Both Dabry’s sturgeon (Acipenser dabryanus) and Chinese sturgeon (A. sinensis) are rare fish and listed as first class protected animals in China. Nowadays, an artificial release program has been established as a main way to maintain and restore their wild populations. Unintentional interspecific hybridization of these two sturgeons might occur because of… (More)
Dabry’s sturgeon (Acipenser dabryanus) is an endemic freshwater species in China mainly distributed in the mainstream of the upper Yangtze River and its tributaries. Due to river fragmentation, sand/gravel extraction, over-fishing, and water pollution, the wild population of Dabry’s sturgeon suffered a dramatic decline. In the present study, 26 novel single… (More)
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