Global review of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)

March 01, 2011

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This  review  presents  the  best  available  scientific  information  relevant  to  assessing  the status  of  the  humpbackwhale  (Megaptera  novaeangliae).  Humpback  whale  population structure  is  described  by  incorporating  information  on  spatial  distribution,  migratory connections  and  genetic  population  differentiation.  Data  on  abundance  and  trends  are presented relative to population structure. Habitat conditions, threats and recovery status are discussed.

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Humpback Whale