Invasion genetics of the Eurasian spiny waterflea: evidence for bottlenecks and gene flow using microsatellites.

@article{Colautti2005InvasionGO,
  title={Invasion genetics of the Eurasian spiny waterflea: evidence for bottlenecks and gene flow using microsatellites.},
  author={Robert I Colautti and M. G. Manca and Markku Viljanen and Henk A. M. Ketelaars and Hansrudolf B{\"u}rgi and Hugh J MacIsaac and Daniel D. Heath},
  journal={Molecular ecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={
          1869-79
        }
}
The Eurasian spiny waterflea (Bythotrephes longimanus) is a predacious zooplankter that has increased its range in Europe and is rapidly invading inland water-bodies throughout North America's Great Lakes region. To examine the genetics of these invasions, we isolated five microsatellite DNA loci with between 5 and 19 alleles per locus. We sampled three populations where B. longimanus has been historically present (Switzerland, Italy, and Finland) as well as an introduced European population… CONTINUE READING

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