Phylogenetic relationships of the Pomacanthidae (Pisces: Teleostei) inferred from allozyme variation

  title={Phylogenetic relationships of the Pomacanthidae (Pisces: Teleostei) inferred from allozyme variation},
  author={K. C. Chung and Norman Y. S. Woo},
  journal={Journal of Zoology},
Phylogenetic relationships of 31 pomacanthid species representing all genera were investigated by horizontal starch gel electrophoresis. Nei's genetic distances (D) were calculated and dendrograms constructed from allozyme variation in 23 loci. The average D value was 0.03 between conspecific colour variants, 0.40 between congeneric subgenera, and 1.27 between confamilial genera. From the dendrograms the following were revealed: (1) the generic status of Apolemichthys arcuatus and Holacanthus… 

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