Humpback whale subspecies discovery


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From Wildlife Extra:

Humpback whalesubspecies revealed

Populations of humpback whales in the North Pacific, North Atlantic and Southern Hemisphere oceans are much more distinct from each other than previously thought and should be recognised as separate subspecies, a new genetic study shows.

Findings by the team, led by scientists from the British Antarctic Survey and Oregon State University, show that humpback whales are on independent evolutionary trajectories.

Known for their amazing acrobatics, humpback whales annually undertake the longest migration of any mammal between their winter breeding grounds and summer feeding grounds. Although they travel vast distances, it appears their populations do not cross paths. Understanding how connected these populations are has important implications for the recovery of these charismatic animals that were once devastated by hunting.

Lead author, Dr Jennifer Jackson of theā€¦

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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