Geographical variation in the genetic diversity and composition of the endangered Queen Conch Strombus gigas (Mesogastropoda: Strombidae) from Yucatán, México

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Pérez-Enriquez, Ricardo; Garcia-Rodriguez, Francisco Javier; Mendoza-Carrion, Gabriela; Padilla, Claudia;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Subject: isolation-by-distance | conectividad | Caribbean | Strombus gigas | estructura genética | connectivity | mitochondrial DNA | Mar Caribe | genetic structure | aislamiento por distancia | ADN mitocondrial

In Mexico and elsewhere in the Caribbean, the queen conch Strombus gigas is an endangered species. Understanding the genetic connectivity of their populations will support management strategies for long term conservation of the species. Genetic diversity and population ... View more
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