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.
Range Description: Burmeister's Porpoises are distributed in shallow, coastal
waters of South America, from southern Brazil (about 28°48'S), south to Cape
Also known as the black porpoise, spiny porpoise and sea pig, Burmeister's
porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis in Latin) was first identified by the German
Genital warts in Burmeister's porpoises: characterization of Phocoena spinipinnis
papillomavirus type 1 (PsPV-1) and evidence for a second, distantly related ...
The Burmeister's porpoise is named after Hermann Burmeister, who described
the species in 1865.
There are six different species of porpoise: Burmeister's porpoise, Phocoena
spinipinnis; Dall's porpoise, Phocoenoides dalli; Finless porpoise, Neophocaena
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Species: P. spinipinnis Burmeister, 1865. Burmeister's porpoise is one of two
members of the genus Phocoena that lives in the Southern Hemisphere, the
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