Table 1

Genetic diversity for Midas cichlid populations in three lakes: haplotype richness for mtDNA; observed heterozygosity, allelic richness, and private alleles for microsatellite markers (means ± standard deviations).


Crater Lake Apoyeque

Crater Lake Xiloá

Great Lake Managua


Haplotype richness

0.131

0.574

0.851

Heterozygosity

0.632 ± 0.176

0.727 ± 0.214

0.785 ± 0.151

Allelic richness

5.97 ± 2.97

8.55 ± 3.71

11.24 ± 4.70

Private allelic richness

0.540 ± 0.532

1.14 ± 0.785

3.37 ± 1.83


Elmer et al. BMC Biology 2010 8:60   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-8-60

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