Eight microsatellite loci for the Irukandji syndrome-causing carybdeid jellyfish, Carukia barnesi (Cubozoa, Cnidaria)

Peplow, L.M., Kingsford, M.J., Seymour, J.E., and Van Oppen, M.J.H. (2009) Eight microsatellite loci for the Irukandji syndrome-causing carybdeid jellyfish, Carukia barnesi (Cubozoa, Cnidaria). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9. pp. 670-672.

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Abstract

Microsatellites are high-resolution genetic markers that may be applied to examine parentage, population structure and the direction and extent of dispersal. Here we present eight polymorphic microsatellite loci developed for the carybdeid jellyfish, Carukia barnesi. The loci were developed from a microsatellite-enriched, partial genomic DNA library and tested for polymorphism on animals from each of two geographically distinct populations, Lizard Island and Double Island, from the Great Barrier Reef. The number of alleles observed for each locus ranged from 7 to 19.

Item ID: 4844
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
Keywords: Carukia barnesi, cubozoa, genetic marker, Irukandji, microsatellites, population structure, marine science
ISSN: 1755-0998
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2009 01:06
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960808 Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 100%
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