Burmeister's porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis) is a species of porpoise endemic
to the coast of South America. It was first described by Hermann Burmeister, ...
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.
Find out what's known about Burmeister's Porpoises, Phocoena spinipinnis,
Mammalia, Cetacea, Phocoenidae, including their world range and habitats,
Range Description: Burmeister's Porpoises are distributed in shallow, coastal
waters of South America, from southern Brazil (about 28°48'S), south to Cape
Phocoena spinipinnis (Burmeister, 1865). English: Burmeister porpoise. German:
Burmeister-Schweinswal Spanish: Marsopa espinosa. French: Marsouin de ...
Also known as the black porpoise, spiny porpoise and sea pig, Burmeister's
porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis in Latin) was first identified by the German
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 ...
Burmeister's porpoises range along both coasts of southern South America from
northern Peru (05°11'S), via Chile, Argentina and Uruguay, to Santa Catarina in ...
Jun 23, 2016 ... Dolphins have more elongated "beaks" than porpoises. Can you ... Harbor
porpoise (Phocoena phocoena); Burmeister's porpoise (Phocoena ...
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