Isotopic assessment of prey and habitat preferences of a cetacean community in the southwestern South Atlantic Ocean

Riccialdelli, L.; Newsome, S. D.; Fogel, M. L.; Goodall, R. N. P.
Marine Ecology Progress Series (2010)

We used stable carbon (δ13 C) and nitrogen (δ15 N) isotope analysis to investigate the trophic ecology of 8 small cetacean species of the southwestern South Atlantic Ocean: 6 delphinids…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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This paper reviews and summarises published and unpublished information on harbour porpoises in Irish waters and presents results of recent research.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…


Organochlorine residues in harbour porpoises from Southwest Greenland

Borrell, Asunción; Aguilar, Alex; Cantos, Gemma; Lockyer, Christina; Heide-Jørgensen, Mads Peter; Jensen, Jette
Environmental Pollution (2004)

During the 1995 hunting season, 75 harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) were sampled in three locations in West Greenland: Maniitsoq, Nuuk, and Paamiut. Sex, age, morphometrics, reproductive condition, and organochlorine compound…


Hong Kong’s Cetaceans: The biology, socioecology and behaviour of Sousa chinensis and Neophocaena phocaenoides

Parsons, E. C. M.
Doctoral Thesis - University of Hong Kong (1997)

From an intensive review of historical records and the examination of stranded cetaceans it was determined that 16 cetacean species have been reported from Hong Kong, including resident populations of…