Two-headed porpoise pulled from the ocean in the North Sea

When Dutch fisherman pulled in their net off the coast of the Netherlands last month to find a dead porpoise among their haul, they quickly threw the illegal bycatch back into the water. What they didn't realize was that they were throwing away an extremely rare scientific find. Luckily, they snapped a few photos first, allowing researchers to document the first ever case of harbour porpoise conjoined twins... Continue Reading Very rare two-headed porpoise washes up in the Netherlands Category: Biology Tags: Ocean Related Articles: Rising ocean acid levels skew predator/prey relationship SmartFin gathers ocean data while users surf Newly found candy-striped crab could be a cleaner by night Faceless fish and gangly sea spiders found in deep abyss off Australian coast The bigger the marine animal, the greater the ri

Two-headed porpoise pulled from the ocean in the North Sea

A newly born two-headed porpoise has been documented by a group of Dutch fishermen and studied by a team of researchers from several institutions in the Netherlands. In their paper published ...

Fri 16 Jun 17 from Phys.org

Very rare two-headed porpoise washes up in the Netherlands

When Dutch fisherman pulled in their net off the coast of the Netherlands last month to find a dead porpoise among their haul, they quickly threw the illegal bycatch back into the water. ...

Thu 15 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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

Fishers caught more than they bargained for when they pulled out the first known two-headed porpoise, one of only 10 recorded cases of cetacean conjoined twins

Wed 14 Jun 17 from Newscientist

Scientists study world's first documented two-headed porpoise - CNET

After fishermen in the North Sea took photos of a dead conjoined porpoise trapped in a net, Dutch biologists examined the images of the unusual creature.

Tue 20 Jun 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Tale of the Two-Headed Porpoise Will Break Your Heart

Two heads are usually better than one. Unless you’re porpoise. Fishermen last month discovered a double-headed harbor porpoise off the shores of the Netherlands. Reeled in from the North ...

Thu 15 Jun 17 from Geek.com

Two-Headed Porpoise Found For First Time

Thu 15 Jun 17 from National Geographic

Two-headed Conjoined Porpoises Hauled Up from the Deep

Fishermen near the Netherlands recently hauled up a two-headed conjoined porpoise carcass from the deep.

Thu 15 Jun 17 from Livescience

World's first conjoined twin harbour porpoises

While the fishermen who caught the porpoises released them back into the wild, they first shared photos of the animals with researchers from Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

Wed 14 Jun 17 from Daily Mail

Incredibly rare two-headed porpoise found in the North Sea

An unsuspecting fisherman recently stumbled across an incredibly rare two-headed dolphin. Only nine examples of conjoined twins have ever been found among cetaceans, according to Erwin Kompanje, ...

Thu 15 Jun 17 from Inhabitat

First-ever two-headed porpoise accidentally discovered by fishermen

A study published online this week in the Journal of the Natural History Museum Rotterdam details the first ever documented sighting of a two-headed porpoise, but much to the chagrin of the ...

Thu 15 Jun 17 from RedOrbit

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