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Schaeff, CM. In press. Right whale (Eubalaena) Molecular Ecology In Cell and Molecular Biology of Marine Mammals. Carl Pfeiffer (Ed). Krieger Pub. Co.; Accepted 02/98, expected publication 10/98.

Schaeff, CM & PB Best. Southern right whale courtship and mating patterns. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management Submitted 03/98.

Schaeff, CM, PB Best, VJ Rowntree, R Payne, C Jarvis & VA Portway. Dorsal skin color patterns among southern right whales (Eubalaena australis): genetic basis and evolutionary significance J. Heredity Submitted 06/98.

Schaeff, CM & PK Hamilton. In press Genetic basis and evolutionary significance of ventral skin color markings in North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Marine Mammal Science; Accepted 07/98, expected published 11/98.

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Cathy Schaeff, Ph.D.
Biology Department
American University
4400 Mass. Ave. NW,
Washington DC 20016

schaeff@american.edu


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