Palumbi Lab
PROJECTS: DNA, Whales & History


Eye of the WhaleAlter, S. E.; Rynes, E; and Palumbi S. P. 2007. DNA evidence for historic population size and past ecosystem impacts of gray whales.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(38) 15162-15167 View PDF

Palumbi S R, Roman J. 2004. Counting Whales in the North Atlantic - Response. Science 303: 4 View PDF

Roman, J. and Palumbi, S. R. 2003. Whales before whaling in the North Atlantic. Science 301:508-510. View PDF

Simmonds, M.P., Haraguchi, K., Endo, T., Cipriano, F., Palumbi, S.R., Troisi, G.M. 2002. Human health significance of organochlorine and mercury contaminants in Japanese whale meat. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health 65(17):1211-1235 View PDF

Baker, C.S., et al. 2000. Predicted decline of protected whales based on molecular genetic monitoring of Japanese and Korean markets. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B - Biological Sciences. 267(1449):1191-1199. View PDF

Cipriano, F. and S.R. Palumbi. 1999. Genetic tracking of a protected whale. Nature. 397(6717):307-308. View PDF

Palumbi, S. R. and Cipriano, F. 1998. Species identification using genetic tools: the value of nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences in whale conservation. The Journal of Heredity 89(5):459-464 View PDF

Palumbi, S. R. and Baker, C. S. 1994. Contrasting population structure from nuclear intron sequences and mtDNA of humpback whales. Molecular Biology and Evolution 11(3):426-435 View PDF

Baker, C. S. et al. 1990. Influence of seasonal migration on geographic distribution of mitochondrial DNA haplotypes in humpback whales. Nature 344:2380240 View PDF

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