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Fostering Marine Biodiversity Data Sharing for Decision-Making in the Western Indian Ocean Region

Désirée Schwindenhammer, Hauke Kegler, Hauke Reuter, Christopher Muhando, Daudi Msagameno, George Rushingisha, Arthur Tuda, Theuri Mwangi & David Obura
This policy brief informs decision-makers about the benefits of effective marine biodiversity data sharing and proposes measures to encourage and improve sharing among stakeholders. The oceans and coastal areas in Eastern African countries are home to an abundance of marine biodiversity, with immense ecological and socioeconomic value. Stakeholders have varying interests concerning shared ecosystems. Transboundary conservation goals and harmonised coastal management strategies are of great value to sustain ecological services for future generations and to...

Whole genome resequencing data enables a targeted SNP panel for conservation and aquaculture of Oreochromis cichlid fishes

Adam Ciezarek, Antonia Ford, Graham Etherington, Nasser Kasozi, Milan Malinsky, Tarang Mehta, Luca Penso-Dolfin, Benjamin Ngatunga, Asilatu Shechonge, Rashid Tamatamah, Wilfried Haerty, Federica Di Palma, Martin Genner & Turner George
Cichlid fish of the genus Oreochromis form the basis of the global tilapia aquaculture and fisheries industries. Broodstocks for aquaculture are often collected from wild populations, which in Africa may be from locations containing multiple Oreochromis species. However, many species are difficult to distinguish morphologically, hampering efforts to maintain good quality farmed strains. Additionally, non-native farmed tilapia populations are known to be widely distributed across Africa and to hybridize with native Oreochromis species, which themselves...

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  • Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute
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  • Bangor University
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  • United Nations Environment Programme
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  • Earlham Institute
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  • Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology
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  • Silence Therapeutics (Germany)
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  • Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association
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  • University of East Anglia
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  • Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean
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  • University of Basel
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