Data from: Sturgeon conservation genomics: SNP discovery and validation using RAD sequencing

Rob Ogden, Karim Gharbi, Nikolai Mugue, Jann Martinsohn, Helen Senn, John Davey, Mohammad Pourkazemi, Ross McEwing, Cathlene Eland, Michele Vidotto, Alexander Sergeev, Leonardo Congiu & J. W. Davey
Caviar-producing sturgeons belonging to the genus Acipenser are considered to be one of the most endangered species groups in the world. Continued overfishing in spite of increasing legislation, zero catch quotas and extensive aquaculture production have led to the collapse of wild stocks across Europe and Asia. The evolutionary relationships among Adriatic, Russian, Persian and Siberian sturgeons are complex because of past introgression events and remain poorly understood. Conservation management, traceability and enforcement suffer a...

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