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Resolving Cypriniformes relationships using an anchored enrichment approach [BMC Evolutionary Biology]

Keywords : fish high-throughput sequencing, phylogenetics, ostariophysi, cyprinidae

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

Cypriniformes (minnows, carps, loaches, and suckers) is the largest group of freshwater fishes in the world ( 4300 described species). Despite much attention, previous attempts to elucidate relationships using molecular and morphological characters have been incongruent. In this study we present the first phylogenomic analysis using anchored hybrid enrichment for 172 taxa to represent the order (plus three out-group taxa), which is the largest dataset for the order to date (219 loci, 315,288 bp, average locus length of 1011 bp).(...)

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