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The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science

Winter Flounder on Measuring Board

Caption: The research team extracted genomic DNA from the fins of 267 young of the year winter flounder caught over a period of several months in 2010 and 2011, and used 11 polymorphic microsatellite loci (molecular markers) to test for genetic diversity.

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