Summary of current knowledge of harbour porpoises in US and Canadian Atlantic waters

Palka, D. L.; Read, A. J.; Westgate, A. J.; Johnston, D. W.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

This paper summarises current knowledge of the three populations of harbour porpoises in US and Canadian Atlantic waters. During the summer, the populations are centred in the Gulf of Maine/Bay…


Status of the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) in Danish waters

Teilmann, J.; Lowry, N.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

Harbour porpoises are widely distributed in the seas around Denmark. Total abundance in Danish waters is estimated as approximately 100,000 animals. Population density varies considerably by area. There are probably…


A review of harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, in Irish waters

Rogan, E.; Berrow, S. D.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

This paper reviews and summarises published and unpublished information on harbour porpoises in Irish waters and presents results of recent research. Harbour porpoises have been recorded from all Irish coasts…


Spatial interactions between marine predators and their prey: Herring abundance as a driver for the distributions of mackerel and harbour porpoise

Sveegaard, S.; Nabe-Nielsen, J.; Stæhr, K. J.; Jensen, T. F.; Mouritsen, K. N.; Teilmann, J.
Marine Ecology Progress Series (2012)

The distribution of marine predators is tightly coupled with that of their prey, and may also be affected by interactions between competing predators. In order to adopt an ecosystem approach…


Hong Kong’s Cetaceans: The biology, socioecology and behaviour of Sousa chinensis and Neophocaena phocaenoides

Parsons, E. C. M.
Doctoral Thesis - University of Hong Kong (1997)

From an intensive review of historical records and the examination of stranded cetaceans it was determined that 16 cetacean species have been reported from Hong Kong, including resident populations of…