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Biological identifications through DNA barcodes: the case of the Crustacea
The ability of a 650 base pair section of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I (COI) gene to provide species-level identifications has been demonstrated for large taxonomic assemblages of animalsExpand
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Systematic and Evolutionary Insights Derived from mtDNA COI Barcode Diversity in the Decapoda (Crustacea: Malacostraca)
Background Decapods are the most recognizable of all crustaceans and comprise a dominant group of benthic invertebrates of the continental shelf and slope, including many species of economicExpand
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DNA barcoding of shared fish species from the North Atlantic and Australasia: minimal divergence for most taxa, but Zeus faber and Lepidopus caudatus each probably constitute two species
Fifteen fish species, totalling 149 specimens, were cytochrome c oxidase I sequenced— barcoded—from Northern (Atlantic and Mediterranean) and Southern (Australasian) Hemisphere waters. ThirteenExpand
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Probing marine Gammarus (Amphipoda) taxonomy with DNA barcodes
Abstract The genus Gammarus (Amphipoda) is one of the most speciose genera of Crustacea, yet much uncertainty remains concerning taxonomy and systematic relationships, particularly for brackish andExpand
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Life history of the amphipod Gammarus locusta in the Sado estuary (Portugal)
A 2-year study was conducted on the life history of the amphipod Gammarus locusta(L.) in the Sado estuary, which comprised the analysis of distribution, abundance, dynamics and reproduction. SamplingExpand
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Acute marine sediment toxicity: a potential new test with the amphipod Gammarus locusta.
Although amphipod toxicity tests have been successfully used in the United States to assess coastal sediment toxicity, few tests have been developed with European species. The authors have beenExpand
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DNA barcodes of fish of the Scotia Sea, Antarctica indicate priority groups for taxonomic and systematics focus
We analysed cytochrome oxidase I (COI) barcodes for 35 putative fish species collected in the Scotia Sea, and compared the resultant molecular data with field-based morphological identifications, andExpand
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A Ranking System for Reference Libraries of DNA Barcodes: Application to Marine Fish Species from Portugal
Background The increasing availability of reference libraries of DNA barcodes (RLDB) offers the opportunity to the screen the level of consistency in DNA barcode data among libraries, in order toExpand
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Multi-level assessment of chronic toxicity of estuarine sediments with the amphipod Gammarus locusta: II. Organism and population-level endpoints.
This study aimed to test the performance of the amphipod Gammarus locusta (L.) in chronic sediment toxicity tests. It constitutes part of a multi-level assessment of chronic toxicity of estuarineExpand
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Effects of Temperature and Salinity on Life History of the Marine Amphipod Gammarus locusta. Implications for Ecotoxicological Testing
The life history of Gammarus locusta was analysed in the laboratory under the following temperature and salinity combinations: 20 °C–33‰, 15 °C–20‰ and 15 °C–33‰ (reference condition). Life historyExpand
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