Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) and wind farms: a case study in the Dutch North Sea

Scheidat, Meike; Tougaard, Jakob; Brasseur, Sophie; Carstensen, Jacob; van Polanen Petel, Tamara; Teilmann, Jonas; Reijnders, Peter
Environmental Research Letters (2011)

The rapid increase in development of offshore wind energy in European waters has raised concern for the possible environmental impacts of wind farms. We studied whether harbour porpoise occurrence has…


Conservation plan for the harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena in The Netherlands: Towards a favourable conservation status

Camphuysen, Kees C. J.; Siemensma, Marije L.
NIOZ Reports (2011)

- This is a conservation plan for the Harbour Porpoise Phocoena phocoena based on the current seasonal occurrence and abundance of porpoises within waters under Dutch jurisdiction. - The conservation…


Using T-PODs to assess variations in the occurrence of coastal bottlenose dolphins and harbour porpoises

Bailey, Helen; Clay, Gemma; Coates, Elizabeth A.; Lusseau, David; Senior, Bridget; Thompson, Paul M.
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems (2010)

1. Assessments of anthropogenic impacts on cetaceans are often constrained by limited data on the extent to which these species use particular areas. 2. Timing porpoise detectors (T-PODs) are autonomous…


Passive acoustic monitoring of bottlenose dolphin and harbour porpoise, in Cardigan Bay, Wales, with implications for habitat use and partitioning

Simon, Malene; Nuuttila, Hanna; Reyes-Zamudio, Mercedes M.; Ugarte, Fernando; Verfub, Ursula; Evans, Peter G.H.
Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (2010)

Knowledge about harbour porpoise and bottlenose dolphin occurrence in Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation (SAC), Wales, is limited to daylight hours during summer, when conditions are suitable for traditional…