Distribution and conservation of the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin in China.

  title={Distribution and conservation of the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin in China.},
  author={Bingyao Chen and Dongmei Zheng and Guang Yang and Xinrong Xu and Kaiya Zhou},
  journal={Integrative zoology},
  volume={4 2},
The Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis Osbeck, 1765) is a threatened species inhabiting the waters of China. Despite being of conservation concern, the distribution and abundance of this species has not been comprehensively evaluated. From 1994 to 2008 we performed over 14 000 km of line-transect surveys and administered over 700 questionnaires to collect basic information on the geographic range and likely abundance of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins along the southern and eastern… CONTINUE READING
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