Diversity and distribution of gynogenetic hybrids between Fundulus diaphanus and Fundulus heteroclitus in Porter's Lake (Nova Scotia) in relation to salinity

Authors: Mérette, D.; Bourret, A.; Turgeon, J.

Source: Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 75, Number 5, October 2009 , pp. 1115-1122(8)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Abstract:

Unisexual hybrids between Fundulus diaphanus and Fundulus heteroclitus were found in low proportions at intermediate salinity in Porter's Lake, Nova Scotia. One clone accounted for 72% of the hybrids, with most other hybrids being different at a single microsatellite allele. This clone thrives over a wide range of salinities, suggesting a general-purpose genotype.

Keywords: Fundulus; general-purpose genotype; hybrid; salinity; sex

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02396.x

Affiliations: Département de biologie, Université Laval, Québec, Québec G1V 0A6, Canada

Publication date: October 1, 2009

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