Morphometric and genetic variations in the threadfin bream Nemipterus mesoprion

Joseph, Juliet and Jayasankar, P (2001) Morphometric and genetic variations in the threadfin bream Nemipterus mesoprion. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 43 (1 & 2). pp. 217-221.

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    Abstract

    Tms network analysis and protein gel electrophoresis were used as tools to find out intraspecific differences between Nemipterus mesoprion populations collected from the marine landings of Chennai and Kochi. Truss morphometric studies showed morphologically homogenous populations. Marked differences in allele frequencies between the two populations were not evident in protein electrophoresis. Average heterozygosity values for Chennai and Kochi populations were 0.643 and 0.718 respectively. One out of the three loci in the populations showed significant deviations from Hardy - Weinberg equilibrium. Genetic identity and genetic distance values were 0.99962 and 0.0038 respectively. Electrophoretic results confirmed morphological conclusions

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Morphometric and genetic variations; threadfin bream; Nemipterus mesoprion
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Threadfin Breams
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
    Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2010 09:58
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:14
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1981

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