Megan R. McCusker

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Phylogenetic analyses of all 4 wolffish species (Atlantic, Spotted, Northern, and Bering wolffishes) and the Wolfeel were assessed with both mitochondrial (D-loop and ND1) and nuclear (amplified fragment length polymorphism) DNA to resolve relationships within the family Anarhichadidae. Species-specific mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutation rates were(More)
The Pugnose Shiner is a small minnow with a fragmented distribution across the Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi River in North America. The species is listed federally as endangered in Canada, and in the United States its status varies by state, from Special Concern to Endangered (as well as Extirpated). We conducted a thorough genetic assessment of the(More)
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