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Are sandbar sharks more like bowhead whales or cod?

biology, Conservation, ecology, fisheries, Natural Science, Science, sharksMay 24, 2010

At first glance, the question posed in the title seems silly. Both cod and sandbar sharks are fish, therefore they must be more similar to each other than either are to bowhead whales (which are mammals). However, a recent conservation genetics paper has demonstrated that one aspect of a sandbar shark’s life history is  more […]

Crowdsourcing ConGen – A Reading List

biology, Conservation, ecology, evolution, Life in the Lab, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceMay 18, 2010

This is a little different from my usual Crowdsourcing ConGen posts. I recently completed my qualifying exams for PhD candidacy, so have a very large reading list compiled for population and conservation genetics. So, if you’re interested in the field, you should check out some of these papers, and if you know of any others […]

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