Marine Mammal Genetics Group Publications 2005-2013

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Publications 2010-present

Archer, F.I., K.K. Martien, B.L. Taylor, R.G. LeDuc, B.J. Ripley, G.H. Givens, J.C. George. 2010. A simulation-based approach to evaluating population structure in non-equilibrial populations. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 11:101-113.

Archer,F.I., S.L. Mesnick, and A.C. Allen. 2010. Variation and predictors of vessel response behavior in a tropical dolphin community. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-457, 53 p.

Archer, F.I., P.A. Morin, B.L. Hancock-Hanser, K.M. Robertson, M.S. Leslie, M. Berube, S. Panigada, and B.L. Taylor. 2013. Mitogenomic phylogenetics of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus spp.): genetic evidence for revision of subspecies. PLoS ONE 8(5): e63396. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063396.

Archer,F.I., J.V. Redfern, T. Gerrodette, S.J. Chivers, and W.F. Perrin. 2010. Estimation of relative exposure of dolphins to fishery activity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 410:245-255.

Aschettino, J.M., R.W. Baird, D.J. Mcsweeney, D.L. Webster, G.S. Schorr, J.L. Huggins, K.K. Martien, S.D. Mahaffy, K.L. West. 2012. Population structure of melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra) in the Hawaiian Archipelago: evidence of multiple populations based on photo-identification. Marine Mammal Science 28:666-689.

Atler, S. Elizabeth, H.C. Rosenbaum, L.D. Postma, P. Whitridge, C. Gaines, D. Weber, M.G. Egan, M. Lindsay, G. Amato, L. Dueck, R.L. Brownell Jr., M.-P. Heide-Jørgensen, K.L. Laidre, G. Caccone, B.L. Hancock-Hanser.  2012.  Gene flow on ice: the role of sea ice and whaling in shaping Holarctic genetic diversity and population differentiation in bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus).  Ecology and Evolution 2:2895-2911.

Barlow, J., Rojas-Bracho, L., Muños, C. and Mesnick, S.L. 2010. Conservation of theVaquita (Phocoena sinus) in thenorthern Gulf of California, Mexico.  In Handbook of Marine Fisheries (eds., R.Q. Grafton, R.. Hilborn, D. Squires and M. Tait) p. 205-214. Oxford University Press.

Carvalho, I., J.A.L. Loo, T. Collins, J. Barendse, C. Pomilla, M.S. Leslie, P. Best, H. Rosenbaum. In press. Does temporal and spatial segregation explain the complex population structure of humpback whales on the coast of West Africa? Journal of Marine Biology.

Chivers, Susan J., Robin W.Baird, K.K. MartienB.L. TaylorF.I. Archer, A.M. Gorgone, B.L. Hancock, N.M. Hedrick, D. Matilla, D.J. McSweeney, E.M. Oleson, C.L. Palmer, V. Pease, K.M. Robertson, J. Robbins, J.C. Salinas, G.S. Schorr, M. Schultz, J.L. Thieleking, and D.L. Webster. 2010. Evidence of genetic differentiation for Hawai'i insular false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens). U.S. Departmentof Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-458, 44 pp.

Duchene, S., F.I. Archer, J. Vilstrup, S. Caballero, P.A. Morin. 2011. Mitogenome phylogenetics: The impact of using single regions and partitioning schemes on topology, substitution rate and divergence time estimation. PLoS ONE 6(11): e27138.

Foote, A. D., P.A. Morin, R.L. Pitman, M.C. Ávila-Arcos, J.W. Durban, A. Van Helden, M.-H.S. Sinding and M.T.P. Gilbert. 2013. Mitogenomic insights into a recently described and rarely observed killer whale morphotype. Polar Biology: online, DOI 10.1007/s00300-00013-01354-00300.

Foote, A.D., M. Hofreiter and P.A. Morin. 2012. Ancient DNA from marine mammals: studying long-lived species over ecological and evolutionary timescales. Annals of Anatomy 194: 112-120.

Foote, A.D., P.A. Morin, J.W. Durban, E. Willerslev, L. Orlando and M.T.P. Gilbert. 2011. Out of the Pacific and back again: insights into the matrilineal history of Pacific killer whale ecotypes. PLoS ONE 6: e24980.

Foote, A.D., P.A. Morin, J.W. Durban, R.L. Pitman, P. Wade, E. Willerslev, M.T.P. Gilbert and R.R. DA Fonseca. 2011. Positive selection on the killer whale mitogenome. Biology Letters 7: 116-118.

Hancock-Hanser, B.L., A. Frey, M. Leslie, P.H. Dutton, F.I. Archer, P.A. Morin. 2013. Targeted multiplex next-generation sequencing: Advances in techniques of mitochondrial and nuclear sequencing for population genomics Mol Ecol Res 13:254-268.

Jackson, J.A., D.J. Steel, P. Beerli, B.C. Congdon, C. Olavarria, M.S. Leslie, C. Pomilla, H. Rosenbaum, C.S. Baker.  In press.  Global genomic diversity and oceanic divergence of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae).  Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Jefferson, T.A., S.K. Hung, K.M. Robertson, F.I. Archer. 2012. Life history of the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin in the Pearl River estuary, southern China. Marine Mammal Science 28(1):84-104.

Kershaw, F., M.S. Leslie, T. Collins, R. Mansur, M. Rubaiyat, B.D. Smith, G. Minton, R. Baldwin, R. Leduc, C. Anderson, R.L. Brownell Jr., H.C Rosenbaum. In press. Population differentiation of two forms of Bryde’s whales in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Journal of Heredity.

LeDuc, R.G., B.L. Taylor, K.K. Martien, K.L. Robertson, R.L. Pitman, J. C. Salinas, A.M. Burdin, P.R. Wade and R.L. Brownell Jr. 2012. Genetic analysis of right whales in the eastern North Pacific confirms severe extirpation risk. Endangered Species Research, 18:163-167.

Martien, K.K., R.W. Baird, N.M. Hedrick, A.M. Gorgone, J.L. Thieleking, D.J. McSweeney, K.M. Robertson, D.L. Webster. 2012. Population structure of island-associated dolphins: evidence from mitochondrial and microsatellite markers for common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) around the main Hawaiian Islands. Marine Mammal Science 28:E208-E232.

Martien, K.K., S.J. Chivers, R.W. Baird, F.I. Archer, A.M. Gorgone, B.L. Hancock-Hanser, D. Mattila, D.J. McSweeney, E.M. Oleson, C. Palmer, V.L. Pease, K.M. Robertson, G.S. Schorr, M.B. Schultz, D.L. Webster, B.L. Taylor.  2014.  Nuclear and mitochondrial patterns of population structure in North Pacific false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens).  Journal of Heredity.  105:611-626.

Martien, K.K., D.P. Gregovich, A.E. Punt. .2013  Evaluating the performance of the CLA when population structure is not correctly identified. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 13:31-38.

Martien, K.K., M.C. Hill, A.M. Van Cise, K.M. Robertson, S.M. Woodman, L. Dolar, V.L. Pease, E.M. Oleson.  2014.  Genetic diversity and population structure in four species of cetaceans around the Mariana Islands.  NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-536.  18pp.

Martien, K.K., A.R. Lang, B.L. Taylor.  2015.  Report of the meeting on the use of multiple lines of evidence to delineate demographically independent populations.  NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SWFSC-538. 13pp.

Mesnick, S.L., B.L. Taylor, F.I. Archer, K.K Martien, S. Escorza Treviño, B.L. Hancock-Hanser, S.C. Moreno Medina, V.L. Pease, K.M. Robertson, J.M. Straley, R.W. Baird, J. Calambokidis, G.S. Schorr, P. Wade, V. Burkanov, C.R. Lunsford, L. Rendell, P.A. Morin. 2011. Sperm whale population structure in the eastern and central North Pacific inferred by the use of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), microsatellites and mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Ecology Resources, Special Issue: SNP Development in Non-model organisms, Vol 11, pages 278-298.

Morin, P.A., F.I. Archer, V.L. Pease, B.L. Hancock-Hanser, K.M. Robertson, R.M. Huebinger, K.K. Martien, J.W. Bickham, J.C. George, L.D. Postma, B.L. Taylor. 2012. Empirical comparison of single nucleotide polymorphisms and microsatellites for population and demographic analyses of bowhead whales. Endangered Species Research 19, 129-147.

Morin, P.A., F.I. Archer, A.D. Foote, J. Vilstrup, E.E.Allen, P. Wade, J. Durban, K. Parsons, R. Pitman, L. Li, P. Bouffard, S.C. Abel Nielsen, M. Rasmussen, E. Willerslev, M. T.P. Gilbert, and T. Harkins. 2010. Complete mitochondrial genome phylogeographic analysis of killer whales (Orcinus orca) indicates multiple species. Genome Research 20(7):908-916.

Morin, P.A., K.K. Martien, F.I. Archer, F. Cipriano, D. Steel, J. Jackson, B.L. Taylor.  2010. Applied conservation genetics and the need for quality control andreporting of genetic data used in management. Journal of Heredity 101: 1-10.

Morin, P.A., V.L. Pease, B.L. Hancock, K.M. Robertson, C.W. Antolik, and R.M. Huebinger. 2010. Characterization of 42 singlenucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers for the bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) for use in discriminating populations. Marine Mammal Science 26(3):716-732.

Rankin, S., F. Archer, and J. Barlow. 2012. Vocal activity of tropical dolphins is inhibited by the presence of killer whales, Orcinus orca. Marine Mammal Science DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2012.00613.x.

Robertson, K.M., J. Minich, A.J. Bowman, P.A. Morin. 2013. A thin soup: extraction and amplification of DNA from DMSO and ethanol used as preservative for cetacean tissue samples. Cons. Genet Resour DOI 10.1007/s12686-013-9934-4.

Rojas-Bracho,L., A. Jaramillo-Legoretta, G. Cardenas, E. Nieto, P. Ladron de Guevara, B.L. Taylor, J. Barlow, T. Gerrodette, A. Henry, N. Tregenza, R. Swift, and T.Akamatsu. 2010. Assessing trends in abundance for vaquita using acoustic monitoring: within refuge plan and outside refuge research needs. U.S. Department ofCommerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-459.

Schipper et al. (100+ authors incl. B.L. Taylor). In Press. The Status of the World’s Land and Marine Mammals: Diversity, Threat, and Knowledge. Science

Schwarz, L., T. Gerrodette, F.I. Archer. 2010. Comparison of closing and passing mode from a line-transect survey of delphinids in the eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. J. Ceteacean Res. Manage. 11(3):253-265.

Tallmon, D.A., D. Gregovich, R.S. Waples, C.S. Baker, J. Jackson, B.L. Taylor, F.I. Archer, K.K Martien, F.W. Allendorf, M.K. Schwartz. 2010. When are genetic methods useful for estimating contemporary abundance and detecting population trends? Molecular Ecology Resources 2010:10(4):684-692. DOI:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02831.x

Taylor, B.L.K.K. Martien,and P.A. Morin, 2010, Identifying units to conserve using genetic data, pages 306-324 in Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A handbook of techniques, I.L. Boyd, W.D. Bowen, and S.J. Iverson, Editors. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. 

Publications 2005-2009

Archer,F.I., A.E. Henry, and L.T. Ballance. 2008. Stenella abundanceresearch line transect and ecosystem (STAR-LITE) 2007 cruise report. U.S.Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-433,19 p.

Aurioles-Gamboa, D., Schramm, Y. and Mesnick, S.L. 2004. Galapagos fur seals (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) in Mexico. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals 3(1): 77-80.

Baird, R.W.,A.M. Gorgone, D.J. McSweeney, A.D. Ligon, M.H. Deakos, D.L. Webster, G.S.Schorr, K.K. Martien, D.R. Salden,S.D. Mahaffy.  2009.  Population structure of island-associated dolphins: Evidence from photo-identification of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the main Hawaiian Islands.  Marine Mammal Science, 25(2):251-274.

Barlow, J. and B. L.Taylor.  2005.  Estimates of sperm whale abundance in the northeastern temperate Pacific from a combined acoustic and visual survey.  Marine Mammal Science 21(3):429-445.

Beasley, I., Robertson,K. M., and P. Arnold.  2005.  Description of a new dolphin, the Australian Snubfin Dolphin Orcaella heinsohni sp.n. (Cetacea, Delphinidae). Marine Mammal Science 21(3):365-400.

Caballero, S., Barrios,  H., Mignucci-Giannoni, A., Beltrán, S.,Montiel, M. G., Robertson, K., and C. S. Baker. 2008.  Molecular Systematics of the South American Dolphin Sotalia sp.: Sister taxa determination and phylogenetic relationships, with insights into a multi-locus phylogeny of the Delphinidae.  Mol. Phylogen. and Evol. 46: 252-268. 

Calambokidis, J., G.S. Schorr, G.H. Steiger, J. Francis, M. Bakhtiari, G. Marshall, E. Oleson, D. Gendron and K. Robertson. 2008. Insights into the underwater diving, feeding, and calling behavior ofblue whales from a suction-cup attached video-imaging tag (CRITTERCAM). Marine Technology Society Journal 41(4):19-29.

Chivers, S. J.,R. W. Baird, D. J. McSweeney, D. L. Webster, N. M. Hedrick, and J. C. Salinas. 2007.  Genetic variation andevidence for population structure in eastern North Pacific false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens).  Canadian Journal of Zoology 85(7):783-794.

Chivers, S. J., R. G. LeDuc, K. M. Robertson, N. B. Barros, and A. E. Dizon. 2005. Genetic variation of Kogia spp. with preliminary evidence for two species of Kogia sima.  Marine Mammal Science 21(4):619-634.

Dalebout, M. L., K.M. Robertson, S. J. Chivers, and A. Samuels. 2008.  DNA identification and the impact of illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing on rare whales in Micronesian waters. Micronesica 40: 139-147.

Dalebout, M. L., C. S. Baker, D. Steele, K. M. Robertson, S. J. Chivers, W. F. Perrin,J. G. Mead, R. V. Grace, and T. D. Schofield. 2007.  A divergent mtDNA lineage among Mesoplodon beaked whales: molecular evidence for a new species in the tropical Pacific?  Marine Mammal Science 23:954-966.

Dalebout. M.L., Robertson,K.M., Frantzis, A., Engelhaupt, D., Mignucci-Giannoni, A.M., Rosario-Delestre, R.J., and C. S. Baker. 2005.  Worldwide structure of mtDNA diversity among Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris): implications for threatened populations.  MolecularEcology, 14: 3353-3371.

Engelhaupt, D., A.R. Hoelzel, C.Nicholson, A. Frantzis, S. Mesnick, S. Gero, H. Whitehead, L. Rendell, P.Miller, R. De Stefanis, A. Cañadas, S. Airold, and A.A. Mignucci-Giannoni. 2009. Female philopatry in coastal basins and male dispersion across the North Atlantic in a highly mobile marine species, the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). Molecular Ecology 18(20):4193-4205.

Havill, L.M., M.C. Mahaney, L.A. Cox, P.A. Morin, G. Joslyn, and J. Rogers, 2005. A quantitative trait locus for normal variation in forearm bone mineral density in pedigreed baboons maps to the ortholog of human chromosome 11qJ Clin Endocrinol Metab. 90(6): p. 3638-45.

Iyengar,A., V.N. Babu, S. Hedges, A. Venkataraman, N. MacLean, and P.A. Morin, 2005.  Phylogeography, genetic structure, and diversity in the dhole (Cuon alpinus). Molecular Ecology. 14: p. 2281-2297.

Jackson, A., T. Gerrodette, S. Chivers, M. Lynn, S. Rankin, and S. Mesnick. 2008. Marine mammal data collected during a survey inthe eastern tropical Pacific ocean aboard NOAA ships David Starr Jordan andMcArthur II, July 28 - December 7, 2006. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-421, 45 p.

Jaramillo-Legorreta,A., L. Rojas-Bracho, R.L. Brownell ,A.J. Read, R.R. Reeves, K. Ralls, and B.L.Taylor. 2007. Saving the vaquita: immediate action, not more data.  Conservation Biology, 21:1653-1655.

LeDuc, R.G., K.K. Martien, P. A. Morin, N. Hedrick, K. M. Robertson, B.L. Taylor, N. S. Mugue, R. G. Borodin, D. A. Zelenina, D. Litovka, and J.C. George. 2008. Mitochondrial genetic variation in bowhead whales in the western Arctic. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 10 (2):93-97.

LeDuc, R. G., Robertson, K.M., and R. L. Pitman.  2008. Mitochondrial sequence divergence among Antarctic killer whale ecotypes is consistent with multiple species. Biology Letters, 4: 426-429.

Martien, K.K., D. Gregovich, M.V. Bravington, A.E. Punt, A.E. Strand, D.A.Tallmon, B.L. Taylor.  2009. TOSSM: an R package for assessingperformance of genetic analytical methods in a management context.  Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 1456-1459.

McDonald, M.A., Hildebrand, J.A. and Mesnick, S.L. 2009.  Worldwide decline in tonal frequencies of bluewhale songs. Endangered Species Research, 9:13-21.

McDonald, M.A., Mesnick,S.L. and Hildebrand, J.A. 2006. Biogeographic characterization of blue whale song worldwide: using song to identify populations. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 8: 55-65.

Mesnick,S.L. and Ralls, K. 2008.  Mating Systems. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, Second Edition (eds., W.F. Perrrin, H.G.M. Thewissen and B.Würsig).  Academic Press, San Diego. Pages 712-719.

Modugno,F., J.M. Zmuda, D. Potter, C. Cai, E. Ziv, S.R. Cummings, K.L. Stone, P.A. Morin, D. Greene, and J.A. Cauley, 2005. Estrogen metabolizing polymorphisms and breast cancer risk among older white women. Breast Cancer Res. Treat. 93(3): 261-70.

Modugno,F., J.M. Zmuda, D. Potter, C. Cai, E. Ziv, S.R. Cummings, K.L. Stone, P.A. Morin, D. Greene, and J.A. Cauley,2005 Association of estrogen receptoralpha polymorphisms with breast cancer risk in older Caucasian women. Int J Cancer. 116(6): 984-91.

Moffett,S.P., J.M. Zmuda, J.I. Oakley, T.J. Beck, J.A. Cauley, K.L. Stone, L.Y. Lui,K.E. Ensrud, T.A. Hillier, M.C. Hochberg, P. Morin, G. Peltz, D. Greene, and S.R. Cummings, 2005 Tumor necrosis factor-alpha polymorphism, bone strength phenotypes, and the risk of fracture in older women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 90(6):p. 3491-7.

Morin, P.A., Manaster, C., Mesnick.S.L. and Holland, R. 2009. Normalization and binning of historical and multi-source microsatellite data: overcoming the problems of allele size shift with ALLELOGRAM.  Molecular Ecology Resources 9:1451-1455.

Morin, P.A. and A.E. Dizon. 2009.  Genetics for management.  In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, Second Edition, W.F. Perrin, B.Würsig, and J.G.M. Thewissen, Editors. Elsevier Inc. p. 477-483.

Morin, P.A., R.G. LeDuc, F.I. Archer, K.K. Martien, R. Huebinger, J.W. Bickham, B.L. Taylor.  2009.  Significant deviations from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium caused by low levels of microsatellite genotyping errors.  Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 498-504.

Morin, P. A., K. K. Martien, and B. L.Taylor.  2008.  Assessing statistical power of SNPs forpopulation structure and conservation studies. Molecular Ecology Resources, 9:66-73.

Morin, P.A., N.C. Aitken, N. Rubio-Cisneros, A.E. Dizon, S.L. Mesnick. 2007.Characterization of 18 SNP markers for sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). Molecular Ecology Notes online:doi:10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01654.x.

Morin, P.A., N.M. Hedrick, K.M. Robertson, and C.A. LeDuc, 2007 Comparative mitochondrial and nuclear quantitative PCR of historical marine mammal tissue, bone, baleen, and tooth samples. Molecular Ecology Notes. 7(3):404-411.

Morin, P.A. and M. McCarthy, 2007 Highly accurate SNPgenotyping from historical and low-quality samples. Molecular Ecology Notes. 7(6):937-946.

Morin, P.A., R.G. LeDuc, K.M. Robertson, N.M. Hedrick, W.F. Perrin, M. Etnier, P. Wade, and B.L. Taylor. 2006. Genetic analysis of killer whale (Orcinus orca) historical bone and tooth samples to identify western U.S. ecotypes. Marine Mammal Science. 22(4):897-909.

Morin, P.A., A. Nestler, N.T. Rubio-Cisneros, K.M Robertson, S.L. Mesnick. 2005. Interfamilial characterization of a region of the ZFX and ZFY genes facilitates gender determination in cetaceans and other mammals. Molecular Ecology 14:3275-3286. 

O’Corry-Crowe,G., B. L. Taylor, T. Gelatt, T.R.Loughlin, J. Bickham, M. Basterretche, K.W. Pitcher, and D.P. DeMaster. 2006. Demographic independence along ecosystem boundaries in Steller sea lions revealed by mtDNA analysis: implications for management of an endangeredspecies. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:1796-1809.

Perrin, W.F., K.M. Robertson, and W.A. Walker. 2008. Diet of the striped dolphin, Stenella coeruleoalba, in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean.  U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS,NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-418, 26 pp.

Perrin,W.F., K.M. Robertson, P.J.H. Van Bree, J.G. Mead. 2007.  Cranial description and genetic identity of the holotype specimen of Tursiops aduncus (Ehrenberg, 1832) Mar. Mamm. Sci. 23(2):343-357.

Ralls, K. S.L. Mesnick. 2009. Sexual Dimorphism. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, Second Edition (eds., W.F.Perrrin, H.G.M. Thewissen and B. Würsig).  Academic Press, San Diego. p. 1005 – 1011.

Rankin, S., R. Swift,D. Risch, B.L. Taylor, L. Rojas-Bracho, A. Jaramillo-Legorreta, J. Gordon, T. Akamatsu, and S. Kimura. 2009. Vaquita Expedition 2008: Preliminary results from a towed hydrophone survey of the vaquita from the Vaquita Express in the upper Gulf of California. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-439, 38 pp.

Regan, T., B. Taylor, G. Thompson, J. Cochrane, R. Merrick, M. Nammack, S.Rumsey, K. Ralls, and M. Runge. 2009. Developing a structure for quantitative listing criteria for the U.S. Endangered Species Act using performance testing, Phase 1 Report. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS,NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-437. 166 pp.

Roden, S.E., P.H. Dutton, and P.A.Morin. 2009. Characterization of SNP markers for the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas). Molecular Ecology Resources 9:1055-1060.

Roden, S.E., P.H. Dutton, and P.A.Morin. 2009. AFLP fragment isolation technique as a method to produce random sequences for single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) discovery in the green turtle, Chelonia mydas.  Journal of Heredity 100:390-393.

Rubio-Cisneros,N.., S.L. Mesnick, R. Vázquez-Juárez, J. Urbán-Ramírez, C.A.J. Godard, R. Payne, A.E. Dizon.  2007. Genetic sex determination supports the Gulf of California as an important habitat for male and female sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus). Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals 5(2): 125-128.

Smith,S. and P.A. Morin. 2005.  Optimal storage conditions for highly dilute DNA samples: a role for trehalose as a preserving agent. Journal of Forensic Sciences. 50(5): p. 1101-1108.

Schramm, Y., S.L. Mesnick, J.R. de la Rosa, D.M. Palacios, M.S. Lowry, D. Aurioles, H.M. Snell, S. Escorza-Treviño. 2009.  Phylogeography of California and Galápagos sea lions and population structure of the California sea lion. Marine Biology 156: 1375-1387.

Taylor, B. L., M. Martinez, T.Gerrodette, and J. Barlow. 2006. Lessons from monitoring trends inabundance of marine mammals. Marine Mammal Science 23:157-175. 

Taylor, B. L. 2005. Identifying Units to Conserve. Pages 149-164 In Marine Mammal Research: Conservation Beyond Crisis. J. E. Reynolds III, W. F.Perrin, R. R. Reeves, S. Montgomery, and T. J. Ragen, Eds. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Tezanos-Pinto,G., C.S. Baker, K. Russell, K. Martien, R.W. Baird, A. Hutt, G. Stone, A.A. Mignucci-Giannoni, S. Caballero, M. Oremus, C. Olavarria, S. Lavery, and C. Garrigue.  2009. A worldwide perspective on the population structure and geneticdiversity of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in New Zealand.  Journal of Heredity, 100(1):11-24.

Turvey, S.T., R.L. Pitman, B.L. Taylor, J. Barlow, T. Akamatsu, L.A. Barrett, X. Zhao, R.R. Reeves, B.S. Stewart, K. Wang, Z. Wei, X. Zhang, L.T. Pusser, M. Richlen, J.R. Brandon, D. Wang. 2007. First human-caused extinction of a cetacean species? Biology Letters, 3:537-540.

Waples, R.S., P.B. Adams, J. Bohnsack, and B.L. Taylor. 2007. A biological framework for evaluating whether a species is threatened or endangered in a significant portion of its range. Conservation Biology, 21:964-974.

Zhao, X., J. Barlow, B.L. Taylor, R.L. Pitman, K. Wang, Z. Wei, B.S. Stewart, S.T. Turvey, T. Akamatsu, R.R. Reeves, D. Wang. 2008. Abundance and conservation status of the Yangtze finless porpoise in the Yangtze River, China Biological Conservation 141:3006-3018.

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