Analysis of global and local population stratification of finless porpoises Neophocaena phocaenoides in Chinese waters

Li, Xiang; Liu, Yingying; Tzika, Athanasia C.; Zhu, Qian; Van Doninck, Karine; Milinkovitch, Michel C.
Marine Biology (2011)

The existence of three distinct populations is widely accepted for the finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) in Chinese waters: the Yellow Sea, Yangtze River, and South China Sea populations. Here, we…

Population genetic structure of the Yangtze Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis): Implications for management and conservation

Zheng, Jin-Song; Xia, Jun-Hong; He, Shun-Ping; Wang, Ding
Biochem Genet (2005)

Understanding the population genetic structure is a prerequisite for conservation of a species. The degree of genetic variability characteristic of the mitochondrial DNA control region has been widely exploited in…

Geographical differences in organochlorine contaminants in harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena from the western North Atlantic

Westgate, A.J.; Tolley, K.A.
Marine Ecology Progress Series (1999)

Organochlorine contaminants, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), chlorinated bornanes (CHBs), dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethanes (DDTs), chlordanes (CHLORs), hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCHs) and, chlorobenzenes (CBZs) were quantified in 188 harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) killed in commercial fisheries…

Population genetic structure of finless porpoises, Neophocaena phocaenoides, in Chinese waters, inferred from mitochondrial control region sequences

Yang, Guang; Ren, Wenhua; Zhou, Kaiya; Liu, Shan; Ji, Guoqing; Yan, Jib; Wang, Limin
Marine Mammal Sci (2002)

Seven hundred and twenty base pairs (bp) of the mitochondrial control region from 73 finless porpoises, Neophocaena phocaenoides, in Chinese waters were sequenced. Thirteen variable sites were determined and 17…