A preliminary overview of skin and skeletal diseases and traumata in small cetaceans from South American waters

Van Bressem, M.-F.; Reyes, J. C.; Félix, F.; Echegaray, M.; Siciliano, S.; Di Beneditto, A. P.; Flach, L.; Viddi, F.; Avila, I. C.; Herrera, J. C.; Tobón, I. C.; Bolaños-Jiménez, J.; Moreno, I. B.; Ott, P. H.; Sanino, G. P.; Castineira, E.; Montes, D.; Crespo, E.; Flores, P. A. C.; Haase, B.; Souza, S. M. F. M.; Laeta, M.; Fragoso, A. B.
Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Mamm. (2007)

We succinctly review and document new cases of diseases of the skin and the skeletal system and external traumata in cetaceans from Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, and…


To ping or not to ping: The use of active acoustic devices in mitigating interactions between small cetaceans and gillnet fisheries

Dawson, S. M.; Northridge, S.; Waples, D.; Read, A. J.
Endangered Species Research (2013)

Active sound emitters (‘pingers’) are used in several gillnet fisheries to reduce bycatch of small cetaceans, and/or to reduce depredation by dolphins. Here, we review studies conducted to determine how…


Summary of current knowledge of harbour porpoises in US and Canadian Atlantic waters

Palka, D. L.; Read, A. J.; Westgate, A. J.; Johnston, D. W.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

This paper summarises current knowledge of the three populations of harbour porpoises in US and Canadian Atlantic waters. During the summer, the populations are centred in the Gulf of Maine/Bay…


The status of the harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, in Dutch waters and the state of related research in The Netherlands: An overview

Reijnders, P. J. H.; Leopold, M. F.; Camphuysen, C. J.; Heessen, H. J. L.; Kastelein, R. A.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

The reported decline of the harbour porpoise in the coastal areas of the North Sea after 1940, has also been seen in Dutch waters. Information on the distribution and abundance…


Status of the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) in Danish waters

Teilmann, J.; Lowry, N.
Report of the International Whaling Commission (1996)

Harbour porpoises are widely distributed in the seas around Denmark. Total abundance in Danish waters is estimated as approximately 100,000 animals. Population density varies considerably by area. There are probably…