Phocoena phocoena

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Synonyms for Phocoena phocoena

the common porpoise of the northern Atlantic and Pacific

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The harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena (L) regional populations, status, and information on direct and indirect catches.
Asymmetry in the skull of the harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena (L.
Investigation of aspects of the life history of the harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, in British waters.
PCBs, cause of death and body condition in harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena from British waters.
A review of 1990-97 set gillnet fisheries in the Monterey Bay area and revised estimates of mortality for harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, and sea otters, Enhydra lutris.
The harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, is among the smallest of the six porpoise species in the Family Phocoenidae, with an adult length of 1.
Mercury concentration of the harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena and other cetaceans from the North Sea and Kattegat.
Gear modifications to reduce harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, interactions in the commercial Atlantic gillnet fisheries;
Rather than a commercial and recreational fishery for the bycatch species, Hoagland and Jin (1997) developed a dynamic model for a nonconsumptive, passive use bycatch species as might be expected for a protected or endangered species; their example species was the harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, or dolphin.
The thirteen sightings included Pacific white-sided dolphins; Dall's porpoise; killer whales; Risso's dolphins, Grampus griseus; northern right whale dolphins, Lissodelphis borealis; and harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena (Table 3).
Harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, abundance estimate for California, Oregon and Washington: II.
Take reduction plans currently are in effect for the harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, in the Mid Atlantic and Gulf of Maine regions; large whales (Eubalaena glacialis, Megaptera novaenangliae, and Balaenoptera physalis) in the Atlantic; and the pilot whale, Globicephala macrorhynchus; pygmy sperm whale, Kogia breviceps; sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus; humpback whale, Megaptera novaeanliae; and beaked whales (Berardius bairdii, Mesoplodon spp.