Small-scale population structure of eastern North Pacific harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) indicated by molecular genetic analyses

Chivers, S. J.; Dizon, A. E.; Gearin, P. J.; Robertson, K. M.
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (2002)

Concern about the conservation and management of harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) populations, which have experienced relatively large incidental fishery kills in localised areas throughout their range, has prompted research to…


DNA barcoding for the identification of soft remains of prey in the stomach contents of grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) and harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)

Méheust, Eléonore; Alfonsi, Eric; Le Ménec, Patrick; Hassani, Sami; Jung, Jean-Luc
Marine Biology Research (2014)

In recent decades, grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) and harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) have become more numerous along the coasts of Brittany in northwestern France. Their interactions with fisheries are of…


Mitochondrial control region variability of baiji and the Yangtze finless porpoises, two sympatric small cetaceans in the Yangtze river

Yang, Guang; Liu, Shan; Ren, Wenhua; Zhou, Kaiya; Wei, Fuwen
Acta Theriologica (2003)

Baiji Lipotes vexillifer (Miller, 1918) and the Yangtze finless porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis (Pilleri and Gihr, 1972) are two sympatric small cetaceans inhabiting the middle and lower reaches of the…


Parentage determination of an isolated Yangtze finless porpoise population Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis in the Yangtze Tian-e-Zhou Baiji National Natural Reserve based on molecular data

Junhong, Xia; Jinsong, Zheng; Limei, Xu; Ding, Wang
Progress in Natural Science (2005)

Reproductive behaviors are poorly known for the Yangtze finless porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis. In this study, the parentage of an isolated Yangtze finless porpoise population inhabiting the Yangtze Tian-e-Zhou Baiji…