'Unique' Populace of Killer whales off B.C. coast Identified by Scientists

.

'Unique' Populace of Killer whales off B.C. coast Identified by Scientists

A worldwide team of scientists have recognized a vulnerable populace of whale slaughterers, who spend maximum time hunting seals off the British Columbia coast, they have been identified as a diverse group alienated from its fellow orcas in Canada and away, about 700,000 years back.

The whales, known as the North Pacific Transients, are well known to have an unusual choice of prey compared to subtle physical anomalies or a more pointed dorsal fin.

However, a genetic research, led by the U. S. National Marine Fisheries Service, comprising 16 American and Danish scientists, have revealed that the projected populace of about 300 individual North Pacific Transients is globally unique.

If the application is supported by the broader scientific group, the small populace of whales off the Pacific Coast would basically become Canada's scantiest group.

John Ford, a University of British Columbia killer whale expert and federal fisheries scientist, stated, "It's a very exciting story, we've suspected this for many years but just haven't had the strength of evidence that this study has provided".

The outcomes of the orca genetic project were based on specimens tested from hundreds of samples collected across the globe.

The results have been published in the latest issue of the journal Genome Research.


Latest News

Apple’s new ‘macOS Sierra’ version brings Siri to desktop; unfolds several other
SquareTrade conducts dunk/drop tests on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Galaxy Note 7
Samsung sued over exploded Galaxy Note 7 handset
Only 13% US Galaxy Note 7 users have exchanged their potentially explosive hands
Uber’s self-driving cars hit Pittsburg roads under a test program
Phil Schiller: Removal of headphone jack marks Apple’s desire for technological
Samsung, CPSC ask Galaxy Note 7 owners to stop using their handsets
Analyst: iPhone 7 will be packaged with EarPods which use Lightning connector
Spacecom may seek $50M or free flight from SpaceX to cover the cost of now-destr
Alphabet is shifting some Nest engineers to Google
Apple sued by iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners affected by ‘Touch Disease’ prob
Apple Watch 2 expected to come with some noteworthy new features