Microsatellite loci for dreissenid mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) and relatives: markers for assessing exotic and native populations

Author: Kevin A. Feldheim, Joshua E. Brown, Douglas J. Murphy, and Carol A. Stepien
Year: 2011
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Type: Journal Article
Topic: Dispersal



This paper outlines the development and testing of 14 new polymorphic microsatellite loci for dreissenid mussels, including the two species that have invaded many freshwater habitats in Eurasia and North America, where they cause serious industrial fouling damage and ecological alterations

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