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Total Catches

Below is a list of catches since the moratorium came into place (in the 1985/6 Antarctic Season).  The figures for 2013 are incomplete at present.

Notes: the numbers include lost whales (i.e. whales which were killed but not landed), but do not include Bycatch. No blue whales have been caught since the moratorium. 

Type:

  • WO: whaling under objection                                                    
  • WR: whaling under reservation                                
  • SP: Special permit whaling                                          
  • AS: Aboriginal subsistence (includes catches by non member nations)
  • Inf: Illegal catches by IWC member nations, reported to the infractions sub-committee
  • U:  Unconfirmed reports of catches by non member nations       

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Year Season Type Area Nation Fin Sperm Hump-back Sei Bryde's Minke Gray Bow-head Total Notes
1985 1985/86 WO: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 1941 0 0 1941  
1985 1985/86 WO: pelagic Antarctic USSR 0 0 0 0 0 3028 0 0 3028  
1986 1986 AS W. Greenland Denmark 9 0 0 0 0 145 0 0 154 ID of 1 fin is uncertain: may be a sei whale
1986 1986 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2  
1986 1986 SP: coastal W. Iceland Iceland 76 0 0 40 0 0 0 0 116  
1986 1986 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 379 0 0 379  
1986 1986 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
1986 1986 WO: coastal Japan Japan 0 200 0 0 317 311 0 0 828  
1986 1986 SP: coastal Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 69  
1986 1986 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 28 30  
1986 1986 AS Chukotka USSR 0 0 0 0 0 0 169 0 169  
1986 1986 U Indonsia Indonsia 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9  
1986 1986/87 WO: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 1941 0 0 1941  
1986 1986/87 WO: pelagic Antarctic USSR 0 0 0 0 0 3028 0 0 3028  
1987 1987 AS W. Greenland Denmark 9 0 0 0 0 86 0 0 95  
1987 1987 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4  
1987 1987 SP: coastal W. Iceland Iceland 80 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 100  
1987 1987 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 373 0 0 373  
1987 1987 U Azores Portugal 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3  
1987 1987 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
1987 1987 WO: coastal Japan Japan 0 188 0 0 317 304 0 0 809  
1987 1987 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 31 32 Report of gray whale is unconfirmed.
1987 1987 AS Chukotka USSR 0 0 0 0 0 0 158 0 158  
1987 1987 U Indonsia Indonsia 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7  
1987 1987/88 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 273 0 0 273 Sp.Permit feasibility study
1988 1988 AS W. Greenland Denmark 9 0 1 0 0 109 0 0 119 Humpback taken as disabled.
1988 1988 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10  
1988 1988 SP: coastal W. Iceland Iceland 68 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 78  
1988 1988 SP: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0 29  
1988 1988 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
1988 1988 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 29 30  
1988 1988 AS Chukotka USSR 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 150  
1988 1988 U Indonsia Indonsia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 No information. Small no. of sperm whales reported caught 1986 & 7
1988 1988/89 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 241 0 0 241 Sp.Permit feasibility study
1989 1989 AS W. Greenland Denmark 14 0 2 2 0 63 0 0 81  
1989 1989 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10  
1989 1989 SP: coastal W. Iceland Iceland 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 68  
1989 1989 SP: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17  
1989 1989 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 26 29  
1989 1989 AS Chukotka USSR 0 0 0 0 0 0 179 0 179  
1989 1989/90 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 330 0 0 330  
1990 1990 AS W. Greenland Denmark 19 0 1 0 0 89 0 0 109  
1990 1990 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6  
1990 1990 SP: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5  
1990 1990 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 44  
1990 1990 AS Chukotka USSR 0 0 0 0 0 0 162 0 162  
1990 1990/91 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 327 0 0 327  
1991 1991 AS W. Greenland Denmark 18 0 0 0 0 99 0 0 117  
1991 1991 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 8  
1991 1991 Inf NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1  
1991 1991 AS NW Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
1991 1991 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 47  
1991 1991 AS Chukotka USSR 0 0 0 0 0 0 169 0 169  
1991 1991/92 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 288 0 0 288  
1992 1992 AS W. Greenland Denmark 22 0 1 0 0 103 0 0 126  
1992 1992 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 11  
1992 1992 SP: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 95 0 0 95  
1992 1992 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
1992 1992 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 50  
1992 1992/93 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 330 0 0 330  
1993 1993 AS W. Greenland Denmark 14 0 0 0 0 107 0 0 121  
1993 1993 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9  
1993 1993 SP: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 69  
1993 1993 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 157 0 0 157  
1993 1993 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
1993 1993 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 52  
1993 1993/94 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 330 0 0 330  
1994 1994 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Unlicenced catch.
1994 1994 AS W. Greenland Denmark 22 0 1 0 0 104 0 0 127  
1994 1994 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5  
1994 1994 SP: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 74 0 0 74  
1994 1994 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 206 0 0 206  
1994 1994 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 21  
1994 1994 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 44  
1994 1994 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 46 46  
1994 1994/95 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 330 0 0 330  
1995 1995 AS W. Greenland Denmark 12 0 0 0 0 153 0 0 165  
1995 1995 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9  
1995 1995 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 218 0 0 218  
1995 1995 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 100  
1995 1995 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 0 90  
1995 1995 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 57 59  
1995 1995/96 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 440 0 0 440  
1996 1996 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
1996 1996 AS W. Greenland Denmark 19 0 1 0 0 164 0 0 184  
1996 1996 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 12  
1996 1996 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 388 0 0 388  
1996 1996 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
1996 1996 AS NW Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
1996 1996 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 0 0 0 0 77 0 0 77  
1996 1996 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 43  
1996 1996 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 43  
1996 1996/97 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 440 0 0 440  
1997 1997 AS W. Greenland Denmark 13 0 0 0 0 148 0 0 161  
1997 1997 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14  
1997 1997 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 503 0 0 503  
1997 1997 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 100  
1997 1997 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 79 0 79  
1997 1997 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 66  
1997 1997/98 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 438 0 0 438  
1998 1998 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
1998 1998 AS W. Greenland Denmark 11 0 0 0 0 166 0 0 177  
1998 1998 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10  
1998 1998 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 625 0 0 625  
1998 1998 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
1998 1998 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 101 Bryde’s taken by accident 
1998 1998 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 125 1 126  
1998 1998 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 54  
1998 1998/99 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 389 0 0 389  
1999 1999 AS W. Greenland Denmark 9 0 0 0 0 170 0 0 179  
1999 1999 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 15  
1999 1999 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 591 0 0 591  
1999 1999 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
1999 1999 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 100  
1999 1999 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 123 1 124  
1999 1999 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 47  
1999 1999 AS USA W coast USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1  
1999 1999/00 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 439 0 0 439  
2000 2000 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
2000 2000 AS W. Greenland Denmark 7 0 0 0 0 145 0 0 152  
2000 2000 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10  
2000 2000 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 487 0 0 487  
2000 2000 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3  
2000 2000 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 5 0 0 43 40 0 0 88  
2000 2000 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2  
2000 2000 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 115 1 116  
2000 2000 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 47  
2000 2000/01 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 444 0 0 444  
2001 2001 AS W. Greenland Denmark 8 0 2 0 0 139 0 0 149  
2001 2001 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17  
2001 2001 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 552 0 0 552  
2001 2001 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
2001 2001 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 8 0 1 50 100 0 0 159 Sei whale taken in error
2001 2001 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1  
2001 2001 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 112 1 113  
2001 2001 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 75  
2001 2001/02 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 452 0 0 452  
2002 2002 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
2002 2002 AS W. Greenland Denmark 13 0 2 0 0 139 0 0 154  
2002 2002 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10  
2002 2002 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 634 0 0 634  
2002 2002 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
2002 2002 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 50  
2002 2002 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 5 0 40 50 102 0 0 197  
2002 2002 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1  
2002 2002 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 131 3 134  
2002 2002 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 50  
2002 2002/03 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 441 0 0 441  
2003 2003 AS W. Greenland Denmark 9 0 1 0 0 185 0 0 195  
2003 2003 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14  
2003 2003 SP: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 0 37 1st catch by Iceland since rejoining the IWC
2003 2003 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 647 0 0 647  
2003 2003 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
2003 2003 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 50  
2003 2003 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 10 0 50 50 101 0 0 211  
2003 2003 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5  
2003 2003 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 128 3 131  
2003 2003 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 41  
2003 2003/04 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 443 0 0 443  
2004 2004 AS W. Greenland Denmark 13 0 1 0 0 179 0 0 193  
2004 2004 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 11  
2004 2004 SP: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 25  
2004 2004 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 544 0 0 544  
2004 2004 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 60  
2004 2004 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 3 0 100 51 100 0 0 254  
2004 2004 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8  
2004 2004 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 111 1 112  
2004 2004 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 44  
2004 2004/05 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 441 0 0 441  
2005 2005 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
2005 2005 AS W. Greenland Denmark 13 0 0 0 0 176 0 0 189  
2005 2005 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4  
2005 2005 SP: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 39  
2005 2005 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 639 0 0 639  
2005 2005 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 (There was no catch in 2004)
2005 2005 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 121 0 0 121  
2005 2005 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 5 0 100 50 101 0 0 256  
2005 2005 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3  
2005 2005 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 124 2 126  
2005 2005 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 68 68  
2005 2005/06 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 10 0 0 0 0 856 0 0 866  See **
2006 2006 AS W. Greenland Denmark 10 0 1 1 0 181 0 0 193  
2006 2006 AS E. Greenland Denmark 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4  
2006 2006 SP: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 60  
2006 2006 WR: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1  
2006 2006 WR: coastal W. Iceland Iceland 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7  
2006 2006 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 545 0 0 545  
2006 2006 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
2006 2006 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 97 0 0 97  
2006 2006 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 6 0 101 51 100 0 0 258  
2006 2006 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2  
2006 2006 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 134 3 137  
2006 2006 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 39  
2006 2006/07 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 3 0 0 0 0 508 0 0 511  See **
2007 2007 AS W. Greenland Denmark 12 0 0 0 0 167 0 0 179  
2007 2007 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2  
2007 2007 SP: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 39  
2007 2007 WR: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6  
2007 2007 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 597 0 0 597  
2007 2007 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
2007 2007 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 108 0 0 108  
2007 2007 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 3 0 100 50 100 0 0 253  
2007 2007 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 22  
2007 2007 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 131 0 131  
2007 2007 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 63  
2007 2007 AS USA W coast USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1  
2007 2007/08 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 551 0 0 551  See **
2008 2008 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4  
2008 2008 AS W. Greenland Denmark 14 0 0 0 0 153 0 0 167  
2008 2008 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1  
2008 2008 WR: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 0 38  
2008 2008 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 536 0 0 536  
2008 2008 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
2008 2008 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 112 0 0 112  
2008 2008 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 2 0 100 50 59 0 0 211  
2008 2008 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6  
2008 2008 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 130 2 132  
2008 2008 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 50  
2008 2008/09 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 1 0 0 0 0 680 0 0 681  See **
2009 2009 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4  
2009 2009 AS W. Greenland Denmark 10 0 0 0 0 164 0 3 177  
2009 2009 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4  
2009 2009 WR: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 81 0 0 81  
2009 2009 WR: coastal W. Iceland Iceland 125 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 125  
2009 2009 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 484 0 0 484  
2009 2009 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
2009 2009 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 122 0 0 122  
2009 2009 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 1 0 101 50 43 0 0 195  
2009 2009 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 16  
2009 2009 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 116 0 116  
2009 2009 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 38  
2009 2009/10 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 1 0 0 0 0 507 0 0 508  See **
2010 2010 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4  
2010 2010 AS W. Greenland Denmark 6 0 9 0 0 187 0 3 205  
2010 2010 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9  
2010 2010 WR: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 60  
2010 2010 WR: coastal W. Iceland Iceland 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 148  
2010 2010 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 468 0 0 468  
2010 2010 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3  
2010 2010 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 105 0 0 105  
2010 2010 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 3 0 100 50 14 0 0 167  
2010 2010 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0 12  
2010 2010 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 118 2 120  
2010 2010 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 71  
2010 2010/11 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 2 0 0 0 0 171 0 0 173 See ** 
2011 2011 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3  
2011 2011 AS W. Greenland Denmark 5 0 8 0 0 179 0 1 193  
2011 2011 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10  
2011 2011 WR: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 58 0 0 58  
2011 2011 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 533 0 0 533  
2011 2011 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
2011 2011 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 77 0 0 77  
2011 2011 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 1 0 96 50 49 0 0 196  
2011 2011 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 21  
2011 2011 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 128 0 128  
2011 2011 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 51  
2011 2011/12 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 1 0 0 0 0 266 0 0 267  See **
2012 2012 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3  
2012 2012 AS W. Greenland Denmark 5 0 10 0 0 148 0 0 163  
2012 2012 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4  
2012 2012 WR: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 52 0 0 52  
2012 2012 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 464 0 0 464  
2012 2012 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2  
2012 2012 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 110 0 0 110  
2012 2012 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 3 0 100 34 74 0 0 211  
2012 2012 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 143 0 143  
2012 2012 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 69  
2012 2012/13 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 103 0 0 103  See **
2013 2013 AS NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3  
2013 2013 AS W. Greenland Denmark 9 0 8 0 0 175 0 0 192  
2013 2013 AS E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6  
2013 2013 WR: coastal W. Iceland Iceland 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 134 One listed as fin was a fin/blue hybrid.
2013 2013 WR: small type Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 35  
2013 2013 WO: small type NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 594 0 0 594  
2013 2013 AS W.Indies St.Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4  
2013 2013 SP: coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 92 0 0 92  
2013 2013 SP: pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 1 0 100 28 3 0 0 132  
2013 2013 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 12  
2013 2013 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 127 1 128  
2013 2013 AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 57  
2013 2013-14 SP: pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 252 0 0 252 See **
 2014  2014  AS  NE Canada  Canada 0  0  0 0 0  0  0  2 2  
 2014  2014  AS  W. Greenland  Denmark  12  0  7  0  0  146  0  0  165  
 2014  2014  AS  E. Greenland  Denmark  0  0  0  0  0  11  0  0  11  
 2014  2014  WR: coastal  W. Iceland  Iceland  137  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  137  
 2014  2014  WR: small type  Iceland  Iceland  0  0  0  0  0  24  0  0  24  
 2014  2014  WO: small type  NE Atlantic  Norway  0  0  0  0  0  736  0  0  736  
 2014  2014  AS  W. Indies  St. Vincent & Grenadines  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  
 2014  2014  SP: coastal  Japan  Japan  0  0  0  0  0  81  0  00  81  
 2014  2014  SP: pelagic  NW Pacific  Japan  0  0  0  90  25  0  0  0  115  
 2014  2014  Inf  Korea  Korea  0  0  0  0  0  11  0  0  11  
 2014  2014  AS  Chukotka  Russia  0  0  0  0  0  0  124  0  124  
 2014  2014  AS  Alaska  USA  0 0  0  0  0  0  0  53  53  
 2014

2014-

15

SP:

pelagic

Antarctic Japan - - - - - - - - - No catch in 2014-15 season.
 2015

2015

AS

NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2  
 2015

2015

AS

W.

Greenland

Denmark 12 0 6 0 0 133 0 1 152  
 2015

2015

AS

E.

Greenland

Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6  
 2015

2015

WR:

coastal

W.Iceland

Iceland 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 155  
 2015

2015

WR:

small

type

Iceland

Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0 29  
 2015

2015

WO:

small

type

NE Atlantic

Norway 0 0 0 0 0 660 0 0 660  
 2015 2015  AS  W. Indies  St. Vincent & Grenadines  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  1  
 2015 2015

 SP:

coastal

 Japan  Japan  0 0 0 0 0  70 0 0 70  
 2015 2015

SP:

pelagic

NW

Pacific

Japan 0 0 0 90 25 0 0 0 115  
 2015 2015

Inf

Korea Korea 1 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 16 Including 1 species unspecified.
 2015 2015

AS

Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 125 0 125  
 2015 2015

AS

Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 49  
 2015 2015-16

SP:

pelagic

Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 335 0 0 335  
2016 2016

AS

NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2  
2016 2016

AS

W. Greenland Denmark 9 0 5 0 0 148 0 0 162  
2016 2016

AS

E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 15  
2016 2016

WR: Coastal

W. Iceland Iceland - - - - - - - - - No catch in 2016.
2016 2016

WR: small type

Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 46 0 0 46  
2016 2016

WO: small type

NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 591 0 0 591  
2016 2016 AS W. Indies St. Vincent & Grenadines - - - - - - - - - No catch in 2016.
2016 2016 SP: Coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 1* 37 0 0 38 *1 Bryde's shot my mistake (Infraction)
2016 2016 SP: Pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 0 0 90 25 0 0 0 115  
2016 2016 Inf Korea Korea - - - - - - - - - No Information to date.
2016 2016 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 120 2 122  
2016 2016 AS Alaska USA 0 0 1# 0 0 2# 0 59 62 #(Unauthorized take).
2016 2016-17 SP: Pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 335 0 0 335  
2017 2017

AS

NE Canada Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
2017 2017

AS

W. Greenland Denmark 8 0 2 0 0 133 0 0 143  
2017 2017

AS

E. Greenland Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10  
2017 2017

WR: Coastal

W. Iceland Iceland - - - - - - - - - No catch in 2017.
2017 2017

WR: small type

Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17  
2017 2017

WO: small type

NE Atlantic Norway 0 0 0 0 0 432 0 0 432  
2017 2017 AS W. Indies St. Vincent & Grenadines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
2017 2017 SP: Coastal Japan Japan 0 0 0 0 0 85 0 0 85  
2017 2017 SP: Pelagic NW Pacific Japan 0 0 0 134 0 44 0 0 178  
2017 2017 Inf Korea Korea 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

0

2  
2017 2017 AS Chukotka Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 119 1 120  
2017

2017

 

AS Alaska USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1# 57 58 #(Unauthorized take).
2017 2017-18 SP: Pelagic Antarctic Japan 0 0 0 0 0 333 0 0 333  
    TOTALS     1,393 463 114 1,566 1,371 44,759 3,737 1,669 55,073  
                             

** These catches have been discussed by the International Court of Justice (Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand Intervening) and at IWC65 in 2014 (Items 7.5 and 15.1).  See further details at: