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Variation of spotted and spinner porpoise (genus Stenella) in the Eastern Pacific and Hawaii

@article{Perrin1975VariationOS,
  title={Variation of spotted and spinner porpoise (genus Stenella) in the Eastern Pacific and Hawaii},
  author={W. Perrin},
  journal={Scripps Institution of Oceanography},
  year={1975}
}
  • W. Perrin
  • Published 1975
  • Biology
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Spotted and spinner porpoise occur in coastal and offshore tropical waters of the eastern and central Pacific, as well as elsewhere in world tropical waters. They are important in the tropical yellowfin tuna fishery as indicators and aggregators of tuna. In the eastern Pacific, the range of both is a triangle with the base the coastline from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico to Columbia, and the apex extending seaward to about 10°N latitude, 145°W longitude. Variation owing to ontogeny, sexual dimorphism… Expand
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