New subspecies of pilot whale discovered after 250-year-old theory proved correct

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-06/whoi-nso053119.php

Short-finned pilot whales are found over a wide swath of the world’s oceans, with habitats in the Indian, and Pacific, and North Atlantic oceans. Despite this wide distribution, the whales have been recognised as a single species–but a recent study has found that two unique subspecies actually exist.


Original Title: New subspecies of pilot whale discovered after 250-year-old theory proved correct
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