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Migrations of individually identified humpback whales between the Antarctic Peninsula and South America

  title={Migrations of individually identified humpback whales between the Antarctic Peninsula and South America},
  author={Peter T. Stevick and Anelio Aguayo-Lobo and Judith Allen and Isabel Cristina Avila and Juan J. Capella and Cristina Castro and Kim Chater and Luciano Dalla Rosa and M{\'a}rcia H. Engel and Fernando F{\'e}lix and Lili{\'a}n Fl{\'o}rez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Ana Cristina Freitas and Ben Haase and Mar{\'i}a Paula Llano and Liliane Lodi and Edwin Mu{\~n}oz and Carlos Olavarr{\'i}a and Eduardo Resende Secchi and Meike Scheidat and Salvatore Siciliano},
Considerable uncertainty exists regarding the migratory destinations of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from the Antarctic Peninsula region and the breeding grounds off the coasts of South America. Evidence is presented on the migratory patterns of Antarctic humpback whales based upon movements of individuals identified by natural markings as part of a large-scale international collaboration. Recapture rates were compared between animals from the low latitude breeding and calving areas… Expand

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