Yangtze river population of Finless Porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides)

Reeves, Randall R.; Jefferson, Thomas A.; Kasuya, Toshio; Smith, Brian D.; Wang, Ding; Wang, Peilie; Wells, Randall S.; Würsig, Bernd; Zhou, Kaiya
Biology and Conservation of Freshwater Cetaceans in Asia (2000)

The population of finless porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides) that inhabits China’s Yangtze River is unique. All other known populations of the species are distributed principally in marine waters. This population is…


Homosexual and masturbating behaviors in a group of captive Yangtze finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis)

ZHANG, Changqun; ZHENG, Yang; PLATTO, Sara; HAO, Yujiang; WANG, Ding
Acta Theriologica Sinica (2015)

Similar to terrestrial mammals, male-female sexual behavior is significant for the survival and continuation of certain cetacean species. However, non-reproductive mating behaviors, i.e. homosexual behaviors and masturbation, are widespread in…