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Finless porpoise


The Indo-Pacific finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides), or finless porpoise, is one of seven porpoise species. Most of the population has been found ...

Yangtze Finless Porpoise | Species | WWF


The critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise population is threatened by overfishing, pollution and ship movement. Learn more about what WWF is doing  ...

Finless Porpoises, Neophocaena phocaenoides ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Finless Porpoises, Neophocaena phocaenoides, Mammalia, Cetacea, Phocoenidae, including their world range and habitats, ...

Finless Porpoise - Whale Facts


The finless porpoise is a small marine mammal that can be found swimming in the coastal waters of Asia primarily in the Yangtze, Western Pacific and Indian ...

Finless porpoise - Encyclopedia of Earth


Apr 27, 2011 ... The Finless porpoise (scientific name: Neophocaena phocaenoides) is one of six species of cetacean in the family Phocoenidae. The other five ...

Indo-Pacific finless porpoise videos, photos and facts ... - ARKive


As its name suggests, the Indo-Pacific finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) lacks a dorsal fin, and instead has a ridge that runs down the middle of its ...

Neophocaena asiaeorientalis (Finless Porpoise, Narrow-ridged ...


The recognition of two externally distinct morphological forms of Finless Porpoises as separate biological species (Neophocaena phocaenoides and N.

Troubled times for endangered Yangtze finless porpoise | WWF


Nov 11, 2012 ... A research expedition underway on the Yangtze is looking to discover how many of the world's only freshwater finless porpoises can be found ...

Yangtze finless porpoise population nosedives to 1,000 | WWF


Mar 29, 2013 ... The Yangtze finless porpoise population has declined to a mere 1000 individuals , making the endangered species even more rare than the ...

Neophocaena phocaenoides (Indo-Pacific Finless Porpoise)


Taxonomic Notes: The recognition of two externally distinct morphological forms of finless porpoises as separate biological species (Neophocaena ...

Finless Porpoise
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Phocoenidae Genus: Neophocaena
Species: Neophocaena phocaenoides
The Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena phoconoides) is one of six porpoise species. In the waters around Japan, at the northern end of its range, it is known as the sunameri. A freshwater population found in the Yangtze River in China is... More »
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China races to save the Yangtze finless porpoise | PBS NewsHour


Mar 26, 2015 ... Determined to save the last mammals in the Yangtze River from extinction, China plans to relocate eight critically endangered finless porpoise's ...

CMS: Neophocaena phocaenoides, Finless porpoise


Description. The finless porpoise is a small porpoise and lacks a dorsal fin. It is replaced by a ridge with small bumps which runs down the middle of the back.

Yangtze finless porpoise: Highly endangered mammal trying to cope ...


Oct 21, 2013 ... The Yangtze finless porpoise, which inhabits the high-traffic waters near the Three Gorges Dam in China, is highly endangered, with only about ...