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 ...
Harbor porpoises are shy, elusive sea mammals whose numbers are declining
primarily because they are frequently caught by accident in commercial fishing ...
One of the smallest of the oceanic cetaceans, the harbor porpoise is shy and
elusive, not inclined to approach boats and bow ride, as many other species of ...
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 ...
Learn about the biology, range and behavior of the harbor porpoise.
Description. Harbour porpoises have a short, stocky body resulting in a rotund
shape, which enables them to limit heat loss in cold northern climes.
Range Description: Harbour porpoises are found in cold temperate to sub-polar
waters of the Northern Hemisphere (Gaskin 1992, Read 1999). They are usually
Phocoena phocoena species guide. The harbour porpoise is one of six species
of porpoise. Thousands die each year as a result of entanglement in fishing nets,
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 ...