Biological characteristics of pregnancy in captive Yangtze finless porpoises revealed by urinary metabolomics

Tang, Bin; Hao, Yujiang; Wang, Chaoqun; Deng, Zhengyu; Kou, Zhangbing; Zhou, Haojie; Zhang, Haobo; Fan, Fei; Wang, Kexiong; Wang, Ding
Biology of Reproduction (2024)

The Yangtze finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis a.) are an endemic and critically endangered species in China. Intensive captive breeding is essential for understanding the biology of critically endangered species, especially…

Adhesive bowel obstruction (ABO) in a stranded Narrow-ridged finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri)

Lee, S. B.; Yuen, A. H. L.; Lee, Y. M.; Kim, S. W.; Kim, S.; Poon, C. T. C.; Jung, W. J.; Giri, S. S.; Kim, S. G.; Jo, S. J.; Park, J. H.; Hwang, M. H.; Seo, J. P.; Choe, S.; Kim, B. Y.; Park, S. C.
Animals (2023)

In this case report, we present a rare occurrence of a narrow-ridged finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri), discovered on the coast of Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, that was afflicted…

Blood transcriptome analysis provides responsive changes in gene expression between ex situ and captive Yangtze finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis)

Cao, Z.; Yin, D.; Li, Z.; Yan, Y.; Zhang, P.; Zhang, S.; Lin, D.; Hua, Z.; Zhang, J.; Ying, C.; Zhang, H.; Xu, P.; Dong, G.; Liu, K.
Fishes (2023)

The Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis, YFP) is an endangered species endemic to the Yangtze River in China, and it is the only freshwater whale in the genus Neophocaena.…

Recent progress and future directions for conservation of the Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaorientalis asiaorientalis)

Hao, Yujiang; Nabi, Ghulam; Mei, Zhigang; Zheng, Jinsong; Wang, Kexiong; Wang, Ding
Der Zoologische Garten (2023)

With the functional extinction of the Yangtze River dolphin or baiji (Lipotes vexillifer) based on the survey conducted in 2006, the Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaorientalis) is now the only…

Population and distribution characteristics of Yangtze finless porpoise in Jiangxi waters during dry season

Que, Jiang-Long; Rao, Rong-Cheng; Yang, Ying; Min, Jia-Ling; Tian, Zhen; Yu, Zhi-Jie; Yu, Jin-Xiang; Dai, Yin-Gen; Mei, Zhi-Gang
Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica (2019)

Jiangxi Province is one of the most important distribution of Yangtze finless porpoise (YFP). Since the scientific investigation of Yangtze finless porpoise in the whole Yangtze River basin in 2017,…

Microsatellite genetic diversity evaluation and development prediction of the Yangtze finless porpoise population in the Poyang Lake

Wang, Ren-Yong; Chen, Min-Min; Wan, Xiao-Ling; Tang, Bin; Hao, Yu-Jiang; Mei, Zhi-Gang; Fan, Fei; Wang, Ke-Xiong; Wang, Ding; Zheng, Jin-Song
Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica (2023)

The Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis; YFP) is now critically endangered, calling for prompt and effective actions to strengthen research and conservation. The Poyang Lake is the most critical…

The first case of reintroduction and behavioral adaptability of Yangtze finless porpoise

Qiu, Jian-Song; Sun, Xiao-Dong; Wang, Ding; Hao, Yu-Jiang; Zheng, Jing-Song; Li, Wei-Lun; Fan, Fei; Deng, Xiao-Jun; Mao, Jun-Feng; Zeng, Qiang; Jiang, Hua-Yan; Deng, Zai-Gui; Gong, Cheng; Xu, Chun-Yong; Wang, Ke-Xiong; Mei, Zhi-Gang
Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica (2023)

The ex situ conservation of the first-class protected animal in China, Yangtze finless porpoise (YFP), have gained preliminary success. As the last step in ex situ conservation, reintroduction is an…

Variation of blubber thickness of the Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) in human care: Adaptation to environmental temperature

Tang, Bin; Hao, Yujiang; Wang, Chaoqun; Deng, Zhengyu; Shu, Guilin; Wang, Kexiong; Wang, Ding
Water Biology and Security (2023)

Blubber thickness (BT) has a seasonal pattern in most small cetaceans in temperate and polar regions, which may be a crucial adaptive mechanism in response to environmental temperature changes. However,…