ri
 
Np,Sp
63
Great Britain
Pelagic
1775
1850s
Sp,Ri
Ot
Na,Sa,Np,Sp,Io
64
Hawaii
Pelagic
1832
1878
Sp,Bh,Ri
 
Ar,Np
65
New Zealand
Pelagic
1800s
Unk
Sp,Ri
 
Sp
66
Portugal
Pelagic
1774
1890s
Sp,Ri
 
Sp
67
Russia
Pelagic
1852
1860
Gr,Bh,Ri
 
Np
68
South Africa
Pelagic
1816
1846
Ri
 
Sa,Io
69
Tahiti
Pelagic
1800s
Unk
Sp
 
Np,Sp
70
United States
Pelagic
1730
1925
Sp,Hb,Gr,Bh,Ri
Ot
Ar,Na,Sa,Np,Sp,Io
Transitional
Steam
71
Great Britain
Pelagic
1859
1910
Bh,Ot
Ot
Ar
72
Great Britain
Pelagic
1877
1896
Ot
 
Ar,Na
73
Norway
Coastal
1882
1930
Ot
 
Na
74
United States
Pelagic
1878
1910
Bh
Gr
Ar
75
United States
Coastal
1880
1896
Fi,Hb
 
Na
  Norwegian
Shore
76
Angola
Shore
1910
1928
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Br
Ri
Sa
77
Argentina
Shore
1904
1960
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Ri
 
Sa
78
Australia
Shore
1912
1978
Sp,Hb
Bl
Sp,Io
79
Brazil
Shore
1910
1986
Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Br,Mi
Bl
Na,Sa
80
Canada
Shore
1898
1971
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se
Ot
Na,Np
81
Chile
Shore
1900
1981
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Br
Ri
Sa,Sp
82
China
Shore
1953
1981
Fi,Hb,Br,Mi
Gr
Np
83
Denmark/Greenland
Shore
1924
2003
Fi,Hb,Mi
 
Na
84
Faroes
Shore
1894
1987
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se
Mi,Ri,Ot
Na
85
Gabon (Congo)
Shore
1922
1959
Hb
 
Sa
86
Germany
Shore
1883
1914
Bl,Hb
 
Na,Sa
87
Great Britain
Shore
1903
1951
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Ri
Ot
Na
88
Iceland
Shore
1883
1989
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se
Ri
Na
89
Japan
Shore
1896
1985
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Br,Gr
 
Np
90
Mozambique
Shore
1912
1923
Hb
Bl,Fi,Sp,Br
Io
91
Namibia (SW Africa)
Shore
1912
1930
Bl,Fi,Hb
Sp,Se
Sa
92
New Zealand
Shore
1910
1964
Hb
Sp,Br
Sp
93
Norfolk Island
Shore
1948
1962
Hb
 
Sp
94
Norway
Shore
1864
1971
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se
Ri,Ot
Na,Sa,Io
95
Peru
Shore
1952
1980s
Bl,Fi,Sp,Se,Br
 
Sp
96
Philippines
Shore
1983
1985
Br
 
Np
97
Portugal
Shore
1925
1951
Fi
Bl,Sp
Na
98
Russia
Shore
1883
1912
Bl,Fi,Hb,Se,Gr
 
Ar,Na,Np
99
South Africa
Shore
1908
1976
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Br,Ri
Mi
Sa,Io
100
Soviet Union
Shore
1932
1992
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Gr,Bh,Ri
 
Ar,Np
101
Spain
Shore
1921
1985
Fi,Sp,Se
 
Na
102
United States
Shore
1911
1972
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Ri
Se,Ot
Np
Factory Ship
103
Chile
Pelagic
1906
1914
Bl,Hb,Ri
 
Sp,An
104
Denmark
Pelagic
1930
1932
   
An
105
Dutch
Pelagic
1946
1964
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb
Se
An
106
French
Pelagic
1949
1959
Hb
Sp,Se,Br
Sa
107
Germany
Pelagic
1936
1939
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb
Se,Ri
Np,Sp,Io,An
108
Great Britain
Pelagic
1919
1963
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se
 
An
109
Japan
Pelagic
1934
2003
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Br,Mi
 
Np,Sp,Io,An
110
Norway
Pelagic
1907
1968
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Gr,Ri
 
Na,Sa,Np,Sp,Io,An
111
Onassis
Pelagic
1950
1956
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb
Se,Ri
Sp,An
112
Pirates
Pelagic
1968
1979
Bl,Fi,Sp
Hb,Ri
Na,Sa
113
Portugal
Pelagic
1925
1925
Fi,Sp
Bl
Na
114
Russia
Pelagic
1903
1904
   
Np
115
South Africa
Pelagic
1909
1957
Bl,Fi,Sp
 
An
116
South Korea
Coastal
1946
1986
Fi,Mi
Se,Gr
Np
117
Soviet Union
Pelagic
1932
1985
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Se,Br,Gr,Mi,Ri
 
Np,An
118
Spain
Pelagic
1924
1934
Fi,Sp
 
Na
119
Taiwan
Coastal
1955
1979
Hb,Br
 
Np
120
United States
Pelagic
1921
1941
Bl,Fi,Sp,Hb,Gr
 
Np,Sp,An
Mechanized
Small-Type
 
121
Iceland
Shore
1914
1985
Mi
 
Na
122
Japan
Shore
1948
2003
Mi,Ot
 
Np
123
Norway
Pelagic
1920s
2003
Mi,Ot
Ot
Na

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