A visual and acoustic survey for harbour porpoises off North-West Africa: Further evidence of a discrete population

Boisseau, O.; Matthews, J.; Gillespie, D.; Lacey, C.; Moscrop, A.; El Ouamari, N.
African Journal of Marine Science (2007)

The distribution of harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena in southern Europe and along the Atlantic African coast is poorly understood, with tentative assessments suggesting a discrete West African population with a…


Mitochondrial control region variability of baiji and the Yangtze finless porpoises, two sympatric small cetaceans in the Yangtze river

Yang, Guang; Liu, Shan; Ren, Wenhua; Zhou, Kaiya; Wei, Fuwen
Acta Theriologica (2003)

Baiji Lipotes vexillifer (Miller, 1918) and the Yangtze finless porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis (Pilleri and Gihr, 1972) are two sympatric small cetaceans inhabiting the middle and lower reaches of the…


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…