Population and distribution characteristics of Yangtze finless porpoise in Jiangxi waters during dry season

Que, Jiang-Long; Rao, Rong-Cheng; Yang, Ying; Min, Jia-Ling; Tian, Zhen; Yu, Zhi-Jie; Yu, Jin-Xiang; Dai, Yin-Gen; Mei, Zhi-Gang
Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica (2019)

Jiangxi Province is one of the most important distribution of Yangtze finless porpoise (YFP). Since the scientific investigation of Yangtze finless porpoise in the whole Yangtze River basin in 2017,…

Implications of porpoise echolocation and dive behaviour on passive acoustic monitoring

Macaulay, Jamie Donald John; Rojano-Doñate, Laia; Ladegaard, Michael; Tougaard, Jakob; Teilmann, Jonas; Marques, Tiago A.; Siebert, Ursula; Madsen, Peter Teglberg
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (2023)

Harbour porpoises are visually inconspicuous but highly soniferous echolocating marine predators that are regularly studied using passive acoustic monitoring (PAM). PAM can provide quality data on animal abundance, human impact,…

Vorticity preference of the Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) during the dry season at the Wanhe River Estuary confluence

Ding, Rui; Zhang, Xiaoke; Chen, Minmin; Lian, Yuxi; Yu, Daoping
Ecological Modelling (2023)

The Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) is critically endangered. Finless porpoises rely on small fish as their primary food source. Fish distribution is impacted by topography and vorticity (i.e., water…

Hardly seen, often heard: Acoustic presence of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in one of the most urbanised estuaries in the world

Rekdahl, Melinda L.; Trabue, Sarah G.; King-Nolan, Carissa D.; Strindberg, Samantha; Rosenbaum, Howard C.
Frontiers in Marine Science (2023)

The New York-New Jersey (NY-NJ) Harbour Estuary and surrounding waters support the largest port along the U.S. East Coast, commercial and recreational fishing, and a burgeoning offshore wind energy industry.…

Assessing harbour porpoise populations in south-west Wales, data issues and implications for conservation and management

Oakley, J. A.; Jenkins, R. E.; Thomas, T.; Williams, A. T.; Phillips, M. R.
Ocean & Coastal Management (2016)

The UK Government was recently criticised for failing to fulfil its obligations under the Habitats Directive in respect of designating protected areas for Harbour Porpoise Phocoena phocoena. At the centre…