Genetic differentiation ofNiphargus rhenorhodanensis (Amphipoda) from interstitial and karst environments

  title={Genetic differentiation ofNiphargus rhenorhodanensis (Amphipoda) from interstitial and karst environments},
  author={Jacques Mathieu and Fabrice Jeannerod and Frédéric Hervant and Thomas C. Kane},
  journal={Aquatic Sciences},
Electrophoretic variation in proteins encoded by seven presumptive gene loci was analyzed in four populations of the stygobiont amphipodNiphargus rhenorhodanensis. The four populations occur in different habitats, including one in drainage canals, another from sediments of the Ain River, a tributary of the Rhône River, and the remaining two occur in a karstic massif (Dorvan, Ain, France) in the epikarstic and at the base level of the massif, respectively. Six of the seven loci were polymorphic… 

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