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Characterization of 26 new microsatellite loci in the dugong (Dugong dugon)

Broderick, D. and Ovenden, J. and Slade, R. and Lanyon, J.M. (2007) Characterization of 26 new microsatellite loci in the dugong (Dugong dugon). Molecular Ecology Notes, 7 (6). pp. 1275-1277.

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Article Link(s): http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01853.x

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Abstract

Twenty-six microsatellite loci have been isolated from a dugong (Dugong dugon). The average heterozygosity was 0.52 with two to 10 alleles per locus surveyed from 50 individuals. The markers are suitable for genetic mark-recapture (PID = 5 × 10-16) in dugongs and they could also be used to quantify physical tag loss, estimate relatedness, assign paternity, elucidate population structure and identify migrants.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Animal Science
Additional Information:© The Authors Journal compilation. © John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Keywords:DNA; dugong; genetic mark–recapture; microsatellite; probability of identity.
Subjects:Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery for individual species
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery management. Fishery policy
Deposited On:28 Oct 2008 06:01
Last Modified:08 Sep 2010 00:25

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