Last updated: October 13, 2017 at 4:03 am
Yangtze River dolphin, a.k.a. Baiji (Lipotes vexillifer) – A science team declared it functionally extinct in August 2007. Also known as the Chinese river dolphin, Yangtze River dolphin, whitefin dolphin and Yangtze dolphin.
DeMoss, Jennifer (2007). Species at Risk Baiji (Lipotes vexillifer). Endangered Species Update. University of Michigan. 24 (1): 24–25.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.