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Genetic diversity between Japanese and Chinese threeline grunt (Parapristipoma trilineatum examined by microsatellite DNA markers
Kumagai, K.; Barinova, A.A.; Nakajima, M.; Taniguchi, N. (2004). Genetic diversity between Japanese and Chinese threeline grunt (Parapristipoma trilineatum examined by microsatellite DNA markers. Mar. Biotechnol. 6(3): 221-228. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10126-003-0006-8
In: Marine Biotechnology. Springer-Verlag: New York. ISSN 1436-2228, more
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Keywords
    Aquaculture; Genetic diversity; Microsatellites; Microsatellites; Satellites; Parapristipoma trilineatum (Thunberg, 1793) [WoRMS]

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  • Kumagai, K.
  • Barinova, A.A.
  • Nakajima, M.
  • Taniguchi, N.

Abstract
    Threeline grunt (Parapristipoma trilineatum) distributes around the southwestern coast of Japan and the east coast of China. The Chinese P. trilineatum was imported by Japan as an aquacultural seed because of its rapid growth compared with that of the Japanese P. trilineatum. The Japanese P. trilineatum differs from the Chinese P. trilineatum in some quantitative traits, and it has been suggested that these two P. trilineatum populations are genetically different. In order to identify the population structures around Japan and China, 5 local populations of the Japanese P. trilineatum and 2 local populations of the Chinese P. trilineatumwere analyzed using 4 microsatellite DNA markers. Significant differences were detected between Japanese and Chinese P. trilineatum and among samples of Chinese P. trilineatum; however, among the samples of Japanese P. trilineatum, no significant differences were detected. These results suggest that care must be taken to prevent the escape of the Chinese P. trilineatum from culture cages around the Japanese coast, in order to preserve the genetically different population structures of Japanese and Chinese P. trilineatum.

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