Table 3

Percentage of mtDNA haplotypes (cyt b) resulting from hybridization and introgression between A. alosa and A. fallax
Populations N Number ofA. alosamtDNA haplotypes Number ofA. fallax mtDNA haplotypes
A. alosa
Garonne 9 8 1 (11%)
Dordogne 11 10 1 (9%)
Guadiana 9 8 1 (11%)
A. fallax
Scotland 8 1 (13%) 7
Severn* 18 4 (22%) 14
Wye 14 3 (21%) 11
Usk 11 5 (46%) 6
Tywi 16 10 (63%) 6
Minho 7 1 (14%) 6
Lima 16 4 (25%) 12
Mondego 11 2 (18%) 9
Tejo 8 2 (25%) 6
Guadiana 7 1 (14%) 6
Herault 5 1 (20%) 4
Rhône 7 1 (14%) 6

In the remaining populations no introgression was observed.

*individuals from Severn and its tributary, the Teme, were pooled.

Faria et al.

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

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