Changes in the occurrence of common dolphins, striped dolphins and harbour porpoises in the English Channel and Bay of Biscay

MacLeod, Colin D.; Brereton, Tom; Martin, Clive
Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (2008)

Regular monitoring of the status of cetacean populations is essential for conservation, policy and management. By using a passenger ferry as a scientific research platform, this study provides information on…


Temporal and spatial trends in stranding records of cetaceans on the Irish coast, 2002–2014

McGovern, Barry; Culloch, Ross M.; O'Connell, Michael; Berrow, Simon
Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (2016)

Using Irish strandings data collected between 2002 and 2014, seasonal and annual trends in the number of strandings for all strandings identified to species level (N = 1480), and for…


Skin diseases in cetaceans

Van Bressem, Marie-Françoise; Van Waerebeek, Koen; Flach, Leonardo; Reyes, Julio César; de Oliveira Santos, Marcos César; Siciliano, Salvatore; Echegaray, Monica; Viddi, Francisco; Felix, Fernando; Crespo, Enrique; Sanino, Gian Paolo; Avila, Isabel Cristina; Fraijia, Natalia; Castro, Cristina
Scientific Committee Meeting Documents (2008)

Micro-organisms that are known or suspected to cause skin diseases in cetaceans are briefly reviewed. Viruses belonging to four families i.e. Caliciviridae, Herpesviridae, Papillomaviridae and Poxviridae were detected by electron…


Listening to echolocation clicks with PODs

Tregenza, Nick; Dawson, Steve; Rayment, Will; Verfuss, Ursula
Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing (2016)

Monitoring echolocation using SAMs—static acoustic monitors—such as T-PODs or, more recently, C-PODs—has provided a wealth of information on the fine-scale distribution and activity of dolphins, porpoises and other toothed whales.…


Levels of organochlorine compounds, including PCDDS and PCDFS, in the blubber of cetaceans from the west coast of North America

Jarman, W. M.; Norstrom, R. J.; Muir, D. C. G.; Rosenberg, B.; Simon, M.; Baird, R. W.
Marine Pollution Bulletin (1996)

Levels of organochlorine compounds (PCDD, PCDF, PCB and organochlorine pesticides) were determined in cetaceans collected from the west coast of North America between 1986 and 1989. The samples included gray…


Review of the distribution and status of the Burmeister’s porpoise in Chile. Report: cetacean survey in II Region of Chile, August-September 1986

Van Waerebeek, K.; Guerra-Correa, C. G.
Report of the IUCN/UNEP Burmeister's Porpoise Project (1986)

(...) During August and September 1986 a cooperative research effort was organized between a consultant of the IUCN/UNEP Burmeister's Porpoise Project (KVW) and the head of the marine mammal and…