Northernmost records of the spectacled porpoise, Layard’s beaked whale, Commerson’s dolphin and Peale’s dolphin in the southwestern Atlantic ocean

Pinedo, Maria C.; Barreto, Andre S.; Lammardo, Mauricio P.; Andrade, Ana L. V.; Geracitano, Laura
Aquatic Mammals (2002)

The northernmost records of four cold-water cetacean species in the southwestern Atlantic are presented: the spectacled porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica), Layard's beaked whale (Mesoplodon layardii), Commerson's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii), and Peale's…


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…


Review of small cetaceans: Distribution, behaviour, migration and threats

Culik, Boris
(2004)

This report summarises the available knowledge on odontocete (toothed whale) distribution, behaviour, migration and threats and was compiled for the Bonn Secretariat of CMS.


Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and organochlorines in small cetaceans from Hong Kong waters: Levels, profiles and distribution

Ramu, Karri; Kajiwara, Natsuko; Tanabe, Shinsuke; Lam, Paul K.S.; Jefferson, Thomas A.
Marine Pollution Bulletin (2005)

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and organochlorine compounds (OCs) were determined in the blubber, liver and kidney of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) and finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides) stranded in Hong…


Differences in the response of a striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) and a harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) to an acoustic alarm

Kastelein, R.A.; Jennings, N.; Verboom, W.C.; de Haan, D.; Schooneman, N.M.
Marine Environmental Research (2006)

Small cetacean bycatch in gillnet fisheries may be reduced by deterring odontocetes from nets acoustically. However, different odontocete species may respond differently to acoustic signals from alarms. Therefore, in this…