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Population genetic structure of crucian carp (Carassius carassius) in man-made ponds and wild populations in Sweden
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
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2015 (English)In: Aquaculture International, ISSN 0967-6120, E-ISSN 1573-143X, Vol. 23, no 1, 359-368 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Although once popular prior to the last century, the aquaculture of crucian carp Carassius carassius (L. 1758) in Sweden gradually fell from favour. This is the first genetic comparison of crucian carp from historic man-made ponds in the Scandinavian Peninsula. The aim was to identify old populations without admixture and to compare the relationship of pond populations from different provinces in Sweden. In total, nine microsatellite loci from 234 individuals from 20 locations in varied parts of Sweden were analysed. The genetic distances of crucian carp populations indicated that the populations in the southernmost province of Sweden, Scania, shared a common history. A pond population in the province SmAyenland also showed a common inheritance with this group. In the province Uppland, further north in Sweden, the population genetic distances suggested a much more complex history of crucian carp distributions in the ponds. The data showed that there are some ponds with potentially old populations without admixture, but also that several ponds might have been stocked with fish from many sources.

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2015. Vol. 23, no 1, 359-368 p.
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Aquaculture, Cyprinidae, Europe, Genetics, Populations
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Ecology Zoology Genetics
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-246813DOI: 10.1007/s10499-014-9820-4ISI: 000348538200027OAI: diva2:795388
Available from: 2015-03-16 Created: 2015-03-10 Last updated: 2015-03-16Bibliographically approved

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