Characterization and isolation of DNA microsatellite primers in the cardinalfish (Apogon doederleini)

Miller-Sims, Vanessa, Atema, Jelle, Kingsford, Michael J., and Gerlach, Gabrielle (2004) Characterization and isolation of DNA microsatellite primers in the cardinalfish (Apogon doederleini). Molecular Ecology Resources, 4 (3). pp. 336-338.

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Abstract

Proper management of reef areas depends greatly on understanding the degree of dispersal of each species involved. The larvae of most reef fishes disperse from the natal reef before or soon after hatching and return to the reef environment after a pre-settlement stage of several days to weeks. We characterized eight polymorphic microsatellite loci for the cardinal fish Apogon doederleini to study the spatial scale of connectivity of populations of different reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

Item ID: 6914
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: cardinal fish; dispersal; microsatellites
ISSN: 1755-0998
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2010 23:08
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960508 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Mining Environments @ 100%
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