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Bingyao Chen Associate Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Cetacean Conservation Biology
  • Ecology
  • Toxicology
  • Birds Diversity

Educational Background

Visiting scholar, NOAA southwest fisheries science center, USA (2014.12-2015.12)

PhD, Zoology, Nanjing Normal University (2007)

MA, Zoology, China West Normal University (2004)

BA, Biological Education, Shenyang Normal University (2001)

Research Projects

  • Nine projects funded by The National Natural Science Foundation of China (31300456)
  • Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong, OPCFHK (MM01-1213, MM01-1314)
  • NSF of Jiangsu Province of China (BK20131400);
  • Specialized Research Fund for Doctoral Program of Higher Education (20093207120006)
  • The Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions, etc. 

Journal Articles

Bingyao Chen, Lin Wang, Hui Wang, Shanshan Li, Thomas A. Jefferson, Lian Wang, Erin K. Tang, Xinrong Xu, Guang Yang, Finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) in the East China Sea: Insights into feeding habits using morphological, molecular, and stable isotopic techniques. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Acceptance)

Bingyao Chen, Xinrong Xu, Thomas A. Jefferson, Paula A. Olson, Qiurong Qin, Hongke Zhang, Liwen He, Guang Yang, Conservation Status of the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in the Northern Beibu Gulf, China, Advances in Marine Biology, 2016, 73: 119-139.

Jun Liu, Bingyao Chen*, Thomas A. Jefferson, Guang Yang, Trace element concentrations, risks and their correlation with metallothionein genes polymorphism: A case study of narrow-ridged finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) in the East China Sea. Science of the Total Environment, 2017, 575: 628-638.

Xuanlu Li, Xian Zhang, Xinrong Xu, Shicheng Lv, Yongqiang Zhao, Danxi Chen,Chenxi Hou, Bingyao Chen*, Guang Yang, Bird Diversity in the Buffer Zone of the Largest Coastal Nature Reserve of China and Conservation Implications, Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2016, 48(4): 1193-1199.

Bingyao Chen, Xingrong Xu, Guang Yang, The northernmost distribution of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in the world: evidence from preliminary survey in Ningde, China, Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2012, 44(5): 1209-1214.

Bingyao Chen, Xinrong Xu, Kaiya Zhou, Guang Yang, Range pattern of the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in Xiamen, China: implication for management and conservation, Zoological studies, 2011, 50(6): 751-762.

Bingyao Chen, Wenbo Liao, Zhiping Mi, Body size and age of the China wood frog (Rana chensinensis) in northeastern China. North-Western Journal of Zoology, 2011, 7(2): 236-242.

Bingyao Chen, Dongmei Zheng, Guang Yang, Xinrong Xu, Kaiya Zhou, Current status and conservation of the Chinese white dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in China, Integrative Zoology, 2009, 4: 240-247.

Bingyao Chen, Dongmei Zheng, Feifei Zhai, Xinrong Xu, Peng Sun, Qian Wang, Guang Yang*, Abundance, distribution and conservation of Chinese White Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Xiamen, China, Mammalian Biology, 2008, 73: 156-164. 


“General Zoology”, scientific press, Beijing, 2013, ISBN: 9787030377371, Regular higher education 12th Five-Year plan textbook, co-editor. 

Academic Title 

Membership of Society for Marine Mammals