Severe progressive meningoencephalitis due to Cryptococcus sp. in a live-stranded harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) undergoing rehabilitation

Haulena, M.; Himsworth, C.; Anderson, C.; Akhurst, L.; Ivančić, M.; Malpas, D.A.; Pollock, J.S.; Raverty, S.
Conference of the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (2012)

Cryptococcus gatti is an important infectious disease in the northeastern Pacific. The condition has been associated with significant mortality in harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), Dall’s porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) and Pacific…

Gas bubble disease in harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded in British Columbia

Raverty, Stephen A.; Spavin, Lisa; Cottrell, Paul; Ford, John; Hall, Anna; Gaydos, Joe; Haulena, Martin; Ivančić, Marina
Conference of the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (2010)

Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) are among the most abundant small cetaceans in the northeastern Pacific and there is a distinct bimodal seasonal stranding trend. Increased numbers of animals present in…

Hong Kong’s Cetaceans: The biology, socioecology and behaviour of Sousa chinensis and Neophocaena phocaenoides

Parsons, E. C. M.
Doctoral Thesis - University of Hong Kong (1997)

From an intensive review of historical records and the examination of stranded cetaceans it was determined that 16 cetacean species have been reported from Hong Kong, including resident populations of…

Central nervous system disease and genital disease in harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) are associated with different herpesviruses

van Elk, Cornelis; van de Bildt, Marco; van Run, Peter; de Jong, Anton; Getu, Sarah; Verjans, Georges; Osterhaus, Albert; Kuiken, Thijs
Veterinary Research (2016)

Herpesvirus infection causes disease of variable severity in many species, including cetaceans. However, little is known about herpesvirus infection in harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), despite being widespread in temperate coastal…