Is life history a barrier to dispersal? Contrasting patterns of genetic differentiation along an oceanographically complex coast

@article{Sherman2008IsLH,
  title={Is life history a barrier to dispersal? Contrasting patterns of genetic differentiation along an oceanographically complex coast},
  author={Craig D. H. Sherman and Alison Hunt and David J. Ayre},
  journal={Biological Journal of The Linnean Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={95},
  pages={106-116}
}
  • C. Sherman, A. Hunt, D. Ayre
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Environmental Science, Biology
  • Biological Journal of The Linnean Society
Extreme variation in early life-history strategies is considered a moderately good predictor of genetic subdivision and hence dispersal for a range of marine species. In reality, however, a good deal of population differentiation must reflect historical effects, more subtle variation in life histories, and, particularly, the interaction of larvae with oceanographic processes. Using a combination of allozyme and microsatellite markers, we show that the large-scale genetic structure of… 
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