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2001

Smith, T.D. 2001. Examining cetacean ecology using historical fishery data.  Researches in Maritime History 21:207-214.

Reeves, R.R., Khan, J.A., Olsen, R.R., Swartz, S.L. and Smith, T.D. 2001. History of whaling in Trinidad and Tobago. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 3:45-54

2002

Reeves, R.R. and T.D. Smith. 2002. Historical catches of humpback whales in the North Atlantic Ocean: an overview of sources. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 4(3): 219-234.

Smith, T.D. (Ed.) 2002. 'World Whaling Database: Individual Whale Catches, North Atlantic' in M.G Barnard & J.H Nicholls (comp.) HMAP Data Pages (www.hull.ac.uk/hmap).

Smith, T.D. and R.R. Reeves. 2002. Estimating historical humpback whale removals from the North Atlantic. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 4 (Suppl.): 242-255.

2003

Reeves, R.R., TD. Smith, R.L. Webb, J. Robbins and P.J. Clapham. 2003. Humpback and fin whaling in the Gulf of Maine from 1800-1918. Marine Fisheries Review 64(1):1-12.

Smith, T.D. and R.R. Reeves (eds.). 2003. Design of a Program of Research on Sperm Whale Catch History: Results of a Workshop. Contributions to World Whaling History, No. 1. Available at www.WorldWhalingHistory.org.

Smith, T.D. and R.R. Reeves. 2003. Estimating historical humpback whale removals from the North Atlantic: an update. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 5 (Suppl): 301-311.

Smith, T.D. and R.R. Reeves. 2003. Estimating American 19th century whaling catches of humpbacks in the West Indies and Cape Verde Islands. Caribbean Journal of Science 39:286-297.

2004

Allison, C. and T.D. Smith. 2004. Progress on the construction of a comprehensive database of twentieth century whaling catches. IWC Scientific Committee, Document SC/56/O 39, Cambridge, England. Contributions to World Whaling History, No. 2. Available www.WorldWhalingHistory.org.

Bannister, J. 2004. A Study of Published Information on Pre-20th Century Whaling Grounds for Sperm Whales. Contract Report, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, MA.

Best, P.B. 2004.  Estimating the landed catch of sperm whales in the nineteenth century. IWC Scientific Committee, Document SC/56/IA 5, Cambridge, England.

Reeves, R.R., T.D. Smith and E. Josephson. 2004. Putative historical occurrence of North Atlantic right whales in mid-latitude offshore waters: ‘Maury’s Smear’ is likely apocryphal. Marine Ecology Progress Series 282:295-305.

Reeves, R.R., T.D. Smith, G. Woolmer, P. Clapham and E. Josephson. 2004.  Historical observations of humpback and blue whales in the North Atlantic Ocean: clues to migratory routes and possibly additional feeding grounds. Marine Mammal Science 20(4): 774-786.

Smith, T.D. and R.R. Reeves. 2004. Estimating whaling catch history.  IWC Scientific Committee, Document SC56/O 22, Cambridge, England. Contributions to World Whaling History, No. 3. Available www.WorldWhalingHistory.org.

2005

Smith, T.D. and J. Link. 2005. Autopsy your dead… and living fisheries: a proposal for fisheries science, fisheries management and fisheries. Fish and Fisheries 6:73-87.

Smith, T.D., R.R. Reeves and J. Bannister (Eds.). 2005.  Report of the International Cachalot Assessment Research Planning Workshop, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1-3 March 2005. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-72.

2006

Smith, T.D., and R.R. Reeves. 2006.  Pre-20th century whaling: implications for management in the 21st century. pp. 119-134 In J.E. Ringstad (ed.), Whaling and History II – New Perspectives.  The Whaling Museum, Sandefjord, Norway.

Smith, T.D, K. Barthelmess and R.R. Reeves. 2006. Using historical records to relocate a long forgotten summer feeding ground of North Atlantic right whales. Marine Mammal Science 22(3):723-734.

Smith, T.D. and R.R. Reeves. 2006. 19th Century Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whale Catches. IWC Scientific Committee Document SC/A06/HW53, Cambridge, England.  Contributions to World Whaling History, No. 4. Available at www.WorldWhalingHistory.org.

Reeves, R.R. and T.D. Smith. 2006. A taxonomy of world whaling: operations and eras. Pp. 82-101 In J.A. Estes, D.P. DeMaster, D.F. Doak, T.M. Williams, and R.L. Brownell, Jr. (Eds.), Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems. University of California Press, Berkeley.

2007

Punt, A.E., N. Friday and T.D. Smith. 2007. Reconciling data on the trends and abundance of North Atlantic humpback whales within a population modeling framework. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 8:145-160.

Reeves, R.R., T.D. Smith and E.A. Josephson. 2007. Near-annihilation of a species: right whaling in the North Atlantic. Pp. 39-74 In S.D. Kraus and R.M. Rolland (Eds.), The Urban Whale: North Atlantic Right Whales at the Crossroads. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Smith, T.D. 2007. Progress towards an in-depth assessment of sperm whales. IWC Scientific Committee, Document SC/59/IA23, Cambridge, England.

2008

Bannister, J.L., E.A. Josephson, R.R. Reeves and T.D. Smith. 2008. There she blew! Yankee sperm whaling grounds, 1760-1920. pp. 109-132 In D.J. Starkey, P. Holm and M. Barnard (Eds.), Oceans Past: Management Insights from the History of Marine Animal Populations.  Earthscan, London.

Josephson, E.A., T.D. Smith and R.R. Reeves. 2008. Depletion within a decade: the American 19th-century North Pacific right whale fishery. pp. 133-147 In D.J. Starkey, P. Holm and M. Barnard (Eds.), Oceans Past: Management Insights from the History of Marine Animal Populations.  Earthscan, London.

Smith, T.D., R.R. Reeves, E.A. Josephson, J.N. Lund and H. Whitehead. 2008. Sperm whale catches and encounter rates in the 19th and 20th centuries: an apparent paradox. pp. 149-173 In D.J. Starkey, P. Holm and M. Barnard (Eds.), Oceans Past: Management Insights from the History of Marine Animal Populations.  Earthscan, London.

Josephson, E.A., T.D. Smith and R.R. Reeves. 2008. Historical distribution of right whales in the North Pacific. Fish and Fisheries 9:1-14.

Lund, Judith N., Elizabeth A. Josephson, Randall R. Reeves and Tim D. Smith. 2008. American Offshore Whaling Voyages: a database.  Contributions to World Whaling History No. 5. Available at www.WorldWhalingHistory.org.

Reeves, R.R.,  T.D. Smith and E.A. Josephson. 2008. Observations of Western Gray Whales by Ship-based Whalers in the

19th Century.  IWC Scientific Committee Document SC/60/BRG7.  Contributions to World Whaling History, No. 6. Available at www.WorldWhalingHistory.org.

In Press

Smith, T.D. In press. Encountering Whales: How Encounter Rates Became the Basis for Managing Whaling.  Invited chapter, volume to be published by the North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission, Tromsø, Norway. Pre-publication version available at www.WorldWhalingHistory.org.

Smith, T.D. and D. Pike. In press. The Enigmatic Whale: the North Atlantic Humpback. Invited chapter, volume to be published by the North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission, Tromsø, Norway.  Pre-publication version available at

               www.WorldWhalingHistory.org.