Multiple insights into the reproductive function of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena): An ongoing study

Desportes, Geneviève; Kristensen, Jakob H; Benham, Deborah; Wilson, Sandie; Jepsen, Trine; Korsgaard, Bodil; Siebert, Ursula; Driver, Jörg; Amundin, Mats; Hansen, Kirstin; Shephard, Gwyneth

The harbour porpoises kept at the Fjord & Bælt since April 1997 offer a unique opportunity to gain a better understanding of the reproductive function in harbour porpoises, especially in…

Life history of harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in Scottish (UK) waters

Learmonth, Jennifer A.; Murphy, Sinead; Luque, Patricia L.; Reid, Robert J.; Patterson, I. Anthony P.; Brownlow, Andrew; Ross, Harry M.; Barley, Jason P.; Begoña Santos, M.; Pierce, Graham J.
Mar Mam Sci (2014)

Life history parameters were determined for stranded and bycaught harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) from Scottish (UK) waters (1992–2005). Fetal growth rate was 84.4 mm/mo and mean size at birth was…