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Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals, that are sometimes referred to as .... A dissection of three Burmeister's porpoises shows that they consume shrimp and euphausiids. A disse...

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 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.

Burmeister's Porpoise - Whaleopedia


Species: P. spinipinnis Burmeister, 1865. Burmeister's porpoise is one of two members of the genus Phocoena that lives in the Southern Hemisphere, the other ...

Porpoise Pictures - Species of Rare and Common Porpoise ...


There are six different species of porpoise: Burmeister's porpoise, Phocoena spinipinnis; Dall's porpoise, Phocoenoides dalli; Finless porpoise, Neophocaena  ...

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 ...

Burmeister's Porpoise – "OCEAN TREASURES" Memorial Library


“Phocoena spinipinnis”. The Burmeister's Porpoise was first identified by the German zoologist Karl Hermann Burmeister in 1856. Although much has been ...

Population structure of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA variation ...


Little is known about the biology of Burmeister's porpoises (Phocoena spinipinnis ), a small cetacean species endemic to South American waters. Information on ...

Burmeister's Porpoise (marine mammals)


Burmeister's porpoise is restricted to South American waters. from Santa ... Only in Peru do captures of Burmeister's porpoises reach an annual figure of 2000 ...

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

Burmeister's Porpoise
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Phocoenidae Genus: Phocoena
Species: Phocoena spinipinnis
Burmeister's Porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis) is a species of porpoise endemic to the coast of South America. It was first described by Hermann Burmeister, for whom the species is named, in 1865. Whilst Burmeister's Porpoise seems... More »
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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 ...

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 ...

Burmeister's Porpoise — Porpoise Conservation Society


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