Chinese River Dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
Chinese river dolphins are grey with a paler belly. They have a long, narrow beak, which is slightly upturned, and a very low, triangular fin. The Chinese river dolphin is almost blind and is believed to now be extinct by some experts.
- Countries in which the the Chinese River Dolphin, Wherever found is known to occur: China
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|05/30/1989||Foreign (Headquarters)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|05/18/1988||53 FR 17735 17736||Proposed End. Status for Chinese River Dolphin; 53 FR 17735-17736|
|05/30/1989||54 FR 22906 22906||Addition of the Chinese River Dolphin to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife|
|05/30/1989||54 FR 22906 22907||ETWP; Chinese River Dolphin; Final Rule; 54 FR 22906 22907|
No recovery information is available for the Chinese River Dolphin.
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Chinese River Dolphin.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Chinese River Dolphin.
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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