Comparative morphology of porpoise (Cetacea: Phocoenidae) pterygoid sinuses: Phylogenetic and functional implications

Racicot, Rachel A.; Berta, Annalisa
Journal of Morphology (2012)

High-resolution X-ray computed tomographic scans were used to examine pterygoid sinus morphology within extant porpoise species and one delphinid (Tursiops truncatus), in order to consider: 1) intraspecific and interspecific variation…


Odontocetes of the Southern Ocean Sanctuary

Van Waerebeek, K.; Leaper, R.; Baker, A. N.; Papastavrou, V.; Thiele, D.; Findlay, K.; Donovan, G.; Ensor, P.
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (2010)

Twenty-eight odontocete species were identified as occupying sub-Antarctic and Antarctic habitat covered by the 1994 IWC-established Southern Ocean Sanctuary. Toothed whales evidently play an important part in the Antarctic polar…