Pilot whale historical growth rates.

Reconstruction of the historical growth rates of both pilot whale species. The graph at the left side of the bottom shows the growth rates during the last 10000 years. G. macrorhynchus is represented in dark grey and G. melas is in light grey. The graph at the right side of the bottom represents the global temperature anomalies over the past 10000 years compared to historic average (1961–1990), this image is adapted from Marcott et al. [36]