Oceanographic barriers, divergence, and admixture: Phylogeography and taxonomy of two putative subspecies of short‐finned pilot whale

  title={Oceanographic barriers, divergence, and admixture: Phylogeography and taxonomy of two putative subspecies of short‐finned pilot whale},
  author={Amy M. Van Cise and Robin W. Baird and C. Scott Baker and Salvatore Cerchio and Diane E. Claridge and Russell Fielding and Brittany L. Hancock‐Hanser and Jacobo Marrero and Karen K. Martien and Antonio A. Mignucci-Giannoni and Erin M. Oleson and Marc Oremus and M. Michael Poole and Patricia E. Rosel and Barbara L. Taylor and Phillip A. Morin},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  pages={2886 - 2902}
Genomic phylogeography plays an important role in describing evolutionary processes and their geographic, ecological, or cultural drivers. These drivers are often poorly understood in marine environments, which have fewer obvious barriers to mixing than terrestrial environments. Taxonomic uncertainty of some taxa (e.g., cetaceans), due to the difficulty in obtaining morphological data, can hamper our understanding of these processes. One such taxon, the short‐finned pilot whale, is recognized… 
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