Characterization of EST derived SSRs from the bay scallop, Argopecten irradians
Roberts, Steven B.
MetadataShow full item record
Interest in bay scallop conservation has resulted in organized stock enhancement efforts and increased attention to fisheries management issues. Genetic markers can facilitate the monitoring of enhancement efforts, characterization of wild populations, and optimize hatchery practices. We have identified eight polymorphic simple sequence repeat markers including one dinucleotide, six trinucleotide and one compound dinucleotide repeats, in expressed sequence tags generated from multiple bay scallop cDNA libraries. The numbers of alleles range from two to five. The expected and observed heterozygosities range from 0.093 to 0.720 and 0.095 to 0.600, respectively.
Author Posting. © The Authors, 2005. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of Blackwell Publishing for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Molecular Ecology Notes 5 (2005): 567-568, doi:10.1111/j.1471-8286.2005.00996.x.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Elevated pCO2 exposure during fertilization of the bay scallop Argopecten irradians reduces larval survival but not subsequent shell size White, Meredith M.; Mullineaux, Lauren S.; McCorkle, Daniel C.; Cohen, Anne L. (Inter-Research, 2014-02-17)Ocean acidification, characterized by elevated partial pressure of CO2 (pCO2), generally has negative effects on early life stages of invertebrates. We tested the idea that fertilization is a critical CO2 exposure stage ...
Liu, Chang; Cowles, Geoffrey W.; Churchill, James H.; Stokesbury, Kevin D. E. (2015-06)The harvest of bay scallops (Argopecten irradians) from Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, USA undergoes large interannual fluctuations, varying by more than an order of magnitude in successive years. To investigate the extent ...
Growth and development of larval bay scallops (Argopecten irradians) in response to early exposure to high CO2 White, Meredith M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2013-02)Coastal and estuarine environments experience large variability and rapid shifts in pCO2 levels. Elevated pCO2, or ocean acidification, often negatively affects early life stages of calcifying m ...