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- proper n. Pseudorca
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Kellaart testifies to the existence of a true porpoise on the coasts of Ceylon -- which he identifies with _Phocaena communis_ -- of
There are also harbor porpoise Phocaena phocaena, Pacific whitesided dolphin Lagenorhychus obliquidens and Dall’s porpoise Phocaenoides dalli for the last of which the peninsula is the only confirmed breeding ground in the west Pacific.
Harbor porpoise (Phocaena phocaena) (D) with full-term calf (blue) with tail partially extruded in the initial stage of birth (from doi: 10.1371 / journal. pone.0004366.g014