Detecting recent speciation events: the case of the finless porpoise (genus Neophocaena)

@article{Wang2008DetectingRS,
  title={Detecting recent speciation events: the case of the finless porpoise (genus Neophocaena)},
  author={J. Y. Wang and Timothy R. Frasier and S. C. Yang and Bradley N. White},
  journal={Heredity},
  year={2008},
  volume={101},
  pages={145-155}
}
Recent speciation events provide important insights into the understanding and conservation of Earth's biodiversity, representing recent adaptations to a changing environment and an important source of future evolutionary potential. However, the most frequently applied criterion for molecular-based speciation investigations, that of reciprocal monophyly of mitochondrial sequences, overlooks recent speciation events where insufficient time has passed for fixed molecular differences to develop… 

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