The diel rhythms of biosonar behavior in the Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) in the port of the Yangtze River: The correlation between prey availability and boat traffic

Wang, Zhitao; Akamatsu, Tomonari; Wang, Kexiong; Wang, Ding
PLoS ONE (2014)

Information on the habitat use of the critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) is critical for its conservation. The diel biosonar behavior of the porpoise in the port…


Yangtze finless porpoises along the main channel of Poyang Lake, China: Implications for conservation

Dong, Lijun; Wang, Ding; Wang, Kexiong; li, Songhai; Mei, Zhigang; Wang, Shiyong; Akamatsu, Tomonari; Kimura, Satoko
Mar Mam Sci (2014)

Poyang Lake is the largest freshwater lake in China and flows into the Yangtze River. It is a traditional habitat for the endangered Yangtze finless porpoise, which has not been…


Do man-made structures and water depth affect the diel rhythms in click recordings of harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)?

Brandt, Miriam J.; Hansen, Sophie; Diederichs, Ansgar; Nehls, Georg
Mar Mam Sci (2014)

The construction of industrial offshore structures may lead to colonization by a variety of marine organisms resulting in locally enhanced biodiversity and biomass, which may then affect the habitat use…


Cetacean distribution and abundance in relation to oceanographic domains on the eastern Bering Sea shelf, June and July of 2002, 2008, and 2010

Friday, Nancy A.; Zerbini, Alexandre N.; Waite, Janice M.; Moore, Sue E.; Clapham, Phillip J.
Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography (2013)

As part of the Bering Sea Project, cetacean surveys were conducted to describe distribution and estimate abundance on the eastern Bering Sea shelf. Three marine mammal observers conducted visual surveys…


Population estimates and distribution patterns of Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) and Indo-Pacific finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides) in the Kuching Bay, Sarawak

Minton, Gianna; Peter, Cindy; Poh, Anna Norliza Zulkifli; Ngeian, Jenny; Braulik, Gill; Hammond, Philip S.; Tuen, Andrew Alek
The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology (2013)

Small boat surveys were conducted in the Kuching Bay area of Sarawak, East Malaysia, in order to determine the distribution and abundance of coastal cetaceans. Photographic data collected from Jul.…