Harbour Porpoise

Harbour porpoises’ coastal habits and our fishing methods don’t make a good match. In the early 1990s, thousands of incidental catches in fishing nets prompted fears for the species’ survival.

Are St. Lawrence harbour porpoise still victims of bycatch?

In 2003, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) revised and lowered the status of the Northwest Atlantic harbour porpoise population from “threatened” to that of ...

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