Isolation and characterization of 16 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Asian green mussel Perna viridis (Mollusca, Mytilidae)
Lukehurst, Sherralee S
Dias, P Joana
Madduppa, Hawis H
Lee, Serina S C
Gardner, Michael George
McDonald, Justin I
Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre
© 2017 The Author(s).
The Asian green mussel Perna viridis is an abundant and important ecological and economical species across its native range. However, outside its native range, this species has been considered invasive and concerns have been raised worldwide regarding its potential impacts. Despite this, little work has been done to investigate the genetics of native and/or introduced populations of this species. In the present study, we developed 16 new polymorphic microsatellite markers using the Illumina MiSeq Platform. Four to 15 alleles per locus were detected. There was no evidence of linkage disequilibrium between pairs of loci and all loci were in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium.
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marine pest, biosecurity,, genetic markers, Perna viridis, population genetics
Lukehurst, Sherralee S., P. Joana Dias, Mareike Huhn, Hawis H. Madduppa, Serina SC Lee, Serena Teo, Michael G. Gardner, and Justin I. McDonald. "Isolation and characterization of 16 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Asian green mussel Perna viridis (Mollusca, Mytilidae)." Management 8, no. 1 (2017): 85-88.