The Indo-Pacific finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides), or finless
porpoise, is one of seven porpoise species. Most of the population has been
The critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise population is threatened by
overfishing, pollution and ship movement. Learn more about what WWF is doing
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.
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 ...
Taxonomic Notes: The recognition of two externally distinct morphological forms
of finless porpoises as separate biological species (Neophocaena ...
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 ...
Dec 16, 2015 ... Four finless porpoise are relocated to Hewangmiao/Jichengyuan oxbow reserve,
a secure new habitat that is seasonally connected to the ...
Jun 20, 2013 ... A new report has warned that the number of Yangtze finless porpoises has
dropped to just 1,000 in the country's longest river - less than half of ...
Mar 23, 2015 ... Battling seemingly overwhelming odds, the Yangtze finless porpoise has long
been heading towards extinction. But the critically endangered ...
Mar 29, 2013 ... The Yangtze finless porpoise population has declined to a mere 1000 individuals
, making the endangered species even more rare than the ...