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…


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…


Skin diseases in cetaceans

Van Bressem, Marie-Françoise; Van Waerebeek, Koen; Flach, Leonardo; Reyes, Julio César; de Oliveira Santos, Marcos César; Siciliano, Salvatore; Echegaray, Monica; Viddi, Francisco; Felix, Fernando; Crespo, Enrique; Sanino, Gian Paolo; Avila, Isabel Cristina; Fraijia, Natalia; Castro, Cristina
Scientific Committee Meeting Documents (2008)

Micro-organisms that are known or suspected to cause skin diseases in cetaceans are briefly reviewed. Viruses belonging to four families i.e. Caliciviridae, Herpesviridae, Papillomaviridae and Poxviridae were detected by electron…


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…


Predation by killer whales (Orcinus orca) and the evolution of whistle loss and narrow-band high frequency clicks in odontocetes

Morisaka, T.; Connor, R. C.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology (2007)

A disparate selection of toothed whales (Odontoceti) share striking features of their acoustic repertoires including the absence of whistles and high frequency but weak (low peak-to-peak source level) clicks that…