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- Hoelzel, A. Rus, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of biogeography 2018 v.45 no.9 pp. 2092-2103
- Cetacea; biodiversity; dolphins; forage; genetic variation; indigenous species; marine environment; microsatellite repeats; mitochondrial DNA; philopatry; population growth; population structure; prey species; Atlantic Ocean; California; Mediterranean Sea; Pacific Ocean
- ... AIM: The heterogeneity of the marine environment is thought to be the origin of marine biodiversity, often delineated in marine biogeographical provinces. Cetaceans are highly mobile aquatic mammals, but even those species inhabiting seemingly boundary‐free open waters are found to exhibit degrees of population structure, often attributed to ecological and behavioural factors such as resource spec ...