Contribution to the knowledge of the cetaceans of Pakistan with particular reference to the genera Neomeris, Sousa, Delphinus and Tursiops and description of a new Chinese porpoise (Neomeris asiaeorientalis)

Pilleri, G.; Gihr, M.
Investigations on Cetacea (1972)

This paper is a contribution to the knowledge of the marine and estuarine cetacean fauna of Pakistani waters and it is based on the investigation of our own material collected…


Identification of novel cetacean poxviruses in cetaceans stranded in south west England

Barnett, James; Dastjerdi, Akbar; Davison, Nick; Deaville, Rob; Everest, David; Peake, Julie; Finnegan, Christopher; Jepson, Paul; Steinbach, Falko
PLoS ONE (2015)

Poxvirus infections in marine mammals have been mainly reported through their clinical lesions and electron microscopy (EM). Poxvirus particles in association with such lesions have been demonstrated by EM and…


Status and conservation of facultative freshwater cetaceans in Asia

Smith, B. D.; Jefferson, T. A.
The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology (2002)

Irrawaddy dolphins Orcaella brevirostris and finless porpoises Neophocaena phocaenoides are referred to as facultative freshwater cetaceans because they occupy both fresh- and nearshore marine waters. In Asia, the especially rapid…


Fisheries related mortality of small cetaceans in neritic waters of Peru in 1999-2001

Van Waerebeek, K.; Alfaro-Shigueto, J.; Montes, D.; Onton, K.; Santillan, L.; Van Bressem, M.-F.; Vega, D.;
Scientific Committee Meeting Documents (2002)

Fifteen fishing centres on the northern and central coasts of Peru, including large industrial fishing ports and smaller fish landing sites were surveyed for cetacean landings periodically over 29 months,…


Tattoo disease of odontocetes as a potential indicator of a degrading or stressful environment: A preliminary report

Van Bressem, Marie-Françoise; Van Waerebeek, Koen; Raga, Juan Antonio; Gaspar, Raquel; Di Beneditto, Ana Paula; Ramos, Renata; Siebert, Ursula
Scientific Committee Meeting Documents (2003)

We examined the presence of tattoo lesions in 613 small cetaceans belonging to nine species and originating from the Southeast Pacific Ocean, the Southwest and Northeast Atlantic Ocean as well…


Small cetacean captures and CPUE estimates in artisanal fisheries operating from a port in northern Peru, 2005-2007

Alfaro-Shigueto, Joanna; Mangel, Jeffrey C.; Van Waerebeek, Koen
Scientific Committee Meeting Documents (2008)

This work provides the first direct, at-sea monitoring of small cetacean interactions with Peruvian artisanal drift gillnet and longline vessels. A total of 253 small cetaceans were observed captured during…