Russian Journal of Genetics

, Volume 48, Issue 9, pp 933–938

Phylogeography of pacific herring Clupea pallasii from Eurasian seas

Authors

  • V. V. Gorbachev
    • Institute of the Biological Problems of the NorthRussian Academy of Sciences
  • L. A. Chernoivanova
    • Pacific Fisheries Research Center (TINRO)
  • P. N. Panfilova
    • Kamchatka Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography
  • I. K. Trofimov
    • Kamchatka Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography
  • R. L. Batanov
    • Chukotka Branch of the Pacific Fisheries Research Center
  • V. G. Chikilev
    • Chukotka Branch of the Pacific Fisheries Research Center
  • A. A. Bonk
    • Kamchatka Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography
  • I. O. Nekhaev
    • Murmansk Marine Biological InstituteRussian Academy of Sciences
  • L. L. Solovenchuk
    • Institute of the Biological Problems of the NorthRussian Academy of Sciences
  • A. V. Vakatov
    • KamAZ Autocenter
Animal Genetics

DOI: 10.1134/S1022795412080042

Cite this article as:
Gorbachev, V.V., Chernoivanova, L.A., Panfilova, P.N. et al. Russ J Genet (2012) 48: 933. doi:10.1134/S1022795412080042

Abstract

Eleven samples of Pacific herring from the four seas of Eurasia (Sea of Japan, Sea of Okhotsk, Bering Sea, and White Sea), and one sample of Atlantic herring were analyzed. Complete and partial sequences of the mtDNA control region with the sizes up to 1071 bp were used. To verify the haplogroups identified, additional sequencing of the cytochrome oxidase I gene was performed. It was demonstrated that Pacific herring from the seas of Eurasia belonged to one mitochondrial haplogroup. The gene flow between the localities from different parts of the Far Eastern sea basins was about 11% per locality, per generation, which led to constant leveling of herring intraspecific differentiation. The data presented gave no reasons for subdivision of the herring populations in accordance to ecological characters (lacustrine and marine). Analysis of global molecular variance (global AMOVA) demonstrated that in Asian water basins, more than 98% of molecular polymorphism was found within the samples at the low level of significance (P < 0.05).

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