Landscape Homogenization Threatens the Genetic Integrity of the Endangered San Diego Fairy Shrimp Branchinecta Sandiegonensis ( Branchiopoda : Anostraca )

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Genetic threats to the integrity and persistence of endangered species can be significant and develop rapidly. These threats include the breakdown of locally adapted gene pools, and more extreme phenomena such as the dissolution of species boundaries. Anthropogenic homogenization of the landscape is often the underlying cause, manifested as an increase in… (More)

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