Dolphins and whales in captivity

Dolphins and whales in captivity

Tabled 1985

© Commonwealth of Australia 1985

ISBN 0 644 04503 5

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PREFACE - (PDF format)
Membership of the Committee
Contents
List of Tables
Recommendations
Preface

CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION - (PDF format)

CHAPTER 2 - HISTORICAL BACKGROUND - (PDF format)
Overseas
Australia
Public Opinion and Changing Attitudes towards Captive Cetacea
Overseas
Australia

CHAPTER 3 - APPLICATION TO ESTABLISH AN OCEANARIUM IN VICTORIA - (PDF format)
Legal Requirements
The Application by Marine World Victoria

CHAPTER 4 - EDUCATION - (PDF format)
Public Awareness About Cetacea
Opposition to the Educational Role of Oceanaria
Education Programmes in Australian Oceanaria
Viewing Cetacea in the Wild
Audio-Visual Displays and Models

CHAPTER 5 - RESEARCH - (PDF format)
Research on Captive Cetacea
Other Research on Cetacea
Strandings
Commerciallv Harvested Cetacea
Benign Research
Wild Cetacea
Voluntary and Short-Term Captivity
Opposition to Research on Captive Cetacea
Arguments in Favour of Research on Captive Cetacea
Research Aims
Research Programmes in Australian Oceanaria
Assessment of Research Benefits

CHAPTER 6 - WELFARE - (PDF format)
Behaviour
Mortality and Longevity
Breeding

CHAPTER 7 - ETHICS - (PDF format)

CHAPTER 8 - CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS - (PDF format)

REFERENCES - (PDF format)
DISSENTING RECOMMENDATIONS O F SENATOR D. BROWNHILL
APPENDIX I - LIST OF WITNESSES WHO APPEARED BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
APPENDIX I1 - REFERENCES ON CETACEAN MORTALITIES IN OCEANARIA

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