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Burmeister's porpoise


Burmeister's porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis) is a species of porpoise endemic to the coast of South America. It was first described by Hermann Burmeister, ...

Burmeister's Porpoises, Phocoena spinipinnis ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Burmeister's Porpoises, Phocoena spinipinnis, Mammalia, Cetacea, Phocoenidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Burmeister's Porpoise - Whale Facts


Also known as the black porpoise, spiny porpoise and sea pig, Burmeister's porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis in Latin) was first identified by the German zoologist ...

Phocoena spinipinnis (Black Porpoise, Burmeister's Porpoise)


Range Description: Burmeister's Porpoises are distributed in shallow, coastal waters of South America, from southern Brazil (about 28°48'S), south to Cape Horn ...

Burmeister's Porpoise - Whaleopedia


Burmeister's porpoise is one of two members of the genus Phocoena that lives in the Southern Hemisphere, the other being the spectacled porpoise.

Burmeister's Porpoise — Porpoise Conservation Society


The Burmeister's porpoise is named after Hermann Burmeister, who described the species in 1865.

Burmeister's Porpoise: The Animal Files


Main Characteristics Burmeister's Porpoise can reach lengths up to 1.5 m (4.9 ft) and they typically weigh between 50 and 75 kgs (110 - 165 lbs). Habitat

Genital warts in Burmeister's porpoises: characterization of ... - NCBI


Genital warts in Burmeister's porpoises: characterization of Phocoena spinipinnis papillomavirus type 1 (PsPV-1) and evidence for a second, distantly related ...

With only 100 left, the small vaquita porpoise is on the verge of ...


Dec 7, 2014 ... Little is known about the shy vaquita porpoises that spend long periods ... A group of Burmeister's porpoises might have swum to the gulf ...

Marine Mammals of the World > Species: Phocoena spinipinnis ...


Burmeister, 1865 - Burmeister's porpoise. Distinctive Characteristics The unique dorsal fin of Burmeister's porpoise rises at a very shallow angle from behind the ...

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CMS: Phocoena spinipinnis, Burmeister porpoise


Phocoena spinipinnis (Burmeister, 1865). English: Burmeister porpoise. German: Burmeister-Schweinswal Spanish: Marsopa espinosa. French: Marsouin de ...

Burmeister's Porpoise Species Guide - WDC


Phocoena spinipinnis species guide - found off the west coast of South America, Burmeister's porpoises are sometimes hunted and their meat used as crab bait.

ADW: Phocoena spinipinnis: INFORMATION


Burmeister's porpoises are only found along the coastal waters of South America. They inhabit the Atlantic waters on the coast of Brazil and continue to be found ...