Food of the Pacific white-sided dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens, Dall’s porpoise, Phocoenoides dalli, and northern fur seal, Callorhinus ursinus, off California and Washington; with appendices on size and food of Dall’s porpoise from Alaskan waters

Kajimura, H.; Fiscus, C. H.; Stroud, R. K.
NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS F/NWC-2 (1980)

The food of the Pacific white-sided dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens, and Dali's porpoise, Phocoenoides dalli -- collected off California and Washington in 1958-72 -- is compared with food of the northern…


Regression of the optic system in the Changjiang (Yangtze) finless porpoise (Neophoceana asiaeorientalis) as a result of lack of light

Chen, P.; Shao, Z.; Pilleri, G.
Investigations on Cetacea (1980)

(...) The research shows that the finless porpoise of the Changjiang (Yangtze river) presents an atrophy ofthe entire optic system - eye and eye muscle nerves, optic nerve, optic pathways.…


Distribution, ecology, behaviour and conservation of the dolphins of the middle reaches of Changjiang (Yangtze) River (Wuhan-Yueyang)

Chen, P.; Liu, P.; Liu, R.; Lin, K.; Pilleri, G.
Investigations on Cetacea (1979)

Two species of cetaceans live in the Yangtze river (Changjiang R.): Lipotes vexillifer (MILLER, 1918) and Neophocaena asiaeorientalis (PILLERI and GIHR, 1972). Both species are only found in the middle…


How the finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) carries its calves on its back, and the function of the denticulated area of skin, as observed in the Changjiang River, China

Pilleri, G.; Chen, P.
Investigations on Cetacea (1979)

Finless porpoise mothers are able to carry their calves balanced securely on their back. This behaviour was frequently observed by the authors in the course of an expedition to the…


Observations on the baiji (Lipotes vexillifer) and the finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) in the Changjiang (Yangtze) River between Nanjing and Taiyangzhou, with remarks on some physiological adaptations of the baiji to its environment

Zhou, K.; Pilleri, G.; Li, Y.
Investigations on Cetacea (1979)

Two species of dolphin inhabit the Changjiang (Yangtze): Lipotes vexillifer MILLER, 1918 (known as Baiji in Chinese) and the Finless porpoise, Neophocaena asiaeorientalis PILLERI and GIHR, 1972. Although quite a…