H Whitehead

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cultural selection and genetic diversity in matrilineal whales
    H Whitehead
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 282:1708-11. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Culture in whales and dolphins
    L Rendell
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4J1
    Behav Brain Sci 24:309-24; discussion 324-82. 2001
  3. pmc Vocal clans in sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus)
    L E Rendell
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 270:225-31. 2003

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Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Cultural selection and genetic diversity in matrilineal whales
    H Whitehead
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 282:1708-11. 1998
    ..Thus, in contrast to other nonhuman mammals, culture may be an important evolutionary force for the matrilineal whales...
  2. ncbi request reprint Culture in whales and dolphins
    L Rendell
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4J1
    Behav Brain Sci 24:309-24; discussion 324-82. 2001
    ..We hope to stimulate discussion and research on culture in these animals...
  3. pmc Vocal clans in sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus)
    L E Rendell
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 270:225-31. 2003
    ..Culture may thus be a more important determinant of sperm whale population structure than genes or geography, a finding that has major implications for our understanding of the species' behavioural and population biology...