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Revisión de la distribución de pequeños cetaceos frente al Perú
Van Waerebeek, K.; Reyes, J.; Luscombe, B.A. (1988). Revisión de la distribución de pequeños cetaceos frente al Perú. Bol. Inst. Mar Perú Vol. extraordinario: 345-351
In: Boletín. Instituto del Mar del Perú. IMARPE: Lima. ISSN 0378-7699, more

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  • Van Waerebeek, K.
  • Reyes, J.
  • Luscombe, B.A.

    Review of the distribution of small cetaceans off Peru. The little information available on the occurrence of small cetaceans in Peruvian marine waters is reviewed. Data obtained between 1982 and 1987 by port monitoring, surveys of beaches and fish dumps, and sightings are included.Eighteen species of small cetaceans, belonging to four families, are presently known to occur at least occasionally within the 200 nautical miles limit of Peruvian marine waters; six species (markes with asterisk) represent new records for the study area. The species are: Phocoens spinipinnis, Tursiops truncatus, Grampus griseus; Lagenorhynchus obscurus; Delphinus delphis; Stenella attenuate; S. longirostris; S. coerulealba; Peponocephala electra (*); Feresa attenuate (*); Globicephala melaena; G. macrorhynchus (*); Pseudorca crassidens; Orcinus orca; Kogia breviceps; K. simus (*); Ziphius cavirostris (*); Mesoploson sp. (*).

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