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- Collins, Catherine J.; Chilvers, B. Louise; Osborne, Amy; Taylor, Matt; Robertson, Bruce C.
- Conservation genetics 2017 v.18 no.5 pp. 1177-1189
- Phocarctos hookeri, etc ; breeding; breeding sites; bycatch; endangered species; females; gene flow; genetic markers; genetic variation; islands; loci; males; microsatellite repeats; mitochondria; mitochondrial DNA; philopatry; population size; population structure; New Zealand; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Female otariids (eared seals) frequently display strong levels of philopatry, a behaviour that has the potential to influence population structure, particularly at the mitochondrial level. Conversely, male otariids often move between breeding colonies, likely facilitating nuclear gene flow between colonies. Such gender-specific movements have the potential to influence species population structure ...