Afro-Eurasia and the Americas present barriers to gene flow for the cosmopolitan neustonic nudibranch Glaucus atlanticus

@article{Churchill2014AfroEurasiaAT,
  title={Afro-Eurasia and the Americas present barriers to gene flow for the cosmopolitan neustonic nudibranch Glaucus atlanticus},
  author={Celia K. Churchill and {\'A}ngel Vald{\'e}s and Diarmaid {\'O} Foighil},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={2014},
  volume={161},
  pages={899-910}
}
Pelagic species have been traditionally thought to occupy vast, genetically interconnected, geographic ranges in an essentially homogeneous environment. Although this view has been challenged recently for some mesopelagic planktonic taxa, the population structure of hyponeustonic (surface-drifting) species remains unknown. Here, we test the hypothesis of panmixis in Glaucus atlanticus, a cosmopolitan neustonic nudibranch, by assessing the genetic differentiation of multiple representatives from… Expand
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