A correction has been made to the Early Online Version of the article "Estimates of the abundance of cetaceans in the central North Atlantic based on the NASS Icelandic and Faroese shipboard surveys conducted in 2015" by Daniel G. Pike, Thorvaldur Gunnlaugsson, Bjarni Mikkelsen, Sverrir D. Halldórsson, Gísli Víkingsson. A full description of the correction and the reason for it is available at the end of the new version of the article.