Occurrence of a hybrid between endemic Miyabe charr Salvelinus malma miyabei and introduced masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou masou in the Lake Shikaribetsu system, Hokkaido, Japan

Abstract

A hybrid specimen between endemic Miyabe charr Salvelinus malma miyabei and introduced masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou masou was collected in an inlet stream (Yamada Creek) of the Lake Shikaribetsu. This specimen showed intermediate external characteristics between two species and was also confirmed as a hybrid by DNA markers. The mtDNA of the specimen was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10228-004-0254-2

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