Review on franciscana stock structure and Franciscana Management Areas (FMA)
Cunha HA, Gariboldi MC, Mendez M, Secchi ER, Oliveira LR, Ott P, Torres-Florez JP, Farro APC
International Whaling Commission
This report reviews published and unpublished genetic studies on the stock structure or franciscanas (Pontoporia blainivillei), and discusses the consequences for the currently accepted Franciscana Management Areas (FMA). An updated FMA scheme is proposed in light of available genetic data.