[MARMAM] New killer whale photo-ID catalog

Paula.Olson at noaa.gov Paula.Olson at noaa.gov
Thu Oct 29 16:22:16 PDT 2009


Dear colleagues,

The following is now available online: 

Olson, P.A. and Gerrodette, T. 2008. Killer whales of the eastern tropical Pacific: A catalog of photo-identified individuals. NOAA Technical Memorandum. NOAA-NMFS-SWFSC-428.

It is the first photo-identification catalog of tropical pelagic killer whales. 195 individual killer were identified in the eastern tropical Pacific between 1986 and 2006. The catalog yields information on the geographic movement and external morphology of this little known population of killer whales. 

The catalog can be accessed via the following link:

http://swfsc.noaa.gov/publications/TM/SWFSC/NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-428.pdf

Contact me if you wish additional information.

Kind regards,

Paula Olson

Southwest Fisheries Science Center
3333 No. Torrey Pines Ct.
La Jolla, CA 92037 USA
Paula.Olson at noaa.gov




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