Phylogeography, phylogeny and hybridization in trichechid sirenians: implications for manatee conservation

@article{Vianna2006PhylogeographyPA,
  title={Phylogeography, phylogeny and hybridization in trichechid sirenians: implications for manatee conservation},
  author={Juliana A. Vianna and Robert K. Bonde and Susana Caballero and Juan Pablo Giraldo and R{\'e}gis Pinto de Lima and Annmarie Clark and Miriam Marmontel and Benjam{\'i}n Morales-vela and Maria Jos{\'e} de Souza and Leslee Parr and Marta A. Rodr{\'i}guez-L{\'o}pez and Antonio A. Mignucci-Giannoni and James Powell and Fabr{\'i}cio Rodrigues Santos},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15}
}
The three living species of manatees, West Indian (Trichechus manatus), Amazonian (Trichechus inunguis) and West African (Trichechus senegalensis), are distributed across the shallow tropical and subtropical waters of America and the western coast of Africa. We have sequenced the mitochondrial DNA control region in 330 Trichechus to compare their phylogeographic patterns. In T. manatus we observed a marked population structure with the identification of three haplotype clusters showing a… 
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