Species occurrence and distributional ecology of nearshore cetaceans in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, with abundance estimates for Irrawaddy dolphins Orcaella brevirostris and finless porpoises Neophocaena phocaenoides

Smith, B. D.; Ahmed, B.; Mowgli, R. M.; Strindberg, S.
Journal of Cetacean Research and Management (2008)

A vessel-based line-transect survey conducted during February 2004 along 1,018km of systematic trackline in the nearshore waters of Bangladesh resulted in 111 ‘on-effort’ cetacean sightings including: Irrawaddy dolphins, Orcaella brevirostris…


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…


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…