This Atlas aims to provide an account of all 28 cetacean species that are known have to occured in the waters off of north-west Europe in the last 25 years, but also including narwhal and melon-headed whale, for which data are only as recent as 1940.
This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for Marine Mammals, produced by Claire Lacey, Jon Barnes and Patrick Lynes.
Reference: Reid et al (2003). Atlas of Cetacean Distribution in north-west European Waters. JNCC, Peterborough.