World‐wide genetic differentiation of Eubalaena: questioning the number of right whale species

@article{Rosenbaum2000WorldwideGD,
  title={World‐wide genetic differentiation of Eubalaena: questioning the number of right whale species},
  author={H C Rosenbaum and Robert L. Brownell and Moira W. Brown and Catherine M. Schaeff and Vicky A Portway and Bradley N. White and S. Malik and Luis A. Pastene and Nathalie J. Patenaude and C. Scott Baker and Mutsuo Goto and Peter B. Best and Phillip J. Clapham and Philip K. Hamilton and Michael Moore and Roger Payne and Victoria J. Rowntree and Charmaine Tynan and John L. Bannister and Robert DeSalle},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={9}
}
Few studies have examined systematic relationships of right whales (Eubalaena spp.) since the original species descriptions, even though they are one of the most endangered large whales. Little morphological evidence exists to support the current species designations for Eubalaena glacialis in the northern hemisphere and E. australis in the southern hemisphere. Differences in migratory behaviour or antitropical distribution between right whales in each hemisphere are considered a barrier to… Expand
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