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Harbour porpoise


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, Harbor Porpoise Pictures, Harbor Porpoise Facts ...


Learn all you wanted to know about harbor porpoises with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

Harbor Porpoises, Phocoena phocoena ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Harbor Porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, Mammalia, Cetacea, Phocoenidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

CMS: Phocoena phocoena, Harbour 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.

Harbour porpoise videos, photos and facts - Phocoena phocoena ...


The harbour porpoise is the most commonly seen porpoise, and is the most widely distributed of all cetaceans (whales and dolphins) in northern Europe.

Wild Whales » Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)


Includes identification, natural history, movie, distribution and status in Canada.

Harbor Porpoise - Golden Gate Cetacean Research


Harbor Porpoise Facts: Scientific name: Phocoena phocoena​; ​Length: 4.5 - 6 ft; Weight: 100-150 lbs, female slightly larger than males; Lifespan: 10-12 yrs on ...

Phocoena phocoena (Common Porpoise, Harbour Porpoise)


Range Description: Harbour porpoises are found in cold temperate to sub-polar waters of the Northern Hemisphere (Gaskin 1992, Read 1999). They are usually  ...

ADW: Phocoena phocoena: INFORMATION


Phocoena phocoena, also known as the "Common" or "Harbor" Porpoise, is a small cetacean that is 1.5 to 2 meters long and weighs from 45 - 65 kilograms.

SIMoN -- Special Status Species: Harbor porpoise (Phocoena ...


It is rarely found in water warmer than 17°C.<sup>2</sup> In the Pacific, harbor porpoise are found along the coast of western North America from Pt. Conception, California ...

Harbor Porpoise
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Phocoenidae Genus: Phocoena
Species: Phocoena phocoena
The Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is one of six species of porpoise, and so one of about eighty cetacean species. The Harbour Porpoise, as its name implies, stays close to coastal areas or river estuaries and as such is the... More »
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Harbor Porpoise | American Cetacean Society


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 ...

Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) - Office of Protected ...


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 ...

Harbor Porpoise - National Wildlife Federation


Learn about the biology, range and behavior of the harbor porpoise.