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DNA barcoding of Arctic Ocean holozooplankton for species identification and recognition
Abstract Zooplankton species diversity and distribution are important measures of environmental change in the Arctic Ocean, and may serve as ‘rapid-responders’ of climate-induced changes in this… Expand
A “Rosetta Stone” for metazoan zooplankton: DNA barcode analysis of species diversity of the Sargasso Sea (Northwest Atlantic Ocean)
Abstract Species diversity of the metazoan holozooplankton assemblage of the Sargasso Sea, Northwest Atlantic Ocean, was examined through coordinated morphological taxonomic identification of species… Expand
Into the deep: a phylogenetic approach to the bivalve subclass Protobranchia.
- P. Sharma, John D Zardus, +6 authors G. Giribet
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
- 1 October 2013
A molecular phylogeny of Protobranchia, the subclass of bivalve mollusks sister to the remaining Bivalvia, has long proven elusive, because many constituent lineages are deep-sea endemics, which… Expand
Species diversity of planktonic gastropods (Pteropoda and Heteropoda) from six ocean regions based on DNA barcode analysis
Pteropods and heteropods are two distinct groups of holoplanktonic gastropods whose species and genetic diversity remain poorly understood, despite their ubiquity in the world’s oceans. Some species… Expand
Mitochondrial genomes of Clymenella torquata (Maldanidae) and Riftia pachyptila (Siboglinidae): evidence for conserved gene order in annelida.
Mitochondrial genomes are useful tools for inferring evolutionary history. However, many taxa are poorly represented by available data. Thus, to further understand the phylogenetic potential of… Expand
Phylogeography of a pan‐Atlantic abyssal protobranch bivalve: implications for evolution in the Deep Atlantic
- R. Etter, Elizabeth E. Boyle, Amanda Glazier, R. Jennings, Ediane Dutra, M. Chase
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular ecology
- 1 February 2011
The deep sea is a vast and essentially continuous environment with few obvious barriers to gene flow. How populations diverge and new species form in this remote ecosystem is poorly understood.… Expand
Barcoding of Arrow Worms (Phylum Chaetognatha) from Three Oceans: Genetic Diversity and Evolution within an Enigmatic Phylum
Arrow worms (Phylum Chaetognatha) are abundant planktonic organisms and important predators in many food webs; yet, the classification and evolutionary relationships among chaetognath species remain… Expand
Population Differentiation and Species Formation in the Deep Sea: The Potential Role of Environmental Gradients and Depth
Ecological speciation probably plays a more prominent role in diversification than previously thought, particularly in marine ecosystems where dispersal potential is great and where few obvious… Expand
Assessment of the Cape Cod phylogeographic break using the bamboo worm Clymenella torquata reveals the role of regional water masses in dispersal.
Previous genetic studies suggest Cape Cod, MA, as a phylogenetic break for benthic marine invertebrates; however, diffuse sampling in this area has hindered fine-scale determination of the break's… Expand
Testing biological control of colonization by vestimentiferan tubeworms at deep-sea hydrothermal vents (East Pacific Rise, 9°50′N)
Abstract Three species of vestimentiferans are found at hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise (EPR). Tevnia jerichonana is an early colonist and Riftia pachyptila has the greatest biomass in… Expand