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Harbour porpoise - Wikipedia


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 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 ...

60 Years After Leaving, Porpoises Again Play In SF Bay : NPR


Dec 28, 2011 ... Something that has been missing from San Francisco Bay since World War II appears to be making a comeback: Harbor porpoises are showing ...

Harbor Porpoises' Remarkable Return - National Wildlife Federation


Jan 27, 2014 ... After a 65-year absence,harbor porpoises are back in San Francisco Bay, providing scientists a unique view into their lives.

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.

Harbor Porpoise - National Wildlife Federation


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

Harbor Porpoise | the whale trail


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 ...

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 ...

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.

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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 ...

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 ...

Dolphins in San Francisco Bay - OurSausalito.com


If you catch sight of the San Francisco Bay Harbor porpoises, snap a few photos. William Keener, the Porpoise Project Leader of Golden Gate Cetacean ...