Conservation genetics of otters: Review about the use of non-invasive samples

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Aristizábal Duque, Sandra L.; Orozco-Jiménez, Luz Y.; Zapata-Escobar, Carolina; Palacio-Baena, Jaime A.;
  • Publisher: Asociación Mexicana de Mastozoología A. C.
  • Subject: microsatellites | otters [non-invasive sampling] | genetic diversity | mitochondrial DNA | molecular markers

Abstract: Wild population management programs require determining some fundamental aspects for conservation, including population structure, flow between populations, evolutionary history and kinship, among others. Since sample collection from wild mammals for DNA extra... View more
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