Parentage-based group composition and dispersal pattern studies of the Yangtze finless porpoise population in Poyang Lake

Chen, Minmin; Zheng, Yang; Hao, Yujiang; Mei, Zhigang; Wang, Kexiong; Zhao, Qingzhong; Zheng, Jinsong; Wang, Ding
International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2016)

Social behaviors are poorly known for the critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise (YFP, Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis). Here, group composition and dispersal patterns of the YFP population living in the Poyang…


Ontogenetic allometry and body composition of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena, L.) from the western North Atlantic

McLellan, W. A.; Koopman, H. N.; Rommel, S. A.; Read, A. J.; Potter, C. W.; Nicolas, J. R.; Westgate, A. J.; Pabst, D. A.
Journal of Zoology (2002)

North Atlantic harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena (L.) face considerable energetic challenges, as they are relatively small marine mammals with an intense reproductive schedule and a cold-water habitat. Post-natal growth of…


A decade of harbour porpoise occurrence in German waters—Analyses of aerial surveys, incidental sightings and strandings

Siebert, Ursula; Gilles, Anita; Lucke, Klaus; Ludwig, Martje; Benke, Harald; Kock, Karl-Hermann; Scheidat, Meike
Journal of Sea Research (2006)

Data on the occurrence of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in German waters from 1988 to 2002 were collected from dedicated aerial surveys, incidental sightings and strandings. Aerial surveys conducted in…


Distribution, ecology, behaviour and conservation of the dolphins of the middle reaches of Changjiang (Yangtze) River (Wuhan-Yueyang)

Chen, P.; Liu, P.; Liu, R.; Lin, K.; Pilleri, G.
Investigations on Cetacea (1979)

Two species of cetaceans live in the Yangtze river (Changjiang R.): Lipotes vexillifer (MILLER, 1918) and Neophocaena asiaeorientalis (PILLERI and GIHR, 1972). Both species are only found in the middle…