New Spotted Shag genetic study

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Michael Szabo
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New Spotted Shag genetic study

Postby Michael Szabo » Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:50 pm

A new study of the endemic New Zealand Spotted Shag has found there is no genetic difference between Spotted Shags and putative 'Blue Shags', but that the 'northern' Hauraki Gulf Spotted Shag population is a unique genetic lineage in danger of extirpation.

Link to abstract: https://academic.oup.com/condor/advance ... Yal0byByfo
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