A genus-wide analysis of genetic variation to guide population management, hybrid identification, and monitoring of invasions and illegal trade in Iguana (Reptilia: Iguanidae)

@article{vandenBurg2021AGA,
  title={A genus-wide analysis of genetic variation to guide population management, hybrid identification, and monitoring of invasions and illegal trade in Iguana (Reptilia: Iguanidae)},
  author={Matthijs P. van den Burg and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Grandjean and David Schikorski and Michel Breuil and Catherine L. Malone},
  journal={Conservation Genetics Resources},
  year={2021},
  volume={13},
  pages={435 - 445}
}
Biodiversity and wild populations are globally threatened by a wide range of actors. The genus Iguana, widely distributed throughout the Americas, is under threat by invasive species, hybridization, the global pet trade, and habitat destruction. This holds especially true for the insular lineages, with the Critically Endangered I. delicatissima having experienced a > 75% range decrease, primarily through hybridization with non-native iguanas. We collated published microsatellite data and… 

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