Authors in bold are/were staff of the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science and its founding organization, the Pew Institute for Ocean Science
Birstein, V.J., DeSalle, R, Doukakis, P., Hanner, R., Ruban, G.I., Wong, E.. 2009. Testing taxonomic boundaries and the limit of DNA barcoding in the Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baerii. Mitochondrial DNA. 20 (5-6): 110-118.
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Chapman, D., Babcock, E.A., Gruber, S.H. , DiBattista, J.D., Franks, B.R., Kessel, S.A., Guttridge, T., Pikitch, E.K., Feldheim, K.A.. 2009. Long-term natal site-fidelity by immature lemon sharks. Molecular Ecology. 18, 3500–3507.
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Chapman, D.D., Pinhal, D., Shivji, M.S.. 2009. Tracking the fin trade: Genetic stock identification in Western Atlantic scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini). Endangered Species Research. December.
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Conover D.O. , Munch, S.B., Arnott, S.A.. 2009. Reversal of evolutionary downsizing caused by selective harvest of large fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
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Doukakis, P., Parsons, E.C.M, , Burns, W.C.G., Salomon, A.K., Hines, E., Cigliano, J.A.. 2009. Gaining Traction: Retreading the Wheels of Marine Conservation. Conservation Biology. Vol. 23, No. 4, 841-.
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Institute for Ocean Conservation Science. 2009. Sturgeons of the Caspian Sea and Ural River: A Unique and Precious Resource.
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