Table 3

Estimates of effective population sizes for the indicated gorilla populations

Population

Method

Ne estimates


Cross River1

temporal

~250

Cross River1

ABC

271

Western lowland1

ABC

22,376

Western gorillas2*

IM

17,700

Western gorillas2*

θW

24,100

Western gorillas3*

MIMAR

13,000

Western lowland and Cross River (ancestral) 1

ABC

2,547


1 This work

2 ref. [17]

3 ref. [13]

* These studies included a single Cross River gorilla in their dataset

Thalmann et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:85   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-85

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