Identifying foraging behaviour of wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) with static acoustic dataloggers

Nuuttila, H. K.; Meier, R.; Evans, P. G. H.; Turner, J. R.; Bennell, J. D.; Hiddink, J. G.
Aquatic Mammals (2013)

Sound is the main means of communication for cetaceans, and studying their vocal behaviour can reveal important information about their activity patterns. As static acoustic monitoring (SAM) of whales, dolphins,…


Feeding habits of Dall’s porpoises (Phocoenoides dalli) in the subarctic North Pacific and the Bering Sea basin and the impact of predation on mesopelagic micronekton

Ohizumi, Hiroshi; Kuramochi, Toshiaki; Kubodera, Tsunemi; Yoshioka, Motoi; Miyazaki, Nobuyuki
Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers (2003)

We investigated the stomach contents of Dall's porpoises collected in pelagic waters spanning most of their range in the North Pacific and the Bering Sea. Analysis revealed the porpoises fed…


Proceedings of the International Harbour Porpoise Workshop

Bowen, D.; Brodie, P.; Conway, J.; Gearin, P.; Hammill, M.; Hood, C. C.; Kingsley, M.; Lesage, V.; Lien, J.; Metuzals, K.; Palka, D.; Potter, D.; Read, A.; Rosel, P.; Simon, P.; Stenson, G.
(2001)

Serious concerns have been raised regarding the status of the harbour porpoise populations in the North Atlantic and specifically for those inhabiting Atlantic Canadian waters. In 1991 harbour porpoise in…