Asexual reproduction and molecular systematics of the sea anemone Anthopleura krebsi (Actiniaria: Actiniidae).

@article{Gomes2003AsexualRA,
  title={Asexual reproduction and molecular systematics of the sea anemone Anthopleura krebsi (Actiniaria: Actiniidae).},
  author={Paula Braga Gomes and Mauricio Oscar Zamponi and Antonio Mateo Sol{\'e}-Cava},
  journal={Revista de biologia tropical},
  year={2003},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={147-54}
}
In this paper we use allozyme analyses to demonstrate that individuals in Anthopleura krebsi aggregates are monoclonal. Additionally, sympatric samples of the red and the green colour-morphs of A. krebsi from Pernambuco, Brazil were genetically compared and no significant differences were observed between them (gene identity = 0.992), indicating that they do not belong to different biological species. All individuals within aggregates of the green colour-morph were found to be identical over… CONTINUE READING

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