Development, sexual dimorphism, and individual variation in the skeleton of the finless porpoise, Neophocaena phocaenoides, in the coastal waters of western Kyushu, Japan

Yoshida, Hideyoshi; Shirakihara, Miki; Takemura, Akira; Shirakihara, Kunio
Marine Mammal Sci (1994)

Development, sexual dimorphism, and individual variation were examined in the skeleton of the finless porpoise in the coastal waters of western Kyushu, Japan. Skulls ceased growing by 4 yr. Postcranial…


Phocoenoides dalli

Jefferson, Thomas A.
Mammalian Species (1988)

(...) Order Cetacea, Suborder Odontoceti, Family Phocoenidae. The family contains four extant genera: Phocoena, Australophocaena, Neophocaena, and Phocoenoides (Barnes, 1985). Barnes (1984, 1985) has proposed two subfamilies within the Phocoenidae.…