Table 2

Estimates of genetic diversity and coalescence times in two herring species and in selected population groups
Cytochrome b Control region Concatenated data
Taxon / genetic group N h π (%) GTR distance (%) h π (%) GTR distance (%) h π (%) GTR distance (%)
C. harengus
 All 85 0.996 0.99±0.13 1.07 0.997 2.85 3.63 0.998 1.54 1.78
C. pallasii
 Pacific 164 0.959 0.87±0.14 0.97 0.970 1.95 2.37 0.983 1.19 1.40
 NE Pacific 55 0.989 0.92±0.14 1.03 0.981 2.17 2.64 0.997 1.29 1.52
 NW Pacific 109 0.910 0.40±0.07 0.42 0.940 1.09 1.24 0.963 0.60 0.65
 Europe 282 0.631 0.23±0.07 0.25 0.541 0.35 0.38 0.735 0.27 0.29
 Mezen–Chesha group 45 0.811 0.41±0.11 0.44 0.748 0.54 0.58 0.834 0.45 0.48
 White Sea group (incl Pechora Indiga) 198 0.565 0.19±0.06 0.20 0.442 0.29 0.31 0.650 0.22 0.23
 Balsfjord 39 0.475 0.05±0.02 0.05 0.440 0.10 0.10 0.752 0.06 0.06
UPGMA basal distance
C. harengus vs.Pacific C. pallasii 3.61 4.67 8.34 16.9
 TMRCA (My) 3.1 3.1
C. harengus 1.43 1.57 3.82 5.04
 TMRCA (My) 1.0 0.9
C. pallasii 1.35 1.54 2.86 3.59
 TMRCA (My) 1.0 0.7

h - haplotype diversity, π - nucleotide diversity (= mean pairwise distance, observed; standard errors based on bootstrapping), mean pairwise GTR distance. UPGMA basal distances with corresponding TMRCA ages (Time to Most Recent Common Ancestor), based on the operational u=0.75 My-1 lineage-1 site-1 rate.

Laakkonen et al.

Laakkonen et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013 13:67   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-67

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