Introduction history and habitat variation explain the landscape genetics of hybrid tiger salamanders.

@article{Fitzpatrick2007IntroductionHA,
  title={Introduction history and habitat variation explain the landscape genetics of hybrid tiger salamanders.},
  author={Benjamin M. Fitzpatrick and Howard Bradley Shaffer},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={598-608}
}
Genetic introgression from introduced species into native populations is a growing challenge for biological conservation, and one that raises unique practical and ethical issues. Here, we describe the extent of introgression between native California tiger salamanders (Ambystoma californiense) and introduced barred tiger salamanders (A. tigrinum mavortium) relative to habitat, distance from introduction sites, and watershed boundaries. We used ancestry informative markers (AIMs) to characterize… CONTINUE READING
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