Geographical distribution of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and organochlorines in small cetaceans from Asian waters

Kajiwara, Natsuko; Kamikawa, Satoko; Ramu, Karri; Ueno, Daisuke; Yamada, Tadasu K.; Subramanian, Annamalai; Lam, Paul K. S.; Jefferson, Thomas A.; Prudente, Maricar; Chung, Kyu-Hyuck; Tanabe, Shinsuke
Chemosphere (2006)

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are one of the flame retardants widely used in plastics, textiles, electronic appliances, and electrical household appliances. In this study, PBDEs and organochlorine compounds (OCs) were…


A review of studies on attempts to reduce the entanglement of the Dall’s Porpoise, Phocoenoides dalli, in the Japanese salmon gillnet fishery

Hatakeyama, Y.; Ishii, K.; Akamatsu, T.; Soeda, H.; Shimamura, T.; Kojima, T.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1994)

Dall's porpoises, Phocoenoides dalli, were often incidentally caught in the Japanese salmon gillnet fishery in the North Pacific. In order to investigate the reasons for entanglement, their auditory characteristics and…


A review of cetacean and pinniped mortality in coastal fisheries along the west coast of the USA and Canada and the east coast of the Russian Federation

Barlow, J.; Baird, R. W.; Heyning, J. E.; Wynne, K.; Manford, A. M. II; Lowry, L. F.; Hanan, D.; Sease, J.; Burkanov, V. N.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1994)

Many passive net fisheries exist along the Pacific coastlines of the USA (California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska), Canada (British Columbia) and the Russian Federation. Some incidental marine mammal mortality occurs…