Northernmost records of the spectacled porpoise, Layard’s beaked whale, Commerson’s dolphin and Peale’s dolphin in the southwestern Atlantic ocean

Pinedo, Maria C.; Barreto, Andre S.; Lammardo, Mauricio P.; Andrade, Ana L. V.; Geracitano, Laura
Aquatic Mammals (2002)

The northernmost records of four cold-water cetacean species in the southwestern Atlantic are presented: the spectacled porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica), Layard's beaked whale (Mesoplodon layardii), Commerson's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii), and Peale's…


The spectacled porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica) in Antarctic waters

SEKIGUCHI, KEIKO; OLAVARRÍA, CARLOS; MORSE, LAURA; OLSON, PAULA; ENSOR, PAUL; MATSUOKA, KOJI; PITMAN, ROBERT; FINDLAY, KEN; GORTER, UKO
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (2006)

Most knowledge on the biology and ecology of the spectacled porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica) has been obtained from stranded specimens, with less than fifteen confirmed sightings in the sea. Published photographs…


The phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of true porpoises (Mammalia: Phocoenidae) based on morphological data

Fajardo-Mellor, Liliana; Berta, Annalisa; Brownell, Robert L.; Boy, Claudia C.; Goodall, R. Natalie P.
Marine Mammal Sci (2006)

Prior studies of phylogenetic relationships among phocoenids based on morphology and molecular sequence data conflict and yield unresolved relationships among species. This study evaluates a comprehensive set of cranial, postcranial,…