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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 Porpoise | National Geographic


Harbor porpoises are shy, elusive sea mammals whose numbers are declining primarily because they are frequently caught by accident in commercial fishing ...

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.

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.

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  ...

Harbour Porpoise Species Guide - Whale and Dolphin Conservation


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,  ...

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 ...