ACCOBAMS Cetacean Day & the World Ocean Day

In 2020, for its 6th edition, the ACCOBAMS Cetaceans Day will be celebrated back to back with the World Ocean Day on June 8th 2020 in a digital way and in association with the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. For that purpose we are joining the digital activities of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco and the Association “Friends of the Museum”, in order to celebrate the ACCOBAMS Cetacean Day. The Museum proposes a celebration of the World Ocean Day in a virtual way while keeping the festive and engaged tone! Please take a look at the website:


ASI update May 2020: progress in data analysis and exploitation of results

Please check ou the latest progress regarding the ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative data analysis and exploitation of results in this document.

This document displays information regarding:

  • Upcoming survey result
  • Data analysis sub regional workshops
  • Turning ASI results into conservation recommendations
  • Update of cetacean conservation status and a new publication in development
  • Ensuring the sustainibility of the monitoring effort in the ACCOBAMS area


Vulerable species Quiz

We are pleased to share with you the below quiz on marine vulnerable species nicely prepared by our colleagues from the Specially Protected Areas Regional Activity Centre (SPA/RAC). The quiz is available in English, French and Arabic.
The aim is to raise awareness about our vulnerable species, the bycatch, and to promote our ID Guide! Enjoy the quiz!!!