Gene flow between insular, coastal and interior populations of brown bears in Alaska

@article{Paetkau1998GeneFB,
  title={Gene flow between insular, coastal and interior populations of brown bears in Alaska},
  author={David H. Paetkau and Gerald F. Shields and Curtis Strobeck},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={1998},
  volume={7}
}
The brown bears of coastal Alaska have been recently regarded as comprising from one to three distinct genetic groups. We sampled brown bears from each of the regions for which hypotheses of genetic uniqueness have been made, including the bears of the Kodiak Archipelago and the bears of Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof (ABC) Islands in southeast Alaska. These samples were analysed with a suite of nuclear microsatellite markers. The ‘big brown bears’ of coastal Alaska were found to be part of… 

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