The life history of Dall’s porpoise with special reference to the stock off the Pacific coast of Japan

Kasuya, T.
Scientific Reports of the Whales Research Institute (1978)

The geographical variation of the colour types of the species indicates three local stocks in the northwestern North Pacific and western Bering Sea (WNP/BS), off the Pacific coast of Japan…


Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the eastern North Pacific and adjacent Arctic waters: A guide to their identification

Leatherwood, S.; Reeves, R. R.; Perrin, W. F.; Evans, W. E.
NOAA Technical Report NMFS Circular 444 (1982)

This field guide is designed to permit observers to identify the cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) they see in the waters of the eastern North Pacific, including the Gulf of…


Potential rates of increase of a harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) population subjected to incidental mortality in commercial fisheries

Woodley, Thomas H.; Read, Andrew J.
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (1991)

We estimated the potential intrinsic rate of increase (r) of the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) population in the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine using empirical data on reproductive…


Status and conservation of facultative freshwater cetaceans in Asia

Smith, B. D.; Jefferson, T. A.
The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology (2002)

Irrawaddy dolphins Orcaella brevirostris and finless porpoises Neophocaena phocaenoides are referred to as facultative freshwater cetaceans because they occupy both fresh- and nearshore marine waters. In Asia, the especially rapid…


Summary of current knowledge of harbour porpoises in US and Canadian Atlantic waters

Palka, D. L.; Read, A. J.; Westgate, A. J.; Johnston, D. W.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

This paper summarises current knowledge of the three populations of harbour porpoises in US and Canadian Atlantic waters. During the summer, the populations are centred in the Gulf of Maine/Bay…


A review of harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, in Irish waters

Rogan, E.; Berrow, S. D.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

This paper reviews and summarises published and unpublished information on harbour porpoises in Irish waters and presents results of recent research. Harbour porpoises have been recorded from all Irish coasts…