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- Olsen, Jeffrey B.; Kinziger, Andrew P.; Wenburg, John K.; Lewis, Cara J.; Phillips, Catherine T.; Ostrand, Kenneth G.
- Conservation genetics 2016 v.17 no.6 pp. 1393-1404
- Bayesian theory; Etheostoma; at-risk population; drought; endangered species; genetic variation; heterozygosity; microsatellite repeats; population size; population structure; rivers; watersheds; Texas
- ... The endangered fountain darter Etheostoma fonticola is found only in the Comal and San Marcos rivers in the Guadalupe River basin in central Texas, USA. Comal River fountain darters were believed to be extirpated following a severe drought in the 1950s and were reintroduced in the early 1970s using 457 darters from the San Marcos River. In this study we used 23 microsatellite loci to describe and ...