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Tissue Preservation and Total DNA Extraction form Fish Stored at Ambient Temperature Using Buffers Containing High Concentration of Urea
Takashi Asahida,*1 Takanori Kobayashi,*2 Kenji Saitoh,*3 and Ichiro Nakayama*4 *1Tohoku National Fisheries Research Instit ute, Shinhama, Shiogama, Miyagi 985, Japan *2National Research Institute ofExpand
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A ‘living fossil’ eel (Anguilliformes: Protanguillidae, fam. nov.) from an undersea cave in Palau
We report the discovery of an enigmatic, small eel-like fish from a 35 m-deep fringing-reef cave in the western Pacific Ocean Republic of Palau that exhibits an unusual suite of morphologicalExpand
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Complete nucleotide sequence of Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) mitochondrial genome: structural properties and cue for resolving teleostean relationships.
We cloned and sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). A circular 17,090 bp mitochondrial genome from the flounder contains 37 structural genes as inExpand
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Identification of consumed stone flounder, Kareius bicoloratus (Basilewsky), from the stomach contents of sand shrimp, Crangon affinis (De Haan) using mitochondrial DNA analysis
Abstract We have developed a method for the identification of consumed stone flounder, Kareius bicoloratus (Basilewsky) larvae and juveniles from the stomach contents of sand shrimp, Crangon affinisExpand
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Genetic population evaluation of two closely related flatfish species, the rare barfin flounder and spotted halibut, along the Japanese coast
Barfin flounder and spotted halibut have been selected as target species for stock enhancement in Japan. Understanding the genetic condition of the wild stock is a principal requirement in any stockExpand
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Pelagic Juveniles of Two Morids (Teleostei: Gadiformes: Moridae), Antimora microlepis and Physiculus japonicus, from the Western North Pacific
Pelagic juveniles of two morids, Antimora microlepis Bean, 1890 and Physiculus japonicus Hilgendorf, 1879, were collected by midwater trawl (0–20m depth) from transition waters between the OyashioExpand
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Species composition and dynamics of larval and juvenile fishes in the surf zone of Mauritius
The importance of the surf zone as a nursery ground for larval and juvenile fishes has been widely recognized, however the zone has yet to be studied in Mauritius. Recently, the coastal area of theExpand
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ITS Ribosomal DNA Distinctions and the Genetic Structures of Populations of Two Sympatric Species of Pavona (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) from Mauritius
In this study, we examined the genetic differences between Pavona cactus and P. decussata, two of the major components of the shallow reef flat coral communities in Mauritius, which not only occur inExpand
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Redescription of a Poorly Known Deepwater Cardinalfish, Epigonus affinis (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Epigonidae), and Comparison with Related Species
A deepwater cardinalfish, Epigonus affinis Parin and Abramov, 1986, is redescribed on the basis of the type specimens and two additional specimens collected from the eastern Central Atlantic, andExpand
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