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: Vicerractoría Investigación
  • Journal: Revista de Biología Tropical (issn: 0034-7744, eissn: 2215-2075)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15517/rbt.v0i0.3384
  • Subject: Strombus gigas | mitochondrial DNA | Mar Caribe | genetic structure | ADN mitocondrial | QH301-705.5 | isolation-by-distance | conectividad | Caribbean | estructura genética | connectivity | aislamiento por distancia | Biology (General)

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