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Population genetics of the European eel (Anguilla anguilla)

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Dutch title: Populatiegenetica van de Europese paling (Anguilla anguilla)
Reference no: P103/3E930428
Period: 1993 till August 1997
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Coastal waters; Population genetics
Taxonomic term: Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Geographical term: ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight [Marine Regions]

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  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Departement Biologie; Afdeling Dierenecologie en -systematiek; Diversiteit en Systematiek van Dieren, more, co-ordinator

Seemingly the European population of the European eel is panmictic. Genetic variation of microsatellite DNA and enzyme electrophoresis test this hypothesis. Eight probes are available.

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