Population Genetics of North Atlantic Catadromous Eels (Anguilla)

  • George C. Williams
  • Richard K. Koehn
Part of the Monographs in Evolutionary Biology book series (MEBI)


The genetics of catadromous eels of the North Atlantic basin is of special interest because of uncertainties in the taxonomic status of the stocks found on opposite sides of the ocean, because their extraordinary life cycle makes them a source of information otherwise difficult to obtain on evolutionary processes, and because of uncertainties in genotypeenvironment interactions in the determination of sex.


Gulf Stream European Form Vertebral Count Anguilla Rostrata Gulf Stream Water 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George C. Williams
    • 1
  • Richard K. Koehn
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ecology and EvolutionState University of New YorkStony BrookUSA

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