Molecular identification of small cetacean samples from Peruvian fish markets

Tzika, Athanasia C.; D’Amico, Eva; Alfaro-Shigueto, Joanna; Mangel, Jeffrey C.; Van Waerebeek, Koen; Milinkovitch, Michel C.
Conservation Genetics (2010)

In the last 60 years, incidental entanglement in fishing gears (so called by-catch) became the main cause of mortality worldwide for small cetaceans and is pushing several populations and species…


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 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…