A review of harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, in Irish waters

Rogan, E.; Berrow, S. D.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

This paper reviews and summarises published and unpublished information on harbour porpoises in Irish waters and presents results of recent research. Harbour porpoises have been recorded from all Irish coasts…


Status of the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) in Danish waters

Teilmann, J.; Lowry, N.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

Harbour porpoises are widely distributed in the seas around Denmark. Total abundance in Danish waters is estimated as approximately 100,000 animals. Population density varies considerably by area. There are probably…


The status of the harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, in Dutch waters and the state of related research in The Netherlands: An overview

Reijnders, P. J. H.; Leopold, M. F.; Camphuysen, C. J.; Heessen, H. J. L.; Kastelein, R. A.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

The reported decline of the harbour porpoise in the coastal areas of the North Sea after 1940, has also been seen in Dutch waters. Information on the distribution and abundance…


Summary of current knowledge of harbour porpoises in US and Canadian Atlantic waters

Palka, D. L.; Read, A. J.; Westgate, A. J.; Johnston, D. W.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

This paper summarises current knowledge of the three populations of harbour porpoises in US and Canadian Atlantic waters. During the summer, the populations are centred in the Gulf of Maine/Bay…