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Research Article

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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About the Authors

Jorge Velez-Juarbe, Daryl P. Domning
Laboratory of Evolutionary Biology, Department of Anatomy, Howard University, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Jorge Velez-Juarbe, Daryl P. Domning, Nicholas D. Pyenson
Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Nicholas D. Pyenson
Departments of Mammalogy and Paleontology, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: velezjuarbe@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JVJ NDP DPD. Performed the experiments: JVJ. Analyzed the data: JVJ NDP DPD. Wrote the paper: JVJ NDP DPD.