Invasive success of the mosquitofish is due to its genetic variability

»»Invasive success of the mosquitofish is due to its genetic variability

The mosquitofish is one of the world’s 100 most invasive species. To understand its expansion across Europe from Spain — where it was introduced in the 1920s — a group of researchers has analyzed, for the first time, the evolutionary changes of this animal through its genes. According to the study, genetic variability has allowed this fish to adapt and spread throughout its new environment

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