First genomic study on Lake Tanganyika sprat Stolothrissa tanganicae: a lack of population structure calls for integrated management of this important fisheries target species

@article{DeKeyzer2018FirstGS,
  title={First genomic study on Lake Tanganyika sprat Stolothrissa tanganicae: a lack of population structure calls for integrated management of this important fisheries target species},
  author={Els L R De Keyzer and Zo{\"e} De Corte and Maarten Van Steenberge and Joost A. M. Raeymaekers and Federico C. F. Calboli and Nikol Kmentov{\'a} and Th{\'e}ophile N'Sibula Mulimbwa and Massimiliano Virgilio and Carl Vangestel and Pascal Masilya Mulungula and Filip A. M. Volckaert and Maarten P. M. Vanhove},
  journal={BMC Evolutionary Biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={19}
}
BackgroundClupeid fisheries in Lake Tanganyika (East Africa) provide food for millions of people in one of the world’s poorest regions. Due to climate change and overfishing, the clupeid stocks of Lake Tanganyika are declining. We investigate the population structure of the Lake Tanganyika sprat Stolothrissa tanganicae, using for the first time a genomic approach on this species. This is an important step towards knowing if the species should be managed separately or as a single stock… 
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