Mitochondrial DNA reveals multiple Northern Hemisphere introductions of Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda)

@article{Ashton2008MitochondrialDR,
  title={Mitochondrial DNA reveals multiple Northern Hemisphere introductions of Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda)},
  author={Gail V. Ashton and Mark I. Stevens and Mark Hart and D. H. Green and Michael T. Burrows and Elizabeth J. Cook and KATE J. Willis},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17}
}
Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda) has been widely introduced to non‐native regions in the last 40 years. Its native habitat is sub‐boreal northeast Asia, but in the Northern Hemisphere, it is now found on both coasts of North America, and North Atlantic coastlines of Europe. Direct sequencing of mitochondrial DNA (cytochrome c oxidase subunit I gene) was used to compare genetic variation in native and non‐native populations of C. mutica. These data were used to investigate the invasion… 

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