Pingers cause temporary habitat displacement in the harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena

Kyhn, L. A.; Jørgensen, P. B.; Carstensen, J.; Bech, N. I.; Tougaard, J.; Dabelsteen, T.; Teilmann, J.
Marine Ecology Progress Series (2015)

Several studies have shown that pingers mitigate porpoise bycatch and thus pinger use is now mandatory in some fisheries—although the long-term effects of pinger exposure on porpoises have not been…


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…


Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena): Investigation of density, distribution patterns, habitat use and acoustics in the German North and Baltic Seas

Siebert, Ursula; Benke, Harald; Dehnhardt, Guido; Gilles, Anita; Hanke, Wolf; Honnef, Christopher G; Lucke, Klaus; Ludwig, Stefan; Scheidat, Meike; Verfuß, Ursula K
Offshore Wind Energy (2005)

The harbour, or common, porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is the smallest cetacean inhabiting temperate to cold waters throughout the northern hemisphere. Due to its occurrence mainly but not exclusively in coastal…


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.…