Abundance estimates of Pacific white-sided dolphin, northern right whale dolphin, Dall’s porpoise and northern fur seal in the north Pacific, 1987-1990

Buckland, S.T.; Cattanach, K.L.; Hobbs, R.C.
Bulletin of the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission (1993)

Line transect analysis was applied to the 1987-1990 North Pacific marine mammal sightings survey data, with a regression adjustment for size-biased sampling of schools. Abundance of Pacific white-sided dolphins is…


Phocoenoides dalli

Jefferson, Thomas A.
Mammalian Species (1988)

(...) Order Cetacea, Suborder Odontoceti, Family Phocoenidae. The family contains four extant genera: Phocoena, Australophocaena, Neophocaena, and Phocoenoides (Barnes, 1985). Barnes (1984, 1985) has proposed two subfamilies within the Phocoenidae.…


Assessing the impact of underwater clearance of unexploded ordnance on Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in the southern North Sea

von Benda-Beckmann, Alexander M.; Aarts, Geert; Sertlek, H. Özkan; Lucke, Klaus; Verboom, Wim C.; Kastelein, Ronald A.; Ketten, Darlene R.; van Bemmelen, Rob; Lam, Frans-Peter A.; Kirkwood, Roger J.; Ainslie, Michael A.
Aquatic Mammals (2015)

Large amounts of legacy unexploded ordnance (UXO) are still present in the North Sea. UXO are frequently accidentally encountered by fishermen and dredging vessels. Out of concern for human safety…


Characteristics of echolocation signals used by a harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) in a target detection experiment

Teilmann, Jonas; Miller, Lee A.; Kirketerp, Tim; Kastelein, Ronald A.; Madsen, Peter T.; Nielsen, Bjarke K.; Au, Whitlow W. L.
Aquatic Mammals (2002)

The characteristics of echolocation signals used by a harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) during a target detection experiment are described. A water-filled steel sphere (either 5.08 or 7.62 cm in diameter)…


Geographical differences in organochlorine contaminants in harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena from the western North Atlantic

Westgate, A.J.; Tolley, K.A.
Marine Ecology Progress Series (1999)

Organochlorine contaminants, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), chlorinated bornanes (CHBs), dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethanes (DDTs), chlordanes (CHLORs), hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCHs) and, chlorobenzenes (CBZs) were quantified in 188 harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) killed in commercial fisheries…


Life history data, organochlorine pollutants and parasites from eight Burmeister’s porpoises, Phocoena spinipinnis, caught in northern Argentine waters

Corcuera, Javier; Monzon, Florencia; Aguilar, Alex; Borrell, Asuncion; Raga, J. Antonio
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1995)

Eight fresh specimens of Burmeister's porpoise caught in gillnets in the Necochea area (Buenos Aires Province) were studied for external morphometrics, age, basic reproductive data, organochlorine pollutant levels and parasites.…