Born in 1964, Yang Pinhong is a professor of College of Life Science of Hunan University of Arts and Science. In July 1985, he graduated from Central China Agricultural University and received his master’s degree. Between 1985 and 1999, he worked in Hunan Province Institute of Fish Environment Monitoring and Fisheries Science Research. Since 2000, he has been the chief engineer of Dongting Water Breeding Co., Ltd. In July 2001, he became a teacher of Department of Biology of Hunan University of Arts and Science and served as the director of Food and Biology Development Institute of Changde City. Now he is the dean of College of Life Science of Hunan University of Arts and Science, a member of Asian Fisheries Society, China Society of Fisheries, Chinese Animal Society, Chinese Rare Earth Society, Chinese Agricultural Environmental Protection Association, Hunan Fisheries Society. He is an expert enjoying special allowance of State Council. In the past years, he finished many important scientific research projects and won many significant scientific research prizes. Moreover, he also got 6 patents, compiled books of more than 1 million Chinese characters and published more than 60 influential academic papers.