Article abstract: A genetic study based on mtDNA sequencing of B. sandiegonensis from across its range found two evolutionary significant units "ESUs" that should be strongly considered for unique conservation status. Pool complexes that are in undisturbed areas are often genetically unique.
Number of pages: 10
Authors: Bohonak, Andrew;
Prepared for: City of San Diego;
Prepared by: San Diego State University, Department of Biology;
Keywords: conservation genetics; endangered; fairy shrimp; genetic testing; MSCP; mtDNA sequences; San Diego fairy shrimp;
Species: San Diego fairy shrimp