Next generation phylogeography of cave and surface Astyanax mexicanus.

  title={Next generation phylogeography of cave and surface Astyanax mexicanus.},
  author={Lyndon M. Coghill and C Darrin Hulsey and Johel Chaves-Campos and Francisco Javier Garc{\'i}a de Le{\'o}n and Steven G. Johnson},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
The loss of traits is a commonly observed evolutionary pattern in cave organisms, but due to extensive morphological convergence, inferring relationships between cave and surface populations can be difficult. For instance, Astyanax mexicanus (the blind Mexican cavefish) is thought to have repeatedly lost its eyes following colonization of cave environments, but the number of evolutionarily independent invasions of this species into caves remains unclear. Because of these repeated losses, it has… CONTINUE READING
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