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any of several small gregarious cetacean mammals having a blunt snout and many teeth

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Genetic structure of harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena populations in the northwest Atlantic based on mitochondrial and nuclear markers.
Single source sound production and dynamic beam formation in echolocating harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena).
Bottlenose dolphins were seen off New Quay pier in West Wales last Friday - followed later by other bottlenose dolphin sightings and harbour porpoise sightings in New Quay and off Porthgain Beacon.
Brucella infection of lungworms from a harbour porpoise.
In fact, the Joint Nature Conservation Committee, adviser to the government on nature conservation issues, is proposing the Dogger Bank be designated as a SAC-a European Special Area for Conservation, because of its shallow sandbank habitat and also because of the large numbers of harbour porpoise that occur.
Organochlorine pesticide residue and PCBs in harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) incidentally caught in Scandinavian waters.
The harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is a small cetacean widely distributed on both sides of the North Atlantic.
A spokesperson for the Seawatch foundation said: "It's probably a juvenile harbour porpoise, it does look quite small even for a porpoise.
A spokesman for Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay said: "We undertook a Shadow Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) for harbour porpoise, despite this not being a legal requirement as Swansea Bay is not designated under the Habitats Directive for harbour porpoise.
The onboard centre has various displays informing people about the types of species that can be seen in the North Sea as well as activities for children, such as a harbour porpoise version of snakes and ladders.
Tenders are invited for Provision of Harbour Porpoise surveys in Roaringwater Bay and Islands SAC 2015
See seabirds and seals and, if you're lucky, a harbour porpoise.
The stranding anomaly as population indicator: the case of harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena in northwestern Europe.
Modelling harbour porpoise seasonal density as a function of the German Bight environment: implications for management.
The harbour porpoise is believed to be the same one seen near Rutherglen on Monday.