Phylogenomic Resolution of the Cetacean Tree of Life Using Target Sequence Capture

  title={Phylogenomic Resolution of the Cetacean Tree of Life Using Target Sequence Capture},
  author={Michael R. McGowen and Georgia Tsagkogeorga and Sandra {\'A}lvarez-Carretero and Mario dos Reis and Monika Struebig and Rob Deaville and Paul D. Jepson and Simon Neil Jarman and Andrea M. Polanowski and Phillip A. Morin and Stephen J. Rossiter},
  journal={Systematic Biology},
  pages={479 - 501}
Abstract The evolution of cetaceans, from their early transition to an aquatic lifestyle to their subsequent diversification, has been the subject of numerous studies. However, although the higher-level relationships among cetacean families have been largely settled, several aspects of the systematics within these groups remain unresolved. Problematic clades include the oceanic dolphins (37 spp.), which have experienced a recent rapid radiation, and the beaked whales (22 spp.), which have not… 

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