Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the eastern North Pacific and adjacent Arctic waters: A guide to their identification

Leatherwood, S.; Reeves, R. R.; Perrin, W. F.; Evans, W. E.
NOAA Technical Report NMFS Circular 444 (1982)

This field guide is designed to permit observers to identify the cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) they see in the waters of the eastern North Pacific, including the Gulf of…


Regression of the optic system in the Changjiang (Yangtze) finless porpoise (Neophoceana asiaeorientalis) as a result of lack of light

Chen, P.; Shao, Z.; Pilleri, G.
Investigations on Cetacea (1980)

(...) The research shows that the finless porpoise of the Changjiang (Yangtze river) presents an atrophy ofthe entire optic system - eye and eye muscle nerves, optic nerve, optic pathways.…


Food of the Pacific white-sided dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens, Dall’s porpoise, Phocoenoides dalli, and northern fur seal, Callorhinus ursinus, off California and Washington; with appendices on size and food of Dall’s porpoise from Alaskan waters

Kajimura, H.; Fiscus, C. H.; Stroud, R. K.
NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS F/NWC-2 (1980)

The food of the Pacific white-sided dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens, and Dali's porpoise, Phocoenoides dalli -- collected off California and Washington in 1958-72 -- is compared with food of the northern…