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Lipotidae

Lipotidae is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Lipotidae books and related discussion.

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Wild Chinese sturgeon on brink of extinction in polluted Yangtze
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All the whales of the world, ever (part II)
The Baiji or Yangtze river dolphin Lipotes vexilifer – the sole modern representative of Lipotidae – may be closely related to Inioidea. Zarhachis, from Kellogg (1928). The remaining 'river dolphins' are the two Platanista species of the Indus and Ganges.
Plight of the Baiji
Furthermore, as the Baiji is the only known member in its family (Lipotidae), its demise spells the end of not just one species, but an entire natural family. With eyes smaller than green peas, the dolphin has poor eyesight.
Rare river dolphin 'now extinct'
The species (Lipotes vexillifer) was the only remaining member of the Lipotidae, an ancient mammal family that is understood to have separated from other marine mammals, including whales, dolphins and porpoises, about 40-20 million years ago. The white ...
【鯨彩一生】河裡的海豚還是海裡的河豚?
白鱀豚:學名Lipotes vexillifer,在分類學獨立歸為白鱀豚科Lipotidae,生活在長江,讀者或許對牠比較熟悉,因一個國際合作團隊於2006年在為期6週的實地野外調查中沒有發現任何一隻白鱀豚,於是S.T Turvey等人在2007年的生物學通訊(Biology Letters)給了一個 ...

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