Genetic evidence for multiple sources of the non-native fish Cichlasoma urophthalmus (Günther; Mayan Cichlids) in southern Florida.

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Elizabeth Harrison ; Joel C Trexler ; Timothy M Collins ; Ella Vazquez-Domínguez ; Ulises Razo-Mendivil ; Wilfredo A Matamoros ; Christian Barrientos
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104173, pmc: PMC4153574
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Earth Sciences | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Medicine | Q | Ecology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | R | Evolutionary Biology | Genetics | Science | Aquatic Environments | Conservation Genetics | Environmental Management
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