Subject: (no subject)

Peter Scheifele (scheifel@uconnvm.uconn.edu)
Thu, 21 Jan 1999 12:15:29 -0500

At 11:06 PM 1/19/99 -0000, you wrote:
>Do whales inter-breed ? If so is the gene pool effected and how?
>If not how come?
>Thanks




Apparently some rare interbreeding does occur.  To my knowledge it is
relatively rare.  I can't answer you regarding the effects on the gene pool.
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Peter M. Scheifele
Bioacoustics Research
Marine Operations Manager
Education Programs Director
National Undersea Research Center
North Atlantic and Great Lakes



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University of Rhode Island
Department of Ocean Engineering
Bioacoustics Research

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