COSEWIC assessment and status report on the harbour porpoise (Pacific Ocean population) Phocoena phocoena vomerina in Canada

Hall, A.; Heise, K.
COSEWIC Status Reports (2017)

Wildlife Species Description and Significance The Pacific Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena vomerina) is the smallest cetacean in British Columbia (BC), ranging from 1.5 to 1.6 m and 45 to 60…


Causes of mortality of harbor porpoises Phocoena phocoena along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Canada

Fenton, H.; Daoust, P. Y.; Forzán, M. J.; Vanderstichel, R. V.; Ford, J. K. B.; Spaven, L.; Lair, S.; Raverty, S.
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms (2017)

There is increasing public interest in the overall health of the marine environment. Harbor porpoises Phocoena phocoena have a coastal distribution, and stranded animals function as sentinels for population and…


Some progress made on conservation of the Yangtze finless porpoise since 2014

Wang, Ding; Mei, Zhigang; Wang, Kexiong; Hao, Yujiang; Zheng, Jingsong; Zhang, Xinqiao; Lei, Gang; Zhu, Jiang; Leslie, Aimée
Scientific Committee Meeting Documents (2015)

(...) 1. The central government paid more attention to the conservation of the Yangtze Finless Porpoise 2. China’s Ministry of Agriculture implements first class protection of Yangtze’s finless porpoise 3.…


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…