Yibin Fishery Department, who help protect the species living in the Yangtze, like the finless porpoise
dolphin, Yangtze sturgeon and Chinese sturgeon.
'Toba marine museum' breeds fish from the sea around Iseshima, including the Finless Porpoise
which is one of the seven porpoise species of dolphin.
Sighting finless porpoise
, a marine mammal the looks like dolphin, during the surveys was a rare opportunity.
Such glimpses of the shy Yangtze finless porpoise
, the only aquatic mammal left in China's longest river and known in Chinese as the 'smiling angel' for its perma-grin, are increasingly rare.
Together Billy Jean and Bill discover many species that are dwindling and becoming fewer in number, including Adia, the gorilla, Ben the black rhinoceros, Sasha, the Amur leopard, Krisna, the elephant, Maya, the orangutan, Shiny the tiger, Vandy, the Vaquita and Yan, the Yangtze finless porpoise
. the beautiful Hawksbill turtles are also almost extinct.
The Yangtze finless porpoise
(Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) is a critically endangered species, as the whole population in the wild suffered sharp decline and fragmentation.
Plus, a six-year-old girl who was born deaf and dumb and abandoned by her parents devotes herself to the threatened finless porpoise
Instead of focusing on the baiji, Turvey said conservationists need to work on maintaining the Yangtze finless porpoise
, which is currently a critically endangered animal.
H&M's Kids Autumn collection features animal prints of endangered species -- such as the tiger, panda, snow leopard, polar bear and the finless porpoise
-- facing threats including habitat loss, water pollution and the impact of climate change.
While giving the detail of 23 perdicted animals facing extinction in Pakistan, Dr Ijaz said that these included Mountain weasel, Mountain sheep, Asian black bear, Black finless porpoise
, Burrowing vole, Kashmir vole, European otter, Marbled polecat,Fishing cat, Goitered gazelle, Himalayan Musk Deer, Indian pangolin, Chinese white dolphin, Indus river dolphin, Kashmir Muskdeer, Hairy-footed gerbil, Markhor,Pallas's cat, Red deer, Sand cat, Smooth-coated otter, Wild goat.
Dr Wang Ding, researcher at the Institution of Hydrobiology (IHB) of the Chinese Academy of Science, which is leading the translocation project, said: "Based on current numbers and rate of decline, the Yangtze finless porpoise
will likely be extinct in the next five to 10 years.
A passer-by spotted the 3-foot-long finless porpoise
just over a mile from shore, and more than a week after the March 11 disaster.