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Genetic differences of Acropora palmata populations of the Mexican Atlantic

Cita: Roberto Domínguez-Maldonado, Carmen Amelia Villegas-Sánchez, Ruíz-Zárate, M.A., Carlos González-Salas, Oscar de Jesús Rosado-Nic. (2022). Genetic differences of Acropora palmata populations of the Mexican Atlantic. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research. 50 (2), 325-330. https://doi.org/10.3856/vol50-issue2-fulltext-2847
ISSN: 0.958

Periodo de realización: 1900/01/01 al 2022/01/01

Tipo: Nota científica con arbitraje

Lugar(es) de estudio: Mar Caribe
Resumen: "The populations of Acropora palmata have decreased over the last four decades, and although there are several studies on their genetic diversity in the Caribbean, no studies have been published about the reefs from the southern Gulf of Mexico. This research aimed to determine, using five microsatellite markers, the genetic variation of three A. palmata populations in the Mexican Atlantic located in the southwest Gulf of Mexico, in the Campeche Bank, and in the Caribbean. The mean of genetic richness (Ng/N) in the studied reefs was 0.583"

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