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 (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
Range Description: Burmeister's Porpoises are distributed in shallow, coastal
waters of South America, from southern Brazil (about 28°48'S), south to Cape
Mar 12, 2010 ... The name Burmeister's porpoise can be traced back to Hermann Burmeister, who
first described the porpoise in 1865. It's great that he ...
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
The Burmeister's porpoise is named after Hermann Burmeister, who described
the species in 1865.
Burmeister's porpoise is one of two members of the genus Phocoena that lives in
the Southern Hemisphere, the other being the spectacled porpoise.
Genital warts in Burmeister's porpoises: characterization of Phocoena spinipinnis
papillomavirus type 1 (PsPV-1) and evidence for a second, distantly related ...
Little is known about the biology of Burmeister's porpoises (Phocoena spinipinnis
), a small cetacean species endemic to South American waters. Information on ...