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Harbour porpoises in West Greenland

General

Project start
25.09.2019
Project end
25.09.2019
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Marine Research
Project topic
Biology
Marine mammals

Project details

25.09.2019
Science / project plan

Capture of harbour porpoises and deploy them with satellite transmitters to study their movements and divebehaviour.

Publications related to project

Nielsen N.H., Teilmann J., Heide-Jørgensen M.P. 2019 Indications of mesopelagic foraging by a small odontocete. Marine Biology 166(6). (doi:10.1007/s00227-019-3525-1).

Nielsen N.H., Teilmann J., Sveegaard S., Hansen R.G., Sinding M.H.S., Dietz R., Heide-Jørgensen M.P. 2018 Oceanic movements, site fidelity and deep diving in harbour porpoises from Greenland show limited similarities to animals from the North Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 597, 259-272. (doi:10.3354/meps12588).

Heide-Jørgensen M.P., Nielsen N.H., Teilmann J., Leifsson P.S. 2017 Long-term tag retention on two species of small cetaceans. Marine Mammal Science 33(3), 713-725. (doi:10.1111/mms.12394).

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