Low genetic diversity and lack of population structure in the endangered Galápagos penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus)

@article{Nims2007LowGD,
  title={Low genetic diversity and lack of population structure in the endangered Gal{\'a}pagos penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus)},
  author={Benjamin D. Nims and F{\'e}lix Hern{\'a}n Vargas and Jane Merkel and Patricia G. Parker},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={9},
  pages={1413-1420}
}
Long-term monitoring of the endangered Galápagos penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus) has indicated poor reproductive periods and severe population fluctuations in association with El Niño – Southern Oscillation events. An earlier mark and recapture study indicated that adults exhibit some degree of breeding-site and mate fidelity, and that juveniles potentially move more frequently than adults; however, the extent to which migrants and gene flow occur between islands within the Galápagos… 
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