Variação geográfica do boto-de-Burmeister, Phocoena spinipinnis (Burmeister, 1865) (Cetacea: Phocoenidae) nas costas Atlântica e Pacífica da América do Sul

Molina-Schiller, Daniza
Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2006)

"Geographic variation of Burmeister's porpoise, Phocoena spinipinnis (Burmeister, 1865) (Cetacea: Phocoenidae), on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of South America" (Thesis content in English) A total of 142 skulls from…


Application of a new method to investigate population structure in the harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, with special reference to the North and Baltic Seas

Lockyer, C.
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (1999)

Tooth ultrastructure in harbour porpoise is examined as a possible tool for differentiating between animals from different geographical regions in the North Atlantic. Nine different characteristics in both dentine and…


Functional morphology of the hyolaryngeal complex of the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena): Implications for its role in sound production and respiration

Huggenberger, Stefan; Rauschmann, Michael A.; Oelschläger, Helmut H. A.
Anatomical Record (2008)

In several publications, it was shown that echolocation sound generation in the nasal (epicranial) complex of toothed whales (Odontoceti) is pneumatically driven. Modern hypotheses consider the larynx and its surrounding…