Skip to main content

Genetic variation in skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis(L.) using PCR‐RFLP analysis of the mitochondrial DNA D‐loop region

Buy Article:

$51.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)


A high level of genetic diversity was observed in Katsuwonus pelamis populations from India (h = 0·952, ne = 14·3) and Japan (h = 0·897, ne = 8·9). The log‐likelihood (G)‐based exact test revealed significant heterogeneity in the distribution of haplotypes between the two populations (P < 0·01,s.e. = 0·001). This result suggests that the two populations should now be treated as demographically independent and managed separately.

Keywords: RFLP; genetic variation; mitochondrial DNA D‐loop; skipjack tuna

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: Biological Oceanography Division, National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa 403 004, India and 2: Laboratory of Population Genetics Informatics, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi 981-8555, Japan

Publication date: 2006-03-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more