Galápagos and Californian sea lions are separate species: Genetic analysis of the genus Zalophus and its implications for conservation management

Abstract Background Accurate formal taxonomic designations are thought to be of critical importance for the conservation of endangered taxa. The Galápagos sea lion (GSL), being appreciated as a key element of the Galápagos marine ecosystem, has lately been listed as 'vulnerable' by the IUC...

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Published in:Frontiers in Zoology, (01.09.2007)
Main Author: Wolf Jochen BW (Author)
Other Involved Persons: Tautz Diethard ; Trillmich Fritz
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1742-9994
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1186/1742-9994-4-20
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