Whale barnacles and Neogene cetacean migration routes

@article{Bianucci2006WhaleBA,
  title={Whale barnacles and Neogene cetacean migration routes},
  author={Giovanni Bianucci and Walter Landini and John S. Buckeridge},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics},
  year={2006},
  volume={49},
  pages={115 - 120}
}
Abstract An exceptional fossil assemblage of the ec‐toparasitic whale barnacle Coronula diadema was recently discovered from late Pliocene‐Pleistocene sediments outcropping on the coast of Ecuador where today humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) migrate for breeding. A similar occurrence is recorded in New Zealand and in Vanuatu, where late Pliocene‐Pleistocene fossil coronulids have been found in sediments along the coasts that are current humpback whale migration routes. In both Ecuador… 
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