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Polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellite markers in the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus

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Ten tetranucleotide microsatellite loci are described for the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus. Loci were polymorphic (4–15 alleles per locus) and exhibited high levels of expected (0.553–0.921) and observed heterozygosity (0.469–0.906) from samples caught off Belize and Puerto Rico coasts. No significant departure from Hardy–Weinberg equilibrium conditions were observed for any locus. All microsatellite loci should be useful for assessing population discrimination for this valuable marine animal currently subjected to excessive fishing efforts.

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Diniz, F.M., Maclean, N.M., Patterson, I.G. and Bentzen, P. (2004) Polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellite markers in the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus Molecular Ecology Notes, 4, (3), pp. 327-329. (doi:10.1111/j.1471-8286.2004.00683.x).

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Submitted date: 23 January 2004
Published date: September 2004
Keywords: population genetic, spiny lobsters, tetranucleotide microsatellite

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Local EPrints ID: 55758
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/55758
ISSN: 1471-8278
PURE UUID: f9daa8de-8a0c-4d45-b9a8-8bed9b2fbb90

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Date deposited: 05 Aug 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:32

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Author: F.M. Diniz
Author: N.M. Maclean
Author: I.G. Patterson
Author: P. Bentzen

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