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…


Mass-dependent predation risk and lethal dolphin-porpoise interactions

MacLeod, R.; MacLeod, C. D.; Learmonth, J. A.; Jepson, P. D.; Reid, R. J.; Deaville, R.; Pierce, G. J.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (2007)

In small birds, mass-dependent predation risk (MDPR) is known to make the trade-off between avoiding starvation and avoiding predation dependent on individual mass. This occurs because carrying increased fat reserves…


Multidisciplinary investigation of stranded harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in Washington State with an assessment of acoustic trauma as a contributory factor (2 May–2 June 2003)

Norman, S. A.; Raverty, S.; McLellan, B.; Pabst, A.; Ketten, D.; Fleetwood, M.; Gaydos, J. K.; Norberg, B.; Barre, L.; Cox, T.; Hanson, B.; Jeffries, S.
NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NWR-34 (2004)

Observations of altered behavior of marine mammals in the area of mid-range sonar use by the naval vessel USS SHOUP in the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca and Haro…


Status and conservation of the Yangtze finless porpoise

Wang, Ding; Liu, Renjun; Zhang, Xianfeng; Yang, Jian; Wei, Zhuo; Zhao, Qingzhong; Wang, Xiaoqiang
Biology and Conservation of Freshwater Cetaceans in Asia (2000)

During 1991–1997, five and three surveys were conducted in the middle and lower reaches, respectively, of the Yangtze River. The target species of the surveys included both the baiji (Lipotes…