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The herring genome provides new insight on how species adapt to their environment

The herring genome provides new insight on how species adapt to their environment

Press releases   •   May 03, 2016 06:26 BST

How species genetically adapt to their environment is a central question related to the evolution of biodiversity. In a new study scientists at Uppsala University and their colleagues report that whole genome sequencing of Atlantic and Baltic herring revealed hundreds of loci underlying adaptation to the brackish Baltic Sea or timing of reproduction. The study is published today in eLife.

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Shoal of Atlantic herring at the Norwegian coast

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Shoal of Atlantic herring at the Norwegian coast. Image courtesy Per Eide from the film The Silver of the Sea by blaastfilm.no.

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Modis-AQUA satellite data captures the red-shifted light environment of the Baltic Sea

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Modis-AQUA satellite data captures the red-shifted light environment of the Baltic Sea, where dissolved organic matter and shallow depths...

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