Show simple item record

Genetic population structure in the Chilean jack mackerel, Trachurus murphyi (Nichols) across the South-eastern Pacific Ocean

Authordc.contributor.authorCárdenas, Leyla 
Authordc.contributor.authorSilva, Andrea X. es_CL
Authordc.contributor.authorMagoulas, Antonios es_CL
Authordc.contributor.authorCabezas, Josefina es_CL
Authordc.contributor.authorPoulin, Elie es_CL
Authordc.contributor.authorOjeda, F. Patricio es_CL
Cita de ítemdc.identifier.citationFisheries Research 100 (2009) 109–115en_US
Abstractdc.description.abstractThe Chilean jack mackerel Trachurus murphyi, is a pelagic fish from the Carangidae family that is distributed in the South Pacific Ocean. Because this species constitutes an important economic resource across the South Pacific and plays an important ecological role in this ecosystem there is a growing interest in determining its population structure. In this study,we used molecular markers (mitochondrial DNA sequences and microsatellites) from Chilean jack mackerel samples to investigate its genetic population structure across the South Pacific Ocean. The mitochondrial DNA did not detect a genetic structure in T. murphyi populations in the Pacific Ocean, but revealed very lowhaplotype diversity and a short genealogy history compared to other small-pelagic species. The same general pattern of a lack of genetic structure was found with microsatellite loci; however, a large genetic diversity was revealed with microsatellite markers. The present results did not support the existence of different stock units for T. murphyi across the South Pacific Ocean but a more holistic approach will be necessary to determine an adequate management strategy for this fishery.en_US
Type of licensedc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Chile*
Link to Licensedc.rights.uri*
Keywordsdc.subjectTrachurus murphyien_US
Títulodc.titleGenetic population structure in the Chilean jack mackerel, Trachurus murphyi (Nichols) across the South-eastern Pacific Oceanen_US
Document typedc.typeArtículo de revistaen_US

Files in this item


This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Chile
Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Chile