Data from: What influences the worldwide genetic structure of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus)?

Alexander A, Steel D, Hoekzema K, Mesnick SL, Engelhaupt D, Kerr I, Payne R, Baker CS

Date Published: April 4, 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.2q4r0

 

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Title Sperm whale DNA profiles and sample information
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Description Tab delimited file (column names if different from column description are given in parentheses) of: sample name (Sample_ID); individual code (Individual_ID); latitude; longitude; date/time of sampling in format yyyy-mm-dd:T24:59 (Date_Time); region with abbreviations as follows: ALD: Aldabras, ATL: Atlantic crossing, AUS_SAUS: Australia, BAH: Bahamas, C_ATL: Central Atlantic, CNI: Canary Islands, COC: Cocos Island, E_MED: E. Mediterranean, GCA: Gulf of California, GPG: Galapagos, IO: Indian Ocean crossing, KR: Kiribati, MAL_CHG: Maldives_Chagos, MAU: Mauritius, MED: Mediterranean, N_MED: N. Mediterranean, NZ: New Zealand, OR: Oregon, PNG: Papua New Guinea, PX: Pacific crossing, SEY: Seychelles, SRI: Sri Lanka (Region); Sex with F: female, M: male (Sex); mtDNA 400 bp haplotype as defined in Supp. Mat. 1 (Haplotype); 26 columns of microsatellite data with two columns per locus containing the first and second allele (columns prefixed "L_" followed by locus name); and social group code (Occurence_ID). Data provided for Odyssey and stranding samples that passed QC. Missing data left blank, except for microsatellite genotypes (missing data encoded as '0').
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Alexander A, Steel D, Hoekzema K, Mesnick SL, Engelhaupt D, Kerr I, Payne R, Baker CS (2016) What influences the worldwide genetic structure of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus)? Molecular Ecology 25(12): 2754–2772. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13638

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