A newly born Yangtze finless porpoise swims with his mother at the Hydrobiology Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Fishermen Say They Are Avoiding Porpoises During Fishing Ground Reprieve

Fishermen say they’re being diligent about avoiding harbor porpoises after they were given a reprieve from a scheduled shutdown of key fishing grounds.


This harbor porpoise was rescued from a salt marsh recently. (credit: New England Aquarium)

Harbor Porpoise Rescued From Saugus Salt Marsh

A young harbor porpoise is recovering after being found stranded a salt marsh in Saugus over the weekend.