Open Access Research article

Phylogeography of amphi-boreal fish: tracing the history of the Pacific herring Clupea pallasii in North-East European seas

Hanna M Laakkonen1*, Dmitry L Lajus2, Petr Strelkov2 and Risto Väinölä1

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1 Finnish Museum of Natural History, University of Helsinki, POB 17, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland

2 Department of Ichthyology and Hydrobiology, St Petersburg State University, 16 Line, 29, Vasilevsky Island, St Petersburg 199178, Russia

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13:67  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-67

Published: 19 March 2013

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Details of molecular and statistical analyses.

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Additional file 2: Figure S1:

Comparing the performance of GTR+I+Γ model distance correction in the coding and non-coding gene segments.

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Table S1. Age estimates for demographic events from mismatch distributions and from Bayesian skyline plot analysis (summarizing inferences from the analyses presented in Figure 5.). Table S2. IM-model analysis results (a more detailed version of the results presented in Table 4 of the paper).

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Additional file 4: Figure S2:

Neighbor-joining tree of mtDNA haplotypes from CR data (GTR+I+Г model distances; comparable figures for cyt-b and concatenated data are presented in the paper itself).

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