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Phocoena spinipinnis   Burmeister, 1865

Burmeister's porpoise
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Phocoenidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 200 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 85.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment

Pelagic

Climate / Range

Temperate; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters. Feeds on fish, such as anchovies and hake, as well as squid (Ref. 1394). Found in coastal waters. Feeds on fish, such as anchovies and hake, as well as squid (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown