Microsatellite DNA analysis of parapatric lamprey (Entosphenus spp.) populations: implications for evolution, taxonomy, and conservation of a Canadian endemic
Abstract:Parapatric freshwater and anadromous parasitic lampreys (Petromyzontiformes) from southwestern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, have been described as distinct taxa (Vancouver lamprey (
Keywords: Entosphenus macrostomus; Entosphenus tridentatus; Pacific lamprey; Petromyzontidae; Vancouver lamprey; lamproie du Pacifique; lamproie à grand disque; microsatellites; parapatric populations; populations parapatriques
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Zoology and Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre and Museum, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada. 2: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada.
Publication date: March 1, 2012
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