Harbour porpoises in the Aegean Sea, eastern Mediterranean: The species’ presence is confirmed

Cucknell, A.-C.; Frantzis, A.; Boisseau, O.; Romagosa, M.; Ryan, C.; Tonay, A. M.; Alexiadou, P.; Öztürk, A. A.; Moscrop, A.
Marine Biodiversity Records (2016)

Results are presented from the first systematic visual and acoustic line-transect survey for harbour porpoises in the Thracian Sea, northern Aegean Sea. During the vessel survey, undertaken in summer 2013,…


Post-mortem findings and causes of death of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded from 1990 to 2000 along the coastlines of Belgium and northern France

Jauniaux, T.; Petitjean, D.; Brenez, C.; Borrens, M.; Brosens, L.; Haelters, J.; Tavernier, T.; Coignoul, F.
Journal of Comparative Pathology (2002)

Between the years 1990 and 2000, an attempt was made to determine the causes of death of 55 harbour porpoises stranded along the Belgian and northern French coasts. From 1990…


PCBs, cause of death and body condition in harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) from British waters

Kuiken, Thijs; Bennett, Peter M.; Allchin, Colin R.; Kirkwood, James K.; Baker, John R.; Lockyer, Christina H.; Walton, Michael J.; Sheldrick, Martin C.
Aquatic Toxicology (1994)

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) suppress immunity, and may have exacerbated the effects of recent morbillivirus epizootics in harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) and striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba). To test the hypothesis that…


A decade of harbour porpoise occurrence in German waters—Analyses of aerial surveys, incidental sightings and strandings

Siebert, Ursula; Gilles, Anita; Lucke, Klaus; Ludwig, Martje; Benke, Harald; Kock, Karl-Hermann; Scheidat, Meike
Journal of Sea Research (2006)

Data on the occurrence of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in German waters from 1988 to 2002 were collected from dedicated aerial surveys, incidental sightings and strandings. Aerial surveys conducted in…