Definition of Harbor porpoise
1. Noun. The common porpoise of the northern Atlantic and Pacific.
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Literary usage of Harbor porpoise
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1. Adventure Guide Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"harbor porpoise harbor porpoise are also a fairly common sight, ... In Southeast, there's something of a cut-off line between Dall's and harbor porpoise, ..."
2. British Columbia by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2004)
"harbor porpoise harbor porpoise are also a fairly common sight, but you don't see them for long. They are darker, more sedate in their movements, ..."
3. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2001)
"harbor porpoise harbor porpoise are also a fairly common sight from the ferry, but you don't see them for long. They are darker, more sedate in their ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... and one species af the genus Orcaella in the Irawadi River, Burma. The harbor porpoise ... is not found in Greenland waters, while the harbor porpoise ..."
5. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach (1912)
"The harbor porpoise ... Our commonest east coast porpoise (Tursiops truncatus) is not found in Greenland waters, while the harbor porpoise ..."
6. The Mammals of Pennsylvania and New Jersey: A Biographic, Historic and by Samuel Nicholson Rhoads (1903)
"It is a much slenderer animal than the harbor porpoise or herring hog which frequents our bays and rivers, the latter resembling in color and shape of head ..."
7. Bulletin by United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution (1889)
"harbor porpoise; HERRING HOG. ... (From a photograph m the US National Museum.) Fio. 3. harbor porpoise ; HERRING HOG. ..."