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…


Documenting the bycatch of harbor porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, in coastal gillnet fisheries from stranded carcasses

Cox, T. M.; Read, A. J.; Barco, S.; Evans, J.; Gannon, D. P.; Koopman, H. N.; McLellan, W. A.; Murray, K.; Nicolas, J.; Pabst, D. A.; Potter, C. W.; Swingle, W. M.; Thayer, V. G.; Touhey, K. M.; Westgate, A. J.
Fishery Bulletin (1998)

We examined 107 harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) carcasses recovered from beaches in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina between 1994 and 1996 for evidence of entanglement in fishing gear. Stranded porpoises…


A global review of porpoise (Cetacea: Phocoenidae) mortality in gillnets

Jefferson, Thomas A.; Curry, Barbara E.
Biological Conservation (1994)

A global review of mortality of porpoises in gillnet fisheries indicates that individuals of all six species become entangled and die in gillnets. Harbor porpoises Phocoena phocoena are taken throughout…