Arabian Sea Humpback Whale Population Genetically Distinct, Isolated for 70,000 Years

According to a new study published in the journal PLoS ONE, a small, non-migratory population of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Arabian Sea is the world’s most genetically distinct humpback whale population, which has remained separate from other populations for about seventy thousand years – remarkable for a species that is typically highly migratory. [...] —> Read More Here


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