Genetically monomorphic invasive populations of the rapa whelk, Rapana venosa.

  title={Genetically monomorphic invasive populations of the rapa whelk, Rapana venosa.},
  author={E. A. Chandler and Jan r. Mcdowell and John e. Graves},
  journal={Molecular ecology},
  volume={17 18},
Rapana venosa is a predatory marine gastropod native to the coastal waters of China, Korea, and Japan. Since the 1940s, R. venosa has been transported around the globe and introduced populations now exist in the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic and Aegean seas, off the coasts of France and The Netherlands, in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, USA, and in the Rio de la Plata between Uruguay and Argentina. This study surveyed variation in two mitochondrial gene regions to investigate the… CONTINUE READING

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