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,…


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…


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…


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…