Genetic assessment of the Iberian wolf Canis lupus signatus captive breeding program

@article{Ramrez2006GeneticAO,
  title={Genetic assessment of the Iberian wolf Canis lupus signatus captive breeding program},
  author={Oscar Ram{\'i}rez and Laura Altet and Conrad Ense{\~n}at and Carles Vil{\`a} and Armand S{\'a}nchez and Alfredo Ru{\'i}z},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={861-878}
}
AbstractThe main goal of ex situ conservation programs is to improve the chances of long term survival of natural populations by founding and managing captive colonies that can serve as a source of individuals for future reintroductions or to reinforce existing populations. The degree in which a captive breeding program has captured the genetic diversity existing in the source wild population has seldom been evaluated. In this study we evaluate the genetic diversity in wild and captive… 

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