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Population Structure of Humpback Whales from Their Breeding Grounds in the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans

  • Howard C. Rosenbaum mail,

    hrosenbaum@wcs.org

    Affiliations: Cetacean Conservation and Research Program, Global Conservation-Marine, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics and Conservation Genetics Program, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America, American Museum of Natural History, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of E3B, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Cristina Pomilla,

    Affiliations: Cetacean Conservation and Research Program, Global Conservation-Marine, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics and Conservation Genetics Program, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America, American Museum of Natural History, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Martin Mendez,

    Affiliations: Cetacean Conservation and Research Program, Global Conservation-Marine, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics and Conservation Genetics Program, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of E3B, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Matthew S. Leslie,

    Affiliations: Cetacean Conservation and Research Program, Global Conservation-Marine, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics and Conservation Genetics Program, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Peter B. Best,

    Affiliation: University of Pretoria, Mammal Research Institute, Pretoria, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Ken P. Findlay,

    Affiliation: Oceanography Department, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa

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  • Gianna Minton,

    Affiliation: Environment Society of Oman, Ruwi, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

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  • Peter J. Ersts,

    Affiliations: Cetacean Conservation and Research Program, Global Conservation-Marine, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, American Museum of Natural History, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Timothy Collins,

    Affiliations: Cetacean Conservation and Research Program, Global Conservation-Marine, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Environment Society of Oman, Ruwi, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

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  • Marcia H. Engel,

    Affiliations: Instituto Baleia Jubarte, Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil, Faculdade de Biociências, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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  • Sandro L. Bonatto,

    Affiliation: Faculdade de Biociências, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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  • Deon P. G. H. Kotze,

    Affiliation: Marine and Coastal Management, Rogge Bay, South Africa

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  • Mike Meÿer,

    Affiliation: Marine and Coastal Management, Rogge Bay, South Africa

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  • Jaco Barendse,

    Affiliation: University of Pretoria, Mammal Research Institute, Pretoria, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Meredith Thornton,

    Affiliation: University of Pretoria, Mammal Research Institute, Pretoria, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Yvette Razafindrakoto,

    Affiliation: Wildlife Conservation Society-Madagascar Country Program, Antananarivo, Madagascar

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  • Solange Ngouessono,

    Affiliation: Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux, Ministère du Tourisme et des Parcs Nationaux, Libreville, Gabon

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  • Michel Vely,

    Affiliation: Association Megaptera, Paris, France

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  • Jeremy Kiszka

    Affiliation: Université de La Rochelle, LIENSS, Institut du Littoral et de l'Environnement, La Rochelle, France

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  • Published: October 08, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007318

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