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Fitness reduction and potential extinction of wild populations of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, as a result of interactions with escaped farm salmon
The high level of escapes from Atlantic salmon farms, up to two million fishes per year in the North Atlantic, has raised concern about the potential impact on wild populations. We report on aExpand
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DiveRsity: An R package for the estimation and exploration of population genetics parameters and their associated errors
We present a new R package, diveRsity, for the calculation of various diversity statistics, including common diversity partitioning statistics (θ, GST) and population differentiation statistics (DJost, GST ', χ2 test for population heterogeneity), among others. Expand
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The phylogeography of European Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) based on RFLP analysis of the ND1/16sRNA region of the mtDNA
The diversity and distribution of mtDNA haplotypes in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)L.) from 13 river systems across the species» European range was investigated. Salmon were screened by agaroseExpand
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Aspects of the population genetics of Mytilus (Mytilidae; Mollusca) in the British Isles
Starch gel electrophoresis was used to study variation at 11 loci in mussels sampled mainly from British coastal sites. Two types of mussel were identified, Mytilus edulis, the common mussel and itsExpand
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Genetic impact of escaped farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) on native populations: use of DNA profiling to assess freshwater performance of wild, farmed, and hybrid progeny in a natural river
McGinnity, P., Stone, C., Taggart, J. B., Cooke, D., Cotter, D., Hynes, R., McCamley, C., Cross, T., and Ferguson, A. 1997. Genetic impact of escaped farmed Atlantic salmon (Sulmo salar L.) on nativeExpand
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Microsatellite variation in cod Gadus morhua throughout its geographic range
Previous genetic studies using neutral markers such as allozymes, mtDNA and minisatellite loci have demonstrated varying amounts of population structure in cod Gadus morhua throughout the Atlantic.Expand
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Fine-scale population genetic structuring of bottlenose dolphins in Irish coastal waters
The identification of localized discrete populations is particularly important to the management and conservation of animal species, especially in the marine environment, where potential forExpand
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Population structure in the Atlantic salmon: insights from 40 years of research into genetic protein variation
Electrophoretic studies of proteins remain a primary source of insight into genetic diversity in many species including the Atlantic salmon Salmo salar, one of the most culturally and economicallyExpand
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Analysis of the genetic structure of European eel (Anguilla anguilla) using microsatellite DNA and mtDNA markers
Abstract. The spawning population of European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) has been considered panmictic on the basis of genetic markers and morphometric studies. This hypothesis was tested byExpand
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Population genomic analyses of early-phase Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) domestication/captive breeding
Domestication can have adverse genetic consequences, which may reduce the fitness of individuals once released back into the wild. Many wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) populations areExpand
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