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Long-term sperm storage in the brownbanded bamboo shark Chiloscyllium punctatum

Articles

Revue/Conférence:

JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY

Language:

English

Auteur:

Bernal M. A.; Sinai N. L.; Rocha C.; Gaither M. R.; Dunker F.; Rocha L. A.

Année:

2015

Volume:

86

Numéro:

3

Pages:

1171-1176

Mots-clés:

next-generation sequencing; parthenogenesis; RAD-Seq; shark conservation

This study investigated the birth of a brownbanded bamboo shark Chiloscyllium punctatum at the Steinhart Aquarium. Genetic analyses suggest this is the longest documented case of sperm storage for any species of shark (45 months). (C) 2014 The Fisheries Society of the British Isles