Burmeister's porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis) is a species of porpoise endemic
to the coast of South America. It was first described by Hermann Burmeister, ...
Find out what's known about Burmeister's Porpoises, Phocoena spinipinnis,
Mammalia, Cetacea, Phocoenidae, including their world range and habitats,
Also known as the black porpoise, spiny porpoise and sea pig, Burmeister's
porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis in Latin) was first identified by the German
Range Description: Burmeister's Porpoises are distributed in shallow, coastal
waters of South America, from southern Brazil (about 28°48'S), south to Cape
Burmeister's porpoise is one of two members of the genus Phocoena that lives in
the Southern Hemisphere, the other being the spectacled porpoise.
The Burmeister's porpoise is named after Hermann Burmeister, who described
the species in 1865.
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 Phocoena spinipinnis
papillomavirus type 1 (PsPV-1) and evidence for a second, distantly related ...
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, 1865 - Burmeister's porpoise. Distinctive Characteristics The unique
dorsal fin of Burmeister's porpoise rises at a very shallow angle from behind the ...