Whaling Survey (Holocene of Peru)

Where: Peru (12.8° S, 76.6° W: paleocoordinates 12.8° S, 76.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. S. Baker, R. W. Slade, J. L. Bannister, R. B. Abernethy, M. T. Weinrich, J. Lien, J. Urban, P. Corkeron, J. Calmabokidis, O. Vasquez, and S. R. Palumbi. 1994. Hierarchical structure of mitochondrial DNA gene flow among humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae, world-wide. Molecular Ecology 4:313-327 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 167969: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Carlos Peredo on 10.04.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
Megaptera novaeangliae Brisson 1762 humpback whale