Genetic structure within and between island populations of the flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi)

@article{Duffie2009GeneticSW,
  title={Genetic structure within and between island populations of the flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi)},
  author={Caroline Victoria Duffie and Travis C. Glenn and F{\'e}lix Hern{\'a}n Vargas and Patricia G. Parker},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18}
}
We assessed colony- and island-level genetic differentiation for the flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi), an endangered Galápagos endemic that has one of the most limited geographical distributions of any seabird, consisting of only two adjacent islands. [...] Key Method We screened 223 individuals from both islands and nine colonies at five microsatellite loci, recovering 23 alleles. We found highly significant genetic differentiation throughout the flightless cormorant's range on Fernandina and…Expand
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