Hybridization between pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus and shovelnose sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus.

@article{Schrey2011HybridizationBP,
  title={Hybridization between pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus and shovelnose sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus.},
  author={A. Schrey and R. Boley and E. Heist},
  journal={Journal of fish biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={79 7},
  pages={
          1828-50
        }
}
  • A. Schrey, R. Boley, E. Heist
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of fish biology
  • This study found that introgressive hybridization of the pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus with the common shovelnose sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus has probably occurred across the range of S. albus. Bayesian clustering found evidence of hybridization in all management units of S. albus. Some individuals were intermediate at both genetic and morphological characters, and some had discordant results. The results support introgressive hybridization throughout much of the range of S… CONTINUE READING
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