Mitochondrial Dna in Gasterosteus and Pleistocene Glacial Refugium on the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia.

@article{OReilly1993MitochondrialDI,
  title={Mitochondrial Dna in Gasterosteus and Pleistocene Glacial Refugium on the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia.},
  author={Philippe O'Reilly and Thomas Edward Reimchen and Richard Beech and Curtis Strobeck},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  year={1993},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={678-684}
}
Freshwater populations of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)along the coast of western North America exhibit extensive morphological divergence from marine conspecifics, the presumed ancestors to freshwater populations (Hagen and McPhail, 1970; Bell, 1976). Marine sticklebacks are characterized by a complete series of bony lateral plates (30 to 35 per side) and prominent dorsal and pelvic spines. Typically, freshwater sticklebacks resemble the marine form, but can be distinguished… CONTINUE READING