Systematics and evolution of lower Central American cichlids inferred from analysis of cytochrome b gene sequences.

@article{Martin1998SystematicsAE,
  title={Systematics and evolution of lower Central American cichlids inferred from analysis of cytochrome b gene sequences.},
  author={Andrew P. Martin and Eldredge P Bermingham},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  year={1998},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={192-203}
}
Central American cichlids allied to the genus "Cichlasoma" are thought to be of South American ancestry. The group has apparently undergone extensive morphological, ecological, and behavioral differentiation in Central America following colonization. Uncertainties regarding the systematics of the group and the timing of colonization complicate interpretation of the biological history of cichlids in Central America. We determined complete cytochrome b gene sequences for 54 individual cichlids… CONTINUE READING

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