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Microsatellite markers for the freshwater shrimp Paratya australiensis (Atyidae)

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Green, DJ and Clarke, LJ and Mackay, DA and Whalen, MA, Microsatellite markers for the freshwater shrimp Paratya australiensis (Atyidae), Conservation Genetics Resources, 3, (2) pp. 295-297. ISSN 1877-7252 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2010 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

DOI: doi:10.1007/s12686-010-9346-7

Abstract

Paratya australiensis is a common freshwater shrimp found in most catchments in south-eastern Australia. Microsatellite loci were isolated from a partial genomic library created using 454 sequencing. Of the 25 tested, 13 were found to be polymorphic, however, for pooling purposes only 12 were used for genotyping. The number of alleles per locus varied from 2 to 14 in a population from Wakefield River, South Australia, and the mean (range) observed and expected heterozygosity were 0.512 (0.1360.909) and 0.590 (0.1650.788), respectively across all alleles. These microsatellites will be used to study the genetic structure of populations in two catchments in South Australia.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Paratya, freshwater shrimp, South Australia, macroinvertebrate, microsatellites, 454 sequencing
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Genetics
Research Field:Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Author:Clarke, LJ (Dr Laurence Clarke)
ID Code:104027
Year Published:2011
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2015-11-01
Last Modified:2017-10-31
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