Two-headed porpoise caught in fishing net is first ever found

Fishers off the coast of the Netherlands got quite a shock when they caught what has now been confirmed as the first case of conjoined twin harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena).

New Scientist

Last updated on 15 June 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Netherlands
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Poisoning
Bycatch
Species: 
Phocoena phocoena
Species group: 
Marine mammals