Report of the multidisciplinary investigation of differentiation and potential hybridisation between two Yellowfish species Labeobarbus Kimberleyensis and L. Aeneus from the Orange-Vaal system

Bloomer, P. and Bills, I.R. and van der Bank, F.H. and Villet, M.H. and Jones, N. and Walsh, G. (2007) Report of the multidisciplinary investigation of differentiation and potential hybridisation between two Yellowfish species Labeobarbus Kimberleyensis and L. Aeneus from the Orange-Vaal system. Yellowfish Working Group with funding support from AngloGold Ashanti, FOSAF and the National Research Foundation. (Unpublished)

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[From the executive summary]: The relationships within and between two yellowfish species, Labeobarbus aeneus (smallmouth yellowfish) and L. kimberleyensis (largemouth yellowfish) from the Orange-Vaal system were investigated through three independently conducted studies of the same material collected from the Sak River (the type locality of L. aeneus), the upper Orange River at Aliwal North and the lower Orange River at Pella and Onseepkans.

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Additional Information:Orange-Vaal yellowfish: Follow-up study 2004-2007, in association with the Yellowfish Working Group and with funding support from AngloGold Ashanti, FOSAF and the National Research Foundation. This study and report was made possible by a grant from AngloGold Ashanti Limited.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Orange River yellowfishes; Yellowfish Working Group; yellowfish; variation; hybridisation; differentiation; Labeobarbus kimberleyensis; L. kimberleyensis; L. Aeneus; Labeobarbus; L. barbus; conservation; systematics; morphology; allozymes; Mitochondrial DNA; mtDNA; Orange-Vaal system; Orange River; Vaal River
Subjects:Y Unknown > Subjects to be assigned
Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Science > Zoology & Entomology
Research Institutes and Units > South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)
ID Code:761
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Deposited On:05 Sep 2007
Last Modified:06 Jan 2012 16:19
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