Phylogeography of the finless porpoise (genus Neophocaena): testing the stepwise divergence hypothesis in the northwestern Pacific

Lin, Wenzhi; Frère, Céline H.; Karczmarski, Leszek; Xia, Jia; Gui, Duan; Wu, Yuping
Scientific Reports (2014)

We used 344 mitochondrial control region (717 bp) sequences from the finless porpoise (genus Neophocaena) from the northwestern Pacific to investigate the extent and manner in which past climatic oscillations may…

Comparison of echolocation behaviour between coastal and riverine porpoises

Akamatsu, Tomonari; Teilmann, Jonas; Miller, Lee A.; Tougaard, Jakob; Dietz, Rune; Wang, Ding; Wang, Kexiong; Siebert, Ursula; Naito, Yasuhiko
Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography (2007)

Echolocation behaviour of a harbor porpoise and six finless porpoises was recorded in open-water systems using acoustic data loggers (A-tag). In total 1359 click trains were recorded during 4.6 h…

The phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of true porpoises (Mammalia: Phocoenidae) based on morphological data

Fajardo-Mellor, Liliana; Berta, Annalisa; Brownell, Robert L.; Boy, Claudia C.; Goodall, R. Natalie P.
Marine Mammal Sci (2006)

Prior studies of phylogenetic relationships among phocoenids based on morphology and molecular sequence data conflict and yield unresolved relationships among species. This study evaluates a comprehensive set of cranial, postcranial,…

The first Yangtze finless porpoise successfully born in captivity

WANG, Ding; HAO, Yujiang; WANG, Kexiong; ZHAO, Quingzhong; CHEN, Daoquang; WEI, Zhuo; ZHANG, Xianfeng
Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2005)

As the sole freshwater subspecies of finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides), the Yangtze finless porpoise (N. p. asiaeorientalis) lives only in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and…