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Kin groups in closely spaced capercaillie leks
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Biology, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Population and Conservation Biology.
2007 (English)In: Journal of Ornithology = Journal fur Ornithologie, ISSN 0021-8375, E-ISSN 1439-0361, Vol. 148, no 1, 79-84 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

We quantified the genetic structure among 58 capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) from three closely spaced leks in boreal Russia using ten microsatellite loci. We did not find significant structuring with respect to lek membership in an overall analysis. However, all but one individual could be strongly assigned to one of two genetic clusters, which we interpret as reflecting different local lineages or extended family groups. There was evidence for structuring among some clusters within leks, and one smaller lek consisted of nine out of ten males from one cluster, which could reflect kin biasing of lek membership. One cluster was apparently outperforming the other, since nine out of ten juveniles sampled belonged to it.

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2007. Vol. 148, no 1, 79-84 p.
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Capercaillie, Lek, Genetic structure, Cluster, Tetrao urogallus
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Biological Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-14636DOI: 10.1007/s10336-006-0103-3ISI: 000243854600010OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-14636DiVA: diva2:42407
Available from: 2008-01-31 Created: 2008-01-31 Last updated: 2011-02-16Bibliographically approved

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