Table 1

Estimates of divergence among the three main lineages of Eurasian shads observed in Figure1(A. alosa, A. fallax and Black Sea species complex), and among the three main clades identified within A. alosa and A. fallax using the two genes combined (ND1 and cyt b)
Divergence Divergence time (Myrs) 1% Divergence time (Myrs) 2% Divergence time (Myrs) 4%
p distance
Da Dxy
A. alosa/A. fallax 0.020 0.025 2.000-2.500 1.000-1.250 0.500-0.625
A. alosa/Black Sea 0.017 0.023 1.700-2.300 0.850-1.150 0.425-0.575
A. fallax/Black Sea 0.009 0.015 0.900-1.500 0.450-0.750 0.225-0.375
A. alosa
clade1/clade2 0.005 0.006 0.500-0.600 0.250-0.300 0.125-0.150
clade1/clade3 0.007 0.008 0.700-0.800 0.350-0.400 0.175-0.200
clade2/clade3 0.005 0.006 0.500-0.600 0.250-0.300 0.125-0.150
A. fallax
clade1/clade2 0.004 0.006 0.400-0.600 0.200-0.300 0.100-0.150
clade1/clade3 0.007 0.009 0.700-0.900 0.350-0.450 0.175-0.225
clade2/clade3 0.006 0.008 0.600-0.800 0.300-0.400 0.150-0.200

Dxy, mean pairwise divergence between groups; Da, net nucleotide divergence between groups; Black Sea represents all haplotypes found in the BSC complex, including Bs2. Estimates using different divergence rates (1-4%) are presented.

Faria et al.

Faria et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:194   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-194

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