Biologist Dr Chen Xiaoyong pictured in Myanmar. Photo: Shu Shusen at the Kunming Institute of Zoology Biologist Dr Chen Xiaoyong pictured in Myanmar. Photo: Shu Shusen at the Kunming Institute of Zoology
Biologist Dr Chen Xiaoyong pictured in Myanmar. Photo: Shu Shusen at the Kunming Institute of Zoology

Chinese scientist’s marathon quest to prove existence of new species

Chen Xiaoyong has just published research naming a new species of catfish found in the mountains of southwest China after years of painstaking work and arduous expeditions in inhospitable terrain. He spoke to Stephen Chen about his passion for biology and the excitement of scientific discovery

Topic |   China science
Biologist Dr Chen Xiaoyong pictured in Myanmar. Photo: Shu Shusen at the Kunming Institute of Zoology Biologist Dr Chen Xiaoyong pictured in Myanmar. Photo: Shu Shusen at the Kunming Institute of Zoology
Biologist Dr Chen Xiaoyong pictured in Myanmar. Photo: Shu Shusen at the Kunming Institute of Zoology
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