Variation of karyotype composition and genome size in some muricid gastropods from the Northern Hemisphere

@article{Pascoe2004VariationOK,
  title={Variation of karyotype composition and genome size in some muricid gastropods from the Northern Hemisphere},
  author={P. L. Pascoe and Awadhesh N. Jha and David R. Dixon},
  journal={Journal of Molluscan Studies},
  year={2004},
  volume={70},
  pages={389-398}
}
Members of the Muricidae in the Northern Hemisphere show striking variation in chromosome number. The majority of the species examined to date have chromosome numbers in the range 2n e is newly recorded here as 2n = 86. The karyotype composition and genome size of eight muricid species from the N Atlantic and NE Pacific are described and compared. These results are discussed with reference to the evolution and biogeography of the family, and differences in the proportions of heterochromatin and… 
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