Natural Hybridization and Species Boundaries

Understanding how gene flow is prevented in sympatry is greatly informative about the nature of species differences and the speciation process. I have investigated this in different freshwater fish systems, including barbels, nases and roaches, with Portuguese, Spaniard, Italian and American colleagues.

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Luciobarbus bocagei from the Tejo River Basin, one of the Iberian species involved in interspecific gene flow.

 

 

Last updated: February 7th, 2016

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