Phocoena spinipinnis

Brownell, R.L. Jr.; Praderi, R
Mammalian Species (1984)

(...) Phocoena spinipinnis may be distinguished externally from all other members of the genus by the slightly convexed anterior and posterior borders and the rounded blunt tip of the dorsal…


Reproduction in the porpoises (Phocoenidae): Implications for management

GASKIN, D. E.; SMITH, G. J. D.; WATSON, A. P.; YASUI, W. Y.; YURICK, D. B.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1984)

The population biology of most phocoenid species is still rather poorly understood. It is important that we improve our knowledge in view of concerns which have been expressed in recent…


Bony nares air pressure and nasal plug muscle activity during click production in the harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, and the bottlenosed dolphin, Tursiops truncatus

Amundin, M.; Andersen, S.H.
Journal of Experimental Biology (1983)

Sound production mechanisms have been studied in two delphinid species - the harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena (L.), and the bottlenosed dolphin, Tursiops truncatus (Montagu). It was found that, in both…