Climate, Demography, and Zoogeography Predict Introgression Thresholds in Salmonid Hybrid Zones in Rocky Mountain Streams

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Young, Michael K.; Isaak, Daniel J.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Wilcox, Taylor M.; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Carim, Kellie J.; Campbell, Matthew R.; Corsi, Matthew P.; Horan, Dona L.; Nagel, David E.; Schwartz, Michael K.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 11 ( eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163563, pmc: PMC5102351
  • Subject: Osteichthyes | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Earth Sciences | Habitats | Extinct Genomes | Trout | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Evolutionary Processes | Atmospheric Science | Fishes | Introgression | Freshwater Fish | Invasive Species | Vertebrates | Evolutionary Biology | Genetics | Organisms | Climatology | Genomics | Conservation Science | Animals | Species Colonization | Climate Change

Among the many threats posed by invasions of nonnative species is introgressive hybridization, which can lead to the genomic extinction of native taxa. This phenomenon is regarded as common and perhaps inevitable among native cutthroat trout and introduced rainbow trout... View more
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