The first case of reintroduction and behavioral adaptability of Yangtze finless porpoise

Qiu, Jian-Song; Sun, Xiao-Dong; Wang, Ding; Hao, Yu-Jiang; Zheng, Jing-Song; Li, Wei-Lun; Fan, Fei; Deng, Xiao-Jun; Mao, Jun-Feng; Zeng, Qiang; Jiang, Hua-Yan; Deng, Zai-Gui; Gong, Cheng; Xu, Chun-Yong; Wang, Ke-Xiong; Mei, Zhi-Gang
Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica (2023)

The ex situ conservation of the first-class protected animal in China, Yangtze finless porpoise (YFP), have gained preliminary success. As the last step in ex situ conservation, reintroduction is an…

A field effort to capture critically endangered vaquitas Phocoena sinus for protection from entanglement in illegal gillnets

Rojas-Bracho, L.; Gulland, F. M. D.; Smith, C. R.; Taylor, B.; Wells, R. S.; Thomas, P. O.; Bauer, B.; Heide-Jørgensen, M. P.; Teilmann, J.; Dietz, R.; Balle, J. D.; Jensen, M. V.; Sinding, M. H. S.; Jaramillo-Legorreta, A.; Abel, G.; Read, A. J.; Westgate, A. J.; Colegrove, K.; Gomez, F.; Martz, K.; Rebolledo, R.; Ridgway, S.; Rowles, T.; van Elk, C. E.; Boehm, J.; Cardenas-Hinojosa, G.; Constandse, R.; Nieto-Garcia, E.; Phillips, W.; Sabio, D.; Sanchez, R.; Sweeney, J.; Townsend, F.; Vivanco, J.; Vivanco, J. C.; Walker, S.
Endangered Species Research (2019)

In 2017 an emergency field effort was undertaken in an attempt to prevent the extinction of the world’s most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus). The rescue effort involved…

Behaviour and physiological effects of transmitter attachments on a captive harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)

Geertsen, B. M.; Teilmann, J.; Kastelein, R. A.; Vlemmix, H. N. J.; Miller, L. A.
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (2004)

A captive harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) was monitored for 80 consecutive days, 10 days before attachment of a satellite dive recorder and a VHF-radio tag, 30 days during attachment and…