Comparison of echolocation behaviour between coastal and riverine porpoises

Akamatsu, Tomonari; Teilmann, Jonas; Miller, Lee A.; Tougaard, Jakob; Dietz, Rune; Wang, Ding; Wang, Kexiong; Siebert, Ursula; Naito, Yasuhiko
Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography (2007)

Echolocation behaviour of a harbor porpoise and six finless porpoises was recorded in open-water systems using acoustic data loggers (A-tag). In total 1359 click trains were recorded during 4.6 h…


Saving the Vaquita: Immediate action, not more data

JARAMILLO-LEGORRETA, ARMANDO; ROJAS-BRACHO, LORENZO; BROWNELL, ROBERT L.; READ, ANDREW J.; REEVES, RANDALL R.; RALLS, KATHERINE; TAYLOR, BARBARA L.
Conservation Biology (2007)

The recent likely extinction of the baiji (Chinese river dolphin [Lipotes vexillifer]) (Turvey et al. 2007) makes the vaquita (Gulf of California porpoise [Phocoena sinus]) the most endangered cetacean. The…


Harbour porpoise interactions with the 2001 selective salmon fisheries in southern British Columbia and license holder reported small cetacean by-catch

Hall, A.; Ellis, G.; Trites, A.W.
Selective Salmon Fisheries Science Program Report (2002)

We estimated the incidental mortality of harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) in selective salmon fisheries in southern British Columbia from reports received from federal fisheries observers (2001) and license holders (1997…