Fitness consequences of anthropogenic hybridization in wild red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa, Phasianidae) populations

@article{Casas2011FitnessCO,
  title={Fitness consequences of anthropogenic hybridization in wild red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa, Phasianidae) populations},
  author={Fabi{\'a}n Casas and François Mougeot and In{\'e}s S. S{\'a}nchez-Barbudo and Jos{\'e} Antonio D{\'a}vila and Javier Vi{\~n}uela},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={295-305}
}
Hybridization is a widespread phenomenon, which plays crucial roles in the speciation of living beings. However, unnatural mixing of historically isolated taxa due to human-related activities has increased in recent decades, favouring levels of hybridization and introgression that can have important implications for conservation. The wild red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa, Phasianidae) populations have recently declined and the releases of farm-reared partridges have become a widespread… CONTINUE READING
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