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Phocoena MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Phocoena
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.875.566.600
Unique ID
D050741
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050741
Scope Note
A genus of PORPOISES, in the family Phocoenidae, comprised of several species. They frequent coastal waters, bays, estuaries, and the mouths of large rivers.
Entry Term(s)
Common Porpoise
Harbor Porpoise
Harbour Porpoise
Phocoena phocoena
Registry Number
txid9741
Related Numbers
txid9742
Previous Indexing
Dolphins (1968-1997)
Porpoises (1998-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see PORPOISES 1998-2005
History Note
2006; use PORPOISES 1998-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Phocoena Preferred
Phocoena phocoena Narrower
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