Reactions of harbor porpoises Phocoena phocoena and herring Clupea harengus to acoustic alarms

Authors: 

Culik, B.M., Koschinski, S., Tregenza, N. & Ellis, G.M.

Year: 

2001

Journal/Publisher Name: 

Marine Ecology Progress Series

Volume (Issue #): 

211

Page #s: 

255-260
Summary: 
Harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) avoided an area around a non-lethal, experimental gillnet equipped with a pinger in British Columbia, Canada. In a separate experiment with gillnets in the Baltic Sea, pingers did not affect the catch of targeted herring (Clupea harengus).