Patterns of gamete incompatibility between the blue mussels Mytilus edulis and M. trossulus

@article{Rawson2003PatternsOG,
  title={Patterns of gamete incompatibility between the blue mussels Mytilus edulis and M. trossulus},
  author={Paul D. Rawson and Christin T. Slaughter and Philip O. Yund},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={143},
  pages={317-325}
}
Previous research on gametic incompatibility in marine invertebrates suggests that for highly dispersive marine invertebrate species, barriers to fertilization among closely related taxa are often incomplete and sometimes asymmetric. The nature of these barriers can dramatically affect the patterns of gene flow and genetic differentiation between species, and thus speciation. Blue mussels, in the genus Mytilus, are genetically distinct in allopatry yet hybrids are present wherever any two… Expand
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