LAJAM Vol. 18 No. 1 January 2023 Out Now!
Dear readers, we are pleased to announce the publication of the 20th Anniversary Special issue of the Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals 18(1) January 2023. Guest editors for the special issue were Drs Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske, Nataly Castelblanco Martínez, Carolina Loch, Aldo Pacheco, and Miriam Marmontel.
The 10 review papers contained in this Special Issue of LAJAM reflect the current knowledge on the aquatic mammals in Latin America in a wide variety of fields. They include an analysis of the contributions of the journal over the past two decades (Huesca-Domínguez et al.); reviews on threats, trends, and knowledge gaps in the region (Borobia et al.; Escobar-Lazcano et al.); fossil record in the region (Viglino et al.); molecular (Loizaga et al.), bioacoustics (Chávez-Andrade et al.), and side-scan sonar (Gonzalez-Socoloske & Olivera-Gómez) studies in Latin America; biology of Amazonian manatees (Amaral et al.) and Amazon River dolphins (da Silva et al.); and a review of the literature on the Antillean manatee.
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LAJAM 18(1) January 2023
Gonzalez-Socoloske et al. Editorial: Twenty years of the Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals
Escobar-Lazcano et al. Trends and gaps in marine mammal research from Mexico during 1998 – 2021.
Gonzalez-Socoloske & Olivera-Gómez Seeing in the dark: A review of the use of side-scan sonar to detect and study manatees, with an emphasis on Latin America.
Castelblanco-Martínez et al. Accomplishments and challenges of research on the Antillean manatee: A bibliometric analysis.