Increased mitochondrial DNA diversity in ancient Columbia River basin Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha.

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Bobbi M Johnson; Brian M Kemp; Gary H Thorgaard;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 13,issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5761847, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190059
  • Subject: Osteichthyes | Bodies of Water | Research Article | Earth Sciences | Freshwater Environments | Eukaryota | Reptiles | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Snakes | Modes of Reproduction | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Genetics | Paleogenetics | Evolutionary Biology | Paleontology | Sexual Reproduction | Animals | Aquatic Environments | Spawning | Rivers | Population Genetics | Biology and Life Sciences | Developmental Biology | Salmon | Medicine | Squamates | Heredity | Freshwater Fish | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Q | Haplotypes | R | Genetic Mapping | Population Biology | Fish | Science | Organisms

The Columbia River and its tributaries provide essential spawning and rearing habitat for many salmonid species, including Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Chinook salmon were historically abundant throughout the basin and Native Americans in the region relied... View more
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