Phylogenetic relationships of the Chinese sisorid catfishes: a nuclear intron versus mitochondrial gene approach

Several recent molecular phylogenetic studies of the sisorid catfishes (Sisoridae) have challenged some aspects of their traditional taxonomy and cladistic hypotheses of their phylogeny. However, disagreement with respect to relationships within this family in these studies highlights the need for additional data and analyses. Here we subjected 15 taxa… CONTINUE READING