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Data Review and Species Identification

The Strandings of Oceania website will reviewed and species identification will be confirmed (if possible) by members of the South Pacific Whale Research Consortium in consultation with members of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Committee for Taxonomy.

[Claire Garrigue, Marc Oremus, Nan Hauser, Michael Poole, Juney Ward, Scott Baker, Anton van Helden, Rochelle Constantine, Phil Clapham, Mike Noad, Dave Paton]

Molecular Taxonomy of Cetaceans

Further developments are planned to provide information on the collection and storage of tissue samples for genetic identification of stranded whales and dolphins using the web-based program, DNA-surveillance:

http://www.dna-surveillance.auckland.ac.nz