Mitochondrial phylogeography of the Eurasian beaver Castor fiber L.

  title={Mitochondrial phylogeography of the Eurasian beaver Castor fiber L.},
  author={Walter Durka and Wiesław Babik and J. F. Ducroz and Dietrich Heidecke and Frank Rosell and R. Samjaa and Alexander P. SAVELJEV and Annegret Stubbe and Alius Ulevicius and Michael. Stubbe},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
Nucleotide variation in an approximately 490 bp fragment of the mitochondrial DNA control region (mtDNA CR) was used to describe the genetic variation and phylogeographical pattern in the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) over its entire range. The sampling effort was focused on the relict populations that survived a drastic population bottleneck, caused by overhunting, at the end of the 19th century. A total of 152 individuals grouped into eight populations representing all currently recognized… 

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