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Chinese White Dolphin and other Cetaceans [Chinese]

By: Huang Zongguo(Author), Liu Wenhua(Author)

198 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations

Huang Zongguo

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #113466 | ISBN: 7561516452
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Language: Chinese with English summary

Comprising 14 papers published in the last 10 years, the book covers the biology, population dynamics, population structure and protection measures of Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen.


1. The numbers and distribution of Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen
2. The group structure and size of Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen
3. Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen Harbour I. Appearance and internal organs
4. Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen Harbour II, Skul, ear bones and lingual bones
5. Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen Harbour III, Teeth, numbers, structure and age
6. Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen HarbourIV, Vertebrae, ribs, sternum, scapula and fin bones
7. Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen Harbour V. Adaptations to an aquatic life
8. Heavy metal of contents of Chinese white dolphins from Xiamen Harbour
9.  The conservation of Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen
10. Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen, China
11. Dead and freed dolphins in Xiamen waters between 1994 and 1999
12. Records of cetaceans in southern Taiwan Strait and along the coast of southern Fujian Province
13. Finless porpoises in the southern coastal waters of Fujian
14. Bottlenose dolphins in Southern Taiwan Strait
15. A sperm whale in Southern Taiwan Strait
16. Xiamen Chinese White Dolphin Nature Reserve
17. A symposium on the conservation on cetaceans by Fujian, Hong Kong and Taiwan
18. Propagation of protection on Chinese white dolphins in Xiamen
19. Two colloquiums on the Chinese white dolphin in the Pearl River Estuary
20. Chinese white dolphins and other cetaceans in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Estuary
21. A list of nationally important-protected wild animals
22. FAO species identification guide: Marine Mammals of the World

The Color Photos
1. The photos which is published by the People Daily and collected by China Photo File Museum: 1-5
2. Chinese white dolphins in the nature: 6-123
3. The appearance and inner organs: 124-165
4. Six other cetaceans: 166-171
5. Foods and stomach contents: 172-179
6. The activities of human being which threaten the Chinese white dolphins :180-187
7. The co-operation and communication among Fujian, Hong Kong and Taiwan:188-193
8. Xiamen Chinese white dolpin natural reserve:194-199
9. Propagation (I): 200-204
10. Propagation (II): 205-209
11. Protection, folk customs and belief (Marine Godess): 210-215

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