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Data from: Modelling the potential impacts of climate change on the distribution of ichthyoplankton in the Yangtze Estuary, China

Zhixin Zhang, Stefano Mammola, Weiwei Xian & Hui Zhang
Aim: Species distribution models (SDMs) are an effective tool to explore the potential distribution of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine organisms; however, SDMs have been seldom used to model ichthyoplankton distributions and thus our understanding of how larval stages of fishes will respond to climate change is still limited. Here, we developed SDMs to explore potential impacts of climate change on habitat suitability of ichthyoplankton. Location: Yangtze Estuary, China Methods: Using long-term ichthyoplankton survey data and...

Data from: A key metabolic gene for recurrent freshwater colonization and radiation in fishes

Asano Ishikawa, Naoki Kabeya, Koki Ikeya, Ryo Kakioka, Jennifer N. Cech, Naoki Osada, Miguel C. Leal, Jun Inoue, Manabu Kume, Atsushi Toyoda, Ayumi Tezuka, Atsushi J. Nagano, Yo Y. Yamasaki, Yuto Suzuki, Tomoyuki Kokita, Hiroshi Takahashi, Kay Lucek, David Marques, Yusuke Takehana, Kiyoshi Naruse, Seiichi Mori, Oscar Monroig, Nemiah Ladd, Carsten J. Schubert, Blake Matthews … & Jun Kitano
Colonization of new ecological niches has triggered large adaptive radiations. Although some lineages have made use of such opportunities, not all do so. The factors causing this variation among lineages are largely unknown. Here, we show that deficiency in docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an essential ω-3 fatty acid, can constrain freshwater colonization by marine fishes. Our genomic analyses revealed multiple independent duplications of the fatty acid desaturase gene Fads2 in stickleback lineages that subsequently colonized and...

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  • Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
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  • Gifu Kyoritsu University
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  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
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  • Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
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  • Ryukoku University
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  • Fukui Prefectural University
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  • Hokkaido University
    1
  • Spanish National Research Council
    1
  • Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
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  • National Institute of Genetics
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