The harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is one of six species of porpoise. It
is one of the smallest marine mammals. As its name implies, it stays close to ...
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Mar 17, 2014 ... Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) Photo: NOAA. Did You Know? · Their
name is derived from the Latin word for pig (porcus) and are ...
Description. Harbour porpoises have a short, stocky body resulting in a rotund
shape, which enables them to limit heat loss in cold northern climes.
The harbour porpoise is the most commonly seen porpoise, and is the most
widely distributed of all cetaceans (whales and dolphins) in northern Europe.
The harbor porpoise is a very small cetacean with a robust body. Their bodies
are dark on the back and light underneath. Harbor porpoises are not social and ...
Find out what's known about Harbor Porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, Mammalia,
Cetacea, Phocoenidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...
Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). IDENTIFICATION. Size – a maximum
length of 1.8 metres and average adult length is 1.6 metres (smallest cetacean in
Common Names, English: Harbor Porpoise English: common porpoise. French:
marsouin commun. Current Standing, valid. Taxonomic Parents, Kingdom: ...
Harbor porpoises are most commonly found in bays, estuaries, harbors and
fjords. Harbor Porpoise. The clicks of the habor porpoise. What is a spectrogram?