genus Ammodytes


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As a result of this study, we revise the genus Ammodytes in the North Pacific region, on the basis of an examination of genetic variation at the COI gene and morphological variation in specimens collected throughout nearly the entire range of the genus in the North Pacific region: from California to Puget Sound, the Gulf of Alaska, the Bering and Chukchi seas, Sea of Okhotsk, Sea of Japan, Seto Inland Sea, and the Pacific coast of Japan.
For the purpose of examining phylogenetic relationships within the genus Ammodytes, the data were supplemented with 15 samples representing 4 species of Ammodytes from the Atlantic Ocean and a DNA sequence from Uranoscopus oligolepis from GenBank (FJ237962) to use as an out-group for phylogenetic analysis.
Our primary objective was to taxonomically revise the genus Ammodytes in the North Pacific Ocean and its fringing seas by examining morphological and mtDNA variation.
It is not meant to provide a complete phylogenetic reconstruction of the genus Ammodytes.
Our taxonomic revision of the sand lances of the genus Ammodytes in the North Pacific region resulted in the recognition of 4 species: A.
In this study, we uncovered aspects of the evolutionary history of the genus Ammodytes and its current-day isolation into 4 species in the ecosystem of the North Pacific Ocean and surrounding seas.