Monophyletic origin of multiple clonal lineages in an asexual fish (Poecilia formosa)

@article{Stck2010MonophyleticOO,
  title={Monophyletic origin of multiple clonal lineages in an asexual fish (Poecilia formosa)},
  author={Matthias St{\"o}ck and Kathrin P Lampert and Dirk M{\"o}ller and Ingo Schlupp and Manfred Schartl},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={19}
}
Despite the advantage of avoiding the costs of sexual reproduction, asexual vertebrates are very rare and often considered evolutionarily disadvantaged when compared to sexual species. Asexual species, however, may have advantages when colonizing (new) habitats or competing with sexual counterparts. They are also evolutionary older than expected, leaving the question whether asexual vertebrates are not only rare because of their ‘inferior’ mode of reproduction but also because of other reasons… Expand
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