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Iterative Evolution of Sympatric Seacow (Dugongidae, Sirenia) Assemblages during the Past ∼26 Million Years

  • Jorge Velez-Juarbe mail,

    velezjuarbe@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Evolutionary Biology, Department of Anatomy, Howard University, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Daryl P. Domning,

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Evolutionary Biology, Department of Anatomy, Howard University, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Nicholas D. Pyenson

    Affiliations: Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Departments of Mammalogy and Paleontology, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Published: February 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031294
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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 09 Mar 2012 at 21:50 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Bits of Science
Title: “Multiple species of seacows once coexisted | Bits of Science”
http://www.bitsofscience....

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

JVelezJuarbe replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 09 Mar 2012 at 23:54 GMT

Paleoecologia de los sirenios | Caribbean Paleobiology (blog)
http://caribbeanpaleobiol...

The discovery of multispecies communities of seacows | Ocean Portal Blog
http://ocean.si.edu/blog/...

Lumbering sea cows were once plentiful and diverse | LiveScience
http://www.livescience.co...

Competing interests declared: Author of original peer-reviewed article

RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to JVelezJuarbe on 16 Mar 2012 at 22:04 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Live Science
Title: “Manatee Species Coexisted | Ancient Sea Cows | Decreasing Species Diversity | LiveScience”
http://www.livescience.co...

Publication: Art Daily
Title: “Smithsonian scientists discover multiple species of seacows once coexisted”
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