Predicting global killer whale population collapse from PCB pollution

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Science  28 Sep 2018:
Vol. 361, Issue 6409, pp. 1373-1376
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat1953

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vol. 361 no. 6409 1373-1376

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  • Received for publication February 8, 2018
  • Accepted for publication August 16, 2018

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  1. Jean-Pierre Desforges1,*,
  2. Ailsa Hall2,*,
  3. Bernie McConnell2,
  4. Aqqalu Rosing-Asvid3,
  5. Jonathan L. Barber4,
  6. Andrew Brownlow5,
  7. Sylvain De Guise6,7,
  8. Igor Eulaers1,
  9. Paul D. Jepson8,
  10. Robert J. Letcher9,
  11. Milton Levin6,
  12. Peter S. Ross10,
  13. Filipa Samarra11,
  14. Gísli Víkingson11,
  15. Christian Sonne1,
  16. Rune Dietz1,*
  1. 1Department of Bioscience, Arctic Research Centre, Aarhus University, Frederiksborgvej 399, P.O. Box 358, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark.
  2. 2Sea Mammal Research Unit, Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 8LB, UK.
  3. 3Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 570, 3900 Nuuk, Greenland.
  4. 4Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Pakefield Road, Lowestoft NR33 0HT, UK.
  5. 5Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme, SRUC Veterinary Services Drummondhill, Stratherrick Road, Inverness IV2 4JZ, UK.
  6. 6Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, University of Connecticut, 61 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269-3089, USA.
  7. 7Connecticut Sea Grant, 1080 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340-6048, USA.
  8. 8Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK.
  9. 9Ecotoxicology and Wildlife Health Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Wildlife Research Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3, Canada.
  10. 10Ocean Wise Conservation Association, P.O. Box 3232, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8, Canada.
  11. 11Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, Skúlagata 4, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: jpd{at} (J.-P.D.); rdi{at} (R.D.); ajh7{at} (A.H.)


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