Massive genetic study of humpback whales to inform conservation assessments

Scientists have published one of the largest genetic studies ever conducted on the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) for the purpose of clarifying management decisions in the Southern Hemisphere and supporting calls to protect unique and threatened populations, according to experts.

Science Daily

Last updated on 12 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
South-West Asia
Species: 
Megaptera novaeangliae
Species group: 
Marine mammals