Northernmost records of the spectacled porpoise, Layard’s beaked whale, Commerson’s dolphin and Peale’s dolphin in the southwestern Atlantic ocean

Pinedo, Maria C.; Barreto, Andre S.; Lammardo, Mauricio P.; Andrade, Ana L. V.; Geracitano, Laura
Aquatic Mammals (2002)

The northernmost records of four cold-water cetacean species in the southwestern Atlantic are presented: the spectacled porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica), Layard's beaked whale (Mesoplodon layardii), Commerson's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii), and Peale's…


Magnetoreception and biomineralization of magnetite in cetaceans

Bauer, G.B.; Fuller, M.; Perry, A.; Dunn, J.R.; Zoeger, J.
Magnetite Biomineralization and Magnetoreception in Organisms: A New Biomagnetism (1985)

(...) Although various sensory mechanisms are present in cetaceans, special navigational problems occur when animals are in a pelagic environment which can minimize available cues. Dawbin (1966) has observed that…


Cestodes from Hector’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon hectori) and spectacled porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica) from Argentinean waters

Nikolov, Pavel N.; Cappozzo, H. Luis; Berón-Vera, Bárbara; Crespo, Enrique A.; Raga, J. Antonio; Fernández, Mercedes
Journal of Parasitology (2010)

Single individuals of 2 little-known cetacean species, Mesoplodon hectori and Phocoena dioptrica, stranded and died on the coast of Argentina (Buenos Aires and Chubut provinces, respectively) and were studied for…