Population genetic structure and phylogenetic analysis of gray's pipefish, Halicampus grayi in the South China Sea.

Affiliation

CAS Key Laboratory of Tropical Marine Bio-Resources and Ecology, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Institution of South China Sea Ecology and Environmental Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, 510301, People's Republic of China. [Email]

Abstract

The evolution of male pregnancy is the most distinctive characteristic of syngnathids, and they were recognized as flagship species for marine conservation. Genus Halicampus is an important branch of syngnathid fishes that has not received the attention it deserves.

Keywords

Genetic structure,Halicampus grayi,Mitochondrial genome,Phylogenetics,Syngnathidae,

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