Isolation and characterization of seven polymorphic microsatellite loci in the box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri, Cubozoa, Cnidaria)

Coughlan, J.P., Seymour, J., and Cross, T.F. (2006) Isolation and characterization of seven polymorphic microsatellite loci in the box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri, Cubozoa, Cnidaria). Molecular Ecology Notes, 6 (1). pp. 41-43.

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Abstract

Population structure and migration patterns for the highly venomous cubozoan box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri) are unknown. We describe the development of seven polymorphic microsatellites for this species, the first such loci to be characterized for any cubozoan or indeed cnidarian species other than some corals. These markers will be suitable for use in population and behavioural genetic studies.

Item ID: 3776
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: box jellyfish; Chironex fleckeri; Cubozoa; microsatellites
ISSN: 1755-0998
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2009 05:29
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0608 Zoology > 060808 Invertebrate Biology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences @ 100%
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